Newspaper article Evening Chronicle (Newcastle, England)

Stressful Day for Big Goal Hero Hunt

Newspaper article Evening Chronicle (Newcastle, England)

Stressful Day for Big Goal Hero Hunt

Article excerpt

STEPHEN HUNT scored the goal which guaranteed Wolves' Premier League safety and then admitted: "That was the most stressful day of my career." Hunt struck the second goal with three minutes left in a 3-2 home defeat against Blackburn which edged them in front of Birmingham in terms of goals scored.

In the end Wolves had a point to spare as Blues were forced to gamble after Hunt's goal and were beaten 2-1 at Tottenham. Hunt, relegated previously with Reading and Hull, said: "I'll enjoy the moment. Thank God we had the lap of the gods on our side.

"The couple of goals we got were vital because it changed the way other teams had to play.

"I heard the fans singing 'we need one more goal' and we were mentally strong.

"Birmingham had shut up shop, and then they had to go for it and, in the end, got beaten and we got over the line. …

Search by... Author
Show... All Results Primary Sources Peer-reviewed

Oops!

An unknown error has occurred. Please click the button below to reload the page. If the problem persists, please try again in a little while.