Hull must be wary of second season syndrome, warns Guardian writer Jacob Steinberg
Despite the odds being stacked against them, Hull performed admirably last season after earning promotion to the Premier League.
Steve Bruce’s side achieved their main aim of staying up quite comfortably and exceeded expectations by making it to the FA Cup final where they narrowly lost to Arsenal after extra-time.
This time they will have the simultaneous blessing and curse that is Europa League football to contend with. A run in the competition would be good for the club’s finances, as well as putting players in the shop window, but could derail their domestic ambitions.
In the video above, Guardian writer Jacob Steinberg warns Hull to be wary of second season syndrome.
Watch Live Stream
- Hull v Sheffield Wednesday: Championship playoff final preview, live streaming & predicted l...May 26th, 2016
- Hull score stoppage-time counter-attack at Derby to put one foot in play-off final (Video)May 14th, 2016
- Derby v Hull: Championship playoff preview, live streaming & predicted line upsMay 13th, 2016
- Arsenal hammer Hull 4-0 in convincing FA Cup win (Official Videos)March 8th, 2016