Hull City Paper View

Last updated : 20 September 2009 By Brian Cartlidge
The Independent:

O'Connor climbs out of sick bed to sink Hull .....

Phil Brown will hope to find a little more spring in his step than his leaden-footed defenders when he takes on the Great North Run today.

The 50-year-old Hull manager, who will tackle the Newcastle-to-South Shields half-marathon with six of his backroom staff, will give £5,000 to cancer research should he fail to beat the two hours and 24 minutes he set on his last attempt 29 years ago.
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The Guardian:

O'Connor strikes as Birmingham inflict home defeat on Hull .......

Phil Brown will experience the loneliness of the long-distance runner today when, at the behest of his old chemistry teacher, a certain Brendan Foster, he takes part in a famous half marathon.
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The Telegraph:

Hull City 0 Birmingham City 1 ....

Birmingham City swiftly laid the ghost of their second city derby defeat to Aston Villa at the KC Stadium as substitute Garry O'Connor headed the winner with 15 minutes remaining.
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The Times:

O'Connor finally breaks Myhill resistance ....

Hull's manager, Phil Brown, will have plenty to ponder as he pounds his way round the Great North Run today. And after that, he might fancy a gentle hike up the north face of the Eiger, as it could prove less demanding than trying to drive his team up to 17th place and safety in the Premier League.
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