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Hull City
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Full name Hull City Association Football Club
Nickname(s) The Tigers
Founded 1904; 118 years ago (1904)
Ground KCOM Stadium
Ground Capacity 25,586
Owner Assem Allam
Chairman Assem Allam
Manager Grant McCann
League Championship
2018–19 Championship, 13th of 24
Third colours

Hull City Association Football Club is a professional football club in Hull, East Riding of Yorkshire, England. Founded in 1904, the club plays in the Championship, the second tier of English football.

In 2007–08, they achieved promotion to the top flight of English football for the first time in their history by winning the Championship play-off Final at Wembley Stadium. Their highest league finish was in 2013–14, when they finished 16th in the table, a season in which they also reached the final of the FA Cup.

Hull City play home games at the KCOM Stadium, having moved there in 2002 after 56 seasons at Boothferry Park. Hull traditionally play in black and amber, often with a striped shirt design, hence their nickname, The Tigers.


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