Hunt gets the hump with fans

Republic of Ireland international winger Stephen Hunt has put himself on a collision course with a section of Wolves fans.

Hunt has hit out at the supporters who turned on him and taunted the relegation threatened team during last Friday’s 1-1 draw against Watford.

“I was shocked when they cheered me coming off,” said Hunt, “Thanks for that lads. It was my first start in a long time.

“The fans can be fantastic but they can also be against us as well and that didn’t help. I am not going to worry about what happened when I came off.

“It was more of a shock to me when I came off and I was sat there listening to them signing horrific songs. It is embarrassing, it is just embarrassing.

“They may boo me for saying that but I have always been honest. They can be fantastic as well so don’t get me going all the one way here. They can back us but they can also be a nuisance as well.

“To be the way they were, to roll off five of six songs in a row of the calibre they did then they need to have a look at themselves.”

Despite his shock at the actions of some of the fans, Hunt was just pleased to be back in action. His last start was way back in September in the 6-0 Capital One Cup defeat at Chelsea.

“I was pleased that I could play without any pain for the first time in about 15 months,” added Hunt. “I was able to cover the ground but I know there were a few dodgy touches.

“And I was struggling to get my breath at times but that is because I haven’t been playing.

“It was good to get 65 to 70 minutes under my belt in a game where it was hard going because of the way that Watford pass it around. But that can be a big point for us at the end of the day because of the position that we are in.”


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