The heartwarming reason behind Gavan Holohan's goal celebration against Weymouth that Hartlepool United fans will love
It was a day to remember for Hartlepool United and one young fan in particular.
Around 1,700 fans made their long awaited return to Victoria Park for the final day of the regular 2020-21 season against Weymouth.
To mark the occasion, one young supporter gifted Gavan Holohan his stuffed teddy named after the Pools midfielder prior to kick-off.
And it proved to be something of a lucky charm for the Irishman as he netted his 11th goal of the season to wrap up a 4-0 victory.
When celebrating his fine solo effort, Holohan ran straight to Bobby to thank him for his kind-hearted gesture. It was a touching moment that summed up the special connection Pools has with its supporters.
After the match, Holohan tweeted: “Special day having you all back, you’ve been missed. Great performance from the boys.
"Bobby gave me his teddy named Gav so there was only one man I was running to. Hope you had a good day little man!”