Soccer-Hull give their name some bite (Reuters)

By Josh Reich LONDON, Aug 9 (Reuters) – Premier League newcomers Hull are looking to capitalise on their higher profile, and attract more overseas attention by rebranding themselves Hull Tigers, the club announced on Friday. Championship winners last season, the Yorkshire club had been known as Hull City Association Football Club since 1904. Egyptian-born owner Assem Allam says the new name will be used in international markets and is designed to attract attention from a worldwide audience. Allam wants to market the club as Hull City Tigers locally. …

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