The membership of HCSS has voted for three new inductees to the organisation’s Hall of Fame – George Maddison, Ian Butler and Gary Brabin. In addition, the HCSS Committee has added its own Committee’s Choice to the Hall of Fame, the legendary former groundsman and club lynchpin for decades, John Cooper.
Date: 11th July 2019Venue: The Spread Eagle, Woodstock Street, W1 Attendees: Richard Gardham, James Lockwood, Niall Gilchrist, Mike Lamb, Dan Heap, Chris Swales, Mike Leighton, Rob Tuffnell, Andy Beill, Andy Clark, Paul Ashbridge, Martin Batchelor, Jon Tennison, Lucy Tennison Apologies: Mike Scott, Harvey Fletcher, Kate Ogram, Sue Brown, Peter Helsby 1. Chairman (Richard Gardham) – … Read moreProceedings of the 2019 HCSS Annual General Meeting
Votes are now being taken for the 2019 HCSS Hall of Fame inductees. The HCSS Committee has already inducted John Cooper to our Hall of Fame, now it’s your turn to cast your three votes. At the end of this page is a form for you to complete. Please choose one from the pre-World War … Read more2019 HCSS Hall of Fame voting opens
In April 2016 I made a phone call. Chris Chilton answered. “Errr… hello Chris, it’s Richard Gardham here, I’m writing a book about Hull City to raise money for Dove House Hospice. Are you OK to chat?” I had to stop at that point because I’d forgotten how to breathe and talk at the same … Read moreSo I wrote a book…
An appreciation of Hull City AFC’s most influential fanzine (written by Mark Gretton) The end of the football season has always a fin de siècle feel. This one perhaps more than most, as we wonder if we will see again our manager, our best players and some of our most loyal and long-suffering fans driven … Read moreLooking back in Amber