Played For Both: Hull City & Leeds United

Played For Both: Hull City & Leeds United

We take a look through the players who have featured for both sides

Leeds United are back on the road again on Wednesday when the Whites take on Hull City at the MKM Stadium.

Ahead of the evening fixture, we have a look back through the years and pick out a selection of players who have worn the shirt of both clubs.

Played for both hull line up

GK: Karl Darlow

Darlow spent the second half of the 2022/23 season on loan with Hull City from Newcastle United. The shot-stopper made 12 appearances in the Championship and made the move to Elland Road the following summer. So far, Darlow has one appearance to his name with Leeds United after making his debut against Salford City in the Carabao Cup.

DEF: Lewie Coyle
Despite being born in Hull, Coyle began his career in football through the ranks at Leeds United and featured 23 times for the first team from from 2015 to 2017. After four seasons with Fleetwood Town, the full-back made the move to his hometown club Hull City in 2020 and has so far racked up 106 appearances and two goals for the Tigers.

DEF: Liam Cooper
The Hull-born centre-back started his career with the Tigers and made his debut at the age of 16 in the League Cup in 2008. He played 17 times for his hometown club and after two an a half seasons with Chesterfield, Leeds United secured his signature in 2014. Cooper currently has 16 goals and 256 appearances for the Whites.

DEF: Rui Marques


After spending his entire career outside of England, Marques made the move to Yorkshire in 2005 from Portuguese side Maritime. The former Angola international made exactly 100 appearances in all competitions for Leeds United between 2005 and 2010. Hull City signed the defender on loan towards the end of the 2005/06 season where he featured just once for the Tigers.

DEF: Eric Lichaj
The former USMNT international signed for Leeds on loan in 2011 from Aston Villa and played 16 times for the Whites during the second half of the 2010/11 campaign. Lichaj then went on to play for Nottingham Forest for the next five seasons until Hull City snapped him up in the summer of 2018. Over the next two seasons, he featured 70 times for the Tigers in all competitions.

MID: Robert Snodgrass
Between 2008 and 2012, Robert Snodgrass scored 41 goals in 193 games for Leeds United in all competitions. He was also part of the LUFC squad that won promotion back to the Championship in 2010. After earning a move to the Premier League with Norwich City, Snodgrass spent two seasons with the Canaries before making the move back up north to Hull City. He played 56 times and netted 14 goals for the Tigers in two and a half seasons.

MID: Nick Barmby


The ex-England international joined Leeds from Liverpool ahead of the 2002/03 season and scored five goals in 31 games during his time with the club. He spent his second and last season with Leeds on loan with Nottingham Forest and was released at the end of the 2003/04 season. The midfielder then returned to his hometown club Hull City where he helped them achieve promotion from League One and to the Premier League during his first five years with the club. After eight seasons with the Tigers, Barmby had 197 appearances and 32 goals to his name.

MID: Cameron Stewart
Stewart originally joined Hull on loan from Manchester United in November 2010 but his deal was eventually made permanent the following January. He played 55 times for Hull over the course of four seasons but also had his fair share of loan spells with the club. One of which was with Leeds United when he joined halfway through the 2013/14 season. He made 11 appearances for the Whites before returning to his parent club at the end of the season.

ATT: Mallik Wilks
Wilks came through the ranks at the Leeds United academy and made his only first team appearance for the club in January 2017 against Sutton United in the FA Cup. After a few loan spells in League Two and League One, he left the club in 2019 and soon found himself at Barnsley where he was sent on loan to Hull City. His loan to the Tigers was made permanent and he stayed with the club until the summer of 2022. Overall, he played 91 games and scored 30 goals for the Tigers.

ATT: Peter Swan


The Leeds-born forward came through the Leeds United academy and turned professional in August 1984. He played under Billy Bremner for the majority of his Leeds career and scored 13 goals in 58 games for the club before departing in 1989. Hull secured Swan’s signature for a record fee of £200,000 from Leeds and he would stay with the club until their relegation from the Second Division in 1991. He was played both as a centre-forward and as a centre-half with the Tigers. Swan scored 24 goals in 80 games for the club.

ATT: Michael Bridges

Bridges signed for Leeds in 1999 and the forward netted 21 goals in 82 games for Leeds until his departure from the club in 2004. After numerous spells with various clubs for the next two years, Bridges joined Hull in 2006. Due to repeating injury problems, he made 22 appearances in two years for the Tigers and scored two league goals.