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Ahmed Elmohamady restarts play with the free kick.
Javier Garrido concedes a free kick for a foul on Danny Graham.
Ahmed Elmohamady fouled by Jonathan Howson, the ref awards a free kick.
Clearance made by George Boyd.
Clearance by James Chester.
Free kick taken by James Chester.
Jake Livermore fouled by Johan Elmander, the ref awards a free kick.
George Boyd makes a clearance.
Allan McGregor takes the free kick.
Leroy Fer gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Jake Livermore.
Robert Snodgrass fouled by Maynor Figueroa, the ref awards a free kick.
A cross is delivered by George Boyd.
Unfair challenge on Liam Rosenior by Javier Garrido results in a free kick.
Liam Rosenior on for Robert Koren.
Wes Hoolahan takes a shot. Blocked by James Chester.
A cross is delivered by Robert Koren.
Maynor Figueroa takes the free kick.
George Boyd replaces Robbie Brady.
Ricky van Wolfswinkel challenges Robbie Brady unfairly and gives away a free kick.
Corner taken by Robert Snodgrass from the left by-line.
Free kick taken by Robert Snodgrass.
Foul by Ahmed Elmohamady on Wes Hoolahan, free kick awarded.
Free kick taken by Javier Garrido.
Jake Livermore goes into the referee's book.
Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Wes Hoolahan by Jake Livermore.
Short corner taken by Wes Hoolahan from the left by-line.
Centre by Wes Hoolahan.
Nathan Redmond leaves the field to be replaced by Wes Hoolahan.
Danny Graham replaces Sone Aluko.
Maynor Figueroa gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Robert Snodgrass.
Header at goal by Curtis Davies misses to the right.
Corner taken by Robert Koren from the left by-line.
Clearance made by Robert Koren.
Corner taken by Robert Snodgrass.
Headed chance falls to Ricky van Wolfswinkel. Allan McGregor parries the effort to safety.
Clearance made by James Chester.
Free kick awarded for a foul by Robbie Brady on Leroy Fer.
Johan Elmander joins the action as a substitute, replacing Alexander Tettey.
Shot by Alexander Tettey went wide of the left-hand upright.
Shot by Jonathan Howson went over the crossbar.
Maynor Figueroa fouled by Robert Snodgrass, the ref awards a free kick.
Free kick taken by Tom Huddlestone.
Jonathan Howson takes the chance to get an effort at goal. Allan McGregor parries the ball away.
Clearance made by Curtis Davies.
Foul by Alexander Tettey on Sone Aluko, free kick awarded.
James Chester makes a clearance.
Clearance by Jake Livermore.
Alexander Tettey takes a shot. Jake Livermore gets a block in.
The ball is delivered by Jonathan Howson.
Clearance made by Tom Huddlestone.
Steven Whittaker fouled by Jake Livermore, the ref awards a free kick.
Nathan Redmond has an effort at goal. Allan McGregor blocks the ball.
Strike on goal comes in from Nathan Redmond from the free kick and goes left of the post.
Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Nathan Redmond by Jake Livermore.
Shot by Robbie Brady went harmlessly over the bar.
The ball is swung over by Steven Whittaker.
Robert Snodgrass on for Bradley Johnson.
Free kick awarded for a foul by Curtis Davies on Nathan Redmond.
The ball is crossed by Steven Whittaker.
The referee gives a free kick against Sone Aluko for handball.
Bradley Johnson manages to make a clearance.
Free kick crossed by Tom Huddlestone.
Alexander Tettey gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Tom Huddlestone.
Michael Turner makes a clearance.
Curtis Davies restarts play with the free kick.
James Chester fouled by Leroy Fer, the ref awards a free kick.
Shot by Sone Aluko missed to the left of goal.
Unfair challenge on Steven Whittaker by James Chester results in a free kick.
Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Sone Aluko by Russell Martin.
Alexander Tettey gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Sone Aluko.
Shot by Bradley Johnson cleared the net.
Header at goal by Ricky van Wolfswinkel goes over the bar.
Jonathan Howson delivers the ball.
Robert Koren takes the chance to get an effort at goal and missed to the left of the target.
Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Robbie Brady by Steven Whittaker.
Unfair challenge on Robbie Brady by Steven Whittaker results in a free kick.
Foul by Sone Aluko on Michael Turner, free kick awarded.
Nathan Redmond takes a shot and missed to the left of the net.
Corner taken by Jonathan Howson.
John Ruddy restarts play with the free kick.
Jonathan Howson fouled by Maynor Figueroa, the ref awards a free kick.
Russell Martin restarts play with the free kick.
Clearance by Javier Garrido.
Robbie Brady scores a penalty. Hull 1-0 Norwich.
Foul by Michael Turner on Yannick Sagbo, Penalty awarded.
Javier Garrido restarts play with the free kick.
Sone Aluko challenges Leroy Fer unfairly and gives away a free kick.
Jake Livermore takes a shot and cleared the goal.
Centre by Robbie Brady.
Clearance by Yannick Sagbo.
Sone Aluko fouled by Javier Garrido, the ref awards a free kick.
Jake Livermore manages to make a clearance.
Steven Whittaker restarts play with the free kick.
Unfair challenge on Steven Whittaker by Sone Aluko results in a free kick.
Nathan Redmond has an effort at goal. Allan McGregor parries the effort to safety.
Russell Martin manages to make a clearance.
Free kick crossed by Robbie Brady.
Free kick awarded for a foul by Bradley Johnson on Robert Koren.
Header at goal by Leroy Fer to the left of the net.
The ball is sent over by Nathan Redmond.
Clearance by Michael Turner.
Bruce's challenge gets even tougher
Steve Bruce admits Hull have their work cut out to stay in the Barclays Premier League when even the likes of Norwich and Southampton have joined the ranks of the big spenders.
Hull take on the Canaries, the side that gave Bruce his chance at the big time as a player, this weekend in their first home match back in the top flight and the Tigers' manager admits there is a gap between his side and Norwich.
Norwich have embarked on a considerable transfer spree, not least splashing out a club record B#10.7million on Ricky Van Wolfswinkel from Sporting Lisbon, while Southampton have paid B#15million for Roma striker Dani Osvaldo.
And Bruce, who has had to be more canny in terms of spending, said the stability that his old club have established in the Premier League is something he is aiming to emulate.
He said: "We all know who is going to be in the top six but Norwich and Southampton are doing their best to try and bridge that gap if they can.
"Make no mistake, with the resources that these clubs have got, the squads they've got, it is very, very difficult for us all to try to compete.
"But clubs like Norwich, Southampton and West Brom have invested a hell of a lot of money.
"Everyone has strengthened and that's the difficulty when you first come up into the Premier League.
"I wish I could spend B#15million on a centre-forward but that's not possible. We've got to cut our cloth."
Bruce has fond memories of his time at Norwich before Sir Alex Ferguson took him to Manchester United, and rates what has been done in East Anglia in recent years.
He added: "Norwich was the one real big club that really give me a chance. Everybody associates me with Man United, but Norwich was the one.
"Mel Machin and Ken Brown were the people who took me to Norwich a long, long time ago, and they gave me a chance when I was in the Third Division (with Gillingham)."
"If we can run our club the way they do with their support, that's got to be our benchmark."
Bruce is expected to give a first start to record signing Tom Huddlestone alongside his ex-Tottenham team-mate Jake Livermore, who has joined on loan from Spurs, against Norwich.
Norwich defender Michael Turner will put points before nostalgia when he returns to Hull.
Turner spent three years with Hull between 2006 and 2009, winning the official supporters' club player of the year award three times.
In the 2008-09 season he achieved the rare feat of playing every minute of every Premier League match for the East Yorkshire club.
So when he runs out at the KC Stadium it would be strange if he did not feel a warm glow of familiarity for a club which is close to his heart and for whom he scored 12 goals in 129 matches.
If he does then he will not show it. There is precious little room for sentiment in the Premier League.
Turner said: "It's exciting for me to go back there. I had three very good years there. It's a big occasion for them, their first home game back in the Premier League. I kept my eyes open for Hull's results last year and I was delighted they got promoted.
"It will be nice to go back and see some old faces. I have some good memories but after a good performance against Everton we will be looking forward to getting some points. I'm going back there to win."
On top of the happy memories, Turner also has history with Bruce.
It was Bruce who backed Turner's defensive talents with cash when he took him to Sunderland in 2009 for B#4million.
Turner said: "I think he's a great manager. I enjoyed working with him. He was a central defender himself and he worked hard with me on my game, giving me lots of advice and tips.
"He (Bruce) has brought in a lot of players over the summer so it will be interesting to see how he goes."
Norwich began their campaign last weekend with a home draw against Everton but suffered a blow when midfielder Elliott Bennett was ruled out until the new year after undergoing surgery in midweek for a cruciate ligament injury.
Robert Snodgrass is likely to replace him against Hull after recovering from a groin problem.
New Swedish signing Johan Elmander could feature if international clearance comes through in time, while Dutch central midfielder Leroy Fer also returns after missing the Everton match through suspension.
The mood in the Norwich camp is buoyant after their 11th-placed finish last season and a summer which has seen eight new signings so far arrive at Carrow Road.
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