Category: Football

Ackroyd pounces as Tigresses progress.

Hull City Ladies entertained Newcastle United Women's FC in the 2nd round  of the FAWPL Plate competition at a 'Baltic' like Hull Uni Sports ground today. After last week's agonising penalty shoot out defeat to Derby County Ladies the Tigresses were looking to progress in the other cup competition. Played in persistent sleet/snow showers with ...

City’s Nigel Adkins era off with a win

Without a win since October, and after sacking their manager just five days prior and announcing his replacement just 48-hours before kick-off, Hull City fans were well within their rights to rid themselves of any optimism ahead of the Brentford fixture. But as ever with a new gaffer, it felt like a fresh start, and ...

Adkins knows it’s all in the name!

After his appointment this morning Nigel Adkins has given his first interview as Hull City boss and he will have immediately adhered himself to most fans by emphasising the name “Hull City” throughout. Adkins gave a rallying cry that he will hope resonates with the thousands of disillusioned City fans who have been staying away ...

Names that stick through the ages

Of the many reasons a supporter has for watching the worlds greatest game, not many can choose a player as their biggest reason for following a football club. Growing up in the 1960’s was a Halcyon period for English football, obviously with the solitary World Cup win over West Germany, and it was captivating to ...

City’s star on the right flank

Before the beginning of Leonid Slutsky’s reign as manager, hardly any Hull City fans had heard of the name Jarrod Bowen, unless they went to reserve games. Now, he is the name on every Hull City fans’ minds as one of the best players in the whole squad. It seems like on a game to ...

Call that an olive branch..

It looked at one stage, as brief as it was, that the Allam's had had a momentary lapse of narcissism when they announced that they were prepared to sit down and talk with supporter groups to try to resolve some of the catastrophic rifts between both sides this season. However it turns out that the ...

Nigel Adkins confirmed as City boss

Hull City have confirmed the appointment of Nigel Adkins as the new Head Coach. The 52-year-old was the favourite with the bookies for the job, and joins on an 18-month deal following intense speculation. Adkins is a former Championship promotion winner with Southampton in 2012, and most importantly will be joined at the club by his ...

Leonid Slutsky’s reign of terror ended by a guy in a Lamborghini

It's ironic that the 'best run club' in English Football has had to sack their manager after falling to 20th place in the Championship and sitting just three points off the drop, but that's the current scenario for Hull City AFC, who have confirmed that they have parted company with Head Coach Leonid Slutsky by ...

Penalty Shootout heartbreak for the Tigresses

The FA Cup dream is over for Hull City Ladies as they suffered penalty shootout heartbreak at the hands of Derby County Ladies. The Tigresses put in a phenomenal effort against their higher ranked opposition and came from behind thanks to a goal from birthday girl Nat Bell. Unfortunately though City went down 3-2 in ...