MARK HUGHES showed he still has the skills which made him a Manchester United legend three decades ago.
Sparky, 58, who was one of the top-flight's most feared strikers in the 1980s and 90s, demonstrated he has 'still got it' while on managerial duty with Bradford at the weekend.
After a young fan threw the ball back towards the pitch from the stands, the suited-and-booted Bantams boss cooly took the pace of the ball with his shoulder.
He then flicked it up with a right-foot then a left-foot volley, before back-heeling it on the half volley into an arriving player's hands so they can take a throw-in.
It brought cheers and applause from the watching Valley Parade faithful – which Hughes graciously acknowledged.
And home fans were even happier by full-time as their side claimed a 2-1 win over Scunthorpe to sure up their place in the middle of the League Two table.
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Sparky's cameo also brought a large smile to the face of Scunny counterpart Keith Hill, who was stood near him on the touchline.
The Welshman's career featured a number of spectacular volleyed goals for the likes of United, Chelsea and Wales – often set up by the type of close control he demonstrated on the weekend.
Hughes was given a two-year deal by Bradford in February.
It was a return to the dugout after a four-year hiatus, having been sacked by Southampton in 2018.
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Derek Adams was axed by Bradford on the back of one win in seven games.
Following his appointment, ex-Manchester City, Blackburn and Wales manager Hughes said: "I am here for a reason – to make Bradford City a team people want to come and watch."
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