Keith Hill proud of Championship survival

Hill proud of Championship survival
© PA Photos
Barnsley boss Keith Hill believes that the club and the fans should be proud of securing their Championship status despite their recent poor form.

Barnsley boss Keith Hill has said that the fans should be proud of the club securing Championship football for another year.

Despite the Reds falling to a 3-1 defeat at the hands of Hull City, their Championship status was confirmed by Coventry's < href="/football/coventry-city/result/result-coventry-0-1-millwall_24126.html">1-0 defeat to Millwall.

Hill revealed that his overwhelming emotion at survival was one of relief, but still believes that the players should take credit for staying up, despite their recent poor form.

"Our form has been awful since the turn of the year. When I came in we were relegation favourites, but we've overcome that and we've done it within our financial structure," said Hill.

"Our football club and the fans should be proud of that.

"It leaves a slightly bitter taste because our form up to January was excellent and gave us encouragement in terms of what we thought we were building."

Barnsley's two remaining Championship fixtures are against Bristol City and Brighton & Hove Albion.

Keith Hill
Read Next:
Hill: No sympathy for Portsmouth
You May Like
Recomended from Sports Mole

Loading ...

Failed to load data.

1Wolverhampton WanderersWolves27195350203062
2Derby CountyDerby27157544232152
3Cardiff CityCardiff27155740251550
4Aston Villa27138639241547
5Bristol City2813874033747
6Sheffield UnitedSheff Utd27134104031943
7Leeds UnitedLeeds27134103729843
10Preston North EndPreston27101163127441
12Norwich CityNorwich28117102831-340
13Ipswich TownIpswich27123124039139
14Queens Park RangersQPR2789103137-633
15Nottingham ForestNott'm Forest27102153343-1032
17Sheffield WednesdaySheff Weds27710103034-431
20Hull City27510123944-525
21Bolton WanderersBolton2767142545-2025
22Burton Albion2766152146-2524
23Birmingham CityBirmingham2765161538-2323
Login, I already have my ad-free pass
Log in with Facebook to customise Sports Mole
Buy ad-free access (show me the options)
Buy monthly ad-free access for £1.20/month
Buy yearly ad-free access for £12 (2 months free)
Settings - Logout - Manage your account
Settings - Logout - Manage your account