Video: What does the summer hold for Hull City?

IT may not have been by the most straightforward route but - ultimately - Hull City achieved their aim of returning to the Premier League after just one year.

Hull City's player celebrate their Wembley success against Sheffield Wednesday - earning promotion back to the Premier League.

A deserved, albeit nail-biting 1-0 win over Championship rivals Sheffield Wednesday at Wembley saw Steve Bruce’s side return to the top flight confirmed - Mo Diame’s stunning strike proving enough to guarantee hero status among the Tigers’ faithful.

One of the main tasks facing Steve Bruce will be putting together a squad capable of surviving in the top flight, something which has taken on even more importance given the increased sums of money involved in the Premier League.

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Bruce’s future itself still needs sorting out, although that may be dependent on when or if the ownership issue is resolved with American-based banker Peter Grieve believed to be leading a group of potential buyers.

Hull City's player celebrate their Wembley success against Sheffield Wednesday - earning promotion back to the Premier League.

In the meantime, The YP’s Richard Sutcliffe casts his reflective eye over Hull’s promotion season as well as looking ahead to the summer and what the Tigers need to do in order to survive the Premier League.

Hull City's player celebrate their Wembley success against Sheffield Wednesday - earning promotion back to the Premier League.