Steve Bruce toasted a moment of magic from Mo Diame as Hull celebrated promotion back to the Premier League.
Midfielder Diame settled a tense Championship play-off final with a stunning strike from the edge of the area, sinking Sheffield Wednesday 1-0.
City boss Bruce admitted he feared his side would blow their chance after they missed a hatful of opportunities to break the deadlock at Wembley.
Diame himself hit a post, Andy Robertson missed a sitter from eight yards, Abel Hernandez's header was...
LONDON -- Three quick thoughts from Hull City's 1-0 win against Sheffield Wednesday in the Championship playoff final.
1. Hull return to the Premier League
We are often told that promotion at the first attempt, following relegation from the Premier League, is an incredibly difficult thing to do, such are the challenges of the Championship.
However Hull have now joined Burnley in managing it this season after a deserved win over Sheffield Wednesday, which came courtesy of Mo Diame.
Hull City secured a return to the Premier League with a deserved 1-0 win over Sheffield Wednesday in the Championship playoff final at Wembley.
The classiest of finishes from Mohamed Diame was enough to earn promotion at the end of a season that, for several reasons, had threatened to unravel.
Consistent speculation surrounded the future of manager Steve Bruce, while a poor run of form in the second half of the season and concerns surrounding their seriously-ill owner Assem Allam disrupted their...
The Football League has warned there will be plenty of empty seats at Wembley on Saturday after Hull failed to sell their full ticket allocation for the Sky Bet Championship playoff final.
Given 38,956 tickets to sell, Hull have handed back an undisclosed number of those, although opponents Sheffield Wednesday have sold out their 38,889 allocation.
Wednesday supporters also bought up a number of additional seats to cope with demand, once it became clear Hull would be unable to pack out their section...