News Update 15th October 2021

October 17, 2021

Lets be generous & just say that City have had a less than stellar start to the season..

The feelgood factor after the opening day victory at Preston was soon dashed by a combination of defensive naivety and the inability to put the ball in the net at the other end.

Granted the first few games have been against teams who you would expect to be challenging for promotion or thereabouts, so hopefully we can pick up a few more victories in the coming weeks.

The victory against Middlesborough (with an altered formation) will hopefully have steadied the ship, and the return of Honeyman & Huddlestone should help.

On to Huddersfield and with a following of over 2,000 fans City will be hoping to send them home happy with 3 points.

Supporters Committee
The Trust are pleased to announce that we will be attending future Supporters Committe meetings.

Chairman Graham Cannon and Secretary Jean Cannon recently met with Ehab Allam at the MKM Stadium when the matter was discussed.

Details of these meetings will be announced by the club in the near future.

HCST Board Meeting.
The Trust Board held a Board Meeting on Monday 20th September at the William Gemmell and via Zoom. 

The minutes of this (and previous) meetings can be read here.

Huddersfield Town Supporters Association have designated their game with us as a ‘Pledgeball’ fixture.
Pledgeball is  an organisation that encourages football fans “to make small, easy changes to their lifestyle to collectively have a big impact on the planet.”

Further information on the planned events can be found here on the HTSA website.More details on Pledgeball can be found here.

FSA Network Elections.
Trust Board member Geoff Bielby is standing for election to the Championship Network of the FSA National Council.
Details of the Nomination & Election process can be found here on the FSA website.

Hull City Ladies
The Tigresses are finding life tough in The FA WNL Northern Premier Division, currently lying in 11th position.
On Sunday (17th) they face WBA Ladies at Haworth Park – kick off 2 p.m.More details on fixtures and other activities can be found on their website here.

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We will be shortly be sharing some news about a project which we are working on with Hull City Ladies – watch this space..

Tigers Trust
Congratulations to the Tigers Trust on their recent ‘A Question of Sport’ event!

The evening was most enjoyable, with many who attended hoping that it will become an annual event – over £3,000 was raised on the evening to allow them to help support even more local people.

Details of the great work which they do can be found on the Tigers Trust website here

“The likes of Hull City” blog.
Introducing a new blog on all matters related to Hull City – written by the excellent (Sir) Charlie Palmer.

You can read his musings here.Follow the blog on twitter here.

Tigers Down Under
The latest podcast from our antipodean friends. Available on YouTube .

Please follow them on Facebook and Twitter.

To Hull and Back 
A podcast discussing all things City related hosted by Ant, Will & Joel.

The podcasts are available here on Spotify.Follow them here on Twitter.

Wise Men Say
An up and coming podcast from City fans Alex and Jon.

Podcast links available here.

Please follow them on Twitter.

Tigers Tigers Blah Blah Blah
The latest Podcast from Luke & Richard.

Podcast links available here
Please follow them on Facebook and Twitter.

HCST’s Partners.
In this week’s Partner of the Week section, we have an in-focus look at two HCST Community Partners –  Hull and East Yorkshire Mind  & Dementia Friendly East Riding.

Our first partner of the week is Hull and East Yorkshire Mind .

Hull and East Yorkshire Mind is a local mental health charity, working so that everyone experiencing a mental health problem gets support and respect.

The impact of mental illness can be devastating. Not only for those directly affected but also their families, friends, colleagues and loved ones.Hull and East Yorkshire Mind helps people improve their mental health.

They work with individuals to support them in a way that works for them- building confidence and social networks, helping people establish a safe place to live and call home, helping people to find hope and to recover.They also work to prevent mental ill health through education and prevention work, and campaign to challenge the stigma and discrimination that sometimes occurs with mental health problems.

Mind have linked with the English Football League to promote awareness about mental health, and HCST have partnered with the Hull and East Yorkshire branch to tie in with that.

More information about Hull and East Yorkshire Mind can be found on their website They are also active on 

Facebook & Twitter.
Our second partner of the week is Dementia Friendly East Riding.

Would you like to know more about Dementia?There are currently 850,000 people with dementia in the UK, with numbers set to soar to 2 million by 2051.One person will develop dementia every three minutes.It effects so many more people though; in particular the loved ones of those diagnosed. If you are not affected by it now, chances are you will soon know  someone who is.

Dementia Friendly East Riding (DFER) is a charitable organisation which aims to raise awareness and understanding of dementia, and provide activities to support people living with dementia. DFER is pleased to work in partnership with HCST, and is happy to assist any HCST members and organisations with training and advice on how we can all become dementia friendly.

Hold 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.