Joey Barton and Jeff Hendrick react on Twitter to Hull triumph

Mohamed Diame celebrates scoring the first goal for Hull City with Ahmed Elmohamady

The new Rangers signing and the Derby County midfielder were impressed with Hull City’s performance against Sheffield Wednesday in the Championship playoff final.

Burnley's Joey Barton

New Rangers signing Joey Barton has taken to social networking site Twitter to give his reaction to Hull City’s win against Sheffield Wednesday on Saturday evening.

Hull won 1-0 against Wednesday in the Championship playoff final at the Wembley Stadium in London.

Mohamed Diame’s superb strike in the 72nd minute proved to be the difference between the two sides.

Mohamed Diame celebrates scoring the first goal for Hull City

This means that the Tigers have got promoted to the Premier League for the 2016-17 campaign, while Wednesday will remain in the Championship.

Former Burnley and Newcastle United midfielder Barton, who has joined Scottish Premiership-bound Rangers on a free transfer, was following the match, and he believes that Hull deserved to win against the Owls.

Derby's Jeff Hendrick in action with Hull's Abel Hernandez

Derby County midfielder Jeff Hendrick was following the Championship playoff final as well, and he also believes that the Tigers were the better team.

Over the course of the 90 minutes at the Wembley Stadium in London on Saturday evening, Hull had 47% of the possession, took 14 shots of which five were on target, and earned five corners.

Wednesday had 53% of the possession, took 12 shots of which only three were on target, and earned five corners.

Mohamed Diame celebrates scoring the first goal for Hull City

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