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Michael Dawson

31-Year-Old Defender     Hull City  Premier


STATUS:  Out   INJURY:  Hamstring    EST. RETURN:  1/18/2015
Birthdate:  November 18, 1983    Birthplace:  Northallerton, England
Nationality:  England    Height:  6' 2"    Weight:  174 lbs    Show ContractHide Contract


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Signed a three-year contract in August 2014 to join Hull City.

November 29, 2014    Michael Dawson News

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Dawson was active Saturday despite Hull City losing to Manchester United 3-0. He led the Tigers with eight clearances and three blocked shots, but also received a yellow card for a hard foul on Robin van Persie.

The yellow card was Dawson's first on the season as he is regularly picking up peripheral stats in the Hull City defense despite the lack of clean sheets.

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November 24, 2014

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Dawson played the full 90 minutes Sunday against Tottenham. Despite leading the team with 14 clearances and two blocked shots, he was unable to help Hull City to victory as the Tigers lost 1-2.

Dawson resumes his role as one of the most active Hull City defenders as he continues to lead the team in blocked shots and remains second in clearances.

November 12, 2014

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Dawson is expected to return to first team training this week after missing Hull City's previous three matches due to an ankle injury.

Before suffering the ankle injury, Dawson led all Hull City defenders in blocked shots and was second in successful clearances. In formats that account for these stats he could provide some value, but in standard formats his value will remain low due to Hull City's lack of clean sheet potential.

October 22, 2014

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Dawson will miss the next four Hull City matches after scans revealed he suffered ligament damage to his ankle during the Tigers' match against Arsenal, reports the Hull Daily Mail.

Since returning to the Hull City lineup in Gameweek Three, Dawson has led the team in blocked shots and is second in clearances. Three of the next four matches are against teams in the top-half of the table, which could provide troubles for the Hull City defense.

October 19, 2014

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Dawson was forced off late in Saturday's match against Arsenal with an ankle injury, reports the Hull Daily Mail. Dawson led the team in clearances and blocked shots while also putting a shot attempt on target before exiting in the 84th minute. Hull City manager, Steve Bruce, said Dawson's ankle was, "the size of a basketball" after the injury, leaving Dawson's status for the Tigers' next match against Liverpool in doubt.

Since returning to the Hull City lineup in Gameweek Three, Dawson has led the team in blocked shots and is second in clearances. If he does miss time, expect the Tigers defense to take a step back as four of their next five matches are against teams in the top-half of the table.

October 5, 2014

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Dawson led all Hull City defenders with 18 clearances and one blocked shot while keeping a clean sheet in Saturday's 2-0 victory over Crystal Palace.

Saturday was the first time since his first appearance with Hull City that Dawson led the team in clearances. With the next two matches away against Arsenal and Liverpool, Dawson's fantasy value will be low coming out of the international break.

September 20, 2014

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Dawson was once again in Hull City's Starting XI for Saturday's 2-2 draw with Newcastle United. Despite the Tigers allowing two goals, Dawson was active. He finished the match with 10 clearances and three blocked shots.

Dawson appears to be a regular for Hull City since joining the club at the beginning of September. He is not going to provide much offensively, but he can have some fantasy value if your league accounts for clearances or blocked shots.

September 1, 2014

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Dawson made his Hull City debut Sunday against Aston Villa despite having just signed with the club earlier in the week. He was easily the squad's most active defender, making 16 clearances in the 2-1 defeat.

Dawson is expected to be a member of Hull City's Starting XI regularly this season. His fantasy value will depend on the Tigers' matchup and their chances of keeping a clean sheet. A home match against West Ham United in their next league appearance could provide a good chance for just that.