Hull City are yet to apply to change the club's name.

The Premier League says Hull City has not submitted a formal application for a change of team name. A spokeswoman was responding to reports that the league had refused to endorse a "Hull City Tigers" name-change.

She told SportsDirect News: "We have had no application from Hull and have never been through this process before. If Hull did make the application, it would most likely go to the Premier League board."

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