Entries by SombreEthyl

2017/18 away kit by Umbro – First impressions

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 […]

Shirt Swapping: Aston Villa

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 […]

Tiger Rags audio description now available

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 […]

2017/18 home kit by Umbro – First impressions

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 […]

Visiting Tiger Rags – The Fabric of Hull City AFC? Download the exhibition guide PDF

‘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 […]

HCK Kitcast – episode 1

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 […]

Tiger Rags – The Fabric of Hull City AFC

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 […]