December 9th, 2013

Ed’s Hull Hell

Sports fans will be aware that the controversial owner of Hull City, Assem Allem, is under fire after announcing plans to rebrand the club as the “Hull Tigers”. The marketing move has sparked uproar from supporters, who understandably consider this an attack on their historical identity. Allem showed his true colours when he said of protesting fans:

“They can die as soon as they want, as long as they leave the club for the majority who just want to watch good football.”

Ed Miliband has declared war on “predator” bosses only “interested in the fast buck” before people and promised to “challenge irresponsible, predatory practices wherever we find them”. Given Allem has donated £100,000 to the Labour leader and chauffeured him to the ground in his Rolls Royce, whose side is Ed on in this one?


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    • 7
      god says:

      allem alaykum

    • 13

      More interesting than your silly suggestion that Botha freed Mandela. I see you revisted the link but you did not respond to my comment earlier today – I appreciate that you hate to admit you were ever wrong (e.g. that terrible fib about your dear old dad) and maybe that it why you did not respond … but please make up some other reason to justify yourself.

      Noting the spelling of the guy that did is no answer to your huge mistake. I might have spelt it de Clerk but you spelt it Botha!

      • 41

        Perhaps you were being rather unclear. I now understand what you are saying and agree that MT’s original letter was written to Botha. However, the first commenter, Londoner, was not me – but you seem to think it was. Had it been me, then you would have had a point but that was not the case.

        Even allowing for that, MT also had much correspondence with DeKlerk of which there are copious references, see here for just one:

        The extent to which you pursue me to identify any mistake which I might make, and we all do make some, will probably be regarded by many here as unhealthy. The more so when there is no mistake or where you have failed to use clarity.

        By all means, point out where my facts might be incorrect. I will always investigate if it is done from a desire to establish truth, rather than to make a cheap political point.

        Your excessive use of the term twat is an indicator that you concentrate more on ad hominem than the argument. Forgive me if I tend to ignore you when you take this line.

      • 44
        Nanny Staits says:

        Thank you for providing evidence that you have lost your marbles

      • 55
        QM says:

        Pathetic! Shove off elsewhere.

    • 19
      Nosferatu Nkobile Nazzam says:

      Assem Allam

      is the name, and being an Egyptian is the game.

      It’s hardly surprising that a recent immigrant doesn’t know and doesn’t care about the English and their culture.

      • 20
        Socialism Ate My Future says:

        “It’s hardly surprising that a recent immigrant doesn’t know and doesn’t care about the English and their culture”

        Just spend a few hours in Tower Hamlets…..

      • 42
        Anonymous says:

        Allem has lived in the Hull area since about 1970; hardly recent…

    • 45
      Darth Balls says:

      MP is a duplicitous c*nt – who’da thought it?

      I can use that comment an awful lot…….

  2. 2
    RED ED - SON OF BROWN says:

  3. 3
    Tony Blair says:

    She is the people’s chav.

    Former X Factor judge Tulisa Contostavlos to be charged with being concerned in supply of Class A drugs, say prosecutors

  4. 4
    Len "Vindicated' McLenin says:

    Mine, since you ask.

  5. 6
    An awkward bastard says:

    People have been calling them the Tigers for years .

    Rest assured they will be back in the second division next season.

    The guy can give all his money to Millitwit if he wants to. It is hardly likely to change a loser into a winner.

  6. 16
    Blue Peter Goldfish says:

    Sorry, but it is never going to work, Hull and Tigers go together like Cleethorpes and the Amazing Hulk.

  7. 17
    Ric Holden CCHQ says:

    So Trenton Oldfield has won his appeal against Theresa May’s outrageous decision to deport him. Excellent.

  8. 21
    Wheat from the chaff says:

    Ed will always be offside!

  9. 22
    ████ 'changed my tune ' Hoon says:


  10. 24
    Sunderland is a Labour ghetto thats why its shyte says:

    Off Topic,The coward who murdered Fusilier Rigby told the Old Bailey trial he has six children which no doubt we will be keeping for the rest of their lives,the coppers should have shot him in the head.

    • 29
      Corporal Larkin says:

      He expresses such disdain for our country I suspect he has his six cared for in his country by his kind.

      • 35
        hang on a min says:

        He’s just admitted killing Lee Rigby.
        So why is he allowed to waste valuable court time by pleading not guilty?
        He shouldn’t be allowed to use the court as a platform to peddle his sick

        • 47
          The Rule of Law must prevail or we are no better than those who detest our way of life says:

          However distasteful any particular case may be it is every man/woman’s unalienable right under the law to be presumed innocent until proven guilty and to be accorded the right of trial by jury and the right to be defended by counsel.

          • hang about.. says:

            He could have been presumed innocent until the moment he admitted in court that he actually committed the crime.
            He’s now admitted murdering Lee Rigby in cold blood,so how can he and his counsel still maintain that he is not guilty?Is the state paying for the defence?
            He claims he’s a soldier- but as the case of Marine A has shown, even soldiers have to abide by the the Geneva Convention.

          • Sniper says:

            … even if the raghead victim comes from a country which has not signed up to the Convention. The M o D legal fuckwits need a squib up their whatsits.

    • 39
      rick says:

      Remember, St Mandela was a cowardly terrorist too – now he is a saint. How many British soldiers and civilians did the first prime minister of Isr@el have killed during his ‘terrorist’ phase – our leaders now revere him. It’s just a matter of timing.

  11. 26

    Simple case of do as we say, not what we do, innit?

  12. 28
    Genghiz the kahn says:

    Labour’s idea of promoting SME – cupcakes.

    Nothing to do with new technologies in adaptive manufacturing or 3D printing.

    The cakes might be fine, but where’s the vision? Says a great deal about the lack of ambition and drive in Labour.

  13. 34
    Irreverent says:

    Hull’s a dump. It’s always been a dump. It means ‘hole’ in old Norse.

    • 50
      Grimsby is a definitive dump says:

      We resent that. Grimsby is a dump and Hull is far worse.

    • 63
      Sniper says:

      There is also a wee town in Norway called “Hell”. Says it all I suppose.

      • 65
        Airey Belvoir says:

        They sell T shirts there emblazoned “I’ve been to Hell and Back.” Unfortunately it is only T shirt weather in Norway about one day a decade.

  14. 35

    We at the BBC have been planning for many years to do a documentary on the famous yet elusive tiger population of Hull

  15. 37
    Blue Peter Goldfish says:

    20 Sunderland 15 2 2 11 12 30 -18 8
    Keep Labour out of football.

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    Air v road v train says:

    Miliband must travel around UK by air. The Rolls Royce well just a courtesy vehicle between stops.

    Still surprising how quickly he recovered his health to accept a host hospitality that day. Ain’t it beyond politeness to pass on your bug!

    Advice to Assem Allem. Go and get a check-up.

  17. 51
    Ballox Economics says:

    Dull Tigers!

  18. 57
    7000paplus says:

    Not very bright, these politicos.

    The very entertaining W. C. Fields said “never work with animals or children”.

    British politicians should eschew all contact with, or reference to, any sporting club or association; lest they make themselves seem foolish.

  19. 64
    Ed Milliband says:

    Whereabouts in Westminster is Hull?

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