Sport Steve Bruce celebrates Hull City’s Premier Legaue return

Five minutes is all it took for realism to reign at the KC Stadium. Steve Bruce had been talking about one of the strangest days in Championship history with pride and gusto before his attitude changed – and a new focus on the task in hand came to the fore.

Wrong people have been punished, claims Grant

Portsmouth manager says players and fans suffered but blame lies elsewhere

Hull look to Dowie for rapid lift-off

New manager can build momentum for relegation battle with win at Portsmouth

Dowie targets long-term Hull stay

Iain Dowie hopes to be at Hull beyond the end of the season after being appointed manager of the Barclays Premier League strugglers.

Iain Dowie factfile

Dowie unveiled as new Hull manager

Iain Dowie was today confirmed as the new manager of Hull.

Hull expect to name new manager before weekend

The Hull City chairman, Adam Pearson, claims to have read some "pretty reasonable" speculation over the identity of the club's next manager but insists there are more candidates.

Hull working through manager wish-list

Hull chairman Adam Pearson claims to have read some "pretty reasonable" speculation over the identity of the club's next manager but insists there are more candidates.

Dowie and Grant in frame for Hull role

Club seek quick fix after Brown sacked but Venables and Curbishley not interested

Campbell predicts tough Arsenal run-in

Veteran defender Sol Campbell has warned Arsenal's youngsters not to expect an easy ride as they battle to land the Barclays Premier League title.

Hull sack manager Phil Brown

Hull today relieved manager Phil Brown of his duties and placed him on gardening leave with immediate effect, the Barclays Premier League club have confirmed.

Bendtner saves best for last to fuel Arsenal's title drive

Hull City 1 Arsenal 2

Hull united despite Bullard bust-up insists Brown

Manager Phil Brown is confident his Hull squad remains united for their relegation fight despite a training ground altercation between Jimmy Bullard and Nick Barmby.

Wenger guards against Arsenal complacency

Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger has called on his side to keep themselves grounded when they head to relegation-battlers Hull tomorrow looking to maintain their title challenge.

Arteta targets Europe with Everton

Mikel Arteta intends to be playing on the European stage with Everton next season - and David Moyes expects him to break onto the international scene.

Arteta parades his old skills to hammer Hull

Everton 5 Hull City 1
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Tonke Dragt's The Letter for the King has finally been translated into English ... 50 years on

Buried treasure: The Letter for the King

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Can instilling a sense of entrepreneurship in pupils have a positive effect on their learning?

The school that means business

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Lutz Pfannenstiel: The goalkeeper who gave up Bayern Munich for the Crazy Gang, Bradford and a whirlwind trawl across continents

Lutz Pfannenstiel interview

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Pete Jenson: Popular Jürgen Klopp can reignite Borussia Dortmund’s season with visit to Bayern Munich

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Popular Klopp can reignite Dortmund’s season with visit to Bayern
John Cantlie video proves that Isis expects victory in Kobani

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The killer instinct: The man who helps students spot potential murderers

The killer instinct

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