Date: 14th March 2008 at 9:53am
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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.’