Danny Handling ends injury hell with Hibs comeback
Danny Handling brought his eight-month injury hell to an end by returning to action as Hibs Under-20 side defeated St Mirren 1-0.
The Scotland Under-21 midfielder had been out of action since tearing his anterior cruciate ligament in a pre-season friendly at Berwick in early July.
After an operation to repair the damage, Handling underwent a gruelling rehabilitation programme before returning to full training with Alan Stubbs’ squad recently and was a surprise substitute for the League Cup final.
Handling played the first 45 minutes of yesterday’s Development League game won by Aaron Dunsmore’s 15th-minute strike.