Hughes frustrated by late loss

Boss John Hughes was left to rue the manner of Preston's winning goal after Hartlepool were beaten again at Victoria Park.

Last Updated: 01/01/13 at 21:01

Hughes: Questions winner

Hughes: Questions winner

More of the games that matter

Upgrade in minutes or watch with a NOW TV Day Pass.

North End captain John Mousinho scored the only goal of the game in first-half stoppage time.

It came from a deep corner from Jack King and the skipper found space to head across goal and through the legs of goalkeeper Scott Flinders, who four minutes earlier had produced a superb save to keep out Nicky Wroe's penalty.

After a fifth home loss in a row, Hughes said: "It just didn't go for us did it? Yes it was disappointing in the way we conceded the goal.

"Scotty made a great save from the penalty, then we give away a corner and they score form it - very disappointing.

"It would be nice if we were beaten by something good, some well-worked goal. We beat ourselves, it's the fundamental things and you have to make sure you are hard to break down and don't give things to the opposition."

More of the games that matter

Upgrade in minutes or watch with a NOW TV Day Pass.

Related News

Most Commented

Readers' Comments

S

hould have stayed because we carried him for 6.5 years. And then he has a breakthrough season, and was gone soon after. MU fans, you would be as disgusted had C Ronaldo left in 2007 and not 2009.

godof86
Is Van Persie Slipping Sadly Into The Night?

G

ood grief. Someone guessed that the form English player at the moment might be in his national side with some other players? And that's espionage? Now if they discovered that Emile Heskey was going to be in the starting line up.... at right back.... THAT would be espionage. Give it a rest Roy.

RogerRedHat
Hodgson hits out at Kane leak

H

e may get away with if Liverpool can swap the video with one of Skrtel dancing or something, but if they review the one shown on TV he's screwed.

hump3.
Skrtel denies violent conduct

Footer 365

Real Madrid sign Porto full-back Danilo

Real Madrid have completed the signing of Brazil international right-back Danilo from Porto on a six-year deal.

England manager Roy Hodgson said he was satisfied with draw in Italy

England boss Roy Hodgson said he was “satisfied” as his side came from behind to earn a 1-1 draw with Italy in Turin.

Netherlands 2-0 Spain: De Vrij and Klaassen goals beat European champions

Netherlands struck twice in four first-half minutes to record a 2-0 friendly win over Spain in Amsterdam on Tuesday.

Mail Box

A Solution For The Premier League's 39th Game...

One morning Mailboxer solves the 39th game conundrum. Plus England were actually alright, Harry Kane is rubbish again and do Arsenal have the most embarrassing fans?

Why Do Arsenal Have So Many 'Internet Warriors'?

The Mailbox has an open letter from Liverpool's Raheem Sterling, questions Phil Jones' bulldog spirit and asks: "Why do Arsenal have so many "internet warriors?"

© 2015 Sky Ltd. All Rights Reserved A Sky Sports Digital Media company