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CHAMPIONSHIP GAME OF THE WEEKEND
Bristol City vs Hull City – Saturday 24th September 2011 – 3.00 pm kick-off
Last time the sides met
Bristol City 3-0 Hull City (Saturday 7th May 2011)
Stead (3), Pitman (14),
Campbell-Ryce (56)
The Lowdown
The two clubs that took to the Wembley turf for the 2008 play-off final meet again on Saturday afternoon at Ashton Gate. A wonderful volley from Hull City legend Dean Windass was enough to defeat Bristol City that afternoon. The Tigers experienced the typical highs and lows of a Premier League rollercoaster, before succumbing to relegation …

In my latest preview of Leicester City’s Npower Championship opponents 2011/2012, I give my thoughts on Nigel Pearson’s Hull City side. Pearson had plenty of success while at Leicester, but can he also do the same with Hull as he looks to steer them into the play-offs this season. The side finished in a commendable 11th place in 10/11, but for a team who suffered relegation from the Premier League only one year ago you suspect that they will be challenging for promotion this time around, what will the season …

Hull City hung on to record yet another draw at Selhurst Park, their third in a row as the Sky TV cameras were given little joy in a boring stalemate in South London.
Back to the starting line up for Palace was Paddy McCarthy after a groin injury and Owen Garvan after suspension. Allessane N’Diaye was also picked again by George Burley as was Wilfired Zaha, looking to impress onlookers with his quick feet. Hull were unchanged from their draw with Middlesbrough but had ex-eagle John Bostock on the bench, back at Selhurst …

First of all, apologies for the late player profile, this is just a one off and Premiership Player Profiles will return to Wednesday’s once again next week. The midweek’s Premiership Player Profile features Hull City’s George Boateng.
George Boateng is a midfielder currently attached to Premier League side Hull City.
Boateng has enjoyed a long spell in English football dating back to 1998, but it was in the Netherlands that the Ghana International first started his career.
It was at Dutch team Excelsior Rotterdam that Boateng began his footballing career, making nine appearances …

My name is Joe and I’m a 15 year old up and coming journalist hopeful. I recently entered a sports Journalist rugby competition, and got through to the next round. For this round i have to write another match report, with the best match report going to Wembley and writing another one for the official site. Here take a lot at it yourself http://www.therfl.co.uk/challengecup/news_item.php?id=14751 to progress to the next round i’ve realised i need some help and advice from others, who know about the profession. So i’ve written a match report all …

 
   O Glorious day! Stoke’s Premier League survival was confirmed this afternoon following an excellent 2-1 victory away to struggling Hull. After being relegated before a ball was even kicked this season by all those not considered stupidly optimistic or just plain stupid, that feels fantastic to be able to say. A goal just before half time from top scorer Ricardo Fuller put the Potters on the way to victory, before Liam Lawrence’s stunner fifteen minutes from time made the lead comfortable. Andy Dawson pulled one back for the hosts with a …

  This Saturday, Tony Pulis’s Stoke side travel east to face relegation threatened Hull for our penultimate away trip of the season. While the weekend’s results could leave the hosts in the relegation zone, once again, they could mathematically confirm the Potters’ Premier League survival. The equation is considerably more simple than it was last week. If we win, we are guaranteed another season of top flight football. Even if we lose, this could still be the case if eighteenth and nineteenth placed Newcastle and Middlesbrough draw their more than crucial fixture …

10-man Portsmouth battled hard to earn a point at the KC Stadium but could have left with all three if luck was on their side.
Whilst the result does little damage to the two sides’ fight for survival, fans on either side will be thinking, wondering and pondering whether their side should have bitten the bullet and played with a  more attacking approach.
Pompey fans in particular will be feeling these emotions after manager Paul Hart made only one change from the side that was victorious against Everton a fortnight ago. …

After a more than satisfying international break, Pompey fans and players alike can refocus their minds on the difficult task ahead – the task to secure league survival.
Fans can be encouraged by the news that nearly all players on international duty have returned unscathed from midweek duty and are available for selection for tomorrow’s encounter at the K.C. Stadium.
Armand Traore was the lone man to return carrying an ankle injury after receiving a knock whilst on international duty with the France Under-21s.
Jermaine Pennant’s timely return from injury could result in …

My Team:
                                     Green
Faubert                                        Upson                                       Collins                                                 Ilunga
Behrami                                       Parker                                       Noble                                                Collison
                                                    Nsereko                             Cole
Key Battles:
Scott Parker v Jimmy Bullard
Scotty will have a tough job to contain the hungry Jimmy Bullard but I think he can do it but maybe his attacking skills will be put on hold today for a time. Both players involved this transfer window with one of them moving club and the other staying though strongly linked with other clubs means that they are both highly regarded by managers around the country and so this match up will be interesting and a great …