Tigers in trouble?

Surprise package may be unravelling

January 8, 2009
By Norman Hubbard
The Chinese may beg to differ but 2008 was the year of the Tiger or, at least, the 12 months of the 11 Tigers. That much was assured on the May afternoon at Wembley when Dean Windass ended Hull City's 104-year wait for top-flight football.

And there would be other indelible images of progress to follow: Daniel Cousin soaring above William Gallas to head the winner at the Emirates Stadium, Geovanni delivering goals of implausible brilliance against Arsenal and Tottenham and the league ...

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