DW Stadium

Next Game

Wigan v Ipswich

Monday, 22 September 2014, 19:45

Sky Bet Ch'ship

Last Game

Huddersfld 0 - 0 Wigan

Tuesday, 16 September 2014, 19:45

Sky Bet Ch'ship

Robins blasts hapless Hammill

Huddersfield boss Mark Robins called on Adam Hammill to 'grow up' after the winger's public show of petulance during the 2-1 defeat at Wigan.

Last Updated: 05/11/13 at 17:32 Post Comment

Mark Robins: Angry with Adam Hammill

Mark Robins: Angry with Adam Hammill

Hammill was substituted on the hour mark at the DW Stadium and his response suggested he did not believe the decision was the correct one.

Robins confirmed after the game that Hammill had apologised to him but he insists the 25-year-old needs to change his attitude.

"Adam is going to end up paying us money to play for us because he's being fined every week," remarked Robins.

"Nothing really surprises me with Adam. That's just him - he needs to grow up.

"He's just been to see me and apologised and that's what happens - I fine him and we get on with it, until the next time."

Robins thought his side were unfortunate to lose the game, after bouncing back from the disappointment of going a goal behind to equalise through Oliver Norwood's deflected shot on the stroke of half-time.

Nick Powell fired the winner for Wigan, who had earlier led through Leon Barnett's third goal of the season, at the beginning of the second period.

But Robins felt the result didn't tell the full story of the game.

"I thought we did well," he added.

"To come to Wigan and have the lion's share of possession is very good.

"But obviously the over-riding emotion is one of disappointment because we have gifted them two goals. They have not had to work at all for their goals,

"We're playing against a good team who have just come down from the Premier League, the FA Cup holders, a team in the Europa League and we've given a decent account of ourselves.

"We are a work in progress but we can defend better and make better decisions at times.

"Overall I'm pleased but also disappointed that we've not taken at least a point - and maybe even three."

Latics chief Owen Coyle admitted his side had to dig deep but thought they were good value for a first win in five matches.

"I thought the first half was very much a controlled performance," the Wigan boss said.

"With a bit of luck we could have had two or three goals, such was our quality.

"Their goal wasn't even going in before it hit the heel of Ryan Shotton and deceived Lee Nicholls, who looked good value for another clean sheet.

"What we had to do in the second half was win the game again and we did that thanks to a great goal from Nick Powell.

"The lead we had was fragile but I thought we should have had a couple of penalties in the game.

"Marc-Antoine Fortune is clearly pulled over in the first half, whether the referee can't see that I don't know.

"Then in the second half, Marc Albrighton has put the ball past their defender who has absolutely cemented him.

"We've certainly not had our fair share of decisions this season and we had to stand up and be counted late on.

"Even then we could have added to our lead and, given the workload we've had, I was delighted with the three points."

Related News

Most Commented

Readers' Comments

C

an we get one on the similarities between this year's Arsenal and 5 years ago. Or any other number you care to pick frankly...it shouldn't be hard.

mc1728
Liverpool: Five Similiarities Five Years On

R

icky van Wolfswinkel's remarkable record of one goal from one game at least deserves an honourable mention. And I'm willing to bet that at least one of Costa, Ulloa or Enner Valencia will earn a place on the list by the end of the season. Probably not Costa

stevenjameshyde
Top Ten PL Strikers Who Started Like A Train...

I

will also give up birthday Christmas and bacon for this to happen

badwolf
Ronaldo return ‘in place’

Footer 365

Premier League: Newcastle winger Jonas Gutierrez battling testicular cancer

Newcastle United winger Jonas Gutierrez has revealed he has been receiving treatment for testicular cancer.

Champions League: Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger admits Dortmund deserved victory

Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger admits his side were 'average' following their 2-0 defeat to Borussia Dortmund.

Champions League: Liverpool boss Brendan Rodgers praises side after Ludogorets win

Liverpool boss Brendan Rodgers praised his side's character as they battled to a late 2-1 win over Ludogorets.

Mail Box

Who's More Miserable - Baggies Or Mags?

There's not a lot to choose between the misery of West Brom fans and the misery of Newcastle fans. We have mails on them, 'only QPR' and lots on Man United...

Forget it, Ronaldo Won't Come Back

A varied morning mailbox, with thoughts on Ronaldo, Daley Blind = Michael Carrick, Ed Woodward redemption, stick with Pardew, QPR's name change and marbles...

© 2014 British Sky Broadcasting Ltd. All Rights Reserved A Sky Sports Digital Media property