Weekly News Update

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Here’s your Trust update…
Cocessionary Pricing Vote V2 – Update
HCST are very disappointed that despite writing to club officials last month seeking the result of the first ballot and asking questions over why there was no consultation over a second ballot, we’ve had no response.
We’ve shared full details with our affiliate organisations Supporters Direct and The Football Supporters Federation who have both contacted the club on our behalf.
We are now awaiting feedback from SD and FSF who we understand have also updated The EFL.
We will update members as soon as possible but again call on the club for dialogue and ask fans to ignore the second ballot.
RIP Eddie Cowell – A City Legend
The Trust were saddend to hear of the recent passing of Eddie Cowel aged 91.
Eddie was involved in the youth setup at City for 34 years starting as a schoolboy coach in 1978. Our thoughts are with Freddie’s family and friends at this sad time.
Parliamentary Petition – Safe Standing
The FSF and other organisations are promoting a Parliamentary Petition asking for Safe Standing to be introducet at PL and Championship clubs.
The petition can be signed here.
More details of the FSF’s Safe Standing campaign can be found here.
Dean Windass – 10 years on
RM Sports Events are presenting An Evening with Hull City legend Dean Windass; 10 years to the day since that amazing strike which sent The Tigers to the Premier League.
More details of the event can be found here.
Parliamentary Petition – Indepenent Governance
Blackpool Supporters Trust have started a Parliamentary Petition asking for the introduction of an Independent Regulator for English Football
More details can be found on the Blackpool Supporters Trust website here.
The petition can be signed here.
Development Review
It was ‘goals galore’ on Monday afternoon when the under 23 side travelled to take on Ipswich Town. 
They came away with a 3-4 victory thanks to goals from Callum Smith (2), Robbie McKenzie and Liam Edwards.  They are next in action on Saturday, after the first team play Sheffield Wednesday at the KCOM, when they take on Millwall in a 17:00 scheduled kick-off. We hope that many of you will stay behind to lend them your support.  Then next Thursday they travel down to take on Crystal Palace in a 14:00 kick-off.
It has been a slightly disappointing week for the under 18 side.  Last Saturday they were defeated 2-1 at Charlton Athletic, Max Sheaf scoring for the young Tigers.  Then on Tuesday a young side travelled to Burnley and were comprehensively beaten 4-1, with Keane Lewis-Potter on the score sheet.  They have two quick opportunities to get back to winning ways.  On Saturday they entertain Colchester United in an 11:00 kick-off at Bishop Burton, then on Tuesday they travel down to Millwall’s training ground for an 11:00 kick-off.
Hull City Ladies
The Tigresses went back to winning ways last Sunday with a hard fought 1-0 victory away at Bolton Wanderers.
This week the girls are away again at 7th place Chester le Street.
Sitting proudly at the top of the league, with 6 games to go the Tigresses are 10 points clear of their main rivals, (Brighouse Town), who do have 3 games in hand.
The forthcoming clash between the sides at  the Hull University playing ground on April 29th is increasingly looking like it will be the title decider.
For more articles on The Ladies check out the excellent Fanatic Hull website.
Membership
Sign up or renew your membership of the Hull City Supporters’ Trust
here
Alternatively paper Membership Forms are available at the William Gemmel this Saturday, along with a selection of Merchandise & you save on P&P.
Amber Nectar
More wisdom from our friends at Amber Nectar.
Please follow these links for the latest  Podcast and  Things We Think We Think.
 
Hull City Fans Forum on Hull Kingston Radio
More fan-focused chat hosted by Ian Waterson.
You can listen to the latest programme here.
 
Tigers Down Under
The latest podcast from our antipodean friends. Available on
YouTube and Soundcloud.
Please follow them on Facebook and Twitter.

HCST’s Partner of the Week 
In this week’s Partner of the Week section, we have an in-focus look at two HCST partners – Frank Pullan Butchers & Wags and Whiskers .
Our first partner of the week is Frank Pullan Butchers
HCST Members enjoy 10% discount on any purchase over £10
Frank Pullan’s is a well established butchers in the heart of Cottingham. It opened its doors in 1895 and has been trading ever since, supplying the local community for over 123 years. It is a family run business overseen by five generations of the family.
Just show your HCST membership card in the shop to claim your discount.
Our second partner of the week is Wags and Whiskers.
For more information, contact Steph on 07852 367 860 or e-mail steph@wagsandwhiskershull.com
HCST Members can get 10% off all services
They provide training and behaviour services for dogs and other animals as well as dog walking. Services can be provided anywhere in Hull and the surrounding area.
 
Merchandise Offer
For this week’s offer, City / HCAFC scarves are £4. Buy yours from the store  
here.
Stop the front page!
HCST are looking for new contributors to our website.
These can be articles about football in general, all things Hull City or match reports. So if you’re a sports journalist in the making or just fancy giving it a go as a hobby please let us know – you don’t need to be a professional – all articles will be welcome. There’s no requirement to produce words every week or month, just as and when you are able to. If you are interested please email us here.
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