Nigel Adkins named new Hull City manager

Nigel Adkins named new Hull City manager

Hull have appointed Nigel Adkins as their permanent new head coach on an 18-month deal. Former Scunthorpe, Southampton, Reading and Sheffield United boss Adkins, 52, becomes the Tigers' fifth manager in less than 17 months and replaces Leonid Slutsky, who departed by mutual consent on Sunday. A statement on the club's official website said: "The Tigers are pleased to announce Nigel Adkins as the Club's new Head Coach." The statement continued: "Adkins, a Championship promotion-winner with Southampton in 2012, will be joined at the KCOM Stadium by his trusted assistant Andy Crosby on an 18-month contract. "As well as his success with Southampton, where he took the south coast club from League

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