Neil Lennon is partly to blame for coin incident, say talkSPORT hosts

first_img 2 “As a manager, you cannot act like a fan and Neil Lennon does that.”Hibs boss Neil Lennon was hit by a coin last night during an incident-packed Hearts v Hibs game.However, Alan and Tony Cascarino believe Lennon should take some responsibility for the coin throw.Agree? 🤔— The Alan Brazil Sports Breakfast (@SportsBreakfast) November 1, 2018 Alan Brazil said on talkSPORT: “I think Neil Lennon is a very good manager, but he does court controversy.“I don’t know what was said before – he might have been getting pelters from fans – but was he goading some of the Hearts supporters?“You’ve got to be honest, it looked that way.”Cascarino added: “What you can’t do as a manager is act like a fan, and Neil does that.“When the goal was disallowed for Hearts, you could see the way he reacts; he turns and faces the stand, he’s laughing, he’s winding the fans up.”AB: “He shouldn’t be doing it.” The coin (circled) appeared to bounce off the right side of Lennon’s face The ferocious game ended in a 0-0 draw after Hearts defender Clevid Dikamona had what would had been a stoppage-time winner ruled out for offside.Lennon turned towards the home supporters and celebrated the decision, but was then floored after a coin hurled from the stand appeared to strike his face.Hibs ended the game with ten men following Florian Kamberi’s sending off for two bookings, while an away supporter also aimed a punch at Hearts goalkeeper Zdenek Zlamal in an incident-packed match.Lennon said after the game that he is ‘sick’ of the abuse he gets from Hearts supporters, but Sports Breakfast duo Brazil and Cascarino said on Thursday that the former Celtic and Bolton boss brings it upon himself.center_img talkSPORT hosts Alan Brazil and Tony Cascarino believe Hibernian manager Neil Lennon must accept some responsibility for the coin incident during Wednesday’s chaotic Edinburgh derby at Tynecastle Park.Lennon was hit with a £1 coin apparently thrown by a Hearts fan toward the end of the heated Scottish Premiership clash, after the Jambos had a late goal disallowed. 2 Lennon recoils after being struck by the coin last_img

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