Hull ace Huddlestone: Scissors celebration 18 months in the waiting

Hull City midfielder Tom Huddlestone admits his goal celebration has been 18 months coming.

Hull City midfielder Tom Huddlestone admits his goal celebration has been 18 months coming.

Hull City’s head of medical services Rob Price took part in the most unusual goal and birthday celebrations ever seen at the KC Stadium, on the afternoon of Hull’s biggest Premier League victory.

After the Fulham win, Huddlestone smiled: "That’s been planned for 18 months.

"It was just about finding the opportunity to do it.

"I’ll have to look at my old phone to find the barber to do it. I’ve got two or three that I’ve used in the past, then I’ll decide on a style, speak to them and see who’s available. I’m not going to go straight back to short. I’ll have a few funky ones first.

"Obviously it’s been a long time coming. A lot of my family were at the game and staying with me for Christmas and my birthday so to score in front of them was pleasing.

"It will be a little bit strange for it to go. I think the physio has cut a little bit too much out as well in the celebration but obviously I can have it however I want now. And it’s raised a good bit for the charity, which is the main reason behind it.

"It was getting frustrating. I think that I’d had the most shots in the league without scoring a goal. It’s a stat that somebody’s going to have — but you don’t want it to be yourself. I’ve obviously got that out of the way now."

 
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