Hull City Rumors & News

  • Premier League players 'underperform because of worries over poker losses on team bus'

    The Telegraph "Premier League players are underperforming on the pitch because of worries arising from poker games on the team coach or at hotels before matches, according to new research. Top footballers are also using online betting sites to conceal their gambling from their partners, the British..." April 07

  • Man United eye shock swoop for Championship ace

    Daily Star "United are now assessing the Tigers’ Scotland international Andrew Robertson, 21. Old Trafford scouts watched Robertson in Hull’s game against Brighton earlier this month. United wanted a left-back in the January transfer window with England’s Luke Shaw still out injured, but failed to find..." February 28

  • Premier League clubs have a duty to look after supporters

    Daily Mail "If you hit the jackpot on the lottery this week, what is the first thing you would do? I’d say you would go straight to your mum and dad and make sure they were looked after. They are the constants in your life, the ones providing support when it is most needed. Could you imagine reaching a..." February 09

  • Premier League lion to be removed from logo in imminent rebrand

    The Telegraph "The Premier League is set to drop its longstanding lion-based logo this summer, with a rebrand imminent ahead of the league's first season without a title sponsor since 1993. The crowned lion has been a prominent feature of the Premier League product since its inception in the 1992-93 season,..." January 14

  • Bournemouth eye Curtis Davies transfer as the defender's contract at Hull enters final six months

    Daily Mirror "Davies joined the Tigers in 2013 but will be free to leave for nothing at the end of the season, so Steve Bruce could be forced to cash in next month. Bournemouth are preparing to bid for Hull defender Curtis Davies in January. The centre-back's contract at the KC Stadium is set to expire at..." December 18

  • Coefficients explained: How Premier League may lose Champions League spot

    Sky Sports "A repeat of last season's performances in Europe from English and Italian clubs would see the Premier League lose its fourth Champions League spot to Serie A for the 2017/18 season. The Premier League's poor show in Europe last season, where no club reached the quarter-final of the Champions..." September 28

  • Everton, Aston Villa, Swansea and Leicester set to battle it out for £5m-rated winger

    The Express "The 28-year-old has less than a year remaining on his contract - with the Daily Mirror reporting the two sides could bid for the £5m-rated player in January. Leicester City and Swansea have also been linked with a move for the midfielder who has made 137 appearances for the the club in all..." September 15

  • Livermore will NOT get a ban despite taking cocaine as FA hand Hull midfielder reprieve

    Daily Mail "Jake Livermore is set to escape a ban from the FA, despite testing positive for cocaine, due to extenuating circumstances. Failing an in-competition drugs test for a Class A drug like cocaine carries a maximum punishment of a two-year ban. However, Sportsmail revealed the 25-year-old had..." September 09

  • Premier League breaks spending record with £870 million - Deloitte

    ESPN FC "The Premier League has broken its spending record for the summer transfer window, going from £835 million last year to £870m, according to financial analysts Deloitte. Manchester City led the way and set a new record for a single club with spending of around £160m on three of the top five deals..." September 02

  • NBC retains U.S. Premier League TV rights for six more seasons

    Sporting News "American soccer fans can get comfortable turning to NBC's networks for Premier League coverage. NBC Sports Group has reached a six-year extension of its rights to broadcast Premier League games in the U.S., the network announced Monday. The network is in the third and final season of its..." August 10

  • Robbie Brady rejects new Hull deal as Ireland winger closes in on £7m Norwich switch

    Daily Mirror "Robbie Brady has inched closer to completing a £7million switch to Norwich by snubbing a bumper new deal at Hull. Tigers boss Steve Bruce admitted last night that he has lost the battle to keep Brady at the KC following a week of intensive talks with the Republic of Ireland international..." July 18

  • Aston Villa eyeing £5.5million deal for Hull midfielder Tom Huddlestone

    Daily Mirror "Tim Sherwood will table a £5.5million bid for Tom Huddlestone after going to Hull and back again. Aston Villa boss Sherwood has targeted the England midfielder following Jake Livermore’s drugs shame. Sherwood had planned a summer swoop for Livermore - but he was forced to ditch his interest..." June 15

  • Aston Villa join transfer chase for highly-rated Hull City full-back Andrew Robertson

    Daily Mirror "Tim Sherwood is eyeing a summer move for Hull City’s highly-rated full-back Andrew Robertson. Aston Villa boss Sherwood will be given cash to spend if they go on to clinch survival, and is keen to strengthen in several areas. Scottish international Robertson, 21, has made a huge impression..." May 04

  • Aston Villa to make move for Jake Livermore - if Hull suffer relegation

    Daily Mirror "Tim Sherwood will move for Hull’s Jake Livermore if the Tigers are relegated. Villa boss Sherwood is a big fan of former Spurs midfielder Livermore, who has one England cap from 2012. Former Tottenham development manager Sherwood helped bring through Livermore, 25, at White Hart..." April 24

  • Barclays will not renew £40m-a-year Premier League sponsorship when current deal expires

    Daily Mail "Premier League sponsors Barclays will not renew their £40million-a-year deal when the current agreement expires at the end of the 2015-16 season. The bank agreed a £120m three-year deal in 2012 for the present rights - an increase of almost 50 per cent on their previous £82m contract. But..." March 30

  • Premier League clubs to share £1billion of TV money with lower leagues

    Daily Mirror "The Premier League has agreed to filter £1billion of its new bumper domestic TV deal outside the top flight from next year. The 20 top-flight clubs have pledged to share 20 per cent of the mammoth £5.1billion domestic rights package announced last month. The money will be filtered down to..." March 27

  • CONFIRMED: Steve Bruce agrees new deal at Hull

    The Express "The 54-year-old - who led Hull to Europa League qualification for the first time last term - will be extending his stay with them into a fourth season. The former Sunderland boss took over at the KC Stadium in the summer of 2012 and immediately got them promoted back to the Premier League where..." March 12

  • Sunderland’s Gus Poyet plays down touchline clash with Hull’s Steve Bruce

    The Guardian "Gus Poyet revealed the 24 hours preceding Sunderland’s Premier League draw at Hull had been the most difficult of his managerial career. Sunderland suspended Adam Johnson on Monday, pending the outcome of a police investigation, after the 27-year-old England winger was bailed following arrest..." March 04

  • Hull winger Robbie Brady could miss rest of season after falling down a hole in training

    Daily Mirror "Hull City boss Steve Bruce fears Robbie Brady's season could be over - after the winger fell down a hole in training! Bruce revealed after his side's 1-0 Barclays Premier League loss at Stoke on Saturday that Tigers wide man Brady had missed the game due to a calf injury he sustained in..." March 03

  • Samir Nasri admits Manchester City must 'wake up' after disappointing Hull City draw

    The Express "If City drop more points on Wednesday at Stoke – where they have never won in the Premier League – and Chelsea beat Everton at home, their hopes of defending the title will almost certainly be over. But the real doomsday scenario looming for City, if they fail to stop a slide that has seen them..." February 09

  • Hatem Ben Arfa a transfer target for Nice as Hull cut short his troubled loan spell

    Daily Mail "French Ligue 1 side Nice want to sign Hatem Ben Arfa from Newcastle. Hull City are cutting short the France international's loan and he is surplus to requirements at St James' Park. Greek champions Olympiakos have also shown an interest in the 27-year-old. Ben Arfa joined Hull on a..." December 26

  • Hatem Ben Arfa set to leave English football after returning to Paris

    The Guardian "Hatem Ben Arfa’s troubled tenure in English football seems certain to end in January, with reports in France indicating that Hull’s on-loan winger will be leaving the KC Stadium next month. L’Equipe reports that the Frenchman has returned to his native Paris where he is working with a fitness..." December 13

  • Premier League to expand global reach, may add fixtures in America

    Pro Soccer Talk "The Premier League and its clubs have continued to examine the possibility of adding matches overseas in the United States. The aim to hold a 39th round of contests at different places across the globe was denied six years ago by FIFA and other domestic officials, but an interest in completing..." October 08

  • Hull City owner Assem Allam announces the Premier League club IS for sale

    Daily Mail "Hull City owner Assem Allam revealed on Thursday he is willing to give the club away for nothing should his bid to change its name fail on appeal. Allam, 75, has ploughed an estimated £70million of his personal wealth into saving Hull from a financial abyss and transforming them into FA Cup..." September 11

  • Hatem Ben Arfa likely to have played last game for Newcastle United after loan signing to Hull City

    The Telegraph "Hatem Ben Arfa’s has revealed he almost cried with joy at completing his deadline day move to Hull City as many Newcastle United fans turned on manager Alan Pardew for failing to heal a rift with his most talented player or insert a recall clause in the loan deal. Despite freezing Ben Arfa out of..." September 03

  • Hatem Ben Arfa keen to repay new club Hull for ending his Newcastle purgatory

    Daily Mirror "Hatem Ben Arfa has revealed his delight at escaping from his Newcastle exile. The French winger admitted he almost wept at the warm welcome he got when signing for Hull City late on Monday night. Ben Arfa was ousted from Newcastle's first team squad and faced a season training with the kids..." September 03

  • Hull City make bid for Manchester United midfielder Tom Cleverley

    Sky Sports "Hull boss Steve Bruce confirmed there has been contact between the two clubs and that he has made an undisclosed offer for the England midfielder. Bruce told Sky Sports News HQ: "There has been conversations between the two clubs and we did have some sort of offer, but where we are up to..." August 31

  • Injury blow for Hull with Robert Snodgrass out for six months

    Daily Star "The 26-year-old joined the Tigers from Norwich for £7m but was injured on his league debut at QPR on Saturday. Hull manager Bruce said: “We didn’t envisage losing Snodgrass for six months, it’s a huge blow for us. “He was brought in to give us that little bit of quality in the midfield area...." August 20

  • Hull City boss Steve Bruce lines up £9million deal for Cameroon striker Vincent Aboubakar

    Daily Mirror "Hull City boss Steve Bruce is making a £9million move for Lorient’s Cameroon striker Vincent Aboubakar - after being priced out of domestic talent. Bruce has opened talks with the French club for their powerful front man who had his best-ever campaign last season and is keen to move to..." August 19

  • Manchester United's Danny Welbeck a transfer target for Hull as Old Trafford bench looms

    Daily Mirror "Tigers poised to sell Long and launch club-record raid for England striker who looks set to struggle for game-time if Van Gaal starts Rooney and Van Persie. Hull are ready to make a record-busting move for Manchester United’s England World Cup striker Danny Welbeck. Steve Bruce will have to..." August 14

  • Shane Long set for Southampton move as Hull accept £12million bid for striker

    Daily Mail "Southampton have had a £12million accepted for Hull City striker Shane Long. Manager Ronald Koeman wants a proven Premier League performer to support Graziano Pelle and the Republic of Ireland international Long has been recommended by Southampton scouts. Long only joined Hull last January..." August 13

  • Tom Ince signs two-year contract with Hull City

    The Guardian "Hull City have announced the signing of Tom Ince on a two-year contract. The 22-year-old winger, son of the former England international Paul, has agreed a two-year deal at the KC Stadium. Compensation with Blackpool has yet to be sorted out and a tribunal may be necessary if a figure cannot be..." July 07

  • Hull agree fee for Jake Livermore with Tottenham

    Sky Sports "Hull have agreed an undisclosed fee with Tottenham for the permanent transfer of midfielder Jake Livermore. The 24-year-old is currently discussing personal terms with Steve Bruce’s side and Hull hope to conclude the deal early next week. Livermore spent last season on loan with Hull where..." June 21

  • Hull City interested in signing Sheffield United captain Harry Maguire

    Daily Mail "Hull City are tracking Harry Maguire as Steve Bruce begins planning for a second season in the Premier League. The Sheffield United central defender has drawn top flight suitors after a couple of consistent seasons in League One, where he has captained the Blades. Still only 21, Maguire is..." June 13

  • Newcastle plot Curtis Davies transfer from Hull with Sunderland and Everton also interested

    Daily Mirror "Newcastle have joined the chase for Hull skipper Curtis Davies. The centre-back is in demand, with Sunderland and Everton both ready to pay £8million to prise him out of the Yorkshire club. But Toon chief Alan Pardew plans to tempt the Tigers with a player-plus-cash offer for the former..." June 08

  • Premier League revenues top £2.5 billion

    Fox Sports "Commercial revenue increased by 21% at Premier League clubs in the 2012/13 season and topped £2.5 billion for the first time, according to the Annual Review of Football Finance by Deloitte. However, over 75% of the revenue increase was spent on wages, which rose by £125m (8%) to £1.8billion and..." June 05

  • Fraizer Campbell close to Cardiff City exit door - with former club Hull City set to pounce

    Daily Mirror "Fraizer Campbell is ready to quit relegated Cardiff City - after news of an escape clause was flashed to interested clubs. The former England cap would jump at a chance to stay in the Premier League and he could be available for as little as £800,000. Campbell has Manchester United and Spurs..." May 12

  • Hull City's proposed name change rejected by FA

    The Guardian "Assem Allam's application to change the name of Hull City to Hull Tigers has been rejected, the Football Association has announced. The Hull owner's plans were met with mutiny and protest over the issue which has overshadowed their season. Those against the change were boosted three weeks ago..." April 09

  • West Ham and Hull lead chase for AC Milan's £3million-rated midfielder Sulley Muntari

    Daily Mirror "Hull and West Ham are in the hunt to land £3million-rated Sulley Muntari this summer. Muntari will be offered to clubs after becoming a casualty of AC Milan’s shake-up. The Ghana midfielder had one season in English football with Portsmouth six years ago and helped them win the FA Cup. He..." April 07

  • Boyd banned for three games after being found guilty of spitting at City keeper Hart

    Daily Mail "George Boyd has been hit with a three-game ban following his clash with Manchester City goalkeeper Joe Hart on Saturday. The incident with the England sopper, which was not seen by the match officials but showed up on television replays, occurred in the second half of Saturday's match at the KC..." March 20

  • Hull land teenage hotshot Ter Horst from Folkstone on three-year deal

    Daily Mail "Hull City have signed one of non-league football’s most wanted strikers. Folkestone striker Johan Ter Horst has signed a three-year deal after completing a medical on Monday morning. The 18-year-old will stay with Folkestone for the rest of this season and will join Steve Bruce’s side..." March 17

  • Hull target transfer of Chung Yong Lee from Championship Bolton in the summer

    Daily Mirror "Steve Bruce has already been in touch about the Trotters' South Korean midfielder and his top scout Stan Ternent watched him in action at the weekend. Hull are planning a raid for Bolton’s South Korean World Cup star Chung Yong Lee. The Tigers' boss Steve Bruce has made an enquiry about..." February 10

  • Hull boss Steve Bruce targeting AC Milan enforcer Sulley Muntari

    Daily Star "Tigers boss Steve Bruce wants to strengthen City’s midfield as he plots his side’s route to top flight safety, and is targeting a £3.9m swoop for the former Portsmouth ball winner. Bruce splashed £14m on bringing in strikers Nikica Jelavic and Shane Long from Everton and West Brom last..." January 21

  • Hull join hunt to sign Jelavic as pursuit of Long and Fletcher begins to slow down

    Daily Mail "Hull manager Steve Bruce has joined the race for Everton striker Nikica Jelavic after growing frustrated in his pursuit of Shane Long and Steven Fletcher. Bruce is eager to bring in a goalscorer to bolster Hull's upturn in form. Sunderland have priced Fletcher out of his reach and West Bromwich..." January 10

  • Wilkins to join Fulham coaching staff as Meulensteen seeks helping hand after Hull defeat

    Daily Mail "Ray Wilkins is to return to Fulham as part of Rene Meulensteen’s coaching staff. The 57-year-old was manager at Craven Cottage in 1997 prior to taking up coaching roles at Chelsea, Watford and Millwall and had a win percentage of just over 47 per cent. His experience is seen as vital to..." December 30

  • Manchester United plan Nick Powell transfer to Hull on loan to see if he's Premier League ready

    Daily Mirror "Youngster has impressed in the Championship after being farmed out to Wigan and now Old Trafford legend Steve Bruce wants him at the Tigers Manchester United boss David Moyes is ready to send Nick Powell to Steve Bruce’s Hull - after his stunning success at Championship side Wigan. Moyes has..." December 30

  • Hull plot £6million Steven Fletcher move after Black Cats hit man falls down Sunderland pecking order

    Daily Mirror "Hull City boss Steve Bruce is ready to make a record-breaking move for Sunderland striker Steven Fletcher. Scotland international hit man Fletcher has fallen out of favour under Gus Poyet in recent weeks and the Tigers are set to pounce. And Bruce will try to tempt the Black Cats into a sale..." December 27

  • Hull plot £6.5m transfer swoop for West Brom's Shane Long in January

    Daily Mirror "Hull will make a fresh £6.5million swoop for West Brom striker Shane Long in the January transfer window, writes Bill Cooper. Boss Steve Bruce wanted to make Long the Tigers' record buy in the summer, but his deadline day bid for the Republic of Ireland hitman was dramatically aborted by Albion..." November 15

  • Everton, Hull and Crystal Palace join Newcastle in race for Man City's Ibrahim

    Daily Star "Premier League trio Everton, Hull and Crystal Palace have joined Newcastle in the race for Manchester City midfielder Abdisalam Ibrahim. The 22-year-old midfielder, who has been compared to former Citezen Patrick Vieira in his playing style, is understood to have been told he is allowed to find..." November 07

  • Steve Bruce hoping to keep Jake Livermore at Hull City

    Sky Sports "Steve Bruce will be exploring the option of making Jake Livermore's stay at Hull City permanent in January. The highly-rated midfielder agreed a season-long loan switch from Tottenham Hotspur over the summer - on the same day that Tom Huddlestone swapped life at White Hart Lane for that at the..." October 28

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