In Both Camps; Hull City

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Leicester and Hull City are two clubs with a number of players being at both places. Matty Fryatt and Callum Elder are two players in this category as the two moved from Leicester to Hull.

Elder joined in 2019 after being with Leicester since 2011. He joined the club as a youngster moving in from Australia. His made his full international debut in September 2021 and has just this one cap to his name so far. A total of 102 league appearances and one goals since becoming a tiger.

Matty Fryatt had a good reputation as a goalscorer first with Leicester joining from Walsall and later signing for Hull in a £1,2million transfer. His only appearances in Premier League was made during his time at MKM. Scoring 27 goals in 82 league appearances as well as playing in an FA Cup final ending up with a runners-up medal.

Eldin Jakupovic recently released from Leicester was a signing from Hull City as well as Harry Maguire. Jakupovic a steady deputy goalkeeper and top servant over the seasons he was involved. Maguire came in as a quality signing and evolved from that point to become one of the best defenders in English football as his price tag moved to the highest point being sold to Manchester United for a fee of £80million. Jakupovic played just 2 league games for Leicester, 38 for Hull. Maguire made 69 league appearances for Leicester, 54 for Hull.

Damien Delaney, Junior Lewis and Kevin Ellison are three players that made their mark with Hull and also had a brief and shadow life at Leicester not really playing a big part during their time. Ellison only appeared once, Delanay 8 times in the league and Junior Lewis being involved in 25 league games.

Tony Brien played for both clubs as he started in English football with Leicester and ended his career with Hull City. A total of 47 league appearances for Hull as well as 16 for Leicester. His career in league football went on from 1987 to 1998. He later appeared in non-league football.

Jack Hobbs joined Leicester from Liverpool and moved on together with Nigel Pearson to Hull. He added up 70 league games for Leicester, playing 62 times for Hull. Forward Lawrie Dudfield also found life at both clubs and carved out a proud league career after moving on from non-league football with Kettering.

Goalkeeper Alan Fettis had a brief loan spell with Leicester and never appeared in league games. His time at Hull City made another story as he played 155 league games over two periods. He even scored 2 goals in his first spell for The Tigers.

Midfielder Jason Jarrett had loan spells at both clubs added up 3 league appearances with Hull and later played 13 games for Leicester as he secured the club from relegaton to the third tier back in 2007. Lee Marshall is also a former tiger and fox with a brief loan spell at Hull and joining Leicester from Norwich a few seasons earlier.

Central defender Nicky Mohan had two periods playing for Hull first on loan and as his last stop in league football on a permanent deal lasting from 2001 to 2002. His time at Leicester was from 1994 to 1994. Big forward Ian Ormondroyd spent time on loan at Hull from Leicester scoring 6 goals in 10 league appearances.

Defender Lee Peltier had a loan spell at Hull from his time with Liverpool. He later played for Leicester for a short while during a busy life of moving around to different football clubs. Don Revie is another player in both camps as the Leeds and England manager later in life made his way up to join Man City were he had his best years as a player.

Alan Rogers is next on the list as he appeared on loan for Hull playing a few games after his time with Leicester as we all remember from that special promotion season seeing the club regaining their place in the top flight in 2003-04. Struggled to get in the team over the PL period and rejoined Forest.

Malcolm Shotton had his best years in the game at Oxford after being overlooked as a youth player at Leicester and later joining Hull and adding up 59 league appearances before moving for new adventures at Ayr United. David Stockdale had loan spells in both camps during his journey as a goalkeeper nomad. Martyn Waghorn also experienced life on loan as well as being a permanent signing for Leicester. Mark Yeates is another loan hero as he also did his time with Leicester and Hull both being a Spurs property at the time.

Players in both camps,

  • Goalkeepers
    • Eldin Jakupovic
    • David Stockdale
    • Alan Fettis
  • Defenders
    • Lee Peltier
    • Jack Hobbs
    • Nicky Mohan
    • Malcolm Shotton
    • Damien Delaney
    • Callum Elder
    • Tony Brien
    • Harry Maguire
  • Midfield
    • Jason Jarrett
    • Alan Rogers
    • Junior Lewis
    • Lee Philpott
    • Don Revie
  • Forwards
    • Ian Ormondroyd
    • Lawrie Dudfield
    • Kevin Ellison
    • Martyn Waghorn
    • Matty Fryatt
    • Mark Yeates


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