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VIDEO: 'And he's missed' - Stephen Hunt accuses David Meyler of disrespecting Martin O'Neill


Stephen Hunt was not impressed with Meyler's reaction to Martin O'Neill's 'penalty miss joke' in the build-up to the Denmark second leg play-off game at the Aviva last week.

Unlike the build-up to the game in Cardiff, something just didn't sit right with me as we approached the second leg.

One thing that bugged me for days was the final press conference with Martin O'Neill and David Meyler, the man he named captain. And I have to get it off my chest.

As the conversation turned to practising penalties, O'Neill jokingly revealed that Meyler had missed. The look the stand-in skipper gave his manager was one of complete disdain. I immediately thought, 'You're brave.' I wouldn't have even looked like that at Martin Allen and I really disliked him and his style of management.

Meyler seems like a nice guy. He did well against Moldova and Wales but he didn't need to get booked and miss the first leg in Denmark because I'm sure he would have started.

But if you are in a press conference, when the cameras are on you and journalists are watching your reactions, you have to show your manager respect.

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