Make or break, do or die. Call it what you wish. But Hull City's Premier League season has arrived at a week like no other. On Saturday Marco Silva's side host West Ham United and next Wednesday it is the visit of Middlesbrough. The stakes could scarcely be higher in the Tigers' fight against relegation.
Although the next seven days cannot clinch another season in the top flight, it can be the period where Hull lurch towards the Championship. Fail to find a victory and surely their number will...
There's no more international breaks between now and the end of the season, with the Premier League hotting up at both ends of the table.
Each club in the top flight has a key issue to resolve between now and the end of the campaign -- from those fighting for a Champions League place to those battling to survive, everything will be resolved in the next few months.
Our Premier League bloggers tackle the crucial question their club must answer.
Hull City have announced that they have had their appeal against the red card shown to Tom Huddlestone during Saturday's 4-0 defeat to Everton rejected by the Football Association.
Huddlestone, 30, was sent off by referee Paul Tierney after 73 minutes in the Premier League clash at Goodison Park for a foul on Idrissa Gueye. The score at the time of the midfielder's dismissal was 1-0 to Everton, with the home side going on to score three more goals late on.