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Tuesday 16 July 2013

Hull City sign goalkeeper Steve Harper

Harper, who left Newcastle last season, joins newly promoted Hull City

Goalkeeper Steve Harper was with Newcastle United for 20 years

Former Newcastle United goalkeeper Steve Harper has joined Hull City.

Harper is 38 years old. He left Newcastle at the end of last season after being with the club for 20 years.

He played 112 times for Newcastle in the Barclays Premier League, despite being a substitute keeper for most of his career.

Hull, who were promoted to the Premier League this year, play Chelsea in their first match of the new season in August 18.

Key Points

  • Hull City sign goalkeeper Steve Harper on a free transfer
  • Harper left Newcastle United at the end of last season
  • Harper was with Newcastle for 20 years