Hull struggle with the big boys

Keenan and Brent deep in thought.

It seems to be just idiotic exchange between Gareth Keenan and his former boss David Brent. They are scouring a dating website as Brent searches frantically for date to bring to the Wernam Hogg Christmas party. Brent lists one of his interests as travel. When Keenan questions the validity of this claim, Brent mentions Hull as one of the places he has travelled to. His ire is raised by Garth’s constant probing until Brent comes out with the immortal line:

Well it’s not like Hull came to me. Oh look, here comes Hull down the motorway.

It’s a line that still makes this column chuckle. Hull City’s Premier League adventure has not quite provided as many laughs, but if there’s one thing you could not accuse them of is being boring.

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Good Luck and Thanks – Hull City

Hull City’s first season in the top flight of English football was a rollercoaster ride that would not look out of place in Alton Towers. 3rd at the end of October, the Tigers went on a horrific run of one win in their last nineteen league games. They managed to avoid the drop by a single point, owing more to Middlesbrough’s and Newcastle’s own pathetic seasons then any decent form of their own. The 35 points they gained is the 2nd lowest total that a team survived on in Premier League history. That said they achieved their objective and live to fight another day. Phil Brown was quite pleased with himself as his performance below shows:

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