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July 25, 2018
Robson Selected For International Duty

Robson and his international team-mates will take part in three games as part of their preparations for the UEFA European U17s qualifiers later this year. The four-team tournament, now in its 38th year, features the Under-17 national teams of Czech Republic, Croatia and the hosts, Hungary. The dates for Wales’ Telki Cup fixtures are as…

July 5, 2018
Academy Welcomes New Coaches

Fagan, who enjoyed two spells as a player with the Tigers, is a UEFA A Licenced coach and will work with the Academy’s Under-15s/16s side during the 2018/19 season. As a player, Fagan was a true fans’ favourite at the KCOM Stadium. His blistering pace and eye for goal were the trademarks of the Birmingham-born…

May 23, 2018
Next Season’s U9s Sign On

The youngsters, along with their parents and relatives, were invited to the KCOM for an induction evening, where they were given a presentation by Academy Manager Jon Beale, Head of Academy Sport Science Jamie Goldsmith and Academy Coach Daniel O’Keeffe in the 1904 Lounge. Afterwards, the boys were taken pitchside, posing for photos and taking…

May 22, 2018
Curry Aiming To Impress in 2018/19

The centre-back, who turned 21 on Monday, penned a new one-year deal with the Club last week after impressing for Jon Beale’s Under-23 side in 2017/18 following his return from injury, also enjoying a loan spell at Vanarama National League North side Spennymoor Town in the latter stages of the campaign. Having extended his stay…

May 18, 2018
Curry Signs New Deal

The 20-year-old, who first arrived at the KCOM Stadium from South Shields in November 2015, has signed a one-year deal which will keep him at the Club until the summer of 2019. Although yet to make his senior debut in a black and amber shirt, the centre-back was part of Nigel Adkins’ squad that travelled…

May 18, 2018
New Deal For Ritson

The 19-year-old centre-back, who penned his first professional deal with the Tigers last summer after joining the Academy at the age of 16, is now contracted until the summer of 2019. Speaking after putting pen-to-paper, Ritson said: “I’m buzzing to get the deal signed. It’s a nice reward at the end of the season and…

May 16, 2018
Class Of 2018 Scholars Sign Up

Some new faces joined others who have already been at the Club – and progressed through the Academy ranks – for a number of years to put pen-to-paper on their two-year scholarship contracts. Quinn Thompson, Harvey Cartwright, Harry Wood, Tommy Best, Jake Bayram, David Robson, Andy Smith and Robert Guilfoyle will all join the Academy…

May 16, 2018
In Pictures: East Riding FA Senior Cup Win

Jon Beale’s side produced an impressive team display to avenge last season’s cup final defeat to the Seasiders thanks to goals from Max Sheaf and Lewis Keane-Potter. Sheaf opened the scoring on 23 minutes with a sublime strike. Dan Hawkins and Lewis-Potter linked up well on the edge of the box to tee up the…

May 16, 2018
Cup Success Delights Beale

The Tigers secured a first success in the competition in 14 years with a 2-1 victory over Northern Counties East Premier League side Bridlington Town on Tuesday night thanks to first-half goals from Max Sheaf and Keane Lewis-Potter. Reflecting on the win, Academy Manager Beale said: “It’s always nice to pick up silverware – no…

May 15, 2018
East Riding FA Senior Cup Final Joy For Young Tigers

Jon Beale’s side consisted mainly of players from the under 18 squad, the two exceptions being Will Mannion and Lewis Ritson. The Brid side included former Tiger Gary Bradshaw and ex junior Joel Sutton. The two sides had met in last year’s final with Brid picking up the trophy at Haworth Park. Jacob Greaves couldn’t…

May 14, 2018
Larsson Backs Emerging Talent

Whilst Jarrod Bowen and Max Clark led the way in 2017/18, along with Dan Batty who came through to make his league debut on the final day of the season, the next crop of young talent isn’t too far behind. The likes of Callum Burton, Robbie McKenzie, Tyler Hamilton and Adam Curry were amongst those…

May 9, 2018
East Riding County Senior Cup Final Date Set

The final will be staged at the Roy West Centre on Inglemire Lane. Admission to the game is £6 Adults and £3 Concessions. Jon Beale’s youngsters are bidding to lift the East Riding FA’s most prestigious trophy for the first time since 2003/04. The Tigers entered this season’s competition in the second round stage, where…

April 30, 2018
Vacancy: Academy Physiotherapist

The successful candidate will be an innovative physiotherapist who will have a clear vision of how they can positively assist team performance and add to the Sports Science and Medical Department moving forward. Further details about the role, as well as information about how to apply, can be viewed by clicking here. The closing date…

April 19, 2018
U23s Beaten At Palace

Despite making a promising start to the game at Selhurst Park, Jon Beale’s side fell behind with 20 minutes played as Levi Lumeka headed home at the back post. The Eagles doubled their lead on the hour when James Daly followed up after Harrison Foulkes’ brilliant save had denied Lumeka, and it was Lumeka who…

April 19, 2018
Dan Batty Signs New Deal

20-year-old Batty has made three senior appearances for the Tigers this season, the most recent of which came from the bench in our Emirates FA Cup Fifth Round tie with Chelsea, and has now signed a deal that will see him stay at the KCOM Stadium until at least 2020. Batty joined the Club’s Academy…

April 19, 2018
Beale Keen To End Season On A High

Going into the clash on a five-game unbeaten run in all competitions, the Tigers can put themselves in pole position to secure a third-place finish in the Northern table with a victory in South London today and Beale is eager to see his young charges sign off with a win. “It’s five successive wins in…

April 18, 2018
Preview: U23s vs Crystal Palace (a)

Fixture: Crystal Palace U23s vs Hull City U23sWhere: Selhurst ParkWhen: Thursday 19th April 2018Kick-Off: 2pm The Under-23s face their last assignment of the Professional Development League campaign this afternoon when they take on Crystal Palace (KO 2pm). Jon Beale’s side men visit Selhurst Park intent on rounding off the season on a positive note and…

April 16, 2018
Keane Fires U23s To Home Win

As well as Keane, Ondrej Mazuch and Kevin Stewart were given a run out in Jon Beale’s side which also included three trialists. Callum Smith, who scored twice in the 4-3 win at Ipswich Town, was joined by right back Rhydian Williams and striker Kieran Holsgrove. Will Mannion and Tyler Hamilton both returned to the…

April 13, 2018
Beale: Get Behind The Boys

The Development Squad have been in impressive form of late, coming into this weekend’s game on the back of three successive wins following their recent victories over Burnley, Bristol City and Ipswich Town. Beale’s side will take to the KCOM pitch immediately after the first-team’s home fixture against Sheffield Wednesday – with the game scheduled…

April 12, 2018
U23s In Action At The KCOM After First-Team Fixture

Supporters of all ages are invited to watch Jon Beale’s Development side take on Millwall as they look to continue their recent impressive form which has seen them secure four successive wins in all competitions with victories over Burnley, Bristol City and Ipswich Town in the league and Beverley Town in the semi-final of the…

April 11, 2018
Academy Coaching Vacancies

Potential applicants can find out more about the role, and how to apply, by clicking here. The closing date for applications is Friday 27th April 2018.   Hull City Tigers are committed to Safeguarding Children and Vulnerable Adults and colleagues are expected to contribute to the delivery of our safeguarding policy and procedures. Some posts…

April 11, 2018
Freddie Cowell

Freddie gave 34 years of loyal service in various roles aligned with our youth set-up, starting out as a schoolboy scout in 1978 and going on to discover some of the region’s best football talent. Dean Windass, Andy Payton and Leigh Jenkinson were just three of Freddie’s discoveries that went on to play for the…

April 9, 2018
U23s Edge Thriller At Ipswich

Smith was one of two trialists included in the line-up, the other being striker Jayden Antwi. Callum Burton, Dan Batty and Josh Thacker were also included in Jon Beale’s starting eleven, with Will Mannion, Josh Clackstone, Jordan Hickey, Tom Powell and Elliot Holmes dropping out of the side that beat Bristol City. The Tigers were…

April 3, 2018
Chadwick Hails Professional Performance

Billy Chadwick praised the professional manner in which the Tigers went about their business in Tuesday night’s East Riding FA Senior Cup semi-final victory over Beverley Town. Goals from Greg Olley (2), Chadwick and Robbie McKenzie saw Jon Beale’s side claim a comfortable win over the Humber Premier League outfit and book their place in…

April 3, 2018
Young Tigers Progress To Cup Final

Jon Beale’s side dominated the first half but had to wait until ten minutes before the interval to make the breakthrough. Neat play down the left flank saw the ball come to Greg Olley inside the box and the midfielder showed great composure to produce a fine finish with a low strike into the bottom…

March 29, 2018
New Deal For Callum Burton

The 21-year-old, who joined the Club from Shrewsbury Town last summer on a one-year deal, has regularly played for the U23s this season and was also on the bench for the first team for the game against Norwich City earlier this month. As he continues to develop, Burton is delighted to have earned a new…

March 27, 2018
Bristol City Performance Pleases Beale

Liam Edwards and Tom Powell were on the scoresheet as the Tigers claimed all three points at the Eon Visual Media Stadium and although George Nurse pulled a goal back for the visitors 15 minutes from time, Beale’s side held on to claim what was a fully deserved win. Speaking after the game, the Tigers’…

March 26, 2018
U23s Make It Back-To-Back Wins

Jon Beale made six changes to the side that won 2-1 at Burnley. Will Mannion, Matty Jacob, Jordan Hickey, Robbie McKenzie, Greg Olley and Elliot Holmes all came into the starting eleven. Adam Curry and Greg Luer are both currently out on loan and Callum Burton, Moses Odubajo, Dan Batty and Max Sheaf were also…

March 25, 2018
Preview: U23s vs Bristol City (h)

Fixture: Hull City U23s vs Bristol City U23sWhere: Eon Visual Media StadiumWhen: Monday 26th March 2018Kick-Off: 2pm The Under-23s return to Professional Development League action when they host their Bristol City counterparts at the Eon Visual Media Stadium on Monday afternoon. Following back-to-back defeats at the hands of Nottingham Forest and Leeds United, Jon Beale’s…

March 22, 2018
Academy Duo Head Out On Loan

Midfielder Will Annan (pictured) and Ellis Barkworth, who is a versatile player capable of operating in defence or midfield, have both joined Evo-Stik North club Tadcaster Albion until the end of the season. Albion are currently eighth in their division, three points outside the play-off places, with Annan and Barkworth in line to make their…