Hull City A.F.C.

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Hull City A.F.C.
Full nameHull City Association Football Club
Founded1904
GroundKC Stadium, Kingston upon Hull
Ground Capacity25,404
ChairmanAssem Allam
ManagerSteve Bruce
LeagueFootball League Championship
2012/13Football League Championship, 2nd
The KC Stadium is where Hull City A.F.C. play football.

Hull City A.F.C. are an English football club who are based in Kingston upon Hull. They started in 1904 and currently play in the Football League Championship. Their stadium is called the KC Stadium. The club are currently managed by Roy Hodgson.

On 24 May 2008 Hull City achieved promotion to the Premier League by beating Bristol City 1-0 in the Football League Championship play-off final at Wembley stadium. Dean Windass scored the winning goal in the 38th minute.

Hull made a remarkable start to their first ever season in the Premier League and reached as high as 2nd in the table in October 2008. They recorded impressive wins away from home against established Premier League teams- Newcastle, Arsenal and Tottenham.

League position[change | change source]

Season League Position
2000/01 Third Division 6th
2001/02 Third Division 11th
2002/03 Third Division 13th
2003/04 Third Division 2nd
2004/05 League One 2nd
2005/06 League Championship 19th
2006/07 League Championship 21st
2007/08 League Championship 3rd
2008/09 Premier League 17th
2009/10 Premier League 19th
2010/11 League Championship 11th
2011/12 League Championship 8th
2012/13 League Championship 2nd

Former position[change | change source]