Steve Bruce feared sack after getting Hull City relegated

Hull boss Steve Bruce has admitted he was lucky not to lose his job following the club's relegation from the Barclays Premier League. The Tigers' stay in the top flight ended last month as they finished 18th in the table, with a goalless home draw against Bruce's former club Manchester United not enough to keep them up. Bruce, who has been in charge at Hull City since 2012, told...
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29 days ago  |  Discuss

Steve Bruce imagines what might have been during Hull’s difficult season

Hull boss Steve Bruce has admitted he never imagined the Tigers would be fighting for their Barclays Premier League lives after starting their campaign with arguably the strongest squad in the club's history. Bruce was widely credited with landing the pick of the transfer deadline day buys with Abel Hernandez, Mohamed Diame, Gaston Ramirez and on-loan Newcastle midfielder Hatem...
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May 23, 2015  |  Discuss

Hull manager in shock at player's failed drugs test

HULL, England (AP) Hull manager Steve Bruce said he was ''shocked, saddened, disappointed and angry'' after his midfielder Jake Livermore failed a drugs test. The 25-year-old Livermore, who played once for England in 2012, was suspended by the English Football Association and Hull on Friday. He faces a ban of up to two years. Bruce broke the news to Livermore of the failed test...
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May 16, 2015  |  Discuss

Hull City face battle for Premiership survival

Originally posted on Burnley and QPR were relegated from the Premier League last weekend but there are still five teams involved in the battle for survival. Hull City are currently filling the third relegations spot and look in a precarious position. They suffered a home defeat by Burnley and their remaining games are against Tottenham and...
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May 13, 2015  |  Discuss

EPL Week 35: Hull City on the Brink

​ I imagine if Newcastle United lose again this week and we see some necessary shuffling from the other relegation fighters, you’ll be reading about them next time around. That said the relegation battle is in full swing, and it’s typically more exciting than the perceived title race at this time. Of course, it’s already been established that Chelsea are your 2014–15...
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May 05, 2015  |  Discuss

Watch Swansea City 3-1 Hull City match highlights

Steve Bruce felt two controversial decisions cost his Hull side the chance of easing their relegation worries at Swansea. Hull remain three points above the Barclays Premier League drop zone after losing 3-1 at the Liberty Stadium, but Tigers boss Bruce was upset with the nature of Swansea's second goal from Bafetimbi Gomis and the 53rd minute red card shown to Tigers midfielder...
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April 04, 2015  |  Discuss

A Look Back as Steve Bruce Signs a New Three-Year Deal

A Look Back as Steve Bruce Signs a New Three-Year Deal - originally posted on Hull City announced today that Steve Bruce had signed a new three-year deal to continue his management of the club, on the same day that the Premier League announced that he was a nominee for February’s Manager of the Month competition. Interviewed about his new contract, all the talk...
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March 12, 2015  |  Discuss

Steve Bruce agrees to new deal with Premier League team Hull City

HULL, England -- Hull manager Steve Bruce has agreed a new deal with the Premier League club after overseeing the most successful period in its history. Hull says Wednesday that the former Manchester United defender will sign his new contract ''within the next 24 hours.'' Bruce took charge in 2012 and helped the team win promotion to the Premier League in his first season. In the...
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March 11, 2015  |  Discuss

Bruce agrees new deal with Premier League team Hull

HULL, England (AP) Hull manager Steve Bruce has agreed a new deal with the Premier League club after overseeing the most successful period in its history. Hull says Wednesday that the former Manchester United defender will sign his new contract ''within the next 24 hours.'' Bruce took charge in 2012 and helped the team win promotion to the Premier League in his first season. In...
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March 11, 2015  |  Discuss

Sunderland manager Gus Poyet charged with improper conduct by FA

Sunderland head coach Gus Poyet has been charged with improper conduct by the Football Association after his touchline bust-up with Hull boss Steve Bruce. The 47-year-old Uruguayan has until 6pm on March 9 to respond to the charge after being sent to the stands for kicking a drinks holder and then arguing with Bruce after seeing midfielder Jack Rodwell booked for diving by referee...
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March 05, 2015  |  Discuss

FA charges Sunderland manager Poyet over touchline incident

LONDON (AP) �?The English Football Association has charged Sunderland manager Gus Poyet after a touchline incident with Hull counterpart Steve Bruce. Poyet has until Monday to respond to the misconduct charge after being sent to the stands for kicking a water bottle holder and then arguing with Bruce during a 1-1 draw in the Premier League on Tuesday. Bruce had to be restrained...
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March 05, 2015  |  Discuss

Managers Steve Bruce, Gus Poyet Clash During EPL Game (GIF, Video)

Neither Steve Bruce nor Gus Poyet behaved as grown-ups, or children, should in front of a global audience. Bruce and Poyet nearly fought on the sideline during Tuesday’s 1-1 draw between hosts Hull City and Sunderland in the Premier League. Officials had to separate the two managers, who might have came to blows during the game between two, relegation-threatened teams. The ugly...
March 04, 2015  |  Discuss

Sunderland boss Gus Poyet has no regrets over clash with Steve Bruce

Sunderland manager Gus Poyet says he has no regrets over his touchline clash with Steve Bruce during the 1-1 draw against Hull. The managers were involved in an altercation in the 35th minute of the match and had to be separated by a referee's assistant. It started when Poyet kicked a water bottle in frustration at Jack Rodwell being booked for diving and was sent to the stands by...
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March 04, 2015  |  Discuss

Steve Bruce and Gus Poyet play down spat

Steve Bruce and Gus Poyet both attempted to downplay their touchline spat after an ill-tempered 1-1 draw between Hull and Sunderland. The rival managers clashed after Poyet was sent to the stands in the first half for reacting to Jack Rodwell's caution for diving by angrily kicking a container of water bottles. The Uruguayan made a beeline for Bruce before making his way and ...
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March 03, 2015  |  Discuss

Robbie Brady Falls Down Hole, Suffers One Of Soccer’s Strangest Injuries

Spare a thought for Hull City and Ireland midfielder Robbie Brady. Brady could miss the rest of the 2014-15 season due to an injury he suffered in the bizzarest of circumstances. Brady fell down a hole last Friday during practice at Hull City’s facility. He suffered a calf injury during the fall that will sideline him for up to six weeks, according to...
March 03, 2015  |  Discuss

How worried should Hull City fans be?

How worried should Hull City fans be? - originally posted on   Steve Bruce’s Hull City are in a precarious position.  Yes, they sit in 15th position of the English Premier League, three places and four points above the relegation zone.  Certainly, 15th whilst heading into March is not a disaster for a club of Hull City’s size and ambition, whose end of season...
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March 03, 2015  |  Discuss

Confirmed XI: Stoke City v Hull City

Confirmed XI: Stoke City v Hull City - originally posted on The Britannia Stadium will be the host for Saturday’s Premier League clash between Stoke City and Hull City. When the Tigers took on the Potters earlier this season, the tie ended in a 1-1 draw at Kingston upon Hull. Steve Bruce and Mark Hughes are manager of the two clubs in action today, with Bruce managing...
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February 28, 2015  |  Discuss

Steve Bruce rubbishes Fulham speculation

Hull boss Steve Bruce has ridiculed reports linking him with a summer move to Fulham. Bruce has grown used to hints of his impending departure from the KC Stadium having been strongly tipped to succeed Alan Pardew at Newcastle earlier this season. And just last week Bruce was fielding questions about his future in charge of the Tigers after a 3-0 home loss to Newcastle dumped them...
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February 09, 2015  |  Discuss

Arsenal in hunt for $60m-rated PSG midfielder Marco Verratti

Each day we'll bring you the very latest tabloid rumors as the biggest clubs around look to splash the cash to bolster their rosters. True or not, they're always entertaining... Fulham will offer Hull boss Steve Bruce a £15m package to take over as manager and lead them back to the Premier League. Manchester United can sign soon-to-be free agent Dani Alves for free this summer...
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February 08, 2015  |  Discuss

Hull boss Steve Bruce plays down sack talk

Hull boss Steve Bruce has dismissed speculation that his job may be under threat and vowed to fight on in a bid to rescue the Tigers from the Barclays Premier League relegation zone. Last week's abject 3-0 home defeat to Newcastle was the club's third in succession and left them rooted in the bottom three ahead of Saturday's daunting trip to Manchester City. But, after a week which...
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February 06, 2015  |  Discuss

How safe is Steve Bruce?

How safe is Steve Bruce? - originally posted on Only four months ago you’d have been laughed at for suggesting that Steve Bruce’s job could be under any threat. Having achieved promotion to the Premier League in his first season at Hull City, Bruce went on to lead the club to their highest ever league finish as well as their first FA Cup Final. However, such is...
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January 21, 2015  |  Discuss

Hull boss Bruce admits interest in signing Defoe and Sanogo

Hull City are discussing the possible signings of Yaya Sanogo and Jermain Defoe, manager Steve Bruce has confirmed. Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger's preference is for Sanogo, 21, to join a Premier League side on loan for the rest of the season and has spoken to Bruce about the Frenchman moving to the north-east. Bruce admitted his interest in Sanogo in his press conference ahead of Saturday...
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January 09, 2015  |  Discuss

Ben Arfa agrees deal with Nice as Newcastle spell nears end

Hatem Ben Arfa is set to depart Newcastle and return to France after Nice announced a deal had been agreed in principle. The forward has been left in limbo after the failure of a loan spell with Hull, with Tigers boss Steve Bruce cutting short his stay at the KC Stadium but Newcastle unwilling to reintegrate him into their squad. But he has been offered a lifeline after a Nice statement...
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January 03, 2015  |  Discuss

Steve Bruce Rules Out Newcastle United Switch

Hull City boss Steve Bruce has ruled himself out of replacing Alan Pardew as Newcastle manager. Bruce is a boyhood Newcastle fan and said he was "flattered" to be linked with the position but is committed to Hull and has already turned down three offers from other clubs during his time at the Tigers. Pardew is yet to complete a move to Crystal Palace after Newcastle announced on...
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December 31, 2014  |  Discuss

Steve Bruce Answers Critics After Masterminding Victory Against Sunderland

A triumphant Steve Bruce left Wearside wondering if Sunderland fans might finally accept he did a decent job for them after masterminding Hull's fourth successive victory over the Black Cats. The former boss at the Stadium of Light saw his team recover from a dreadful start – they fell behind with just 30 seconds on the clock – to run out 3-1 winners and in the process end a...
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December 26, 2014  |  Discuss
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