Daniel Adam Pugh (born 19 October 1982) is an English footballer who plays for EFL League One club Port Vale. A versatile player, he can play in midfield or at left-back.
He began his career with Manchester United, and made a handful of first team appearances before being traded to Leeds United in May 2004. He spent two seasons at Elland Road before joining Preston North End for a fee of £250,000 in June 2006. Another two-year spell followed until he joined Stoke City for £500,000 in January after a short loan period. He became a regular under Tony Pulis and helped the club to gain promotion out of the Championship in 2007–08. He appeared in the 2011 FA Cup Final, however he struggled to hold down a regular place in the Premier League and had loan spells back at Preston and then Leeds, before joining Leeds permanently for a second time in January 2012. He made 62 appearances in his second spell at Leeds and also played on loan at Sheffield Wednesday in the 2012–13 season. He left Leeds and went on to spend the 2014–15 season with Coventry City, the 2015–16 campaign at Bury, before moving on to Blackpool in July 2016. He signed with Port Vale in January 2017.Close