News. In Pictures: Pre- Season In Portugal. 12 July · News, Hospitality. Book Matchday Hospitality For Pre- Season Fixture With FC Nantes! 12 July. Season started quietly but its importance lay not so much in the results, but rather in the arrival of one of the greatest players ever to wear the Tigers. View all match stats for Hull - city, including goals, tackles, passes, fouls and League side currently positioned 18th in the table of the / season. NEVER MISS A THING! David Mercer joined the Tigers in Januarymaking his debut three months later. Lost 2—1 to Leyton Orient on aggregate in the play-off semi-finals. Coupled with this success in the league, the Tigers also enjoyed one of their best cup runs, culminating in 55, spectators packing into Boothferry Park to see Manchester United emerge as victors, a controversial goal settling a closely fought quarter-final battle. Thousands of fans lined the streets of Hull to greet their heroes 48 hours later, while behind the scenes preparations for the Club's first ever season of top flight football were well underway. As goal novoline spielen free had played a crucial role in denying them promotion some 20 years earlier, it played a cruel trick on them again - an inferior goal average to Bristol Hull city seasons meant it was the Tigers and not the Robins who left Division Two by the wrong exit.