English Football Association rejects Hull City owner’s request to change name to Hull Tigers

English Football Association rejects Hull City owner’s request to change name to Hull Tigers


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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