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Hull fans narrowly vote in favour of name change to Hull Tigers

Hull City season ticket holders have narrowly voted in favour of name change to Hull Tigers

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BALLOT RESULTS: 15,033 season card holders were eligible to vote with 5,874 choosing to respond #UTT

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BALLOT RESULTS: 2,565 voted yes to Hull Tigers with the Allam Family continuing to lead the club #UTT

792 voted 'I am not too concerned and will continue to support the club either way' and 9,159 Season Card holders opted not to vote.

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Marriner appointed ref

Referee Andre Marriner has been given another boost with the news he will take charge of this month's FA Cup semi-final between Hull and Sheffield United.

Marriner hit the headlines for all the wrong reasons when he mistakenly sent off Arsenal's Kieran Gibbs during the Gunners' 6-0 Premier League defeat by Chelsea for a handball that had been committed by Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain.

FA charge duo over social media posts

The Football Association has charged Hull striker Yannick Sagbo and QPR loanee Benoit Assou-Ekotto with improper conduct for social media posts relating to the 'quenelle' gesture.

Manchester City midfielder Samir Nasri and Liverpool defender Mamadou Sakho have been issued warnings over similar incidents.

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