Found August 14, 2013 on Soccerlens:
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Premier League 2013-14 preview: Steve Bruce and Hull City prepare for survival battle - originally posted on Soccerlens.comHull City and Steve Bruce are back in the Premier League once again, and the Tigers would have loved to make an explosive start to life in England’s elite division, somewhat replicating their start in 2008. However, the opening fixtures have considerably dampened the expectations around Hull, as the newly promoted outfit will face stern tests right in the beginning with their opening two matches are against Chelsea at Stamford Bridge and Manchester City at the Etihad. Hull City gained their promotion in somewhat similar circumstances to that of City’s title winning campaign back in 2011, as the Tigers took it right down to the wire, in order to secure Premier League football for another year. Steve Bruce’s side had to rely on cross-town rivals, Leeds United to hand them the promotion, after the Peacocks stole a crucial victory against Zola’s Watford, against al...
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