Curtis Davies has previous top-flight experience with West Brom and Aston Villa

Hull sign Curtis Davies from Birmingham

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Italian replaced Martin O'Neill

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Paolo Di Canio takes over at Sunderland despite a reputation for controversy

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Kevin Phillips of Crystal Palace scores his first goal from the penalty spot

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Hull's Sone Aluko set to go under the knife

Hull City's Sone Aluko is likely to need an operation in a bid to clear up his Achilles injury.

Championship round-up: Ahmed Elmohamady's late winner lifts Hull back into second

Hull moved back into the automatic promotion positions in the Championship with a 2-1 victory over Derby, thanks to a late winner from Ahmed Elmohamady.

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