January 14, 2014

In an interview with Sky Sports, Dr Allam today reiterated his promise to “walk out” on the club if he does not get his way over a name change to “Hull Tigers”. He made similar remarks to The Independent On Sunday on 1 December. The difference this time is that he is now treating the views of the FA just as dismissively as the views of Hull City supporters. 

You can watch a video of his key remarks to Sky Sports here:

This news piece contains further quotes:

City Till We Die is disappointed that at a time when Dr Allam should be making the positive case for change and showing respect for the consultation process which is underway, instead he is issuing threats.  

We are confident that supporters of Hull City will see through these remarks, and believe that the Football Association will be unimpressed by Dr Allam’s lack of respect for their authority as the regulators of the national game.

Further coverage of Dr Allam’s remarks can be found below.

City Till We Die spokesperson Ian Waterson gave his reaction on sportsTALK:

City Till We Die spokesperson Andy Dalton was one of the contributors to the discussion on Radio Humberside’s Sports Talk:

Sports Journalist Of The Year David Conn wrote a story for The Guardian:

And the news was also reported by the Daily Mail, The Daily Express,, The Mirror and The Telegraph

Finally, a poll on the talkSPORT website currently has 75% support for the No To Hull Tigers point of view: