League lowdown: Hull City

League lowdown: Hull City

We look at our 2019/20 opposition.

One of the most exciting days in the football calendar- fixture release day, is nearly upon us as we find out when and where Leeds United will be playing next season.

Fixtures for the 2019/20 Sky Bet Championship campaign will be announced online at www.leedsunited.com at 9:00am on Thursday 20th June.

Ahead of the fixtures being released, we are bringing you the lowdown on each of the opponents we will be facing in the division next season with our league lowdown.


Name: Hull City


Nickname: The Tigers


Founded: 1904


Stadium: KCOM Stadium


Stadium capacity: 25,586


Distance from Elland Road: 60 miles


Manager/head coach: N/A


2018/19 league position: 13th (Championship)

2018/19 top league goal scorer: Jarrod Bowen (22)


2018/19 average league attendance: 12.165


2019/20 Championship title odds: 28/1


2019/20 Championship relegation odds: 6/1


Previous encounters: 50


Leeds United wins: 23


Draws: 12


Hull City wins: 15


Last time at home: Leeds United 0 Hull City 2 (Bowen 25, 58)- Saturday 29th December 2018 (Sky Bet Championship)


Last time away: Hull 0 Leeds United 1 (Roberts 51) – Tuesday 2nd October 2018 (Sky Bet Championship)


Did you know: Hull City took part in England’s first ever penalty shootout – and lost. The Tigers were defeated by Manchester United in the semi-final of the short-lived Watney Cup in 1970.


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Check out highlights from our last away meeting with Hull City below: