Date: 15th November 2010 at 11:48am
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Rochdale boss Keith Hill took a swipe at Wednesday and the football authorities following his side’s 2-0 defeat at Hillsborough on Saturday.

Goals from Giles Coke and Clinton Morrison gave Alan Irvine’s men the three points in npower League One at the weekend.

But Hill blasted Wednesday for being able to field a side that had a ‘gulf in quality’ compared to his own players, despite being in the High Court this week over an unpaid tax bill.

He told the Manchester Evening News: ‘I’m disappointed with the result but proud of the lads and of what we tried to achieve.

‘The gulf in difference between their squad and ours was obvious, yet as a football club we are more financially solvent than the opposition.

‘It’s wrong that Sheffield Wednesday are able to field the type of player they have,while our housekeeping is good and we`re trying to do things the right way.’

Owls boss Alan Irvine made big changes to his squad following relegation from the Championship over the summer, bringing in players such as Morrison, Gary Teale and Paul Heffernan.

It’s the first time a manager has criticised the Owls in the media following their financial difficulties.