HULL CITY 

("The Tigers")

Year formed1904
Turned professional1905 
Limited company 1905 
Previous namesNone
Ground

KCOM Stadium, Walton Street, Kingston-upon-Hull, East Yorkshire

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(for pictures of the ground click here)

Pitch measurements114 x 78 yards (104 x 71 metres)
Ground capacity25,586
Record attendance at present ground25,512 v Sunderland, Championship, 28th October 2006 (lost 0-1)
League careerDivision Two: 1905 - 1930

Division Three (North): 1930 - 1933

Division Two: 1933 - 1936

Division Three (North): 1936 - 1949

Division Two: 1949 - 1956

Division Three (North): 1956 - 1958

Division Three: 1958 - 1959

Division Two: 1959 - 1960

Division Three: 1960 - 1966

Division Two: 1966 - 1978

Division Three: 1978 - 1981

Division Four: 1981 - 1983

Division Three: 1983 - 1985

Division Two: 1985 - 1991

Division Three/Two: 1991 - 1996

Division Three: 1996 - 2004

League One: 2004 - 2005

Championship: 2005 - 2008

Premiership: 2008 - 2010

Championship: 2010 - 2013

Premier League: 2013 - 2015

Championship: 2015 - 2016

Premier League: 2016 - 2017

Championship: 2017 - .

First Football League game2nd September 1905 v Barnsley, Division Two, won 4-1 
  
Honours 
EuropeanNone
Domestic - League

Championship runners-up: 2012-13

Division Three champions: 1965-66

Division Three/League One runners-up: 1958-59, 2004-05

Division Three (North) champions: 1932-33, 1948-49

Division Four/Three runners-up: 1982-83, 2003-04

Domestic - Cup

FA Cup runners-up: 2013-14

Associate Members' Cup runners-up: 1983-84

Watney Cup runners-up: 1973-74

Best League position16th, Premier League, 2013-14
Lowest League position22nd, Division Three, 1997-98
Furthest in FA Cupsee above
Furthest in League Cup4th round, 1973-74, 1975-76, 1977-78
  
Most League points  
2 for a win69, Division Three, 1965-66
3 for a win90, Division Four, 1982-83
Fewest League points 
2 for a win20, Division Two, 1935-36
3 for a win30, Premier League, 2009-10
Most League goals scored109, Division Three, 1965-66
Most League goals conceded111, Division Two, 1935-36
Fewest League goals scored

33, Premier League, 2014-15

 

Fewest League goals conceded28, Division Three (North), 1948-49
Most wins in a League season31, Division Three, 1965-66
Fewest wins in a League season5, Division Two, 1935-36

5, Division Two, 1995-96

Most draws in a League season20, Division Two, 1920-21
Fewest draws in a League season4, Division Two, 1907-08
Most losses in a League season27, Division Two, 1935-36

27, Division Three, 1997-98

Fewest losses in a League season4, Division Three (North), 1948-49
Record League win11-1 v Carlisle United, Division Three (North), 14th January 1939
Record Cup win8-2 v Stalybridge Celtic, FA Cup 1st round, 26th November 1932 
Record defeat0-8 v Wolverhampton Wanderers, Division Two, 4th November 1911
  
Highest Number of League goals scored 
in a season39, Bill McNaughton, Division Three (North), 1932-33
in total195, Chris Chilton, 1960-71
  
Most League goals in one match5, Ken McDonald v Bristol City, Division Two, 17th November 1928

5, Simon 'Slim' Raleigh v Halifax Town, Division Three (North), 26th December 1930

Most League appearances 520, Andy Davidson, 1952-67
Most capped player25, Theo Whitmore for Jamaica, 1999-2002
Youngest League playerMatthew Edeson, 16 years 63 days v Fulham, 10th October 1992 
Highest Transfer Fee Received£17,000,000 for Harry Maguire to Leicester City, June 2017
Highest Transfer Fee Paid

£10,000,000 for Abel Hernandez from Palermo, August 2014