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Personalised Hull City Football Book - Gift Details

Nowadays, you’re pretty spoilt for choice when it comes to buying presents for football fans. There are tons out there, from the most recent replica shirt to match day tickets – it definitely isn’t too tricky to pick them up something they’ll like. But what happens when you want a football gift with a bit of ‘wow’?

Let us introduce you to the Hull City Football Book, full-to-bursting with reprinted reports on your chosen team from the Daily Mirror, from the team’s unforgettable victories to the not-so-good moments.

Picking things up in 1907, just three years after the club’s formation, this Hull City Football Book follows the Tigers’ fortunes through to the end of last season.

There’s little doubt that despite Hull’s decent history, the club’s biggest moment came as recently as 2008. To any City fan, their promotion via the play-offs to the Premier League marked the Tigers’ most successful and lucrative period. Their stay was sadly short lived, but using reprints of original newspaper reports, this football book is the perfect way to relive their two-season stay. But as you’d expect, promotion seasons during the 30s, 40s, 50s, 60s and 80s are also covered in depth, as well as the exploits of legends like Andy Davidson, George Maddison, Chris Chilton and, more recently, Michael Turner.

All the articles are printed on luxury paper and independently cut and bound in a hardback book.

Now available with colour print option for coverage from 2006 onwards.

Your Gift Personalised

Personalise the Hull City Football Book by featuring the recipient’s Name and a Message on the certificate on the title page. The recipient’s Name can also be gold embossed on the front cover.

General Information

This personalised Football Book is 'Tabloid' size 38 x 31cm, and you can pick from a selection of smart, high-quality covers (see below). All reports in this book are taken from The Daily Mirror. Choose to have black and white pages in your book or, for an extra £5 only, you can even choose to have colour pages included in your football book. What's more, you can have their Name embossed on the cover in gold lettering for a small extra charge. Here's what you can choose from:

  • Brown Leatherette Cover – A stylish brown cover with black and white pages. The book title is beautifully embossed and also features a “Decorus Venatus” emblem, Latin for the ‘beautiful game’. Emboss the cover with the recipient’s Name for just £5
  • Brown Leatherette Cover with Colour – For an extra £5 only, you can have all of the above, but with the addition of colour pages (from 2006 onwards).
  • Luxury Leather Cover – Available in three vibrant colours; Red, Black and Blue, so you can choose a cover that best suits your team and tastes, making your gift really special and personal. Includes colour content for post-2006 coverage and free embossing of the recipient’s name.
  • Our Personalised Hull City Football Book  contains a minimum of 35% colour pages.

Delivery Details

UK Delivery Carrier Cost
Standard Royal Mail £3.99 1 - 3 Days 1-3 days
Urgent Courier £6.99 1 - 2 Days Next Day
Working Days

We operate Monday to Friday only, so weekends and holidays do not count in the production or postage timescales quoted. Orders placed before 12 midday begin production that day, while orders received after this time begin the following day. Orders placed on a Friday afternoon or over a weekend will begin production on Monday.

Production + Delivery

The majority of our gifts are made to order, so please allow time for the product to be made (produced) as well as the time for delivery. The table above outlines our production time for both standard and urgent orders, please add these to the postage lead time for an accurate idea of when you’ll receive your item(s).

International Delivery Leadtimes (where available)
European delivery is available on this gift
Delivery outside Europe (worldwide) is available on this gift
Standard Lead Time from production (airmail):
  • Europe: 3 - 5 days
  • Rest of the World: 5 - 7 days
Urgent Lead Time from production (Fedex courier):
  • Europe: 1 -3 days
  • North America: 1 - 2 days
  • Rest of the World: 3 - 5 days
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You can track your order via our Track My Ordertracking facility.

Enjoy a Newspaper History of the Tigers

Hull City AFC was founded in 1904. The club strived for a place in the top division for over one hundred years, coming close on several occasions before the outbreak of the First World War. The Tigers eventually won promotion to the Premiership in 2008. A key turning point had been Adam Pearson’s purchase of the club in 2001. Pearson brought financial stability to Hull and appointed Peter Taylor as manager. Taylor led Hull City to the Championship via back-to-back promotions and built the confidence needed for the Tigers to keep improving. Phil Brown took over as the manager of Hull City in 2006. He led the club to the Championship Play-Off Finals two years later. Hull secured promotion to the top flight by beating Bristol City 1-0 at Wembley Stadium. The goal was scored by local player Dean Windass.

Personalised Hull Football Books - Inspired Gifts

A Hull City Gift Book can be an inspired present for a fan of the Tigers. It is unique, smartly presented and filled with fascinating newspaper reports on the history of the club. Being able to personalise this Hull Football Book makes the gift even more special and shows the thought that has gone into buying it. The present will also prove to be a terrific addition to a supporter’s Hull City memorabilia collection.

Hull City Football Book Coverage

This Hull Football Book opens with a famous draw against Spurs in 1907, featuring a picture of the Hull keeper rising to reach a corner kick. It goes on to cover a selection of great matches through the decades of the 20th Century and many highlights from the present era.

Early memorable games featured in the Hull City Football Book include the 10-3 thrashing of Wolves in 1919, the emphatic 5-0 win over Middlesbrough in 1922, and the 3-2 win over Everton in the fourth round of the 1927 FA Cup. The Gift Book features dramatic pictures taken at the 1930 FA Cup semi-final against Arsenal, which Hull eventually lost 1-0 in a tense replay. You can also read about other exciting cup ties, including the sixth round FA Cup game against Manchester United in 1949 - for which 75,000 people queued for tickets - and the sixth round Cup match against Chelsea in 1966.

The Gift Books relive the excitement of Billy Bremner scoring on his debut for Hull in the 1-0 win over Nottingham Forest in 1976. It follows Hull City’s meteoric rise from Division Three strugglers in 2002, to Premiership players in 2008. Newspaper coverage also includes the appointment of Peter Taylor as manager, Hull’s 2-1 win at Yeovil to clinch promotion to Division Two in 2004, promotion to the Championship in 2005 and promotion to the Premier League in 2008. A great article on the Tigers’ triumphant play-off final at Wembley is one of the highlights of this Hull City Book.

Newspaper coverage continues right up to the end of last season. This unique insight into Hull’s history makes these books truly memorable gifts and a great addition for a collector of Hull City memorabilia.

Hull City Memorabilia

If you are a collector of Hull City memorabilia or looking for other Hull City gifts, why not consider our Hull Calendar or Hull Diary? Each month features a newspaper headline on one of the Tigers’ key games. The presents can be personalised with the recipient’s name to make them even more special and both items make great gifts for Hull fans. Other Hull City presents include themed Spoof Football Headlines and Personalised Commentaries.

Finally – Did You Know?

  • Hull City AFC is nicknamed the Tigers due to their black and amber kit. Hull only began to play in these colours after the Second World War, however, as the club originally played in black and white.
  • Hull City missed out on promotion to the First Division in 1910 by just 0.29 of a goal, as the league was then decided by goal average.
  • The Tigers reached the FA Cup semi-final in 1930 after knocking out eventual Second and Third Division Champions – Blackpool and Plymouth Argyle.
  • Hull City won promotion to the top flight in 2008, having been based in the bottom division just five years earlier. This is the third-fastest ascent through the leagues in English football.
  • Hull was only beaten once in the club’s opening nine Premier League matches.
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Personalised Hull City Football Book

from £ 39.99
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  • The history of Hull City over the last century
  • Filled with news reports written at the time
  • Beautifully bound hardback book (38cm x 31cm) with new range of covers
  • Now available with colour print option - colour from 2006
  • Updated to include the 2016/2017 season
  • Luxury gift box available to complete this perfect gift
£ 39.99
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