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 â€˜Cityâ€™ suffix of the East Yorkshire clubs name altered to â€˜Tigersâ€™ since December but many supporters haver contested the change.
However, season ticket holders have narrowly voted in favour of â€˜Hull Tigersâ€™ 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 Hullâ€™s 15,033 members actually backed the name change.
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