On Cloud Seven – Hull City’s players

A website dedicated to the footballers who have played a senior competitive football match for Hull City, since 1904…

…and the “nearly men” who sat on the Hull City bench one or more times but never made a senior appearance…

…plus a list of all the grounds where Hull City has played, designed to satisfy even the most ardent groundhoppers and groundtickers…

…and interactive features so that you can add your own memories and knowledge about your City heroes.  If you have additional information about a player – he’s a family member, you have an interesting anecdote, he once fixed your boiler, etc – then please leave details in the comments box on the player’s page.


Hull City’s All-Time Players  | 1074

Hull City’s Nearly Men  |     31

Hull City’s Grounds Played  |   178
(173 away, 5 home)

Latest Hull City Fixture Update | 30 November 2019


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@oncloudseven1 Very interesting. I’d always assumed that Holderness only established itself as a hotbed of footballing talent in the late 20th century (Chillo, Hawley, S Gray, etc). Turns out it’s alway been that way.

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Forward Ernie Shepherd joined Raich Carter's Tigers in March 1949, moving on to QPR in 1950. Though the bulk of his career was spent in the south (Fulham and QPR as a player, Southend as a manager) he hailed from Wombwell near Barnsley.

▶️ http://www.oncloudseven.com/399-ernie-shepherd/

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Tim Wright was one of Hull City's first locally-born one-club men. Born in Patrington, he was on City's books for 13 years from 1908, then worked for the Council in Withernsea.

▶️ http://www.oncloudseven.com/49-tim-wright/

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Midfielder Vince Grimes came through the ranks at City in the 1970s, had two years as a first team regular, then 18 months on the bench, before signing for hometown club Scunthorpe United.

▶️ http://www.oncloudseven.com/544-vince-grimes/

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Alnwick-born forward Norman Wilkinson played his entire career as an amateur while serving in the RAF then working as a cobbler. His short spell at City was followed by 12 years at York, where he remains their all-time top goalscorer.

▶️ http://www.oncloudseven.com/436-norman-wilkinson/

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