Hull City

  • Hull beat Sheffield to reach first FA Cup final in 110-year history 13-04-2014 11:00 PM

    London: Hull reached the FA Cup final for the first time in their 110-year history as the Premier League side twice came from behind to beat third-tier club Sheffield United 5-3 in a lively encounter on Sunday. Hull manager Steve Bruce, who won world football's oldest cup competition three times...
  • FA rejects Hull City bid to change name to Tigers 09-04-2014 09:45 PM

    London: English Premier League club Hull City's controversial bid to change their name to Hull Tigers has been rejected by the FA, the governing body said in a statement on Wednesday. "The FA Council, which is made up of representatives from across football, fully considered the recommendation and the subsequent...
  • Hull City's George Boyd handed three match ban 20-03-2014 09:08 PM

    London: Hull City midfielder George Boyd was handed a three-match ban for spitting at Manchester City goalkeeper Joe Hart during a Premier League game at the KC Stadium, the Football Association said on Thursday. The incident on Saturday was not seen by match officials but caught on video. The FA...
  • Pellegrini hails 'professional' City after Hull win 16-03-2014 09:07 AM

    Manchester: Manuel Pellegrini hailed the professionalism of his Manchester City team after they maintained their English Premier League title challenge with victory at Hull City on Saturday despite playing with 10 men for 80 minutes. City's 2-0 win at the KC Stadium combined with Chelsea's later 1-0 loss at Aston...
  • Manchester City beat Hull 2-0 despite early red card 15-03-2014 08:17 PM

    England: Manchester City overcame the early sending-off of captain Vincent Kompany to beat Hull 2-0 thanks to goals by David Silva and Edin Dzeko on Saturday, keeping the team in touch with Premier League leader Chelsea. Silva curled home the opening goal from outside the area in the 14th minute,...
  • Pardew sent to stands after head-butting incident 02-03-2014 12:01 AM

    HULL: Newcastle manager Alan Pardew was sent to the stands to watch his team beat Hull 4-1 Saturday in the Premier League after appearing to head-butt Hull midfielder David Meyler. The incident happened after 72 minutes, with Newcastle winning 3-1, when Meyler barged into Pardew as he looked to retrieve...
  • Hull City and Charlton advance to FA Cup quarter-finals 25-02-2014 08:11 AM

    London: Goals from Curtis Davies and Robert Koren earned Hull City a place in the FA Cup quarter-finals with a 2-1 replay win at home to Brighton and Hove Albion on Monday. Charlton Athletic lifted some more of their gloom as the relegation-threatened second-tier side won 2-1 at fellow Championship...
  • Hull boss Bruce hits out at "ridiculous" UEFA rules 18-02-2014 05:25 PM

    Hull City have been ordered to stage their FA Cup fifth round replay with Brighton and Hove Albion just two days after they meet Cardiff City in the Premier League, much to the frustration of manager Steve Bruce. A late Yannick Sagbo strike salvaged a 1-1 draw for Hull against...
  • Hull grab late draw at Brighton in FA Cup fifth round 18-02-2014 07:49 AM

    Yannick Sagbo kept Hull City in the FA Cup with a late strike in their 1-1 fifth-round draw at second tier Brighton & Hove Albion to prevent an upset on Monday. The pair now face a replay at Premier League Hull next Monday with Brighton looking to set up a...
  • Tottenham fight back to draw 1-1 at Hull in EPL 01-02-2014 11:37 PM

    HULL: Brazil midfielder Paulinho earned Tottenham a point by scoring a second-half equalizer in a 1-1 draw at Hull in the Premier League on Saturday. Shane Long scored his first goal since his move from West Bromwich Albion - and Hull's first of 2014 - after 12 minutes when he...
  • Hull City finish transfer of Long from West Brom 17-01-2014 08:00 PM

    Hull: Hull City have completed the transfer of striker Shane Long from West Bromwich Albion. The 26-year-old Ireland striker, who has four goals this season, has signed a three-and-a-half year contract with his new club. Long says, "I finally got the deal signed. It's a club that's on the up,...
  • Hull sign Croatia striker Nikica Jelavic from Everton 16-01-2014 12:18 AM

    England: Croatia striker Nikica Jelavic has joined Hull for a reported club-record fee of 6.5 million pounds ($10.6 million) after losing his first-team place at fellow Premier League side Everton. Jelavic signed a 3-year deal on Wednesday and is likely to be joined at the KC Stadium by another forward,...
  • Hull owner will walk away if Tigers name not sanctioned 14-01-2014 11:25 PM

    London: The owner of Hull City says he will quit if the English Football Association does not allow him to change the club's name to Hull Tigers. Assem Allam wants to drop "City" from the 109-year-old name and rebrand his Premier League club, but the idea has been met by...
  • Eden Hazard, Fernando Torres put Chelsea on top of Premier League 11-01-2014 08:48 PM

    England: Eden Hazard helped put Jose Mourinho's Chelsea provisionally on top of the Premier League by scoring in a 2-0 victory at Hull on Saturday. Hazard underlined his increasing value to the Blues with a skilful 57th-minute effort that broke down Hull's otherwise impressive resistance before Fernando Torres made the...
  • Hull agree fee for Everton's Croatia striker Jelavic 11-01-2014 08:39 AM

    London: Hull City have agreed a transfer fee with English Premier League rivals Everton to sign Croatia striker Nikica Jelavic. City said on their website (www.hullcitytigers.com) on Friday that they would now discuss personal terms with the 28-year-old. Jelavic has scored 21 goals in 69 appearances since joining Everton from...
  • Hull win best of the season, says Liverpool boss 02-01-2014 01:47 PM

    Liverpool: Liverpool have beaten arch-rivals Manchester United and thumped big spending Tottenham Hotspur this season, but manager Brendan Rodgers believed Wednesday's 2-0 success over Hull City was their best of the campaign. Daniel Agger's 36th minute header and Luis Suarez's peach of a free-kick five minutes after halftime secured all...
  • Luis Suarez scores as Liverpool beat Hull 2-0 01-01-2014 10:59 PM

    Liverpool: Luis Suarez scored his 20th Premier League goal of the season as Liverpool got back to winning ways with a 2-0 victory over Hull on Wednesday. Suarez, the league's top scorer despite having missed five games with a suspension, doubled the Reds' lead in the 50th minute with a...
  • Dzeko rescues Man City in 1-0 win over Palace; Hull rout Fulham 6-0 28-12-2013 10:54 PM

    Manchester: Edin Dzeko rescued Manchester City with a second-half winner in a shaky 1-0 victory over Crystal Palace on Saturday, lifting his team provisionally top of the English Premier League. The division's most free-scoring attack struggled to break down an obdurate Palace defence until Jesus Navas cut the ball back...
  • Manchester United fight back to beat Hull City 3-2 26-12-2013 08:17 PM

    England: Manchester United were gifted a winner by former defender James Chester as the Premier League champions came from two goals down to beat Hull 3-2 on Thursday. Ashley Young's cross was inadvertently headed by Chester into his own net in the 66th minute, allowing United to claim a third...
  • Manchester City, Liverpool face off in packed Boxing Day schedule 25-12-2013 07:14 PM

    Manchester: Boasting the Premier League's most dangerous attacking units, Manchester City and Liverpool should provide a glut of goals when the title challengers play during Thursday's packed Boxing Day programme. Liverpool are at the top at Christmas for the first time since 2008 after scoring 42 goals. Only Manchester City...
  • Caretaker WBA boss hails late equaliser to stop rot 22-12-2013 02:31 PM

    London: West Bromwich Albion caretaker boss Keith Downing hailed Matej Vydra's first goal for the club that halted a miserable losing run and brought some cheer after a difficult week for the Premier League strugglers. The Baggies had lost four straight league matches which led to Steve Clarke being dismissed...
  • Swansea, Hull fined USD 32,700 for mass confrontation 18-12-2013 10:35 PM

    London: The English Football Association has fined both Swansea and Hull 20,000 pounds ($32,700) for a mass confrontation between players during a Premier League match. The FA says the clubs admitted to failing to ensure their players "conducted themselves in an orderly fashion." The incident happened in the 80th minute...
  • Swansea draw 1-1 with Hull in Premier League 10-12-2013 08:34 AM

    Swansea: Chico Flores equalized in the second half to cancel out Danny Graham's first goal since January and give Swansea a 1-1 draw against Hull in the Premier League on Monday. Graham had not scored since leaving Swansea for Hull this year, but gave his new team the lead by...
  • EPL leaders Arsenal beat Hull City 2-0 05-12-2013 08:57 AM

    London: Denmark striker Nicklas Bendtner scored his first Premier League goal for Arsenal in almost three years as the Gunners defeated Hull 2-0 on Wednesday to retain a four-point lead atop the standings. After being handed a rare start by manager Arsene Wenger, Bendtner headed in Arsenal's first goal after...
  • Hull City owner labels protesting fans 'hooligans' 01-12-2013 11:18 PM

    Owner Assem Allam has called Hull City fans "hooligans" and said "they can die as soon as they want" following protests over his proposal to change the English Premier League club's name. The Egyptian-born businessman wants to rebrand the 109-year-old club 'Hull Tigers', a move that is deeply unpopular with...
  • Hull City stun Liverpool with a 3-1 victory 01-12-2013 09:50 PM

    Hull: Hull beat Liverpool 3-1 in the Premier League on Sunday for their first ever victory against the Merseyside club. Hull went ahead after Jake Livermore's shot from outside the area took a deflection off Liverpool defender Martin Skrtel and looped over goalkeeper Simon Mignolet in the 20th minute at...
  • Newcastle beat Norwich 2-1 as Swansea down Fulham 23-11-2013 10:40 PM

    Newcastle: French strikers Loic Remy and Yoan Gouffran scored first-half goals as Newcastle defeated Norwich 2-1 on Saturday to claim a third consecutive Premier League win. The Magpies, who have lost only one of their last five league games, built on their successive wins over Chelsea and Tottenham to hand...
  • Hull fans pledge to fight name change from City to Tigers 12-11-2013 11:03 PM

    London: Angry Hull City fans are hoping the Football Association will block any attempt by chairman Assem Allam to change the name of the 109-year-old club to Hull Tigers. The 74-year-old Egypt-born businessman, who arrived in Hull as a 29-year-old student in 1968, changed the name of the club's holding...
  • A late penalty provides Tottenham 1-0 win over Hull 28-10-2013 12:14 AM

    London: Roberto Soldado converted a late penalty to give Tottenham a 1-0 win over Hull in the Premier League on Sunday after Spurs had been frustrated by the visitors for much of the afternoon. Hull defended well at White Hart Lane and limited Spurs' opportunities before Soldado coolly slotted home...
  • Manchester City beat Hull 2-0 in Premier League 31-08-2013 07:14 PM

    England: Manchester City avoided another slip-up against a Premier League newcomer by beating Hull 2-0 on Saturday, a week after losing at Cardiff. City's second-half goals came from substitute Alvaro Negredo, who headed in Pablo Zabaleta's cross, and Yaya Toure's curled free kick. City, hoping to repeat their 2012 title...