Five years ago today Hull City played in the FA Cup final against Arsenal. Here is the Tigers’ starting XI that day and where they are now-

GK- Allan McGregor- The Scotland international is back playing in Scotland for Rangers for his second spell at the Glasgow side.

RWB- Ahmed Elmohamady- He spent five years at the KCOM Stadium but now plays for fellow Championship side Aston Villa.

CB- James Chester- The goal scorer of the Tigers’ first in the final also plays for Aston Villa nowadays.

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CB- Curtis Davies- The scorer of Hull’s second joined Derby County in the summer of 2017.

Derby County defender Curtis Davies (33) Picture by Jon Hobley.

CB- Alex Bruce- The 34-year-old is playing in Scotland for Kilmarnock. Since leaving Hull in 2017 he has played for Wigan Athletic and Bury.

LB- Liam Rosenior- He is now a pundit for Sky Sports and went onto play for Brighton and Hove Albion after Hull.

CM- Jake Livermore- West Brom paid £10 million to sign him from Hull in January 2017. He is back playing in the second tier now.

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CM- Tom Huddlestone- Like Davies, Huddlestone switched East Yorkshire for a move to Derbyshire to join the Rams in 2017.

CM- David Meyler- The Republic of Ireland international is currently on the books at Reading but spent the last half of last season on loan at Coventry City.

Hull City’s David Meyler. Picture by John Potts.

AM- Stephen Quinn- He now plays in League One for Burton Albion.

ST- Matty Fryatt- The 33-year-old was forced to retire from the game due to injury in February 2018. His goals in Hull’s run-in to the FA Cup final in 2014 were crucial.


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