Next Game

Huddersfld v Brighton

Friday, 18 April 2014, 15:00

Sky Bet Ch'ship

Pride Park Stadium

Last Game

Derby 3 - 1 Huddersfld

Saturday, 12 April 2014, 15:07

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    Bet with SkyBet  Sky Bet Championship. Click here to bet.

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."

Bet with SkyBet  Sky Bet Championship. Click here to bet.

Related News

Sky Bet

    • Retrieving latest Sky Bet odds

Most Commented

Readers' Comments

I

may well get slated by other United fans for this, but out of the three contenders, I'd far prefer Liverpool to win the title. Yes some elements of their fanbase can be a bit OTT, yes they're our biggest rivals and yes it will make our poor season feel even more like the end of an era (Fergie's gone, Liverpool are back on top). However I just have to applaud Brendan Rodgers and the way he's turned Liverpool around in just a couple of seasons. It...

Mike_Christie
Please Stop Telling Us What To Think

H

ooray! We are all excited now, we beat a very mediocre team! With all due respect to WHU supporters, not winning that game shouldn't even be a consideration. This is the problem, there is no winning mentality at the Emirates - we're all congratulating ourselves beating a team that we have a winning record against.

TheWhiz
Wenger hails important win

I

s this meant to be an aspiration for United supporters? Moyes mediocrity strikes again. I see the Bayern boys don't want to sign for him, and his reputation amongst the senior European coaches make other key signings unlikely.

redbornandbred
De Gea's Europa League target

Footer 365

World Cup: England boss Roy Hodgson sees Andrea Pirlo as Italy's key threat

Roy Hodgson admits Andrea Pirlo is the main threat when England take on Italy in their World Cup opener in Brazil.

Transfer news: Alan Pardew confident Newcastle will strengthen in summer

Alan Pardew is already lining up a number of summer additions at Newcastle, with loanee Loic Remy still a top target.

Premier League: Paul Lambert wants to stay and improve Aston Villa

Paul Lambert insists he wants to stay at Aston Villa and is targeting signings to fire the club up the top flight.

Mail Box

Mignolet Is The Reason For Liverpool Flying

Mignolet's bad kicking is the reason for Liverpool's success, whilst one man keep notes on F365 mails. Plus England excitement, Arteta and a bad Walsall experience...

City: Bottle Jobs, A Laughing Stock...

There are some harsh words for Manchester City and Manuel Pellegrini in the Mailbox this morning, as well as some rather nicer ones for Tony Pulis and his magic hat...

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