13 August 2016

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We're top of the league!
We're top of the league!
We are Hull City!
We're top of the league!

It might not last for very long but after the first game of The 2016-2017 English Premier League season, Hull City sit on top of the pile having just beaten last year's champions - Leicester City. And it was a deserved victory despite the referee awarding Leicester a penalty when the offence clearly occurred outside the penalty area. Oh joy! Behind the scenes the club has been in disarray with ownership and managerial issues but out there on the grass our lads played like true tigers and gave supporters like me something to smile about. Up The Tigers!

6 comments:

  1. Did you go to the match, Mr.Pudding? How does it work? Do they play once a week? How many matches all together for each team before the play-offs? Do the players get paid an enormous salary like our football players?

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    1. 38 matches in the regular season. Mostly they play every weekend until May. Yes, the Premier League players are paid truckloads of money - between $100,000 and $300,000 a week. On this occasion I did not attend the match. I watched it live on Sky TV in my local pub.

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  2. May they not topple off from the top or there will the hull to pay!

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    1. This season I am sure we will be fighting to avoid relegation so there will be hull to pay!

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  3. Up the Tigers indeed. I have no loyalties whatsoever in Premier League football so, for today at least, I shall adopt yours.

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    1. You will need some Hull City gear now that you are an honorary Hull City fan Steve. Go this Aladdin's cave:-
      http://www.tigerleisure.com/for-him/

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