Allam steps up bid to become Tigers

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Published: Thursday 2nd April 2015 by The News Editor

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Hull City’s chairman still plans to change the club’s name to Hull Tigers in time for the 2015/16 season.

The club sent a letter to Football Association (FA) officials on April 1, which confirms a desire to re-brand.

Last year, the FA voted not to approve the name change, which has not been popular among fans and led to protests from supporters.

The club challenged this verdict and the FA set aside its ruling last month, smoothing the path for the KC Stadium-based club to go through the process again.

Chairman Assem Allam has tried to re-brand since the beginning of the 2013/14 season. Whether Hull will submit their original request or put in a new submission remains uncertain.

FA Council officials will once more have the deciding vote following deliberation from the association’s Membership Committee.

Copyright Press Association 2015

Published: Thursday 2nd April 2015 by The News Editor

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  • Well Mr. Allam I am not a supporter of any football club but merely a resident of Kingston-upon-Hull, and not even a supporter of football or indeed many other sports either.
    I cannot for the life of me find one single reason why you would persist in such a miserable action as to keep on wanting to change the name of Hull City football Club.
    Surely if you have tried and failed why do you want to disappoint so many of the clubs players and spectators.
    Do you not believe in historic values and customs.
    If you don’t like the clubs name why did you get involved with it in the first place, you must have known what they called it initially.
    All of this petty fogging and pointless dissatisfaction is not helping the morale of the club or it’s supporters, you purport to want to help so give it in or sell up and bow out!

  • Big C-Train

    Allam, you should’ve been viewed as a hero for all the money you’ve put into Hull City AFC but you’ve shot yourself in the foot with your ignorance, arrogance and stupidity. I live in Sydney, Australia. My father and grandfather are Hull born and bred and we’ve followed City all of our lives even when we were wallowing in the 4th flight.

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