Banner image

Preview: Bristol City v Hull City

Bristol City v Hull City
EFL Cup, Round of 16
Ashton Gate
Tuesday, October 25th (7.45pm)

Bristol City look to make the last eight of the EFl Cup as Premier League Hull City are the visitors to Ashton Gate.

HULL CITY

After winning their first three games of the campaign, Hull have begun to struggle. In the Premier League, Mike Phelan's men have lost their last five matches. Their only victory in that time came away at Stoke City in the last round of the EFL Cup. They currently occupy the Premier League relegation zone.

MANAGER

Mike Phelan is taking his first steps into management after a host of coaching roles, the biggest being in support of Sir Alex Ferguson at Manchester United - where he also spent time as a player. Phelan was Steve Bruce's assistant as Hull secured promotion last season and stepped up to the top job when the ex-Manchester United defender opted to leave the club in the summer.

OFFICIALS

Keith Stroud will be in charge of the match, assisted by John Flynn and Mark Pottage. Oliver Langford has been named as the fourth official.

TICKETS

Tickets will be available on the night, priced £13 for adults, with quid a kid also available.

LAST TIME OUT

Hull City 4-0 Bristol City, April 2nd 2016. A disappointing trip to the KC Stadium for City, as goals from Curtis Davies, Robert Snodgrass, Mohamed Diame and Sone Aluko earned the Premier League-bound Tigers a resounding victory.

LAST SEASON

Sky Bet Championship: 4th (won the play-offs)
FA Cup: Fifth Round (Lost to Arsenal)
EFL Cup: Fifth Round (Lost to Manchester City)

DID YOU KNOW?

Hull City have played four European matches in their history. It came after their FA Cup final appearance of 2014. They defeated AS Trencin of Slovakia 2-1 on aggregate, but suffered defeat in the Europa League play-off round, losing on away goals to Belgian side Lokeren (2-2).

SPONSORS

Match sponsors are Bristol Bubble Ball, who recently brought their Football Dartboard to the Failand training ground.

Related News

Freeman Out Of Hull Tie

Freeman Out Of Hull Tie

Posted: Monday, October 24th 2016

Now Cheer Us Into The Quarter-Finals - Johnson

Now Cheer Us Into The Quarter-Finals - Johnson

Posted: Monday, October 24th 2016

Report: Hull City 4-0 Bristol City

Report: Hull City 4-0 Bristol City

Posted: Saturday, April 2nd 2016

Latest News

🎥 Pearson considers selection options

🎥 Pearson considers selection options

Posted: Thursday, October 28th 2021

🎥 ‘We’ve got to be fired up and ready to go’ – James

🎥 ‘We’ve got to be fired up and ready to go’ – James

Posted: Thursday, October 28th 2021

🎥 Harrison recharged and refocused

🎥 Harrison recharged and refocused

Posted: Thursday, October 28th 2021

New Sky Bet EFL rewards landing soon

New Sky Bet EFL rewards landing soon

Posted: Thursday, October 28th 2021

Also from Bristol Sport

Vacancy: Video Content Producer
Rugby icon

Vacancy: Video Content Producer

Bristol Bears has a unique opportunity for a talented Video Content Producer to join our media team at the Bears High Performance Centre and play a key role in the club’s journey to Inspire Our Community Through Rugby Success.

Posted: Thursday, October 28th 2021 • Rugby

Vacancy: Bears Women Matchday Media Manager
Rugby icon

Vacancy: Bears Women Matchday Media Manager

Bristol Bears Women seeks a creative, well organised and dedicated Media Manager to lead on content and media liaison on matchdays in the Allianz Premier 15s.

Posted: Thursday, October 28th 2021 • Rugby

Gallery: First team duo visit Community Foundation camp
Rugby icon

Gallery: First team duo visit Community Foundation camp

Bristol Bears first team duo, Jake Woolmore and Sam Bedlow paid a visit to the Community Foundation's October half-term camp at Clevedon RFC on Wednesday, October 27th.

Posted: Thursday, October 28th 2021 • Rugby

Flyers to host watch party at Ashton Gate Sports Bar
Basketball icon

Flyers to host watch party at Ashton Gate Sports Bar

The Ashton Gate Sports Bar will be open to watch Bristol Flyers’ televised clash against Glasgow Rocks on Friday, November 19th.

Posted: Wednesday, October 27th 2021 • Basketball

Vacancy: Academy Administrator
Rugby icon

Vacancy: Academy Administrator

Bristol Bears seeks an Academy Administrator responsible for overall administration and coordination of the Bristol Bears Academy programmes.

Posted: Wednesday, October 27th 2021 • Rugby