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Michael Dawson

30-Year-Old Defender     Hull City  Premier


STATUS:  Out   INJURY:  Ankle    EST. RETURN:  Unknown
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.

October 19, 2014    Michael Dawson News

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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.

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Michael Dawson: Past News Updates   ( ▲ View most recent update )

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.

August 29, 2014

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Dawson is likely to make his Hull City debut Sunday against Aston Villa, reports Sky Sports.

Dawson signed with the club just three days ago, but is expected to make his debut as James Chester is serving a suspension for picking up a red card last weekend. The Hull City defenders have a good match up against an Aston Villa squad that has scored just one goal this season.

August 27, 2014

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Dawson signed a three-year-contract to join Hull City. The former Tottenham captain was brought in by the Tigers to help solidify their back line. Dawson's signing adds depth to a squad that has European matches to go along with their typical league play schedule.

Dawson does not bring much to the fantasy table offensively, so he will rely on keeping clean sheets to add value. He could provide some fantasy output in the right match up against goal deficient opponents.

August 26, 2014

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Dawson is reportedly close to transferring to Hull City from Tottenham, according to Sky Sports.

Hull tried to secure Dawson back in July, but Tottenham refused to move him until they had a replacement, which they appear to have with Federico Fazio of Sevilla. Hull have been surprising early in the season and Dawson will surely see more consistent first-team football under Steve Bruce, which should increase his value potential.

August 16, 2014

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Dawson (knock) is available off the bench for Tottenham's Premier League opener against West Ham.

Dawson is dealing with a knock and is apparently not well enough to get the starting nod. If he doesn't suffer any setbacks in training next week, he could be back in the starting lineup Aug. 24 against QPR.