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Last Updated: Wednesday, 19 April 2006, 17:04 GMT 18:04 UK
Old Trafford scout Roberts dies
Former Manchester United scout Hugh Roberts
Hugh Roberts discovered Old Trafford great Mark Hughes
Former Manchester United scout Hugh Roberts has died aged 84.

Roberts lived in Caernarfon and for many years served as the main eyes in North Wales for the Old Trafford club.

One of his greatest discoveries for United was Mark Hughes, the former Wales striker and manager who is now in charge of Blackburn Rovers.

Hughes was spotted as a 12-year-old whilst playing for local schoolboy teams Rhos Aelwyd under-16s and Wrexham schoolboys.




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