Hull City Rumors & News

  • 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

  • Hull sign Tottenham's Tom Huddlestone & Jake Livermore

    BBC "Premier League newcomers Hull City have signed Tom Huddlestone and Jake Livermore from Tottenham. Huddlestone 26 has joined in a three-year deal for a fee in the region of £5m while fellow midfielder Livermore 23 moves on a season-long loan. England international Huddlestone spent eight..." August 15

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