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Cardiff 1-0 Hull (Manager Comments)

Cardiff 1-0 Hull (Manager Comments)

It was all about the result for Cardiff City manager Dave Jones as he watched his tired side overcome promotion chasing Hull City courtesy of a superb early strike from midfielder Stephen McPhail. Jones told BBC Sport:



'It was always going to be difficult and an early goal helped. We knew that because we looked tired.'

'The problem is we were looking to put a fresh player on, but we were putting a tired player on.'

'But I can't fault them.'





Hull City manager Phil Brown was disappointed in how his side handled the game:



'It was very frustrating, particularly in the first half, and their goal wasn't even a chance. This was a big opportunity for us but we missed it.'

'In the second half we had plenty of opportunities to get the ball into the danger area but the spark was missing.'


Writer:Bluebirdshroom
Date:Friday March 14 2008
Time: 9:52AM

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