30 July 2007

The Hull Connection

HULL CITY "TIGERS"

Founded: 1904
Grounds: The Boulevard (1904-1905), Anlaby Road (1906-1939); Boothferry Park (1946-2002), KC Stadium (2002-date).

Club Honours:
FA Premier League (I) best season: 17th (2008/09)
Football League Championship (II) Runners-Up 2012/13, Play-Off Winners 2007/08.
Football League One (III) Runners-Up 2004/05.
Football League Division Three (III) Champions 1965/66; Runners-Up 1958/59; Third (promoted) 1984/85.
Football League Division Three North (III) Champions 1932/33, 1948/49.
Football League League Two (IV) Runners-Up 2003/04.
Football League Division Four (IV) Runners-Up 1982/83.
FA Cup best season: semi-finals (1929/30)
Football League Cup best season: Fourth Round (three times)
Football League Trophy Runners-Up 1983/84.
Watney Cup Runners-Up 1973

League History:
Elected to Football League 1905/06; Division Two (II) 1905/06-1929/30; Division Three North (III) 1930/31-1932/33; Division Two (II)1933/34-1935/36; Division Three North (III)  1936/37-1948/49; Division Two (II)  1949/50-1955/56; Division Three North (III)  1956/57-1957/58; Division Three (III)  1958/59; Division Two (II) 1959/60; Division Three (III) 1960/61-1965/66; Division Two (II) 1966/67-1977/78; Division Three (III)  1978/79-1980/81; Division Four (IV) 1981/82-1982/83; Division Three (III)  1983/84-1984/85; Division Two (II) 1985/86-1990/91; Division Three (III)  1991/92; Division Two (III)  1992/93-1995/96; Division Three (III) 1996/97-2003/04; League 1 (III) 2004/05; Championship (II) 2005/06-2007/08; Premier League (I) 2008/09-2009/10; Championship (II) 2010/11-2012/13; Premier League (I) 2013/14-

Hull City / Northern Ireland XI
Alan Fettis
Gerry Bowler, Mick O'Brien, Terry Neill, Pat O'Connell
Dave Stewart, Alex Bruce, Corry Evans, Stuart Elliott
Bill Gowdy, Danny McKinney
Players to have won Northern Ireland Caps while with Hull City
Stuart Elliott 25 02/03-07/08 (Club Player of the Year 2002/03 & 2004/05)
Terry Neill... 15 70/71-72/73 (player/manager)
Alan Fettis... 14 91/92-95/96 & 02/03-03/04
Mick O'Brien... 4 24/25-25/26
Gerry Bowler... 3 49/50
Pat O'Connell.. 3 12/13-13/14
Daniel McKinney 1 20/21-22/23
Bill McCracken. 1 22/23 (player/manager)
Bill Gowdy..... 1 29/30-31/32
Dave Stewart... 1 74/75-78/79
Corey Evans...... 11/12-12/13 (also on loan 10/11)
Alex Bruce....... 12/13- date

Players to have played for Hull and won Northern Ireland caps before or after
Harry Wilson .... 20/21
Billy Halligan .. 13/14-14/15
Aidan Davison ... 96/97 & 09/10 (on loan)

Underage Internationals:
Joe Dudgeon
Nathan Hanley
Dougie Wilson
Jamie Marks

Managers:
Bill McCracken (1923-1931) (player/manager)
Terry Neill (1970-1974) (player/manager)
Iain Dowie (2010) (Temporary Football Management Consultant)

More details to follow.

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