34 Facts About Alan Hutton


Alan Hutton was born on 30 November 1984 and is a Scottish former professional footballer who played as a right back.

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Alan Hutton started his career with Rangers, and won the league title in 2005.

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Alan Hutton moved to English football with Tottenham Hotspur in 2008, and helped them win the League Cup later that year.

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Alan Hutton initially struggled with Villa, and was loaned to Mallorca, Nottingham Forest and Bolton Wanderers.

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Alan Hutton then enjoyed a renaissance with Villa, where his defensive exploits earned him the moniker "The Scottish Cafu".

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Alan Hutton left the club after helping them win promotion in 2019.

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Alan Hutton made 50 appearances for the Scotland national team between 2007 and 2016.

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Alan Hutton was shortlisted for selection to the Great Britain Olympic football team for the London 2012 Olympics, but did not make the final squad.

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Alan Hutton made his debut against Partick Thistle in a Scottish Premier League match on 22 December 2002.

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Alan Hutton broke his leg in February 2005 whilst playing in a league match against Kilmarnock, and was sidelined for eight months.

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Alan Hutton signed a new five-year contract with Rangers in the summer of 2007.

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Alan Hutton played a part in Rangers' opening UEFA Champions League group match victories against VfB Stuttgart and Olympique Lyonnais.

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Alan Hutton made a total of 94 league appearances for Rangers, scoring two league goals against Dunfermline and Hibernian.

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Alan Hutton scored goals against Partizan Belgrade in the UEFA Cup and East Stirlingshire in the Scottish Cup.

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Alan Hutton initially rejected the chance to join Spurs, and did so again when they improved their offer.

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Alan Hutton was cup-tied for the remainder of Spurs' UEFA Cup campaign.

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Sunderland and Alan Hutton were keen to make the move permanent, however they were unwilling to pay the fee that Spurs were demanding.

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The next appearance, Alan Hutton scored again, as Tottenham Hotspur lost to Bolton Wanderers.

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Alan Hutton was heavily linked with a £3 million transfer to Aston Villa, the club that Walker had recently returned from.

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Alan Hutton was defended by Villa assistant manager Peter Grant, who insisted that Alan Hutton is not a dirty player.

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Ten days later, Alan Hutton was left out of the 25-man squad chosen to represent the club on the pre-season tour of the United States.

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Alan Hutton established himself, playing right back in defence and played all the matches until his loan spell ended.

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On 29 January 2013, Alan Hutton was loaned out to Spanish side Mallorca until the end of the season.

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The club were relegated, but despite this, Alan Hutton expressed a desire to stay at the club next season.

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Alan Hutton will spend an initial 28-day spell at the Reebok Stadium.

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Alan Hutton was on the bench for their next two games and made his Wanderers debut on 11 March 2014 in a goalless draw with Derby County at Pride Park.

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Alan Hutton scored his first Villa goal against Leicester City on the half volley in December 2014.

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On 14 June 2018, Alan Hutton signed a new contract to remain at Villa Park until 2019.

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Alan Hutton scored in a Second City derby win against Birmingham City on 25 November 2018, running from inside his own half before finishing with his left foot.

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Alan Hutton has been capped by the Scotland national football team as well as at under 21 and B levels.

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Alan Hutton made his international debut against Austria on 30 May 2007, coming on as a substitute.

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Alan Hutton made his competitive debut against Lithuania in September 2007.

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Alan Hutton was part of the Scotland team that beat France at Parc des Princes in September 2007.

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Alan Hutton was included on Team GB Olympic football coach Stuart Pearce's provisional 191-man long-list of players for the 2012 London Olympics football tournament, meaning he was under consideration for selection to the final 18-man squad.

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