Key Premier League Refereeing Decisions: Gameweek 16

Diving has been and continues to be a problem in the modern game and it was again brought to the media’s attention this weekend after there were six diving incidents, all of which led to differing outcomes. Chelsea’s 2-0 victory over Hull City was where the most debated incident occurred. Gary Cahill was already on a yellow card after a foul on Sone Aluko, which could easily...
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Gary Cahill Rested for Chelsea League Cup Game Against Derby

Gary Cahill has been taken out of the line of fire by Jose Mourinho, who will rest the defender who was accused of diving for Tuesday night’s Capital One Cup quarter-final at Derby. Programming note: For viewers in the USA, you can watch Chelsea against Derby in the Capital One Cup quarter-final live only on beIN SPORTS and DishWorld at 2:45pm ET Tuesday. Hull boss Steve Bruce...
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Manchester City join race for Dortmund defender Hummels

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... Manchester City are the latest club to join the race to sign star Borussia Dortmund and Germany defender Mats Hummels. QPR and Crystal Palace will battle to sign Peter Crouch from Stoke in Janaury. Hull...
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It Didn’t Work Out – He Wants To Do Things His Way

The Mail is reporting that Hatem Ben Arfa will be sent back to Newcastle in January and his loan deal to Hull City will be terminated after it looks like Hull';s Geordie manager Steve Bruce has given up on the Frenchman. Ben Arfa in action again st Southampton There was news over the weekend in […]
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Bruce cannot confirm Ben Arfa reports; Ferdy has no regrets over QPR move

Hull City manager Steve Bruce has revealed he does not know where Hatem Ben Arfa was in the hours leading up […]
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Bruce unaware of Ben Arfa whereabouts

Hull City manager Steve Bruce has admitted he is unaware of Hatem Ben Arfa’s whereabouts amid rumours the winger’s loan […]
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Steve Bruce Claims Chelsea’s Gary Cahill Dived Against Hull

Steve Bruce accused Gary Cahill of taking a tumble "like something out of Swan Lake" and claimed he should have been sent off as Hull went down 2-0 to Chelsea. Jose Mourinho's men edged their card-laden clash with the Tigers on Saturday as efforts from Eden Hazard and Diego Costa got them back to winning ways in the league. However, the 2-0 triumph was overshadowed by a number of...
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Bruce critical of referee Foy after defeat

Hull City manager Steve Bruce criticised referee Chris Foy’s performance after Saturday’s 2-0 Premier League defeat at Chelsea. Eden Hazard […]
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Bruce: Strike duo will boost goals return

Steve Bruce is confident Hull City will rediscover their goalscoring touch when Abel Hernandez and Nikica Jelavic are reunited. Hull […]
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Bruce urges patience over new signings

Steve Bruce admits his new signings have yet to hit top form for Hull City, but has asked for more […]
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8 days ago  |  Discuss

He’s Not Happy About Being Taken Off

There was a report in the Daily Mail a couple of days ago that Hull City manager Steve Bruce was not happy with Hatem Ben Arfa, who he dragged off some 9 fays ago in  the game against Manchester United – because the Frenchman wasn’t working hard enough for the side. Hatem Ben Arfa – […]
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AFCON 2015: Ghana opponents Senegal could lose captain Diame to lengthy injury

Senegal captain Momo Diame is likely to miss AFCON By Akyereko Friimpong MansonGhana’s 2015 AFCON Group C opponents Senegal are sweating on the fitness of their captain Mohamed Diame for the upcoming Nations Cup as he is ruled out for three weeks.Diame, 27, had been suffering with an ongoing knee tendon problem, was forced to limp off early during Hull’s 1-1 draw at Everton.The...
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Hull Manager Steve Bruce Denies Hatem Ben Arfa Bust-up

Hull boss Steve Bruce has denied reports of a bust-up with Hatem Ben Arfa despite leaving the on-loan midfielder out of his squad for the Barclays Premier League bore draw with West Brom. Bruce hauled Ben Arfa off after just 35 minutes of last week's 3-0 defeat at Manchester United and also left him out for the midweek draw at Everton. But despite accusing Ben Arfa of "not hurting...
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Newcastle Midfielder Blots Copy Book – What Happens Now?

The Mail is reporting that Hull manager Steve Bruce wants to terminate Hatem Ben Arfa’s season long loan spell at Hull City, but it’s very debatable whether Newcastle will want him back. Ben Arfa – in action at Manchester United last Saturday Ben Arfa was allowed to leave on loan the final day of the […]
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11 days ago  |  Discuss

Bruce convinced Hull will improve on last season

Steve Bruce is convinced Hull City will improve on last season’s 16th-placed Premier League finish, despite slipping into the bottom […]
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11 days ago  |  Discuss

Hull City Manager Steve Bruce Hopes to See Best of Sone Aluko

Hull manager Steve Bruce is hoping fans will soon be able to see the real Sone Aluko make his mark on the Barclays Premier League. The Nigeria international was arguably the club's best player in the first half of their 2012-13 promotion campaign before missing the rest of the season with an Achilles injury. Last term was equally frustrating, with his Achilles this time ruling him...
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AFCON 2015: Senegal midfielder Mo Diame ruled out for three weeks with knee injury

Mo Diame is out for three weeks. Senegal midfielder Mo Diame, who plays for English Premier League side Hull City, has been ruled out for three weeks with a knee injury. He underwent a scan on a niggling knee problem after limping out of Wednesday’s 1-1 draw with Everton.Diame – who is Hull’s joint-top scorer with four goals – will miss tomorrow’s clash with fellow strugglers...
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Everton v Hull City: Bruce eyes confidence boost at Goodison

​Hull City manager Steve Bruce has urged his players to keep believing as they aim to arrest their slide against […]
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16 days ago  |  Discuss

Bruce frustrated by sloppy Hull defending

Steve Bruce felt his Hull City side were guilty of gifting goals to Manchester United in Saturday’s 3-0 defeat at […]
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18 days ago  |  Discuss

Bruce backing Hull to stay out of trouble

Steve Bruce is confident Hull City have the quality to start climbing the Premier League table despite a run of […]
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24 days ago  |  Discuss

Bruce disappointed with Vertonghen reaction

Steve Bruce was disappointed with Jan Vertonghen’s part in Gaston Ramirez’s sending off after Hull City were beaten 2-1 by […]
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24 days ago  |  Discuss

Whelan not racist – Bruce

Steve Bruce says there is “no racism” in Dave Whelan, after the Wigan Athletic chairman’s controversial comments in an interview. […]
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27 days ago  |  Discuss

Bruce ´embarrassed´ by lacklustre Hull

Hull City boss Steve Bruce labelled Saturday’s disappointing 1-0 defeat at Burnley one of his lowest points in charge of […]
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November 08, 2014  |  Discuss

Bruce has sympathy for Premier League rookie Dyche

Hull City manager Steve Bruce understands the difficulties Burnley counterpart Sean Dyche following their poor start to the season. The […]
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November 07, 2014  |  Discuss

Bruce laments Jakupovic error

Hull City manager Steve Bruce lamented Eldin Jakupovic’s early error in Saturday’s 1-0 Premier League loss to Southampton. Hull’s third-choice […]
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November 01, 2014  |  Discuss
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