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Hull City's Huddlestone appeal rejected by FA

Huddlestone will serve a three-match ban for a late tackle on Idrissa Gueye. Credit: PA

The Football Association have rejected Hull City's appeal against the red card shown to midfielder Tom Huddlestone against Everton.

Huddlestone was dismissed by referee Paul Tierney for a late tackle on Everton midfielder Idrissa Gueye, and will serve a three-match ban.

The 30-year-old will now miss the Tigers' games against West Ham, Middlesbrough and Manchester City.


Huddlestone haircut raises £36,000 for cancer charity

Hull midfielder Tom Huddlestone has completed a long-awaited haircut after scoring against Fulham last Saturday.

The 27-year-old had grown an impressive afro since pledging not to cut it until ending his drought, which stretches back to April 2011.

Huddlestone last scored in a 2011 match against Arsenal while playing for Tottenham. Credit: PA

Nottingham-born Huddlestone has raised over £36,000 for Cancer Research UK on his 'Huddlefro' JustGiving page.

Huddlestone poses with his new look. Credit: Twitter / @hullcityteam