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Sport in Kingston Upon Hull: Hull City A.F.C., Hull Kingston Rovers, Hull F.C., Kc Stadium, Hull Stingrays, Humberside Seahawks, Hull Hornets

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Published August 30th 2011
ISBN : 9781156727027
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26 pages
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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Pages: 24. Chapters: Hull City A.F.C., Hull Kingston Rovers, Hull F.C., KC Stadium, Hull Stingrays, Humberside Seahawks,MorePlease note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Pages: 24. Chapters: Hull City A.F.C., Hull Kingston Rovers, Hull F.C., KC Stadium, Hull Stingrays, Humberside Seahawks, Hull Hornets, The Boulevard, Hull City Women A.F.C., Hull Vikings, The Circle, Kingston upon Hull, Old Craven Park, Haworth Park, Hull Arena, Hull Thunder, Town Cricket Club Ground, Hull Dockers, East Hull RLFC, West Hull. Excerpt: Hull City Association Football Club is an English association football club based in Kingston upon Hull, East Riding of Yorkshire, founded in 1904. The club participates in the Football League 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. They finished the 2008-09 season 17th in the Premier League table, successfully avoiding relegation by one point. The previous highest position Hull City had finished in the Football League was third in the old Second Division in 1909-10, which they matched in 2007-08 when they gained promotion. Their greatest achievement in cup competitions came in 1930, when the team reached the semi-final of the FA Cup. Hull play their home games at the KC Stadium. They previously played at Boothferry Park, but moved to their current home in 2002, with Boothferry Park set for demolition. They traditionally play in black and amber, often with a striped shirt design, hence their nickname The Tigers. The clubs mascot is Roary the Tiger. Hull City Association Football Club was founded in June 1904. For some years previously, attempts had been made to found a football club, but this proved difficult because the city was then dominated by rugby league teams such as Hull FC and Hull Kingston Rovers. The clubs first season as a professional football club consisted only of friendly matches- because of ...