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Sheffield Wednesday fans hit out at controversial Jordan Rhodes moment

Sheffield Wednesday fans have decided to hit out at what was a controversial Jordan Rhodes moment for some on Sunday afternoon.

The newly relegated Owls took on Huddersfield Town when the two sides faced each other for the First Round of the Carabao Cup.

It was the Championship side who advanced through to the next stage with a 4-2 penalty shootout win at Hillsborough.

However, during the spot kicks, Jordan Rhodes stepped up, something rare seen for when he played against Sheffield Wednesday, and managed to successfully hit the back of the net.

That in itself was enough to cause annoyance from the home supporters at the ground but also on social media.

Now most players tend not to celebrate against their former club, though on this occasion, some fans reckon they spotted him doing what they didn’t want to see, upsetting a few as they took to tweet their dislike.

The first chance of the encounter fell to the Terriers’ Scott High in the 12th minute when his shot from the edge of the area forced a fine save from Bailey Peacock-Farrell.

Lewis O’Brien was then given the opportunity to break the deadlock after dispossessing Dennis Adeniran, he fired a low shot but was well saved by Peacock-Farrell to his left.

Adeniran hit a 20-yard shot before being comfortably saved by Lee Nicholls.

Huddersfield were on the attack again when Levi Colwill’s header went just wide and a Danny Ward header was comfortably saved by Peacock-Farrell.

At the other end, a low shot from Callum Paterson was straight at Nicholls.

As the visitors continued to threaten, Duane Holmes chipped the ball over the bar, then Ward deflected a shot which hit the side-netting and Peacock-Farrell saved an effort from Holmes.

When Sorba Thomas found himself through on goal, Barry Bannan ran back to make a vital challenge.

In stoppage time, Huddersfield substitute Jordan Rhodes’ goal-bound header, though was cleared by Sam Hutchinson, and then the former Owls striker saw a header go wide.

Nicholls was the hero for Huddersfield in the shoot-out, saving spot-kicks from Massimo Luongo and Liam Palmer to progress through.

Sheffield Wednesday: Peacock-Farrell; J Hunt, Iorfa, Hutchinson, Palmer; Adeniran, Bannan (Luongo 84); Green (Dele-Bashiru 75), Wing, Paterson, Shodipo (Brown 34).

Unused substitutes: Adedoyin, Dunkley, Wildsmith, A Hunt.

Huddersfield Town: Nicholls; Turton, Pearson, Colwill, Toffolo; High, Hogg, O’Brien; Holmes, Ward (Rhodes 81), Koroma (Thomas 58).

Unused substitutes, Ruffels, Sarr, Sinani, Schofield.

Referee: D Bond (Lancashire).

As mentioned, Sheffield Wednesday fans hit out at a controversial Jordan Rhodes moment, see what was said as he stepped up below…

@WawawDave: Funny how he can step up for this one and bottled it 4 years ago.

@Daniel44784416: Wanker

@WLegend1978: What a nob that guy is.

@_MLT92: Rhodes taking a pen when he wouldn’t for Wednesday, then cheering like that in front of the crowd. Tosser. #swfc

@norman_Sando: He’s an absolute clown

@JoshuaDouglass1: Fuck off Jordan Rhodes. You cunt

@stevenowls: Jordan Rhodes what a fucking wanker #swfc

@OrthoMafia: I defended Rhodes all through his Wednesday career, but he can bollocks after today the spineless twat.

@GrantR_1867: Seeing Jordan Rhodes step up first in that shootout did annoy me a little.. Even more so when he celebrated. Ahh well..

@tom_mansell: Spineless.

@charIieee_: cheers could’ve done that 4 years ago

@dshort9: Fuck off

@KiboSWFC: Pain

@townbloke: Jordan Rhodes…in a penalty shootout?! Showing Wendies what they’ve been missing

@charIieee_: cheers could’ve done that 4 years ago

@AGG1_: Refused to take a penalty for Wednesday against Town in the play-off semi-final, steps up first for Town and bags against Wednesday. The king is back 🤫

@DanHawk43298352: But couldn’t take a pen in the shootout loss against Huddersfield in 2017

@flash_aah: Oh now he’s happy to take one 🤣

@Cunners_: Found his bollocks

@thunderchuffer: Fraud!!

@LeeWalk92: Jordan Rhodes slotting home the pen with all Wednesday fans booing him 😍😍😍

@wildy79: Didn’t bottle it this time round then.

@MarkNadin1: Shithouse.

@daftpenguin: Fuck this guy. #swfc

@_Bri2102: Not bothered about result but Jordan Rhodes can fuck right off the twat

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