How Twitter reacted to Hull City’s play-off final win against Sheffield Wednesday

MAGIC MAN: Hull's Mo Diame celebrates his  goal with Ahmed Elmohamady.  Picture: Tony Johnson

MAGIC MAN: Hull's Mo Diame celebrates his goal with Ahmed Elmohamady. Picture: Tony Johnson

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MOHAMED DIAME’S stunning strike sent Hull City back to the Premier League following a 1-0 victory over Sheffield Wednesday in the Championship play-of final at Wembley.

As ever, social media was the one of the main places to follow the game if you were nowhere near the TV or radio and, here, we look at how Twitter reacted to the Tigers’ win and Diame’s 72nd-minute winner.

BACK IN THE BIG TIME: Hull's Robert Snodgrass celebrates promotion to Premier League.  Picture Tony Johnson

BACK IN THE BIG TIME: Hull's Robert Snodgrass celebrates promotion to Premier League. Picture Tony Johnson

Hull-born Olympic gold medallist, Luke Campbell (@luke11campbell) - “Brilliant well done City @HullCity”

Yorkshire’s European Tour golfer Simon Dyson - “Congratulations to @HullCity and @AlexBruce84 on winning the playoff final and gaining promotion to the premiership.. #greateffort”

Former Hull loanee Mohamed Geddo (@geddo15) - “Back to premier league - Congratulation to every one @HullCity well done bro @Elmo_27”

Warrington Wolves forward Jordan Cox, who used to play for Hull KR (@Jdc1192) - “Not really a football fan but great work @HullCity in getting back into the premier league - can only be good for the city!”

HOW? Hull's Andrew Robertson reacts to a glaring miss in the second half.  Picture Tony Johnson

HOW? Hull's Andrew Robertson reacts to a glaring miss in the second half. Picture Tony Johnson

Former West Ham and Blackpool striker Marlon Harewood (@Mazer_9) - “What a strike!! stunning 25 yarder from Mo Diame #playofffinal”

Former England and Liverpool goalkeeper Ray Clemence (@RayClem1) - Fantastic play off final win @HullCity congrats to all @swfc fans were brilliant”

Former Wales striker John Hartson (@JohnHartson10) - “Well Done to Brucey and his players not forgetting the staff at Hull City.. Commiserations Sheffield Wednesday.”

5 Live Sport host Mark Chapman (@markchapman) - “What a hit that is from Diame. Hull 1 up #playofffinal”

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