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Hull City appoint Adkins as new Head Coach

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Hull have appointed former Southampton and Reading boss Nigel Adkins as their new head coach on an 18-month contract.

Adkins replaces Russian Leonid Slutsky, who left on Sunday with the club 20th in the Cham­pi­on­ship. He has been out of work since being sacked by Sheffield United in May 2016, guided the Saints to promotion to the Premier League in 2012.

He will oversee training on Thursday and his first match in charge will come at home to Brentford on Saturday.

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