Guttridge determined to enjoy the rest of his career

Luke Guttridge
Luke Guttridge

Hatters midfielder Luke Guttridge is determined to make the most of his career after fearing it might have been cut short due to his metatarsal injury.

The 32-year-old suffered a recurrence of the problem which had curtailed his efforts last season after the 1-0 defeat at Burton Albion on November 22.

He missed the next 11 games, but was back on the bench for the 3-2 win over Cambridge on Saturday and on his lay-off, Guttridge said: “I’ve been lucky that I’ve got back to where I am and I’ll certainly be enjoying the rest of my career.

“I’ve been trying to do that for the past couple of years anyway. You know you’ve got a certain shelf life being a footballer.

“I’ve come here to be successful and that’s what I wanted to do. Hopefully we can finish off the job this year and then see where are at the summer.”

Guttridge admitted it had come as a major shock when he learned that he might have to call time on his career as it was something he hadn’t been fully prepared for.

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