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The race for promotion to the Premier League is shaping up to be a cracker! With just 11 games left there are still several teams fighting for automatic promotion, not to mention several vying for a play-off berth.
The top spot is held by Burnley however Middlesbrough, Hull and Brighton are all within touching distance. Derby find themselves safely in fifth place whilst Sheffield Wednesday, holding the final play-off spot, are under pressure from  Cardiff, Birmingham and Ipswich, snapping at the final play-off position. So who’s got what it takes to go up?
Burnley
After beating Lancashire …

With just under a month to go before the summer transfer window slams shut, the transfer activity of English Premier League clubs shows no sign of slowing down. Indeed, a recent report from Deloitte’s Sports Business Group stated that this years transfer window spend could surpass the record of £630m set in 2013.
While the big name and big money signings naturally attracting all the headlines, I’ve decided to take a close look at the ‘under-the-radar’ transfers that have happened so far this window.
The big names might help get bums on …

The Tigers are set to start their fourth campaign in the Premier League, following the most successful season in the club’s history. Last campaign Steve Bruce guided the East Yorkshire club to safety with relative ease against the odds, despite a dip in form towards the end of the season; Bruce also led the club to their first ever FA Cup final in which they were narrowly beaten by a rather unimpressive Arsenal side, but has given the club their first opportunity of European football after being entered into the …

Winners

Wigan – Bayern Munich, Barcelona and… Wigan. Wigan’s victory at the Etihad this weekend puts them into the semi-finals of the FA Cup and allows them to make a boast that very few clubs across Europe are able to make: they beat Manchester City on their own turf. Despite misfiring slightly with Owen Coyle, Dave Whelan seems to have an eye for a superhuman manager. Following Roberto Martinez’s heroics in last season’s FA Cup final was going to be no mean feat, but Uwe Rosler has set about copy-and-pasting the …

Being an avid supporter of Hull City A.F.C, the possibility of a new name change sickens me. For the outsiders, here’s a quick overview:
Dr Assem Allam has come to Hull, and lived here for around 45 years I believe, and for many of those years, he has played the city of Hull like a game of Monopoly. He buys what he wants, when he wants, and he does whatever to get what he wants. Now, I’m not anti-Allam, but I’m certainly not pro-Allam.
With Hull recently being promoted from the Npower Championship …

It’s now December and Christmas is fast approaching. Hull City fans are getting into the festive mood earlier than some after a fantastic 3-1 win over Premier League big guns Liverpool, for the first time in a competitive match.
The home side started strong putting a lot of pressure on Liverpool, bossing the midfield and forcing some mistakes from the Red’s defence. Their bright start paid off when, after 20 minutes, Tottenham loanee Jake Livermore’s shot took a deflection off Martin Skrtel and ended up looping past Mignolet and into the …

It was City who were expected to easily win the game but it was Hull who started the more lively. The Tigers had the majority of the chances in the first fifteen to twenty minutes with Koren and Aluko having the best of the opportunities.
The ball found the number 24 who ran clear to get a one v one with Joe Hart, he had plenty of options but he chose the worst of the lot. He rolled the ball to the near post but it was wide of the post. …

The Tigers picked up their first three points of the season with a hard fought win over Norwich. Robbie Brady’s 22nd minute penalty was enough to seal the victory for Hull despite having to play the last hour of the match with ten men after Yannick Sagbo was dismissed for an attempted head butt.
The visitors got off to a strong start and should have taken the lead but new signing Leroy Fer headed wide and shortly afterwards Nathan Redmond, another new signing, forced a good save with a shot from …

What do you know about Hull City AFC and it’s players? The furore surrounding the proposed name change to ‘Hull Tigers’ has somewhat masked the great excitement linked with what is the dawn of another historic moment in Hull City’s thrilling story. The third season of top flight football began at Stamford Bridge last Sunday and it coincides with the return of messiah Mourinho. We will be looking at the team of an often overlooked club you may not know much about.
2012-13 Championship Season
The Tigers’ promotion to the Premier League …

We all miss Football when the season finishes and in odd ending years where there are no major tournaments we miss it even more. Last we had the Euro’s and then a big distraction in the fantastic Olympics that bought so much joy to the nation. This year we have had some more big British success in the break from football, the Lions winning down under, the Ashes, Justin Rose winning a major, Chris Froome winning the Tour de France and of course Andy Murray winning a certain tennis tournament …