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June 3, 2018
JORDY DE WIJS

Jordy de Wijs joined the Tigers from PSV Eindhoven in July 2018, signing an initial three-year contract. Born in Kortrijk, Belgium, de Wijs comes from a footballing family with his father Edwin a former professional footballer who played over 100 league matches at the highest level of Dutch football, whilst his grandfather, Hans van der…

June 3, 2018
ERIC LICHAJ

Signed from Nottingham Forest on an initial two-year deal in June 2018. Born in the US state of Illinois, Eric Lichaj’s early football years were spent in the American college system before a move to England was sealed when snapped up by Aston Villa. The defender was a regular in the Villa reserve side during…

June 3, 2018
REECE BURKE

A lifelong Hammer from a West Ham-supporting family, Reece Burke made great strides after joining the East London club at the age of nine. After progressing through the youth ranks, the versatile defender – who can operate at right-back as well as his usual central role – made his Under-18s debut as a 16-year-old schoolboy…

June 3, 2018
DAVID MILINKOVIC

Born in the French town of Antibes, David Milinković started his playing days in the youth side of AS Cannes before switching to Red Star Belgrade’s Academy in December 2011 following his family’s relocation to Serbia. Although he never progressed to the first-team set-up at the Rajko Mitić Stadium, his promising talent did see him…

June 3, 2018
DAVID MARSHALL

The Tigers signed David Marshall from Cardiff City for an undisclosed fee in August 2016. The goalkeeper signed a three-year contract. Born in Glasgow, Marshall began his career at Celtic before moving south of the border to join Norwich City in 2007. After making just over 100 appearances for the Canaries, he signed for Cardiff…

June 3, 2018
WILLIAM MANNION

Will is a young goalkeeper who signed from AFC Wimbledon in the summer of 2016, penning a three-year deal. A regular for the Club’s U23 side, Will was also named on the bench for the Tigers’ League Cup tie against Exeter in August 2016, the same month in which he was included in the England…

June 3, 2018
CALLUM BURTON

Signed from Shrewsbury Town for an undisclosed fee in July 2017, Callum is a promising young goalkeeper who has previously represented England at U16, U17 and U18 level. He made his senior debut for Shrewsbury on the final day of the 2015/16 season, and had loan spells with Market Drayton, Workington, Nuneaton Town and AFC…

June 3, 2018
ONDREJ MAZUCH

Raised in the small town of Hodonn in Czech Republic, Ondrej Mazuch has seen more of Europe than most. The central defender began his career at Czech side Brno and he made 24 appearances in his debut season in professional football before moving to Serie A club Fiorentina in the summer of 2007. Mazuch spent…

June 3, 2018
STEPHEN KINGSLEY

Scotland international Stephen Kingsley began his career in his homeland with Falkirk, making his debut at the age of 16 in a 2-1 win over Partick Thistle in April 2011. He quickly established himself as a first-team regular for The Bairns and went to make over 100 appearances for the Scottish outfit in all competitions….

June 3, 2018
ANGUS MACDONALD

Signed from Barnsley in January 2018, Angus MacDonald arrived to add further depth to the Tigers’ defensive options. MacDonald came through the youth ranks at Reading but didn’t make a senior appearance for the Royals as he enjoyed loan spells with Torquay United and AFC Wimbledon before being allowed to join Salisbury City in 2013….

June 3, 2018
JACKSON IRVINE

Jackson Irvine joined the Tigers from Burton Albion for an undisclosed fee during the 2017 summer transfer window, with the midfielder signing a three-year deal. An Australian international, Irvine made the move over to British football in 2010 when joining Celtic’s youth set-up where he captained their U19 and U20 sides. A senior debut came…

June 3, 2018
KAMIL GROSICKI

The Tigers added exciting Polish winger Kamil Grosicki to their squad on the final day of the January 2017 transfer window. He joined from French side Rennes after agreeing a three-and-a-half-year deal. Grosicki was a key player for his country at Euro 2016 and has almost 50 international caps to his name. His club career…

June 3, 2018
JON TORAL

Jon Miquel Toral Harper – to give him his full name – was born in Reus, in the Province of Tarragona, Catalonia. He has an English mother and has been to able speak English fluently from an early age. He began playing football as a child with his local club, UE Barri Santes Creus, before signing…

June 3, 2018
EVANDRO GOEBEL

Evandro Goebel joined the Tigers from FC Porto for an undisclosed fee in January 2017. He signed a two-and-a-half year deal. The move saw Evandro initially reunited with Head Coach Marco Silva, with the pair having worked together at Portuguese side Estoril. An exciting Brazilian creative midfielder, Evandro began his career with Atletico Paranaense in…

June 3, 2018
JAMES WEIR

James Weir was a deadline day addition in August 2016, penning a three-year deal. Weir progressed through the ranks at Old Trafford, captaining United’s U21 side in 2015/16. Initially on the books of hometown club Preston North End, the midfielder joined Manchester United’s Academy in 2008 and as well as impressing at youth level, Weir…

June 3, 2018
DANIEL BATTY

A graduate of the Club’s Academy, Daniel Batty was involved with the first team squad on a number of occasions during the 2016/17 season. The central midfielder also enjoyed a fine campaign with the U23s with his impressive form earning him a new two-year deal. 2017/18 brought a senior debut, in a Carabao Cup tie…

June 3, 2018
MARKUS HENRIKSEN

Attacking midfielder Markus Henriksen joined the Tigers on loan from AZ Alkmaar in August 2016 in a deal that will become permanent in January 2017. Henriksen began his career with Rosenborg in his home country before joining AZ Alkmaar in 2012. He helped the Dutch side to win their domestic cup final in his first…

June 3, 2018
KEVIN STEWART

Enfield-born Stewart joined local club Tottenham Hotspur as a youngster, working his way through Spurs’ Academy set-up before signing his first professional contract at White Hart Lane. He enjoyed a month-long loan spell at Crewe Alexandra in the latter stages of the 2012/13 campaign, playing for games for the then League One side before returning…

June 3, 2018
NOUHA DICKO

Signed from Wolverhampton Wanderers in August 2017, Nouha Dicko further adds to Head Coach Leonid Slutsky’s attacking options. Capped once by Mali, Dicko began his career with French club Strasbourg before moving to England where he had a successful trial with Wigan Athletic. However, after just one League Cup appearance, the striker was loaned out…

June 3, 2018
WILL KEANE

Will Keane joined the Tigers from Manchester United in August 2016, signing a three-year deal. A promising attacking talent, Keane joined United at the age of 11 and progressed through their academy to make his senior debut in December 2011 when the Tigers’ current Caretaker Manager Mike Phelan was assistant manager at Old Trafford. Loan…

June 3, 2018
JARROD BOWEN

An exciting talent, Jarrod joined the Tigers’ Academy from Hereford United in 2014. By that time, he had already made eight appearances for the Bulls at National League level having made his senior debut at the age of just 17. The striker was in impressive form during pre-season in the summer of 2016 as injuries…

June 3, 2018
FRAIZER CAMPBELL

A man who needs little introduction to Tigers fans, Fraizer Campbell returns to the KCOM Stadium nine years after the end of a loan spell that initially established him as a favourite on the terraces. After coming through the youth system at Manchester United, Campbell was brought in by then-boss Phil Brown in October 2007…