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March 19th

Hull City have two players away on international duty as the Championship takes a break for the European qualifiers. Kamil Grosicki will be the first to be in action when Poland take on Austria on Thursday. Tigers captain Markus Henriksen is with the Norway squad as they prepare to open their campaign away in Spain. on Saturday.

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Hull City's Jarrod Bowen says it was a massive relief to pass the 20-goal mark for the season.
A brace against QPR also helped the 22-year-old set a new club record, having scored in eight successive home league games.
It beats a record set by Bill Bradbury during the 1958/59 campaign.
Bowen says he's happy to put his name in the record books.

March 18th

Hull City's Fraizer Campbell says Saturday's draw again against Queens Park Rangers feels like a defeat. 
The Tigers conceded two goals after being 2 nil up. Campbell said it was far too easy for them to score and they need to be better. 
They are six points off the play-offs, in 12th, with eight games to go.
Their next game is on the 30th at Ipswich.

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Hull City Head Coach Nigel Adkins says they missed a great opportunity to close in on the top six, after letting a two-goal lead slip against QPR.
Jarrod Bowen scored a brace, before two second half goals for the visitors ensured the points were shared.
The result leaves the Tigers six points adrift of the play-offs with eight games to go.

March 15th

Hull City face Queens Park Rangers on Saturday as the Tigers try to maintain their home form.
They'll be without captain Markus Henkrikson who's serving a two-match ban, but they have no fresh injury worries. 

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Hull City boss says both Jarrod Bowen and Jordy de Wijs are both doubts for tomorrow's visit of Queens Park Rangers.
Meanwhile the Tigers will definitely be without skipper Markus Henriksen, who serves a two-match ban after collecting his 10th booking in the defeat at Norwich.

March 14th

Hull City's boss says he was disappointed with some of his side's defending as the Tigers went down 3-2 against league leaders Norwich City last night.
Nigel Adkins says he's trying to address their away form which has seen them lose their last five matches on the road.
He says last night they did well in patches, but conceded three poor goals and scored two good ones.

March 13th

Hull City's boss Nigel Adkins says the players are relishing tonight's match against high-flying Norwich City. 
The Tigers are looking to bounce back from Saturday's 3-0 defeat at Nottingham Forest - their fourth loss in five matches away from home. 
It will get no easier on the road tonight - with Norwich second in the Championship table.

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Hull City boss Nigel Adkins is expected to make changes to the side for tonight's trip to Championship table second placed Norwich City.
Frazier Campbell and Evandro will both be in contention to start as the Tigers look to bounce back from last weekend's defeat.
Meanwhile City duo Markus Henriksen and Kamail Grosicki have both received international call-ups, at the start of the qualifiers for the 2020 European Championships.
Henriksen's in the Norway squad to face Spain and Sweden. Grosicki will join his Polish teammates for matches against Austria and Latvia.

March 12th

Hull City's under-23's slipped to a fourth defeat in five games, losing 1-0 at home to Cardiff City last night.
The visitors scored on the stroke of half-time, with both sides missing a penalty.

March 11th

Hull City's Jordy De Wijs has spoken of the frustration after Saturday's defeat at Nottingham Forest. The Tigers conceded three goals at The City Ground, to leave them five points adrift of sixth placed Derby County. De Wijs says they must bounce back from the missed opportunity. They're back in action on Wednesday at leaders Norwich and then QPR at home on Saturday.

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It was bad news for Hull City's play-off chances at the weekend, with the Tigers suffering a 3-0 defeat at Nottingham Forest. Head coach Nigel Adkins says they had good possession, but didn't threaten the goal enough. The Tigers are five points off the play-off spots.

March 8th

Hull City captain Markus Henriksen says the team has confidence, going into this weekend's clash with Nottingham Forest.
City are four points off the top six, and level on points with Forest.
Henriksen says the team has shown mental strength this season, following a poor start to the campaign.

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Hull City boss Nigel Adkins says they have to get a result at Nottingham Forest tomorrow.
The Tigers are one place below Forest and four points off the Championship's play-off spots.
He says all the games from now until the end of the season are big games.

March 7th

Hull City's boss says they've got three big games coming up, with the most important being the next one.
The Tigers travel to Nottingham Forest on Saturday four points off the Championship's play-off spots.
Nigel Adkins say he'll be utilising the squad over the next three games.

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Hull City's Jarrod Bowen has praised the recent performances of loanee Marc Pugh.
The 31-year-old joined from Bournemouth in January on a loan deal for the rest of the season.
He opened his account for the Tigers against Millwall, scoring the winning goal in a 2-1 victory.
Bowen says he's a joy to play with and his quality on the ball is clear to see.

March 6th

Hull City have taken a step closer to retaining the East Riding FA Senior Cup with a 3-0 semi final victory against Chalk Lane last night.
Jon Beale utilised both the under 23 and 18 squads with Tom Powell scoring a second half hat-trick.
The Tigers will face either Bridlington Town or Westella and Willerby in the final.

March 5th

Hull City's head coach says Jarrod Bowen's development and impressive form is down to hard work.
Bowen's brace in Saturday's 2-0 win against Birmingham saw him fast approaching the 20-goal mark for the season.
Adkins says the Tigers top goalscorer has got the talent and ability.

March 4th

Hull City's Todd Kane says it's all still to play for as the Tigers renew their hope of a play-off spot. Back-to-back wins over Millwall and Birmingham City have seen Nigel Adkins’ side cut the gap back down to four points. They have eleven games  to play in the Championship campaign. Kane hailed Saturday’s 2-0 win against the Blues as a very good team performance.

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Hull City Head Coach Nigel Adkins says they've secured their Championship status, but doesn't want his team to give up on the play-offs.
A Jarrod Bowen brace helped the Tigers beat Birmingham City 2-0 on Saturday, to move within four points of the top six.
Adkins says the team played good football and looked a massive threat.

March 1st

Hull City Head Coach Nigel Adkins says Birmingham carry big threats through-out their team. 
The Tigers currently sit in 11th place, three points behind 8th placed Birmingham. 
Adkins insists the Tigers are still in the play-off chase, and they could close the gap to three points on Saturday.

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Hull City Head Coach Nigel Adkins says the club is in the play-off chase.
The Tigers take on 8th placed Birmingham tomorrow, and could move to within three points of the top six. 
Meanwhile, Adkins says plans are being put in place for next season, despite the fact that his contract is due to expire in the summer.

February 28th

Hull City will be without Fraizer Campbell, Stephen Kingsley and Dan Batty for the visit of Birmingham City on Saturday. Marc Pugh is expected to start again, after scoring the winning goal against Millwall.

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Hull City's boss Nigel Adkins hopes the 2-1 victory over Millwall will give people belief the season is not over yet.
The Tigers bounced back from the 5-1 defeat at Brentford at the weekend with a win which leaves them 6 points from the Championship's play-off spots.

February 27th

Hull City boss Nigel Adkins has praised the club's supporters for their role in the Tigers 2-1 win against Millwall last night. Just over 10,000 fans turned up last night - one of the lowest league attendances at the KCOM Stadium. The win moves the Tigers to within 6 points of the Championship's play-off spots.

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Hull City boss Nigel Adkins was a happy man after the Tigers got back to winning ways with a 2-1 win against Millwall last night.
He says: "It's a big win for us and it puts us on 47 points. At the start of the season everybody expected us to get relegated. We're six points off the play-off places and the season is still alive." 
Jarrod Bowen opened the scoring, with Marc Pugh scoring the winner - his first goal for the club.

February 26th

Hull City's Markus Henriksen says the side needs to show passion again to home fans as the Tigers face Millwall at the KCOM Stadium tonight.
The team is unbeaten in their last seven home games. The Norwegian international described Saturday's defeat against Brentford as not even nearly good enough.
There are only 13 games left now, with home advantage tonight and against Birmingham on Saturday.

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Hull City boss Nigel Adkins says the Tigers will have to match Millwall's physicality when the two teams go head-to-head tonight.
City will be looking to bounce back from Saturday's disappointing 5-1 defeat to Brentford.
He says it's going to be a real battle in all areas of the pitch and they've got to go out and be as competitive as possible

February 25th

Hull City look set to be without David Marshall, Jackson Irvine and Fraizer Campbell for tomorrow's visit of Millwall. The Tigers could welcome the return of Jordy de Wijs and Reece Burke as they look to bounce back after the weekend's 5-1 defeat at Brentford.

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It was a frustrating weekend for Hull City boss Nigel Adkins after the Tigers suffered a 5-1 loss at Brentford.
Fraizer Campbell did open the scoring at Griffin Park, before City fell to their biggest defeat of the season.

February 22nd

Hull City's young striker Keane Lewis-Potter has signed a three-and-a-half year deal with the club.

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Hull City make to the trip down to London to face Brentford tomorrow.
Jordy De Wijs will be part of the squad, after a month out with a calf injury.
Kevin Stewart is a doubt with a back issue, as is Dan Batty with a similar complaint.
Jon Toral, James Weir and Ondrej Mazuch are all ruled out.

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Hull City striker Fraizer Campbell has challenged his teammates to push on in the final third of the season.
The Tigers have suffered just two defeats in their previous 14 league matches - a run which sees them just seven points from the Championship's play-off spots.
Tomorrow City are in London to face Brentford.

February 20th

Hull City's Jarrod Bowen says he's set his sights on 20 goals for the season having scored 12 in his last 13 games.
He's already got 16 this season and should he hit his target he would be the first for the Tigers since Stuart Elliot 14 years ago.

February 19th

Hull City's Mark Pugh says there's still plenty of points to play for.
City's play-off ambitions have been dented in recent weeks, and they currently sit nine points adrift.
Pugh says the squad used the free weekend, as Millwall were in FA Cup action, to go away and refocus.

February 15th

Hull City's Fraizer Campbell says he's looking to add more goals to his game, as he hit double figures for the season.
The 31-year-old bagged his tenth of the campaign in City's 2-2 draw with Rotherham on Tuesday.
Campbell says it's been a while since he's been injury free, and is enjoying his football with the Tigers.

February 14th

Hull City's new signing Liam Ridgewell admits his side didn't adjust to Rotherham United's change of system in the second half. 
Ridgewell had his first 90 minutes with the Tigers and says it was frustrating to concede two goals and vital points.  

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Hull City head coach Nigel Adkins says they'll use the free weekend to recharge.
The Tigers weekend game has been rearranged, due to Millwall playing in the FA Cup.
With 14 games to go, City sit in 11th place, seven points off the top six.

February 13th

Hull City's Jarrod Bowen admits that the Tigers weren't good enough in the second half of last night's Championship clash with Rotherham United. They surrendered a two-goal lead to draw and Bowen says it took them too long to adjust to the changes made by the Millers. Head Coach Nigel Adkins shared the frustration.

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Hull City's play-off hopes took a blow last night, after they let a two goal lead slip against Rotherham United.
Jarrod Bowen and Fraizer Campbell put the Tigers two-nil up at half time.
However, two early second half goals for the visitors, ensured the points were shared.
Head Coach Nigel Adkins says they wanted to avoid a scrappy, physical second half.

February 12th

Hull City Head Coach Nigel Adkins says his side won't underestimate Rotherham United tonight. The Millers are 21st in the Championship and have yet to record a win on their travels. Rotherham have created more chances from set-piece plays than any other team, according to Adkins. He says it'll be a real battle, as the Tigers aim to maintain their home form of five successive wins.

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Hull City's Jackson Irvine says the Tigers need to recover quickly from the defeat against Derby, with a win against Rotherham United tonight.
The 2-0 defeat at the weekend leaves City in 12th place.
Irvine says the lack of clinical edge in front of goal didn't help on Saturday.

February 11th

Hull City lost ground on the top six this weekend, as they lost 2-0 away to Derby in the Championship.
Head coach Nigel Adkins says the players failed the show their quality, when it counted.
City are in 12th place, seven points off the play-off spots.

February 8th

Hull City boss Nigel Adkins says confidence as high, as they prepare to take on play-off rivals Derby. 
A win would propel the Tigers to the brink of the play-off spots. 
Both Jordy De Wijs and Reece Burke are doubts for the game, but new signing Liam Ridgewell could feature.

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Hull City's new signing Liam Ridgewell says he's hoping they can close the gap on the top six against Derby.
City are within four points of the the play-off spots.
Ridgewell joined the club on deadline day last week, after a few years in America with Portland Timbers.

February 7th

Hull City's Jordy De Wijs and Reece Burke are both doubts for the game against Derby this weekend. 
A win for the Tigers could take them within one point of the top six.

February 5th

Keane-Lewis Potter scored twice as Hull City's under-23s came from behind twice to grab a 2-2 draw in the Professional Development League clash with Crewe.
Jon Beale's side got off to the worst possible start in Cheshire, falling behind with just six minutes played.

February 4th

Hull City player Robbie McKenzie's praised the way the Tigers bounced back from last week's loss to Blackburn Rovers.
City were back to winning ways with a 2-0 win over Stoke City at the weekend - a win which moved them to within four points of the Championship's play-off spots.
The midfielder says it was a great team performance and everyone was buzzing in the dressing room afterwards.

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Hull City boss Nigel Adkins has praised the Tigers' performance in the 2-0 win over Stoke last weekend.
Jarrod Bowen and Kamil Grosicki scored the goals which moved City to within four points of the Championship's play-off spots.
Adkins says it was a good response after the defeat against Blackburn, and the team's defensive shape was excellent.

February 1st

Hull City boss Nigel Adkins says he's delighted with the new recruit Liam Ridgewell.
The centre-back, who was a free agent, has been training with the Tigers since Monday.
Adkins says it's unlikely he'll start against Stoke tomorrow, when City will be looking to bounce back from last week's defeat against Blackburn. 

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Hull City were active on deadline day, as they confirmed the signing of free agent Liam Ridgewell.
The 34-year-old had recently left Portland Timbers in the United States.
The defender has previously racked up almost 350 appearances, during spells with Aston Villa, Birmingham City and West Brom.
East Yorkshire Carnegie also confirmed that Hull City goalkeeper David Robson, will stay on loan with them until the end of the season.

January 31st

Hull City's young goalkeeper Charlie Andrew has joined Bradford Park Avenue on loan until the end of the season.
The 19-year-old signed his first professional deal with the Tigers last summer.
Football clubs have until 11pm tonight before the January transfer window closes.

January 29th

Hull City's Under-23s squandered a two-goal lead last night, as Barnsley came back to secure a 3-3 draw.
Elliot Holmes, Callum Smith and an own goal, meant the Tigers had a 3-1 lead going into the final few minutes.
However, two stoppage time goals from the visitors ensured the points were shared.

January 28th

Hull City's Markus Henriksen wants to use Saturday's 3-0 defeat at Blackburn as motivation.
The Tigers 10 games unbeaten run came to an end at Ewood Park.
Henriksen says the performance was nowhere near the impressive standards set during the last two months.

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Hull City Head Coach Nigel Adkins says his side will pick themselves up, after a 3-0 defeat at Blackburn on Saturday.  
The result leaves the Tigers six points off the play-offs, in 12th place.
Adkins says the team needed to bang at it, but started poorly.
City are assessing the injuries to Jarrod Bowen and Ondrej Mazuch, who were both forced off during the game.

January 25th

Hull City will be looking to keep their unbeaten run going when they face Blackburn Rovers on Saturday. 
They are now 10 unbeaten in the Championship - with seven wins and three draws

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Hull City's new signing Marc Pugh says it was the right move to join the Tigers.
The 31 year old is the first signing by the Tigers in the January transfer window. 
Pugh has not been getting much first-team action at Premier League Bournemouth and is eager to prove himself.
Hull City are away at Blackburn Rovers in the Championship tomorrow. 

January 24th

Hull City head coach Nigel Adkins has spoken of his delight at securing the services of centre-forward Marc Pugh. He was the Tigers' first signing in the January transfer window, coming in on loan from Premier League, Bournemouth, this week. Adkins is still keen to strengthen the squad but was pleased with capturing the 31 year old, who could be in contention for Saturday at Blackburn Rovers.

January 23rd

Hull City's new signing Marc Pugh says he doesn't expect to walk straight into the side.
The 31-year-old joined the Tigers on a loan deal from Bournemouth yesterday.
Pugh says his fellow wingers are doing really well, and he'll have to prove himself to get in the team.

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Hull City's new signing Marc Pugh says he's ecstatic about the new challenge ahead after joining the Tigers on loan from Bournemouth for the remainder of the season.
The 31-year-old winger can play on either the left or right side and up until this season was a regular for Eddie Howe's men in the top flight.
He says the team unity at Hull shone through straight away.

January 22nd

Hull City head coach Nigel Adkins says they're still in the race for promotion even if there is more hard work ahead. The side is now 10 games unbeaten in the Championship. Adkins believes team spirit is the key and the players are giving everything they can. The Tigers meet Blackburn Rovers on Saturday at Ewood Park.

January 21st

Hull City's Reece Burke says the Tigers gained a good point and a draw was a fair result against Aston Villa on Saturday. That's despite City going two-nil up in the first half. The side are now 8th in the Championship.
Burke says they had to defend well in a tough second half.

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Hull City's boss Nigel Adkins says they'll respect the point away from home - but feels they could have had all three.
The Tigers had led at Aston Villa 2-0, before eventually drawing 2-2.
Jordy de Wijs picked up a calf strain and Jarrod Bowen a dead leg on Saturday - both injuries will be assessed this week.

January 18th

Hull City will be looking to make it seven league wins in a row when they travel to Aston Villa. The recent great run of form has taken the Tigers to within four points of the Championship's play-off spots. Boss Nigel Adkins is under no illusions as to the challenge awaiting the Tigers tomorrow

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Hull City boss Nigel Adkins says they still want to bring in a few players:
He says he's looking for the right players to bolster the squad, and that character is important. 
The in-form Tigers are looking for their seventh straight league win, when they travel to Aston Villa tomorrow.
City are currently within four points of the Championship's play-off spots.

January 17th

Hull City boss Nigel Adkins says there are things going on behind the scenes to bring in new players before the January transfer deadline.
Among the players rumoured to be on the way to the Tigers is Matthew Connolly, a defender from Cardiff.
Adkins says he's gone back to Wales, but it's nothing to do with money, he's not failed a medical and the deal is not yet dead.

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Meanwhile the Tigers boss has commented on news that the manager of Leeds United has had all opponents watched before playing them this season.
Marcelo Bielsa is being investigated by the FA, after sending someone to spy on Derby's training session ahead of their game last week.
Adkins says he researches the opposition, watches games and press conferences, but has never sent anyone to watch the opposition train.

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Hull City's Jarrod Bowen says they've shown great character, to recover from a poor start to the season.
The Tigers have risen from bottom of the table, to four points of the play-offs.
Bowen says the team have been able to grind out results, when they need too.

January 16th

Hull City's Callum Burton's described his loan spell at Chesterfield as a great learning experience.
The 22-year-old goalkeeper's spent the first half of the season at the National League outfit making 22 appearances.
Burton's back at the University of Hull Training Ground, but is hoping for another loan move to continue his development.

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Hull City boss Nigel Adkins is hopeful top scorer Jarrod Bowen, will still be at the club by the end of the transfer window.
The forward has attracted interest from both Tottenham Hotspur and Leicester City.
Adkins says he's confident he can keep his best players at the KCOM Stadium.

January 15th

Hull City's Reece Burke says confidence is high but the Tigers aren't getting carried away with their current winning spell.
Burke and Jordy de Wijs have formed a defensive partnership since Tommy Elphick was recalled to Aston Villa. Burke says Elphick was a steadying influence and that it's vital that everyone keeps switched on for a clean sheet each game.

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Hull City's Stephen Kingsley says their 3-0 win over Sheffield Wednesday was their best performance of the season.
The wins propels the Tigers into play-off contention, only weeks after they were in the bottom three.
Kingsley says there's a fantastic mentality in the squad, and they won't be looking to change a winning formula.

January 14th

Hull City Head Coach Nigel Adkins says there's now a weight of expectation on his side after recent success. The Tigers are now 10th in the Championship after beating Sheffield Wednesday 3 nil at the KCOM Stadium. He says they are on a roll and need to keep working hard, now that they are four points off the play-off spots. 

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Hull City boss Nigel Adkins says his side looked a massive threat going forward against Sheffield Wednesday.
The Tigers ran out 3-0 winners, thanks to brace from Jarrod Bowen, and an effort from Fraizer Campbell.
The result moves City up to tenth, four points off the play-offs.
Adkins says they'll still take it one game at a time, but they can be more optimistic about the season.

January 11th

Hull City's Kevin Stewart says it's a happy dressing room this season.
He says there's a lot less arguments this season, and the understanding between players and staff is better.
Nigel Adkins has turned things round at the club, after a poor start to the season.
City could move themselves further into play-off contention, with a win against Sheffield Wednesday tomorrow

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Hull City's great run of form in December which saw them pick up 16 points has seen the Tigers scoop two awards.
Nigel Adkins has been named the Championship's manager of the month, with Jarrod Bowen picking up the player award.

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Hull City boss Nigel Adkins says they have to believe they can get into the play-offs.
City face Sheffield Wednesday tomorrow, looking to close the seven point gap to the top six.
Adkins says they need to keep on picking up points.

January 10th

Hull City's Vice Chairman Ehab Allam says they have no intention of selling key players.
In recent weeks, Jarrod Bowen has been linked with a move away from the KCOM Stadium
Allam says they're working to enhance the sqaud, to close the gap between City and the top six.

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Hull City's Keane Lewis-Potter has described his first team debut in last weekend's defeat at Millwall as the realisation of a dream.
The 17-year-old academy product played the last 10 minutes of the FA Cup match.
He says it was a proud moment for both him and his family.

January 9th

Hull City's Jon Toral says they won't let the defeat at Millwall knock them off course.
The Tigers are on a five match winning streak in the league, but slipped up on Sunday in the FA Cup.
Toral says they'll be looking to bounce back at the first time of asking, against Sheffield Wednesday on Saturday.

January 8th

Hull City's under-23s were beaten 3-1 by Leeds United last night.
Lewis Ritson scored the Tigers goal.

January 7th

Hull City Under-23s return to league action in 2019 tonight, when they host Leeds United.
They'll be looking to bounce back from the 2-1 away defeat at Sheffield Wednesday before Christmas.
The Tigers currently sit bottom of the table, in the Northern Section of the Professional Development League.

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Hull City have been knocked out of the FA Cup at Millwall after conceding two goals in three minutes.
This was despite Jon Toral scoring his second goal of the season to give the Tigers the lead.
Head coach Nigel Adkins says despite the result, the game was valuable experience for some of the younger players, including Keane Lewis Potter who came on to make his debut.

January 4th

Hull City's Will Keane has completed a loan move to Ipswich for the remainder of the season.
Head Coach Nigel Adkins says it will be good experience.
Adkins hinted that a deal to sign Ashley Fletcher on loan could be revived, after his move from Middlesbrough collapsed in the summer.
City are back in action on Sunday, when they travel to Millwall in the FA Cup 3rd Round.

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Hull City's Reece Burke says he was more pleased with the clean sheet, than the team bagging six goals against Bolton.
The Tigers excellent run in the Championship continued on Tuesday, to extend their winning streak to five games.
Burke says it was fantastic to see Chris Martin and Nouha Dicko, open their accounts for the season.
City are back in action on Sunday against Millwall in the FA Cup 3rd round.

January 3rd

Hull City's Kamil Grosicki's been named in the EFL Team of Week following his man of the match performance in the Tigers' 6-0 win against Bolton.
The Polish international scored two goals in the victory which lifted City to 13th in the Championship.
It's the second time Grosicki been included in the team of the week this season - featuring after the Tigers' drew 3-3 with Birmingham in November.

January 2nd

Hull City striker Chris Martin says relief was the primary emotion he felt after netting his first Tigers goal in the 6-0 victory over Bolton.
The 30-year-old scored City's fourth goal of the game in his 16th game for the team.
He says 2018 was one of his most difficult, but hopes the goal will be the first of many.

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Hull City's Assistant Head Coach Andy Crosby says the team were never far away from a good run, despite being bottom of the table earlier in the season.
The Tigers thrashed Bolton Wanderers 6-0 yesterday, to continue their fine run of form.
Nigel Adkins' side have won five on the trot, and sit top of the form table, for the last ten Championship rounds.
However, Crosby insists the team needs to keep developing, as the gap between them and the top six narrows.

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