City take on relegation threatened Hull at the KC Stadium looking for their first away win in the league at Hull for almost 100 years.
The blues have only won once away to Hull in the League, that being a 2-1 win at Anlaby Road during the 1909/10 season. Since then, City have played a further six league games at Hull, losing three and drawing two.
The last time City lost at Hull was when the opening game of the 1988/89 season at Boothferry Park. Despite being favourites for promotion that season, the blues fell to a 1-0 defeat. The loss was a better result than the previous season, when the blues only had a Paul Stewart penalty to show for their efforts during a 3-1 defeat.
Last season’s 2-2 draw was the first meeting between the two sides since that opening day game in 1988 and was their first Premiership encounter.
The two have met twice in the FA Cup at Hull and City have won one and drawn one of those encounters, while in the League Cup, City have the upper hand, winning their only meeting in the competition 3-0 in October 1963.
Overall, the teams have met 11 times at Hull, with City winning three to Hull’s four. Goal wise, both teams have scored 17 times at Hull.
City’s stats at Hull
|First Division (Old)||0||0||0||0||0||0|
|Second Division (Old)||6||1||2||3||8||11|
|First Division (New)||0||0||0||0||0||0|
|Second Division (New)||0||0||0||0||0||0|
Hull have played in three different stadiums. They began at Anlaby Road before moving to Boothferry Park in August 1946. They remained there until they moved to the KC Stadium in 2002.
Boothferry Park was demolished in 2008.
Hull’s biggest win against the blues was 3-1 in September 1987. The biggest defeat to City was the league cup tie in 1963 when the blues won 3-0.
The highest attendance for a game between these two at Hull was recorded in January 1963. 30,271 packed into Boothferry Park to witness City progressing to the fourth round of the FA Cup with a 1-0 win, Neil Young with the winner for cup holders City.
Hull’s nickname is the Tigers
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