Hull City members vote in favour of Tigers name change

Hull City AFC have revealed that a majority of its members have voted affirmatively for a name change.

Hull City AFC have revealed that a majority of its members have voted affirmatively for a name change.

Club owner Assem Allam has been attempting to have the ‘City’ suffix of the East Yorkshire clubs name altered to ‘Tigers’ since December but many supporters haver contested the change.

However, season ticket holders have narrowly voted in favour of ‘Hull Tigers’ with 2,565 fans voting yes to the name change in a ballot, while 2,517 said they do not support the alteration.

A further 792 voters said they were not concerned and would continuing supporting the club regardless but a massive 9,159 chose not to vote.

Despite voting members being slightly in favour, just 17% of Hull’s 15,033 members actually backed the name change.

 
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