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July 15, 2018
Memorable Opening Day Wins

Record Breakers 2-1 vs Leicester City | 13th August 2016 | Premier League The Tigers kicked off the 2016/17 Premier League season in record breaking fashion by becoming the first side to beat the reigning champions on the opening day of the season with an impressive victory over Leicester City at the KCOM Stadium. The…

May 26, 2018
Ten Years On: City Centre Celebrations

Supporters of all ages cheered as two open-topped buses carried Phil Brown’s victorious squad through the city before a sea of black and amber greeted the players in Queen Victoria Square ahead of their Civic Reception at the Hull City Hall. Remember the unforgettable scenes in the city centre with our photos below.

May 24, 2018
Ten Years On: How The Action Unfolded

After 104 years, the Tigers finally made it into the top-flight of English football. And to put the icing on the cake, their finest hour came at the most famous football stadium in the world – and on their first ever visit too! Recall all the drama of the day in the Capital in our…

May 24, 2018
Ten Years On: Tigers Fans At Wembley

Did you make the trip on what proved to be an unforgettable day? If so, see if you can spot yourself in fan gallery below.

May 24, 2018
Ten Years On: How It Felt To Win At Wembley

“I think there is a lot to be said for team spirit, togetherness and camaraderie and mentality. There is a lot to be said for working together over 49 games and these players deserve their reward. The quality of ‘Deano’s’ goal was there for all to see, but for me the defending was immense. “These…

May 24, 2018
Ten Years On: Wembley Win In Pictures

Check out the pictures below to recall our unforgettable first-ever appearance at the home of English football.

May 23, 2018
Ten Years On: Happy Wembley Day

This was the moment that Dean Windass fired the Tigers into the Premier League for the first time in the Club’s history. After volleying home Fraizer Campbell’s perfectly-placed cross, Windass secured his place in the record books and ended the Tigers’ 104-year wait for top-flight football. It was a moment of brilliance fit to grace such…

May 17, 2018
Crest Redesign – Supporter Nominations

Phase One of the redesign process includes the forming of a panel which will be made up of supporters, community voices and influencers. The panel will meet at important stages during the redesign and this is your chance be a major part of it. Full details of the redesign process can be found by clicking…

May 14, 2018
On This Day: A Memorable Night Under The KCOM Lights

It was a night packed with tension for both clubs. Watford – trailing 2-0 from the first leg at Vicarage Road three days earlier – dominated the opening proceedings and grabbed the early goal they so desperately needed when Darius Henderson slotted home from 12 yards. The Tigers were looking nervous and breathed a huge…

May 11, 2018
Tigers On Tour

USA 1984 The Tigers embarked on their end-of-season tour to Florida without a manager after a turbulent end to the 1983/84 campaign that saw the Club miss out on promotion by just one goal and led to Colin Appleton handing in his resignation. The June tour compromised of just two games and kicked off with…

May 9, 2018
Tigers Amongst The Goals

The goal scored at Griffin Park took the tally for 2017/18 to 70, the most registered in a regular league season since 2004/05 when 80 goals were bagged with Stuart Elliott contributing 27 from the left wing as promotion from League One was secured. This season’s total is also the Club’s highest in the second…

May 3, 2018
Legend Wagstaff On Attacking Talent

Abel Hernandez, Harry Wilson and Kamil Grosicki have been knocking in the goals of late, contributing 14 of the 24 goals scored in the 11 games played since the beginning of March, form that has been vital in securing the Tigers’ Championship status for next season. Goals will always help to win you points, and…

May 1, 2018
On This Day: Promotion Party At Yeovil

Peter Taylor’s side went into what was the Club’s penultimate game of the 2003/04 Division Three campaign knowing that only a draw was needed to finish the job and they set about their task in positive fashion, opening the scoring from the penalty spot after just ten minutes. Adam Lockwood was penalised for pulling Danny…

April 26, 2018
On This Day: Big Ben Strikes

Having joined the club from Stockport County towards the end of March, the big striker had failed to score in his first four appearances in a black and amber shirt but finally managed to open his account in style when Peter Taylor’s Tigers hosted Kidderminster Harriers which ended in a comprehensive 4-1 win. He opened…

April 24, 2018
Where A 5-5 Draw Fits Into The Record Books….

As well as being the first time that the Tigers have scored five goals in consecutive away league games, following on from the 5-0 thrashing of Burton Albion at the Pirelli Stadium earlier this month, the scoreline also now stands as the highest-scoring league draw in our history. Prior to last weekend, 4-4 had stood…

April 17, 2018
Ken Wagstaff To Be Special Guest On Tigers Podcast

‘Waggy’ became a hero to many a fan for his goal-scoring exploits during the 1960s and 70s, scoring almost 200 goals in 434 appearances and forming one half of the famous strike-partnership with the Club’s record goal-scorer Chris Chilton. We’re looking forward to hearing some fascinating tales from that era and, if there’s anything you…

April 11, 2018
High Fives: On The Road

It was also a win that sent some scrambling back through the record books. The relevant stat was quickly found – Nigel Adkins’ side had run up the Club’s biggest away win in more than a century. A 5-0 success at Glossop on March 16th 1915, when the prolific Sammy Stevens was amongst the scorers,…

February 8, 2018
Senior Tigers Hold Successful Memorabilia Afternoon

A busy Kingston Suite was packed out with a whole range of interesting items on display. As well as members displaying their own items of memorabilia gathered over many, many decades, Les Motherby, Tony Sturdy and Roy Bly were also there to show their own vast array of interesting and varied collections. Displays included a…

February 6, 2018
Senior Tigers Memorabilia Event This Thursday

As well as giving members the opportunity to show items that they have collected over many years supporting the Club, the group has invited Les Motherby, Tony Sturdy and Roy Bly down to display some of their own extensive collections of memorabilia from the distant past to the current day. The meeting is also open…

February 3, 2018
Tigers Podcast – Phil Brown

Brown joins Dean Windass and host Steve Jordan in the studio for a bumper episode as he looks back on his incredible time at the KCOM Stadium, which included the Club’s first ever promotion to the top flight of English football and what turned into a successful bid for survival in that famous first season…

February 1, 2018
15 Years At The KCOM: Nominate Your Favourite Memories

In December 2002, the Tigers relocated from Boothferry Park to the KCOM Stadium. This season saw us mark the 15th anniversary of the move and we want to celebrate by finding out who you think are the top 15 players to have played for the Club at our current home, along with the best 15…

January 25, 2018
Last Chance To Book For Hall Of Fame!

The special event, which takes place at the KCOM Stadium next Wednesday evening, will see the announcement of the first inductees into the Club’s new Hall of Fame. With many legends and famous faces from the past and present set to attend it’s sure to be a special night – and you can be a…

January 19, 2018
Time Running Out To Book For Hall Of Fame Event!

Taking place at the KCOM Stadium on Wednesday 31st January, the special evening will see the Hall of Fame’s first inductees announced in front of an audience that will include many legends and famous faces from the Club’s past. You can be sat amongst them by booking your place today with tickets priced £50 per…

January 5, 2018
Blasts From The Past: Blackburn Rovers (a)

Blackburn Rovers 0 Hull City 2Ewood Park | Championship | Saturday 13th February 2016 Second half goals from Abel Hernández and Mo Diamé secured all three points on the Tigers’ last trip to Ewood Park. After a goalless first half, Hernández rounded Jason Steele for his 16th league goal of the 2015/16 league campaign. Elliott…

January 4, 2018
Shared Shirts: Blackburn Rovers (a)

Joshua KingJoshua King made a loan move to the KCOM Stadium from Manchester United midway through the Tigers’ 2011/12 campaign, having previously enjoyed temporary spells at Preston North End and Borussia Mönchengladbach. The Oslo-born winger, who can also operate in a more central attacking role, made 19 appearances in a black and amber shirt, scoring…

January 3, 2018
The KCOM Stadium Years: 2009/10

In A Nutshell…Whereas the Tigers’ first season of top-flight football had been a memorable adventure, their second Premier League campaign was simply a long, hard struggle from start to finish. Involved in a battle at the foot of the table right from the off, highs were few and far between in season that saw many…

December 29, 2017
The KCOM Stadium Years: 2008/09

As part of our 15 years at the KCOM Stadium celebrations this week, we’re reviewing each and every one of our seasons at our current home – next up is the 2008/09 campaign… In A Nutshell…The 2008/09 season was another historic one in the Tigers’ history as the Club played top-flight football for the first-time….

December 21, 2017
The KCOM Stadium Years: 2007/08

As part of our 15 years at the KCOM Stadium celebrations this week, we’re reviewing each and every one of our seasons at our current home – next up is the unforgettable 2007/08 campaign… In A Nutshell…2007/08 was the season the sleeping Tiger finally woke up. The season the Club made history. The season the…

December 20, 2017
The KCOM Stadium Years: 2006/07

In A Nutshell…The summer of 2006 saw a change in management at the KCOM Stadium. Peter Taylor departed after almost four years in the Tigers’ dug-out to charge of Crystal Palace, with Phil Parkinson recruited from Colchester United as his replacement. Parkinson was seen as one of the games top young managers having guided his…

December 20, 2017
The KCOM Stadium Years: 2005/06

In A Nutshell…Successive promotions mean that the Tigers began the 2005/06 campaign in the Championship, playing in English football’s second tier for the first time in 14 years. Supporters had been fed on a diet of winning football matches since the Club’s move the KCOM Stadium, but both fans and the team would have to…