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Gareth McAuley

36-Year-Old Defender     West Bromwich Albion  Premier

Northern Ireland

Birthdate:  December 5, 1979    Birthplace:  Larne, United Kingdom    Nationality:  Northern Ireland    Height:  6' 3"    Weight:  154 lbs    
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McAuley had a team-leading nine clearances, four interceptions and four aerials won in the 0-0 draw to Aston Villa on Saturday.

West Brom defensive rearguard have been fairly solid fantasy performers throughout the season. They have tallied eight clean sheets and only one loss in the last five games. McAuley has one goal and with 2.6 aerials won average per game is a threat at every set piece. He also has merely one yellow card. He's getting another favorable matchup on Feb. 2 when the Baggies host Swansea.

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December 19, 2015

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McAuley scored West Bromwich Albion's only goal in a 2-1 loss to Bournemouth on Saturday.

McAuley found himself on the receiving end of Craig Gardner's corner and made no mistake with a beautifully placed glancing header for his first of the season. Although the goal was nice, the Northern Irishman shouldn't be looked upon to produce on the fantasy front. His side has only won once in their last six matches and have failed to keep a clean sheet since a 1-0 victory over Norwich City back in October.

November 24, 2015

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McAuley served his suspension and will be available for selection Sunday versus West Ham.

The Northern Irish will be right back in the center of the defense for the tough visit to the Hammers. With Chris Brunt now suspended and the lack of another true left back, probably, Jonas Olsson or Jonny Evans will be shifted to the left side or Craig Gardner will be moved back in defense.

November 18, 2015

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McAuley received a red card for his challenge on Anthony Martial in the box in the match against Manchester United.

McAuley will serve his suspension in the upcoming match against Arsenal. In his absence, look for Jonas Olsson to assume the starting role for West Brom.

October 3, 2015

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McAuley (calf) is starting Saturday against Crystal Palace.

Palace have been shut out in three straight Premier League games, but they're still a dangerous attack, making McAuley a bit of a fantasy gamble.

October 2, 2015

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McAuley (calf) is unlikely to play Saturday against Crystal Palace, the Birmingham Mail reports.

McAuley was unable to play this past Monday due to the ailment, and with an inability to train, it looks like he could wait until after the international break to return.

August 15, 2015

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McAuley (calf) is starting Saturday against Watford.

McAuley missed the opener Monday against Man City due to the ailment, but he'll slot right back into the starting lineup Saturday against the newly promoted outfit that scored twice against Everton at Goodison Park last weekend.

August 10, 2015

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McAuley (calf) is not in the 18-man squad to face Manchester City on Monday.

It wasn't a great fantasy matchup anyway, so there aren't likely a ton of fantasy owners that are affected by his absence. His next opportunity to play will come Saturday against Watford, who scored twice against Everton this past weekend.