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.

Kilbane the water carrier finally has place at top table

There is always another demand, that is the nature of this life of his, but then the best measure of Kevin Kilbane is found in his willingness. His career is a triumph of presence, of being wherever he is needed and then never shirking from trying to offer the best of himself. So at Hull's training ground on Friday, he met each new round of questioners with a disarming smile and generosity of spirit that said all you needed to know about the soul of this austere player.

Brown's tough love pays off

Hull City 2 Wgan Athletic 1

Sam Wallace: Keegan's 'stigma damages' claim was as greedy as it was astonishing

Talking Football: Keegan's claim for £16.5m smacked of a man who was out to get whatever he could

Brown's tough love pays off at first attempt

Hull City 2 Wigan Athletic 1

Pompey take first Premier League points

Wolverhampton 0 Portsmouth 1

I'm not fighting for my job insists Brown

Hull boss Phil Brown takes his side into a crucial game with Wigan tomorrow insisting he does not feel his job is on the line.

Brown plans radical move to halt Hull's alarming form

Hull City manager Phil Brown admits he needs to make some "big decisions" this week as he tries to arrest the club's alarming run of form.

Hull dismiss Brown speculation as 'mischief'

Hull chairman Paul Duffen has dismissed speculation surrounding the future of manager Phil Brown as "mischief making."

Deadly finishing of Torres leaves Brown feeling blue

Liverpool 6 Hull City 1

Everton increase pressure on Hull's Phil Brown

Everton increased the pressure on Hull manager Phil Brown as they cruised into the Carling Cup fourth round with an emphatic win at the KC Stadium last night.

Brown defiant despite fresh mauling for Tigers

Hull City 0 Everton 4

Horton urges Hull to shake off League struggles

Hull City are hoping tonight's Carling Cup tie against Everton can lift the gloom surrounding their slide into the bottom three of the Premier League.

O’Connor climbs out of sick bed to sink Hull

Hull City 0 Birmingham City 1

Hull give trial to Glauber

Hull are to give a trial to former Manchester City defender Glauber Berti.

Hull sign Jan Venegoor of Hesselink

Hull this morning confirmed the signing of Jan Venegoor of Hesselink on a two-year deal.

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