Brown: Defeat was deserved
Dundee manager John Brown admitted that his side did not deserve
anything from their trip to Hibernian.
Brown’s men were already assured of finishing bottom of the
Clydesdale Bank Premier League table and could not end on a high,
despite a fine display from goalkeeper Steve Simonsen.
Cup finalists Hibs created far more chances than their guests
but Simonsen managed to keep them at bay until 11 minutes from
time, when he was beaten by a fine header from David
And Brown said: “Full credit to Hibs, they were by far the
better side. Our goalkeeper kept the score down.
“We have put in a good shift but the quality wasn’t there, we
never really created anything.
“Hibs have got everything to play for, all the players are
competing for cup final slots.”
Dundee may yet escape relegation, because Hearts could be
deducted 18 points on Monday after their majority shareholders UBIG
But Brown said: “As it stands, we are in the SFL and preparing
“We will let the authorities deal with anything else.”