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Hull City A.F.C. - Honours

In the history of soccer, since its formation in 1904, Hull City A.F.C. has played in the top four levels of the English football league system. The club has has been runners-up in the FA Cup once.



Level One of the English football league system (known as the football pyramid)

(‘Football League First Division’ until 1992; ‘Premier League’ from 1993)

Highest Position: 16th - 2014

Level Two of the English football league system

('Second Division' until 1992; 'Football League First Division' until 2004; 'Championship' since 2005)

Runners-up: Once: 2013

Play-Off Winners: Twice - 2008, 2016

Level Three of the English football league system

('Third Division' ('Third Division North' and 'Third Division South' from 1922 - 1958) until 1992; 'Football League Second Division' until 2004; 'League One' since 2005)

Winners: 3 times - 1933, 1949, 1966

Runners-up: Twice - 1959, 2005

Promoted: 1985

Level Four of the English football league system

('Fourth Division' from 1959 until 1992; 'Football League Third Division' until 2004; 'League Two' since 2005)

Runners-up: Twice - 1983, 2004

FA Cup

Runners-up: Once - 2014

Football League Trophy

('Associate Members Cup' from 1983 - 1984; 'Freight Rover Trophy' from 1985 - 1987; 'Sherpa Vans Trophy' from 1988 - 1989; 'Leyland DAF Cup' from 1990 - 1991; 'Autoglass Trophy' from 1992 - 1994; 'Auto Windcreens Shield' from 1995 - 2000; 'LDV Vans Trophy' from 2001 - 2006; 'Johnstone's Paint Trophy' from 2007 - 2015; 'Checkatrade Trophy' from 2017)

Runners-up: Once - 1984

Watney Mann Invitation Cup

(Known as the 'Watney Cup')

Runners-up: Once - 1973


First Football History

Events and details behind each of these and other national triumphs and near misses form part of the Hull City Football Club story. From this site you can also search for football books which expand further on the soccer history of Hull City Football Club. These books are available on amazon: Hull City Book Selection


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