English FA rejects Hull's request to change name

Associated Press - 9 April 2014 10:22-04:00

LONDON (AP) — The English Football Association has rejected a bid by Hull City's owner to change the Premier League team's name to Hull Tigers.
Hull owner Assem Allam had claimed a name change will attract investors and boost the club's marketing appeal abroad. In January, the Egyptian businessman threatened to quit if his quest was turned down — but 63.5 percent ...


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