Hull City Logo – Hull City (officially: Hull City Association Football Club ) – also known as The Tigers – is an English football club based in Kingston upon Hull . He completed his home games in the KC Stadium . In the former Boothferry Park , the club’s FA Cup game reached on 26 February 1949 against Manchester United with 55 019 spectators his previous record crowd. The shirts are usually black with amber-colored stripes, which they named the top “The Tigers earned. ” After two consecutive rises Hull City played on the 2005/06 to 2007/08 in the Football League Championship . On 24 May 2008 was achieved by a 1-0 victory against Bristol City in the Championship play-off finals for the first time of promotion to the Premier League .
After the club was sold again and Adam Pearson , formerly of Leeds United , his new owner was, could the current Under-21 coach Peter Taylor in his first full coach season 2003/2004 for 43 million British pounds of newly Kingston Communications Stadium the rise are celebrated in the third division. With new powers, such as former national player Nick Barmby , who had played in his youth for Hull, the club succeeded in the following season 2004 / 05 the direct promotion to the new Football League Championship , making the greatest success was achieved in 15 years . There was succeeded in the first year with 18th place of the league. Peter Taylor decided to leave Hull City in July 2006 and became the new head coach at Crystal Palace . Phil Parkinson, the former coach of Colchester United , became his successor. Expectations were high, but the team could not confirm this. After a negative series resulted in a 1:5 defeat against his former club Colchester United to the situation that Phil Parkinson needed a victory in the next game. This chance he gambled with his team by a 2-4 defeat to Southampton . On 4 December 2006 Adam Pearson said that Phil Parkinson was sacked. As his successor was Phil Brown is determined, the first worked on an interim basis and was determined in January 2007 for a permanent solution. Brown arrived in the 2006/07 season with Hull still in the league.
The following season Hull City finished in the Football League Championship 2007/08 on third place This allowed them to the playoffs for the Premier League to participate. After two wins against Watford , was in the finals of the playoffs Bristol City on 24 May 2008 and 1-0 with a goal by Dean Windass defeated and ensured the first-time promotion to the Premier League.