Posts Tagged "Hull City"

Match Of The Past: Hull City

By on Sep 20, 2012 in Latest, Video | 0 comments

This evening, in this series of archive videos of the clubs of the Football League Championship, we turn our attention Hull City, and five matches from five decades coupled with a news report from one of the clubs darkest hours. First up is an FA Cup Fifth Round match against Tottenham Hotspur from the 1953/54 season at a packed Boothferry Park. Our next two matches...

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Those We Have Lost: Boothferry Park, Hull City

By on Jun 5, 2011 in English League Football, History, Latest | 5 comments

For the third part in our series about the football homes that we have lost over the last quarter of a century or so, we are delighted to welcome Marcus Dysch to Twohundredpercent. Marcus supports Hull City, and had predictably mixed at the club’s departure from Boothferry Park, which was only finally demolished earlier this year. Marcus writes about Hull City...

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Is Hull City’s Hell Nearly Over?

By on Oct 23, 2010 in English League Football, Finance, Latest | 1 comment

So, farewell then, Russell Bartlett? An unpopular figure, who presided over initial success but ultimate failure, leaving a trail of financial misjudgements in his wake, for which he tried to blame others, it is little wonder that Hull City’s future ex-owner has been branded by some commentators as “Tom Hicks-lite.” Well, by me anyway. At the time of writing,...

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Hull City’s Finances Show The Downside Of “Ambition”

By on Oct 30, 2009 in English League Football, Finance, Latest | 15 comments

Football fans have become better educated in the mysteries of football finances over recent years out of necessity as much as anything else, but just occasionally old naiveties come to the fore. It might just be that they can’t believe that things could be as bad off the pitch as on it at the moment, but Hull City fans are less concerned than they should be about...

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Brian Little – Slow Decline Or Varied Career?

By on Aug 29, 2009 in Latest, Non-League | 2 comments

If you watch a match this afternoon, take a moment if possible to look into the eyes of your manager. If your team is winning you may think that you see happiness, but it’s not. It’s relief and respite. If your team is losing or drawing you may just get to see a haunted soul. Ironically, given that it is statistically likely that most managers will lose...

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