Hull City will be backed by a strong travelling support at Craven Cottage on Monday night after the Tigers announced that they had sold more than 1,200 tickets for the game against Fulham.

There should be a good atmosphere – and attendance – for a televised Monday night game, which may have added spice as Jimmy Bullard looks certain to feature for Hull. Bullard left Fulham for the KC Stadium for £5m in January after refusing to play for the Whites unless the club extended his contract and upped his wages. The midfielder was injured early on his Hull career at West Ham and has come through a couple of recent reserve games to be in contention for an intriguing return to the Cottage.