We now know what City will look like when a change of kit is necessary on their travels in 2017/18. So what do the HCK kitgeeks make of the new Umbro garb? *Obligatory disclaimer*: We don’t like what the current crest stands for, it is a reminder of the petty and vindictive attempt to change […]
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It’s been a while since we’ve done any ‘shirt swapping’, in the sense of taking a look at the current and historical kits of another club in addition to Hull City. With the 2017/18 season upon us, we thought we’d cast a critical eye over the garb of our opening day opponents, Aston Villa, selecting […]
The Streetlife Museum has no audio description equipment at present, so to assist Tiger Rags visitors with visual impairment, we are offering an MP3 download that guides you around the room and describes all the exhibits. Matt Rudd of Absolute Radio provides directions for our recommended route, while David Burns of BBC Radio Humberside is […]
Hull City Kits had the privilege of hosting the launch of the new home kit at our Tiger Rags exhibition at the Streetlife Museum of Transport. So what did the HCK kitgeeks make of the new Umbro garb? @Sombreethyl and @JGHull give their views and are joined by guest kitgeek @HullCityLive, a.k.a. Rick. @Sombreethyl: First […]
‘Plurality of polyester’, looking at varied kit designs, is the first phase of our Hull 2017 exhibition ‘Tiger Rags – The fabric of Hull City AFC’, which is hosted by the Streetlife Museum of Transport. To enhance your visit, it is recommended that you download the accompanying exhibition guide by clicking on the link below. Tiger […]
PRESS RELEASE Tuesday 20, June, 2017 Amber and black – The colours of culture A group of lifelong football fans have worked together to ensure their beloved Hull City plays a part in the UK City of Culture 2017 celebrations. The group are putting the final touches to plans for an exhibition of classic Tigers’ […]
Ahead of the Tiger Rags exhibition, we thought we’d take a retrospective look at the 2016/17 kit set. Opinions on kits can harden or soften over time, and sometimes a kit becomes viewed through the prism of a successful or failure filled season. So do we feel the same way about the white collared home […]
Photo: Chris Skelton Could you imagine the city of Hull without Hull City AFC? We certainly couldn’t, for the Tigers are quite simply, part of the fabric of the city. That fact has not gone unnoticed by the organisers of Hull 2017: The first week of the City of Culture year was heralded by a […]
Our friends at Football Bobbles, purveyors of fine headwear based on (amongst other things) football kits of historic note, have made the logical step of basing a bobble hat on a shirt that is simultaneously the greatest and the worst ever conceived. Named in honour of (who else?) Dean Windass, ‘The Deano’ riffs on City’s 1992/93 […]
HCK’s @SombreEthyl was recently invited onto the redoubtable DesignFootball podcast and grilled by presenter Jay about his obsession with polyester. Tigers apparel is the main focus, but there’s also some discussion about @SombreEthyl’s interest in a certain Serie A team and their garb.