Proceedings of the 2020 HCSS Annual General Meeting

Date: 17th June 2020 Venue: Zoom Attendees: James Lockwood (Chairman), Martin Batchelor (Tickets), Ian Thomson (Legal/Travel Guide), Rob Tuffnell (Treasurer), Andy Clark (Tiger Eye), Richard Gardham (Social Media/Marketing), Paul Ashbridge (APFSCIL), Mike Scott (Membership/Website), Dan Heap (Travel), Chris Douglas, Sue Brown, Chris Tune, Christine Andrew, Jason Marvin, Andy Beill, Gary Clipson, Keith Dean, Rich Farrow, … Read more

HCSS Hall of Fame sees four new inductees added

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.

Proceedings of the 2019 HCSS Annual General Meeting

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 more

So I wrote a book…

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 more

Looking back in Amber

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 more