Hull City have released a statement confirming that the club has officially been rebranded Hull City Tigers.
A statement said: "The Tigers brand, with its powerful imagery, will be used in international markets to attract new interest and attention in both Hull and the East Riding from a worldwide audience.
"As has always been the case, supporters remain free to refer to the club as they wish, whether that be Hull City, City, Tigers, Black and Amber, or indeed any other variant of the club's name. For many, the club will continue to be known as Hull City, as it has been from its inception."
The club has also confirmed that the badge will be redesigned in time for the 2014-15 season.