Ainsworth makes apology to Brentford

Published Add your comment

Football News

Huddersfield winger Lionel Ainsworth is hoping an apology will help change Brentford manager Andy Scott's mind over whether he plays in the Bees' last two games of the season.

Ainsworth, currently on loan at Brentford, stormed straight down the tunnel after being substituted by Scott in Saturday's 1-1 home draw with Yeovil, prompting a furious Bees boss to claim later that the 22-year-old would not play for his side again.

Ainsworth told the Hounslow Chronicle: "I'll be apologising to Andy Scott and my team-mates. I wanted to play on and didn't feel I was having a bad game, but I took my frustration out in the wrong way."

He added: "That's football. I want to play, but if I'm not involved then I'm not involved and that's the consequence of my actions."

Scott had said: "He showed a total lack of respect for his team-mates, for me and most importantly the supporters. Even if we had only 12 or 13 available, he won't appear again."

Huddersfield manager Lee Clark revealed he had spoken to Scott since the incident but the conversation would remain private.

Copyright (c) PA Sport 2009, All Rights Reserved.

Do YOU want to write for GiveMeSport? Get started today by signing-up and submitting an article HERE:

League One
Huddersfield Town
Lionel Ainsworth

Article Comments

Read more

Report author of article

Please let us know if you believe this article is in violation of our editorial policy, please only report articles for one of the following reasons.

Report author


This article has been written by a member of the GiveMeSport Writing Academy and does not represent the views of or SportsNewMedia. The views and opinions expressed are solely that of the author credited at the top of this article. and SportsNewMedia do not take any responsibility for the content of its contributors.

Want more content like this?

Like our GiveMeSport Facebook Page and you will get this directly to you.

Already Subscribed to Facebook, don't ask me again

Follow GiveMeSport on Twitter and you will get this directly to you.

Already Following, don't ask me again

Like our GiveMeSport Page and you will get this directly to you.

Already Subscribed to G+, don't ask me again