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Chris Hughton: How to stop a quick winger

It's hardly the best time to be a full-back when you consider the plethora of top-quality wingers bombing up and down football pitches across the world.

With the mentality of a winger now seemingly evolved to incorporate an insatiable goal-lust to go with their gallons of creativity, it's enough to send defenders to an early grave. However, slowly but surely they are fighting back.

As a former full-back himself, Brighton boss Chris Hughton believes that the key is to give yourself a chance, while working with your teammates to limit service to the wide-man.

Here's Chris to explain...

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Huw was on the FourFourTwo staff from 2009 to 2015, ultimately as the magazine's Managing Editor, before becoming a freelancer and moving to Wales. As a writer, editor and tragic statto, he still contributes regularly to FFT in print and online, though as a match-going #WalesAway fan, he left a small chunk of his brain on one of many bus journeys across France in 2016.