Hull signing Huddlestone fires parting shot at AVB: Dismantling Spurs British culture

Hull City signing Tom Huddlestone has fired a parting shot at Tottenham manager Andre Villas-Boas.

Hull City signing Tom Huddlestone has fired a parting shot at Tottenham manager Andre Villas-Boas.

Huddlestone claimed the Spurs boss is trying to destroy the British culture at White Hart Lane that served Harry Redknapp so well.

He said: "I didn’t get a fair crack of the whip. I played games where results were good and I felt my own personal performances were good, but then I would find myself out of the team for six or seven weeks without any explanation.

"That was very disappointing, but I am not the type of lad to go knocking on the manager’s doors demanding answers on a Monday morning.

"I know people go on about my injuries, but I was fit and available for most of last season. So it was frustrating not to get more game time. I knew the manager would be happy for me to go if the right bid came in."

Huddlestone continued: "In my first few years the policy was to buy young British players — like me, Aaron Lennon, Gareth Bale, Michael Dawson and Jermaine Jenas.

"Now most of us have left and it seems like the club is going the other way round and bringing in established continental players."

 
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