Ewood Park

Next Game

Blackburn v Wolves

Saturday, 08 August 2015, 15:00

Sky Bet Ch'ship

Hammill escapes jail sentence

Wolves winger Adam Hammill has been spared a jail sentence by Liverpool Magistrates on Tuesday after pleading guilty to assaulting two female paramedics.

Last Updated: 20/11/12 at 18:33 Post Comment

Adam Hammill: Spared jail

Adam Hammill: Spared jail

More of the games that matter

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

The 24-year-old, currently on loan at Huddersfield, was charged with two counts of assault relating to an incident in Liverpool city centre on October 7 and has been given a suspended 12-week prison sentence, 150 hours of community service and a fine.

Huddersfield have confirmed they will not be sending Hammill back to his parent club Wolves and he will continue to be a part of manager Simon Grayson's plans in the Championship. His loan spell is due to expire in January.

Huddersfield chief executive Nigel Clibbens said: "After long deliberations, the board have decided that we will allow Adam's loan to continue until its scheduled end date on January 13. That decision should not in any way detract from our condemnation of his behaviour and was not taken lightly."

Clibbens added: "From the outset Adam has not sought to excuse his actions or hide from them. Adam fully accepts the mistakes he has made and understands the damage he has done.

"He has demonstrated genuine remorse to us, his manager and our chairman. With the help of the club he has already started to take the first steps to ensure he learns the lessons.

"If Adam had not responded in that way he would not had even a short-term future at Huddersfield Town."

Hammill had been celebrating a friend's birthday in Liverpool after Huddersfield's match at Birmingham and had consumed up to 15 pints of lager and several shots of vodka or Amaretto when he collapsed in Moniques nightclub in the city centre in the early hours of October 7.

When attempts were made to put Hammill in a wheelchair the former Liverpool youth-team player became aggressive and lashed out at two female paramedics.

Hammill said: "I would like to apologise to the people involved in this incident, as well as to the club and its supporters for letting them down. I'm thoroughly embarrassed by the whole affair and regret what happened.

"I would also like to thank the board and management at Huddersfield Town, as well as my family and friends, for their support during this time. I now want to repay that faith through my performances on the pitch and my conduct both on and off the field."

More of the games that matter

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

Related News

Most Commented

Readers' Comments

I

t's wrong to be making a joke out of Bender's name at the expense of gay people. It's the kind of childish, uncivilised thing that Football365 would deride and ridicule if it was another media outlet saying. Why is there a need for jokes like this? Does it make your writers feel like men? F365 might suggest that I 'lighten up', but it is genuinely traumatic for people who have been oppressed all their lives to be the butt of jokes, and to be told...

anamsport
The Beeriod Gossip

Y

ou can't blame De Gea for wanting to leave, he has enough to do in front of goal as it is as well as taking on the role of Man Utd's version of Derek Acorah in trying to contact and organise a defence that isn't there.

rodger's gusset
Van Gaal downbeat on De Gea

I

f you want to take six points off Arsenal, then that's a great strike force. Can't imagine either of them showing much for the rest of the season though...

foot in mouth
Adebayor & Berbatov: You Have To Admire The Balls

Footer 365

Arsenal 1 Chelsea 0: Gunners win Community Shield

Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain scored as Arsenal won the Community Shield with a 1-0 victory over Chelsea, with Arsene Wenger finally beating Jose Mourinho.

Angel Di Maria poised for medical ahead of move to PSG

Manchester United's Angel Di Maria is expected to undergo a medical in the next 24 hours ahead of a move to PSG.

Mourinho plans to manage into his 70s

Chelsea boss Jose Mourinho believes he is a better manager than he was 10 years ago - and he wants to continue until he's in his 70s.

Mail Box

Neville Has It Wrong On Chelsea...

One Mailboxer says that the Neviller has it slightly wrong on Chelsea. Plus thoughts on sexy Saints, pre-season reviews, Connor Wickham and televised analysis...

De Gea Disrespectful? Remember RVP...

We got dozens of mails from people pointing and laughing at Brian D for suggesting David de Gea has acted disrespectfully; we printed some. And there's more...

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