Chris Chilton


Chris Chilton: Hull City's record goalscorer dies aged 77

Hull City's all-time leading scorer Chris Chilton has died. Chilton, who was 77, scored 222 goals for his hometown club between 1960 and 1971 and later worked there as a coach. In October 2020, fans of the club helped raise more than £40,000 to help cover the cost of the...
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Chris Chilton

Hull City are today in mourning as we come to terms with the news that the Club’s record goalscorer Chris Chilton has passed away. Chris, who scored 222 goals in 476 appearances for the Tigers between 1960 and 1971, passed away overnight at the age of 77 and our thoughts are with the Chilton family, and their many friends, at this sad time.
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'The 222 Collection' Raises More Than £3,000 In Support Of Chris Chilton

The Club would like to thank everybody that has recently purchased merchandise from ‘The 222 Collection’ to support Hull City legend Chris Chilton. ‘The 222 Collection’ was launched in October to help raise funds for the Chris Chilton Appeal, with profits from merchandise sold to be donated to the Chilton family to support Chris’s care needs at this time. We’re delighted to announce that £3,053.32 has been raised through the sale of t-shirts, polo shirts and limited edition prints which were available to buy through Tiger Leisure, and that money will now be passed on to the appeal.