Hull City boss Steve Bruce is standing by goal-shy striker Danny Graham.

Insistent he remains confident in Graham's abilities, Bruce looks set to stick with the former Swansea man for at least another week.

"We have to stick with him and help him as much as we can because he's a good player," Bruce told the Hull Daily Mail.

"He won't go hiding and it's important he doesn't. He just needs to stay strong mentally. On another day he could have been the matchwinner (against Cardiff).

"That chance late on, the header, if he could just have stuck it away and won us the match, all of a sudden you'd see a different Danny Graham."

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