Robins: Record means nothing

Huddersfield boss Mark Robins insists his previous record as

manager against Leeds will count for nothing in this weekend’s West

Yorkshire derby clash at Elland Road.

Robins was in charge of Barnsley during the 2010/11 season when

the Tykes trounced Leeds 5-2 at Oakwell and followed that up with a

3-3 draw at Elland Road and oversaw Rotherham’s 4-2 win over them

in the Football League Trophy in October 2008.

“Don’t say that too loudly,” Robins said.

“We go there and this is the next experience of playing against


“The last time I was there we drew 3-3 and it was an

entertaining game and we won at Oakwell, but it was a long time ago

under different circumstances.

“We know that they have got some good Championship experience in

their ranks, undoubted quality, but it’s about how we perform on

the day.”

Robins is anxious his side can find some consistency after just

two wins in his first seven games in charge.

“There’s been a buzz here in general with the change that’s gone

on over the last three or four weeks,” he added.

“There’s been a settling down period and we’ve had one or two

good performances in that time and one or two that have been a bit


“But we go into a game that’s a mouthwatering prospect for local

people and also the players and management.

“It’s certainly one you look forward to in the footballing