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July 30, 2018
Report: North Ferriby United 0 Hull City 2

Second-half goals from Frazier Campbell and Elliot Holmes saw Hull City round off their pre-season campaign with a 2-0 victory over North Ferriby United to lift the Billy Bly Memorial Trophy on Monday night. After an entertaining but goalless first half, which saw both Adam Curry and Jon Toral denied by the crossbar, the deadlock…

July 30, 2018
Sheffield Wednesday (A) Tickets Now On Sale

Tickets for the Tigers’ first away trip of the season away at Sheffield Wednesday are now on sale to Members. Nigel Adkins’ side travel to Hillsborough on Saturday 11th August (KO 3pm) with tickets priced as follows: £39 Adults £29 Over 65s & Under 21s £15 Under 17s £10 Under 11s £5 Under 5s (Only…

July 30, 2018
MacDonald Targeting Key Role In New-Look Defence

Angus MacDonald is aiming to become a key figure in the Tigers’ new-look defence in 2018/19. The centre-back will face competition from summer signings Reece Burke and Jordy de Wijs for a starting berth as the new season gets underway – whilst Ondrej Mazuch will provide a fourth option for Nigel Adkins upon his return…

July 29, 2018
Adkins: Work To Do

Nigel Adkins stressed that there was still work to be done after Hull City’s pre-season draw at Barnsley on Saturday. Jarrod Bowen’s 33rd-minute strike ensured the spoils were shared at Oakwell, cancelling out Kenny Dougall’s third-minute opener for the Tykes. The result brought a second successive stalemate for the Tigers following the 2-2 draw with…

July 29, 2018
Billy Bly Memorial Trophy

The Tigers will be in pre-season action for the final time on Monday night with a trip to North Ferriby United to contest the Billy Bly Memorial Trophy (KO 7.30pm). Nigel Adkins is hoping Jackson Irvine and Fraizer Campbell will be in action at the Chadwick Stadium after the duo missed Saturday’s trip to Barnsley…

July 29, 2018
Fan Gallery: Barnsley 1 Hull City 1

Take a look through our latest fan gallery from Saturday’s pre-season clash at Oakwell. Jarrod Bowen was on hand to cancel out Kenny Dougall’s early opener for the hosts as the Yorkshire Derby ended all square. You can check back at hullcitytigers.com after every game to see if you feature in our gallery from the…

July 28, 2018
Adkins Gives Injury Update On de Wijs & Burke

Nigel Adkins is hopeful of having both Jordy de Wijs and Reece Burke available for the Tigers’ Championship opener against Aston Villa despite both seeing both of central defenders forced off in Saturday’s 1-1 draw away at Barnsley. De Wijs lasted less than half an hour of the friendly fixture following a clash of heads…

July 28, 2018
In Pictures: Barnsley 1 Hull City 1
Jarrod Bowen's goal cancelled out Kenny Dougall's opener for the hosts as the spoils were shared in the Tigers' latest pre-season encounter away at Barnsley. Nigel Adkins' side trailed inside three minutes when Dougall’s shot from the edge of the box went through a number of bodies and somehow found its way past David Marshall...
July 28, 2018
Report: Barnsley 1 Hull City 1

The Tigers were held to a second successive pre-season draw at Oakwell by an industrious Barnsley side on Saturday afternoon. Nigel Adkins’ side fell behind to an early Kenny Dougall strike, but recovered well from the set-back and went into the break on level terms following Jarrod Bowen’s well-taken finish just past the half hour…

July 28, 2018
Team News: Bowen Returns From Injury At Barnsley

Nigel Adkins has made just one change from the side that drew 2-2 with Newcastle United in midweek as Jarrod Bowen makes his return from injury in place of David Milinković, who is included amongst the substitutes. Jon Toral joins Bowen in returning from injury to feature on the bench, where he is joined by…

July 28, 2018
Match Preview: Barnsley vs Hull City

Hull City head to Oakwell on Saturday afternoon to face Barnsley in their penultimate pre-season outing (KO 3pm). Jarrod Bowen, Jon Toral and Jackson Irvine could all return to action in South Yorkshire as the Tigers’ preparations ahead of the 2018/19 Championship campaign near conclusion. Bowen and Toral have missed the last two run-outs due…

July 27, 2018
Pre-Season: Pay On The Day At Barnsley

Tickets for Hull City’s final pre-season friendly of the summer, away at Barnsley, are now no longer available to buy in advance. The Tigers head to Oakwell to face Daniel Stendel’s side on Saturday 28th July (KO 3pm). Fans can still purchase tickets on the day, although prices will rise to £12 for all adults…

July 27, 2018
New Away Kit On Sale Now!

You can get your hands on our new 2018/19 away kit online and in store now! The new shirt, shorts and socks are available in adult, junior, infant and baby sizes. The dark and moody kit, which features amber on the neckline and cuffs synonymous with the proud history of Hull City, has all of…

July 26, 2018
Live Match Commentary To Return To The BBC

Hull City and BBC Radio Humberside are delighted to announce a new broadcast partnership, which will see the radio station provide live commentary of all first-team matches for the 2018/19 season. David Burns will once again be the voice of Hull City for the station, providing uninterrupted FM coverage of every Tigers’ fixture, with the…

July 26, 2018
Kane Pleased With Positive Start

It’s been just ten days since the versatile 24-year-old put pen-to-paper on a season-long loan deal to make the switch to the KCOM Stadium, during which he has made two pre-season appearances. The Chelsea loanee played 75 minutes in the defeat to Rochdale last weekend, before getting his name on the scoresheet as Nigel Adkins’…

July 26, 2018
Villa Tickets Now On Sale

Nigel Adkins’ side will be looking to get off to a good start against last season’s beaten Play-Off Finalists and you can book your seat now online, by telephone (01482 358418) and in person at Tiger Leisure. This match has been designated as a Category B fixture, with prices as follows: Zone 1: £18 Zone…

July 25, 2018
Henriksen: Best Performance So Far

Ayoze Pérez’s late equaliser four minutes from time denied the Tigers what would have been a fully deserved win against the Premier League side at the KCOM Stadium, but Henriksen didn’t let that disappointment dampen his spirits after the game. “I think it was our best game so far in the pre-season by many miles,”…

July 25, 2018
Fan Gallery: Newcastle United (h)

As always, our photographer was on hand to capture images of the black and amber faithful supporting Nigel Adkins’ side on the night, and you can see a selection below. Don’t forget to check the site after every game in 2018/19 – home or away – to see if you feature in our fan gallery.

July 24, 2018
Encouraging Signs For Adkins

The Tigers produced their most encouraging performance of pre-season as they more than matched their Premier League opponents at the KCOM Stadium. After falling behind to Joselu’s 15th-minute opener, Adkins’ side responded in fine fashion to level before the break through Todd Kane’s close-range finish. Evandro then fired Adkins’ men into a lead on the…

July 24, 2018
In Pictures: Hull City vs Newcastle Utd

Joselu rewarded the Magpies for a bright start by breaking the deadlock early on, but the Magpies were pegged back before the break as Todd Kane’s close-range effort deflected off DeAndre Yedlin and squirmed under goalkeeper Karl Darlow. And the Tigers came out strongly in the second half to take a deserved lead just past…

July 24, 2018
Report: Hull City 2 Newcastle Utd 2

Joselu opened the scoring for Rafa Benitez’s men with 15 minutes played, but Kane’s close-range finish ensured the scores were level at the break. It was 2-1 to the Tigers just past the hour mark as Evandro marked another impressive pre-season display with a deserved goal. There was another twist to come though as Magpies…

July 24, 2018
Team News: Dicko Leads The Line Against Newcastle

Nigel Adkins has made two changes from the side that suffered defeat at Rochdale on Saturday, with Dicko and Dan Batty replacing Fraizer Campbell and Kevin Stewart. Summer signings Reece Burke and Jordy de Wijs once again start at centre back, whilst fellow new arrivals Todd Kane, David Milinković and Eric Lichaj also feature from…

July 24, 2018
Burke Looking Forward To Newcastle Test

Rafa Benitez’s side make the trip to East Yorkshire for what is the Tigers’ penultimate friendly fixture ahead of the 2018/19 Championship campaign and summer signing Burke is excited about the prospect of pitting his wits against the quality within the Magpies’ squad. “We’ve got a hard game coming up against Newcastle tonight but it…

July 24, 2018
Match Preview: Hull City vs Newcastle United

With talents such as Jonjo Shelvey, Ayoze Perez and ex-Tiger Mo Diamé in Rafa Benitez’s squad, the game is likely to provide a stern test for Nigel Adkins’ side in what is the Tigers’ penultimate friendly fixture ahead of the start of the 2018/19 Championship campaign. It’s been a busy summer transfer window so far…

July 23, 2018
Lichaj Sees Room For Improvement

Joe Rafferty’s 90th-minute strike for the hosts saw the Tigers slip to 1-0 loss at the Crown Oil Arena and the US international full-back was quick to admit the team can become more efficient in a number of areas. Speaking to Tigers TV after the game, Lichaj said: “It was a really tough game from…

July 23, 2018
Fan Gallery: Rochdale (a)
If you were at the Crown Oil Arena, see if you can spot yourself in our fan gallery from the pre-season friendly below.
July 22, 2018
Adkins: Another Useful Workout

The Tigers slipped to a narrow defeat at the Crown Oil Arena courtesy of Joe Rafferty’s 90th-minute winner and although he admitted that the result was not one he wanted, Adkins was quick to stress it was the fitness exercise as a whole that was of utmost importance as preparations for the 2018/19 Championship campaign…

July 21, 2018
Mazuch To Miss Start Of Season

The centre-back has been out of action since limping off in the Tigers’ 2-1 friendly win over Maritimo in Portugal 11 days ago, and is now set for an extended spell on the sidelines. “Ondrej picked up an injury in the first game in Portugal, landed very heavy on his knee, and now he’s going…

July 21, 2018
In Pictures: Rochdale vs Hull City

Joe Rafferty scored the only goal of the game, snatching a 90th-minute winner for the League One side with a well-taken strike into the bottom corner. Take a look at our gallery below for a selection of pictures from the game.

July 21, 2018
Tigers Fall To Defeat At Rochdale

Joseph Rafferty scored the only game with just seconds of normal time remaining to inflict a frustrating defeat on Nigel Adkins’ side. Adkins opted for a strong starting line-up with five of his summer signings – Eric Lichaj, Reece Burke, Jordy de Wijs, Todd Kane and David Milinković – all included from the off, whilst…