Michael Dawson

Position: Centre-back
Team: Hull City
Born: November 18, 1983 (age 31)
Hometown: Northallerton, England
Height: 6'3"
Nationality: English
Wilfried Bony of Swansea City celebrates his goal with Wayne Routledge (L) and Leon Britton during the Barclays Premier League match between Swansea City and Tottenham Hotspur at Liberty Stadium on December 14, 2014
Preview: Hull City vs. Swansea City
Sports Mole previews the Premier League encounter between Hull City and Swansea City.
17:46
Diego Costa of Chelsea shoots past Alex Bruce of Hull City to score their second goal during the Barclays Premier League match between Chelsea and Hull City at Stamford Bridge on December 13, 2014
Result: Eden Hazard, Diego Costa goals ensure Chelsea stay top
Eden Hazard and Diego Costa hand Chelsea a 2-0 victory over 10-man Hull City at Stamford Bridge.
Dec 13, 16:51
Eden Hazard of Chelsea (10) celebrates as he scores their first goal during the Barclays Premier League match between Chelsea and Hull City at Stamford Bridge on December 13, 2014
Half-Time Report: Eden Hazard gives Chelsea half-time lead
Chelsea lead Hull City 1-0 at half time thanks to Eden Hazard's eighth-minute header.
Dec 13, 15:51
Hull's Curtis Davies is congratulated by team mate Ahmed Elmohamady after scoring the opening goal against Cardiff on September 14, 2013
Curtis Davies hoping to be "indispensable" at Hull City
Curtis Davies reveals his eagerness to become "indispensable" at Hull City after recently losing his place in defence.
Dec 11, 05:57
Ahmed Elmohamady of Hull City is challenged by Stephane Sessegnon of West Brom during the Barclays Premier League match on December 6, 2014
Match Analysis: Hull City 0-0 West Bromwich Albion
Sports Mole takes an in-depth look at whether Saturday's Premier League goalless draw between Hull City and West Bromwich Albion was a fair result.
Dec 6, 17:45
Ahmed Elmohamady of Hull City is challenged by Stephane Sessegnon of West Brom during the Barclays Premier League match on December 6, 2014
Result: Allan McGregor heroics earn Hull City a point against West Bromwich Albion
Allan McGregor's penalty stop and a standout second-half save earn Hull City a point against West Bromwich Albion as the sides draw 0-0 in the Premier League.
Dec 6, 16:53
Graham Dorrans of West Brom has his penlaty kick saved by goalkeeper Allan McGregor of Hull City during the Barclays Premier League match on December 6, 2014
Half-Time Report: Graham Dorrans misses first-half penalty for West Bromwich Albion at Hull City
West Bromwich Albion midfielder Graham Dorrans misses a penalty with his side playing out a first-half goalless draw against Hull City in the Premier League.
Dec 6, 15:48
Christian Benteke of Aston Villa celebrates scoring his team's first goal during the Barclays Premier League match between Crystal Palace and Aston Villa at Selhurst Park on December 2, 2014
Fantasy Football advice: Week 15
Sports Mole looks ahead to the 15th week of the Premier League from a Fantasy Football point of view.
Dec 4, 13:43
Hull City's Nigerian midfielder Sone Aluko celebrates scoring their first goal during the English Premier League football match between Everton and Hull City at Goodison Park in Liverpool, north west England on December 3, 2014
Match Analysis: Everton 1-1 Hull City
Sports Mole takes a closer look at the 1-1 draw between Everton and Hull City.
Dec 3, 22:18
A fan applauds as Steven Gerrard of Liverpool prepares to come onto the pitch as a substitute alongside Brendan Rodgers manager of Liverpool during the Barclays Premier League match between Liverpool and Stoke City at Anfield on November 29, 2014
Fantasy Football advice: Week 14
Sports Mole looks ahead to the 14th week of Premier League action from a Fantasy Football point of view.
Dec 2, 11:35
Robin van Persie of Manchester United (R) celebrates scoring their third goal during the Barclays Premier League match between Manchester United and Hull City at Old Trafford on November 29, 2014
Result: Robin van Persie scores as Manchester United stroll to win over Hull City
Robin van Persie and Wayne Rooney both get on the scoresheet as Manchester United beat Hull City 3-0 at Old Trafford to record their third straight Premier League win.
Nov 29, 16:52
Manchester United players congratulate Manchester United's English defender Chris Smalling after he scores their opening goal of the English Premier League football match between Manchester United and Hull City at Old Trafford in Manchester, north west En
Half-Time Report: Wayne Rooney goal gives Manchester United two-goal cushion over Hull City
In-form Wayne Rooney adds to Chris Smalling's opener to help Manchester United into a 2-0 half-time lead over Hull City in their Premier League clash at Old Trafford.
Nov 29, 15:49
Hull City player Michael Dawson in action during the Barclays Premier League match between Aston Villa and Hull City at Villa Park on August 31, 2014
Kevin Kilbane: 'Michael Dawson better than Younes Kaboul, Federico Fazio'
Kevin Kilbane claims that Tottenham Hotspur made a mistake by allowing Michael Dawson to join Hull City.
Nov 24, 09:14
Nikica Jelavic of Hull City celebrates after scoring the first goal during the Barclays Premier League match between Hull City and Stoke City at the KC Stadium on August 24, 2014
Team News: Nikica Jelavic returns for Hull City
Nikica Jelavic returns from a knee injury to start up front for Hull City in their Premier League meeting with Tottenham Hotspur at the KC Stadium.
Nov 23, 15:16
Harry Kane of Spurs celebrates scoring their second goal during the Barclays Premier League match against Aston Villa on November2, 2014
Harry Kane: 'Tottenham Hotspur determined to beat Hull City'
Tottenham Hotspur striker Harry Kane insists that the team are "determined" to secure all three points against Hull City.
Nov 22, 12:34
Goalkeeper Hugo Lloris of Spurs claims a cross during the Barclays Premier League match between Tottenham Hotspur and West Bromwich Albion at White Hart Lane on September 21, 2014
Hugo Lloris: 'Hull City is a must win game for Tottenham Hotspur'
Tottenham Hotspur keeper Hugo Lloris targets a win against Hull City when the two sides meet in the Premier League.
Nov 22, 08:57
Mauricio Pochettino the Spurs manager directs his players during the Barclays Premier League match between West Ham United and Tottenham Hotspur at Boleyn Ground on August 16, 2014
Mauricio Pochettino has no regrets over Michael Dawson decision
Tottenham Hotspur boss Mauricio Pochettino is adamant that the right decision was made by the club in allowing Michael Dawson to join Hull City in the summer.
Nov 22, 04:56
Hull manager Steve Bruce prior to kick-off against Fulham in the Premier League match on April 26, 2014
Steve Bruce: 'Trio in line for Tottenham Hotspur return'
Hull City boss Steve Bruce reveals that Michael Dawson, Nikica Jelavic and Allan McGregor are in line for a return to action against Tottenham Hotspur on Sunday.
Nov 22, 03:01
Mauricio Pochettino the Spurs manager directs his players during the Barclays Premier League match between West Ham United and Tottenham Hotspur at Boleyn Ground on August 16, 2014
Preview: Hull City vs. Tottenham Hotspur
Sports Mole previews the Premier League fixture between Hull City and Tottenham Hotspur.
Nov 21, 17:22
Hull City player Michael Dawson in action during the Barclays Premier League match between Aston Villa and Hull City at Villa Park on August 31, 2014
Michael Dawson: 'Tottenham Hotspur should be patient with Mauricio Pcohettino'
Michael Dawson believes that Tottenham Hotspur should stand by manager Mauricio Pochettino following an indifferent start to the season.
Nov 21, 10:58
Hull City player Michael Dawson in action during the Barclays Premier League match between Aston Villa and Hull City at Villa Park on August 31, 2014
Report: Michael Dawson fit to face former club Tottenham Hotspur
Hull City defender Michael Dawson is reportedly fit to play against former club Spurs this weekend.
Nov 19, 15:45
Ashley Barnes of Burnley in action during the pre season friendly match between Burnley and Celta Vigo at Turf Moor on August 05, 2014
Team News: One change for Burnley ahead of Hull City clash
Burnley make just one change ahead of their Premier League clash with Hull City on Saturday afternoon.
Nov 8, 14:30
Burnley boss Sean Dyche, photographed on August 24, 2013
Preview: Burnley vs. Hull City
Sports Mole previews the clash between Burnley and Hull City at Turf Moor as Sean Dyche's hosts again go in search of their first Premier League win of the season.
Nov 6, 22:31
Hull's Alex Bruce in action against Peterborough during a friendly match on July 29, 2013
Alex Bruce 'surprised' by Shane Long's move to Southampton
Hull City defender Alex Bruce says that he was surprised at Shane Long's move to Southampton, and expects the 27-year-old frontman to do well against his former club today.
Nov 1, 06:30
Graziano Pelle of Southampton celebrates as he scores their first goal during the Barclays Premier League match between Southampton and Newcastle United at St Mary's Stadium on September 13, 2014
Preview: Hull City vs. Southampton
Sports Mole previews the Premier League clash between Hull and Southampton at the KC Stadium as the second-placed Saints go in search of a seventh win in eight.
Oct 30, 18:11
Hull's Alex Bruce in action against Peterborough during a friendly match on July 29, 2013
Alex Bruce eager for new Hull City contract
Hull City defender Alex Bruce reveals that he is eager to earn himself a contract extension with the club before the end of the season.
Oct 29, 17:32
Younes Kaboul of Tottenham Hotspur celebrates scoring their third goal during the Barclays Premier League match between Tottenham Hotspur and Fulham at White Hart Lane on April 19, 2014
Younes Kaboul offered new Tottenham Hotspur contract?
Tottenham captain Younes Kaboul is reportedly in talks with the club over a four-year contract extension.
Oct 28, 12:47
Mario Balotelli of Liverpool is challenged by James Chester of Hull City during the Barclays Premier League match between Liverpool and Hull City at Anfield on October 25, 2014
Steve Bruce thrilled with another "deserved" away point against top-four side
Steve Bruce was thrilled to see Hull City take away points off one of the Premier League's top four for the second successive game after holding Liverpool at Anfield.
Oct 25, 17:42
Liverpool's Italian striker Mario Balotelli plays during the English Premier League football match between Tottenham Hotspur and Liverpool at White Hart Lane in London on August 31, 2014
Team News: Mario Balotelli starts for Liverpool against Hull City
Liverpool manager Brendan Rodgers keeps faith in maverick striker Mario Balotelli by naming him in the starting XI against Hull City this afternoon.
Oct 25, 14:38
Steve Bruce manager of Hull City reacts during the Hull City v KSC Lokeren UEFA Europa League Qualifying Play-Off match at the KC Stadium on August 28, 2014
Steve Bruce: 'Injuries could force changes'
Hull City boss Steve Bruce admits that several injuries sustained over the past week could force him into multiple changes for his side's clash with Liverpool.
Oct 25, 02:50
A stoic-looking Brendan Rodgers ahead of Liverpool's game with Man City on August 25, 2014
Preview: Liverpool vs. Hull City
Sports Mole previews Liverpool's Premier League visit of Hull City as Brendan Rodgers seeks to find answers to his Mario Balotelli and defensive dilemmas.
Oct 23, 18:51
Maynor Figueroa of Hull City in action during the Barclays Premier League match between Hull City and Cardiff City at KC Stadium on September 14, 2013
Maynor Figueroa rejoins Wigan Athletic on loan from Hull City
Honduran defender Maynor Figueroa rejoins Wigan Athletic on a one-month loan from Hull City after making only one appearance for the Tigers this season.
Oct 22, 15:46
Nikica Jelavic of Hull City celebrates after scoring the first goal during the Barclays Premier League match between Hull City and Stoke City at the KC Stadium on August 24, 2014
Hull City lose Nikica Jelavic, Michael Dawson for four to six weeks
Hull could be without Nikica Jelavic and Michael Dawson for up to six weeks, while Steve Harper faces three weeks out, after all sustained injuries over the weekend.
Oct 22, 10:10
Steve Bruce manager of Hull City looks despondent during the Barclays Premier League match between Hull City and Newcastle United at KC Stadium on March 1, 2014
Steve Bruce: 'We were running on empty'
Hull City boss Steve Bruce says that the international break left his players "running on empty" in the closing minutes of their 2-2 draw with Arsenal this afternoon.
Oct 18, 17:56
Arsenal's English striker Danny Welbeck scores their second goal past Hull City's English defender Curtis Davies and Hull City's Egyptian midfielder Ahmed Elmohamady during their English Premier League football match against Hull City at the Emirates Stad
Match Analysis: Arsenal 2-2 Hull City
Sports Mole takes an in-depth look at Arsenal's last-gasp 2-2 draw against Hull City at the Emirates Stadium this afternoon.
Oct 18, 17:35
Arsenal's English striker Danny Welbeck scores their second goal past Hull City's English defender Curtis Davies and Hull City's Egyptian midfielder Ahmed Elmohamady during their English Premier League football match against Hull City at the Emirates Stad
Result: Danny Welbeck rescues a point for Arsenal against Hull City
Danny Welbeck scores a stoppage-time eqauliser for Arsenal to snatch them a 2-2 draw with Hull City at the Emirates Stadium.
Oct 18, 16:56
Alexis Sanchez of Arsenal celebrates after scoring the opening goal during the Barclays Premier League match between Arsenal and Hull City at Emirates Stadium on October 18, 2014
Half-Time Report: Arsenal pegged back by Hull City
Arsenal race into an early lead before being pegged back to 1-1 by Hull City after 45 minutes at the Emirates.
Oct 18, 15:52
Hull City player Michael Dawson in action during the Barclays Premier League match between Aston Villa and Hull City at Villa Park on August 31, 2014
Michael Dawson hails Hull City character
Michael Dawson believes that he and his Hull teammates should be proud of their performance during Saturday's 4-2 defeat to Manchester City.
Sep 29, 17:49
Diego Costa of Chelsea celebrates alongside Branislav Ivanovic as he scores their second goal during the Barclays Premier League match between Chelsea and Swansea City at Stamford Bridge on September 13, 2014
Sports Mole's Premier League Team of the Week
Sports Mole picks out the 11 Premier League players that impressed us the most during the fourth round of matches.
Sep 16, 10:57
Enner Valencia of West Ham United in action during the Barclays Premier League match between West Ham United and Tottenham Hotspur at Boleyn Ground on August 16, 2014
Result: West Ham United fight back for draw with Hull City
West Ham United come from behind twice to share a 2-2 draw with Hull City in the Premier League.
Sep 15, 21:51
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