September 2002

Last updated : 28 August 2002 By Andy Beill
Sunday 1st
1906 - City begin their second season of league football with a 1-1 draw at Wolves.

Monday 2nd
1905 - City are victorious in their first ever league match with a 4-1 win against Barnsley.

1950 - A Raich Carter brace seals a 2-1 win against local rivals Grimsby Town.

Tuesday 3rd
1964 - Ken De Mange born. Irish international midfielder who had a three-year spell at Boothferry Park between 1987-90 after previous stints at Liverpool, Scunthorpe and Leeds.

1999 - Warren Joyce's Hull City pick up first win of the season after getting only one point from the first five games; John Eyre scores twice in a 2-1 win against Chester at Boothferry Park.

Wednesday 4th
Hull City v Grimsby Town (Reserves, kick-off 7pm)

1933 - Brian Bulless born. Made over 350 appearances between 1952-63, scoring 36 goals.

1954 - Bob Crosbie scores all four as City beat Ipswich 4-2.

1993 - Dean Windass scores a hat-trick in a 3-0 win against Bristol Rovers, making it 8 goals just 5 games into the season for the City number 10.

Thursday 5th
1975 - Greg Strong born.

1992 - City continue unbeaten start to the season with Gary Lund and Dean Windass scoring in a 2-1 win against Reading. City then fail to win any of their next 12 league games, and end the season 5th from bottom in Division Two.

Friday 6th
Hull City v Doncaster Rovers (Juniors)

1976 - Ian Ashbee born.

1920 - City shock Birmingham with a 1-0 win, courtesy of a Charlesworth goal. The Blues finish the season top of Division Two, while City end 13th.

Saturday 7th
Cambridge United v Hull City (kick-off 3pm)

1965 - Garry Parker born. Highly talented midfielder who played just under 100 games for City in the 80s before being sold to Nottingham Forest. Represented England at Under-21 and B level.

1982 - Three matches into the season, City get their first win. A Les Mutrie double, along with strikes from Steve McClaren and Andy Flounders, condemn neighbours York City to a 4-0 defeat. The Tigers finish the season as Division Four runners-up and win promotion.

1957 - After scoring just once in the first four games, City then put five past Halifax in a 5-2 win. Doug Clarke got four of them, while Bill Bradbury also found the net.

Sunday 8th
1978 - Matt Wicks born.

2001 - There's no stopping Brian Little's Tigers as they mutilate York in a 4-0 thrashing. Mohan, Dudfield, Alexander and Lee are all on the scoresheet [click here for full report].

Monday 9th
1989 - Peter Swan nets twice in a 2-2 draw at Portsmouth.

Tuesday 10th
Hull City v Leicester City (League Cup, kick-off 7:45pm)

1971 - Rob Dewhurst born. Strong, towering centre back liked for his dominance and determination. Made over 150 appearances for Terry Dolan's City in the 90s.

1983 - City thump Millwall 5-0 thanks to goals from Mutrie (2), Marwood, Roberts and McNeill.

Wednesday 11th
Hartlepool United v Hull City (Reserves)

1999 - John Eyre scores from the penalty spot in a 1-0 win at Torquay.

Thursday 12th
1962 - David Mail born. Bought by Stan Ternant for £160,000 in 1990. Played in over 150 games.

1987 - Alex Dyer and Garry Parker score in a 2-0 victory against rivals Leeds United at Elland Road.

Friday 13th
Hull City v Scunthorpe United (Juniors)

1963 - Chris Chilton gets a hat-trick and Ray Henderson scores in his first start of the season at home to Millwall.

Saturday 14th
1991 - Stuart Young scores on his debut in a 1-0 win at Wigan.

Sunday 15th
2001 - Action-packed finish as Jan Molby's Kidderminster lose 2-1 at Boothferry Park. Justin Whittle gives away a controversial penalty and is sent off 10 mintues from time, and after the penalty is despatched Alexander pops up with a last minute winner for City.

Monday 16th
1950 - City beat Brentford with goals from Raich Carter (2) and Don Revie.

Tuesday 17th
1905 - Stanley Alexander born. Score 46 goals in just over 100 appearances for City between 1926-31.

1988 - Keith Edwards brace and Alex Dyer goal seals 3-1 win at Portsmouth.

Wednesday 18th
1975 - Richie Appleby born.

1993 - Linton Brown and Graeme Atkinson delight 7570 crowd at Boothferry Park with goals in the 2-1 win over Huddersfield.

Thursday 19th
1982 - Nathan Peat born.

1990 - Payton (2) and Palin get on the scoresheet as City draw 3-3 at Millwall.

Friday 20th
1966 - City thrash Norwich 5-0, through goals from Chris Chilton (2), Ken Wagstaff, Ken Houghton and Ian Butler.

Saturday 21st
Oxford United v Hull City (kick-off 3pm)

Grimsby Town v Hull City (Juniors, League Cup)

1999 - Ten-men City nearly cause League Cup upset when Colin Alcide and John Eyre goals pull City level against Liverpool at Anfield. However, the Reds score twice to win 4-2, and go through to the next round 9-3 on aggregate.

1939 - Mike Milner born. Tiger of 9 years between 1958-67, playing in 176 games.

Sunday 22nd
1958 - Clarke, Coates and Smith score in 3-0 win against Brentford.

Monday 23rd
Barnsley v Hull City (Reserves, League Cup)

2000 - Paul Musselwhite saves a penalty on his Hull City debut at Barnet in a 1-1 draw.

Tuesday 24th
1983 - Billy Whitehurst scores both goals in a 2-0 win against Lincoln at Boothferry Park.

Wednesday 25th
1960 - Mick Matthews born. City's current physio, and player for a brief spell in 1991.

2001 - Wheels come off City's promotion trail in a 4-2 defeat at Mansfield - the first league defeat of the season [read full report].

Thursday 26th
1923 - Dennis Durham born. A Tiger for 12 years between 1946-58, making almost 300 appearances.

1972 - City beat QPR - who finish the season 2nd in the table - 4-1, with goals from Pearson, Wagstaff, Houghton and Holme.

Friday 27th
1938 - Maurice Swan born. First choice goalkeeper for City in the Division Three Championship-winning season of '66. An Irish international who made over 100 City appearances in a five-year spell, mostly spent as understudy to Ian McKechnie.

1952 - City beat Sheffield United 4-0 in front of 32,000 Boothferry Park crowd.

Saturday 28th
Halifax Town v Hull City (Juniors)

1966 - Peter Swan born. Became City's record transfer when bought from Leeds for £200,000 in 1989. Enjoyed a two-year stay as both a centre back and as a forward before being sold on to Port Vale for £310,000 in '91.

1948 - City win for the 9th game in a row from the start of the season, beating Accrington Stanley 2-1. Finished the season as champions of Division Three North.

Sunday 29th
1987 - Frank Bunn (2) and Garry Parker score in 3-1 victory over Manchester City.

1906 - John Smith scores for the 5th game in succession in a 2-0 win against Chesterfield. Smith ends the season with 19 goals to his name from 34 appearances.

Monday 30th
1950 - Ackerman and Harrison score two each as City beat Southampton 4-1.

1977 - Roy Carroll born. Goalkeeper who came through City's youth ranks but was sold before even playing a full season. Now a Northern Irish international at Manchester United.