Michael Dawson

Position: Centre-back
Team: Hull City
Born: November 18, 1983 (age 31)
Hometown: Northallerton, England
Height: 6'3"
Nationality: English
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.
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
A general view of the Stadium the Barclays Premier League match between Hull City and West Ham United at KC Stadium on September 28, 2013
Half-Time Report: Debut Abel Hernandez goal puts Hull City ahead
Hull City lead 1-0 at half time in their match against West Ham United after Abel Hernandez marked his debut for the club with a goal.
Sep 15, 20:47
Younes Kaboul of Tottenham in action during a pre season friendly match between Tottenham Hotspur and Espanyol at White Hart Lane on August 10, 2013
Younes Kaboul named new Tottenham Hotspur captain
Tottenham Hotspur announce that defender Younes Kaboul is the club's new captain, with Emmanuel Adebayor and Hugo Lloris acting as vice captains.
Sep 15, 20:28
Enner Valencia of West Ham United celebrates with team mate Stewart Downing of West Ham United as he scores their first goal during Barclays Premier League match between Hull City and West Ham United at KC Stadium on September 15, 2014
Live Commentary: Hull City 2-2 West Ham United - as it happened
Relive Sports Mole's live text commentary of the Premier League match between Hull City and West Ham United at the KC Stadium.
Sep 15, 19:00
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
Video: How well did Hull City do in the summer transfer window?
The Sports Mole Sofa takes a closer look at Hull City's summer transfer business after a busy window for the Tigers.
Sep 4, 11:10
West Bromwich Albion's French striker Nicolas Anelka vies with West Ham United's Senegalese midfielder Mohamed Diame during the English Premier League football match on December 28, 2013
Report: Hull City close in on Mohamed Diame
A report suggests that Hull City are closing in on a £3.5m deal to sign midfielder Mohamed Diame from West Ham United.
Sep 1, 05:53
Spurs' Michael Dawson in action against Colchester during a friendly match on July 19, 2013
Team News: Michael Dawson makes Hull City debut
Former Spurs centre-back Michael Dawson makes his Hull City debut away at Aston Villa this afternoon.
Aug 31, 13:07
Paul Lambert, manager of Aston Villa gives instructions during the Barclays Premier League match between Liverpool and Aston Villa at Anfield on January 18, 2014
Live Commentary: Aston Villa 2-1 Hull City - as it happened.
Relive Sports Mole's live coverage of Aston Villa's 2-1 victory over Hull City at Villa Park this afternoon.
Aug 31, 12:30
Paul Lambert, manager of Aston Villa gives instructions during the Barclays Premier League match between Liverpool and Aston Villa at Anfield on January 18, 2014
Preview: Aston Villa vs. Hull City
Sports Mole previews the Premier League encounter between Aston Villa and Hull City.
Aug 30, 14:19
Spurs' Michael Dawson in action against Colchester during a friendly match on July 19, 2013
Michael Dawson "sad" to leave Tottenham Hotspur
New Hull City defender Michael Dawson admits that he was "sad" to leave Tottenham Hotspur after nearly 10 years at White Hart Lane.
Aug 30, 10:20
Hull manager Steve Bruce prior to kick-off against Fulham in the Premier League match on April 26, 2014
Steve Bruce confident of Europa League progression
Hull City manager Steve Bruce acknowledges that it will be difficult for his side to beat Lokeren, but remains confident of progression to the Europa League.
Aug 28, 07:30
Federico Fazio of Sevilla FC talks to the media during the Sevilla FC press conference at Cardiff City Stadium on August 11, 2014
Tottenham Hotspur complete Federico Fazio signing
Defender Federico Fazio leaves Sevilla to sign a four-year deal with Tottenham Hotspur.
Aug 27, 17:27
Federico Fazio of Sevilla FC talks to the media during the Sevilla FC press conference at Cardiff City Stadium on August 11, 2014
Report: Tottenham Hotspur close to finalising Federico Fazio deal
Federico Fazio is reportedly close to completing his move to Tottenham Hotspur after agreeing a five-year deal at the club.
Aug 27, 13:40
Liverpool's Luis Suarez scores against Tottenham Hotspur on March 30, 2014.
Michael Dawson "very emotional" following Tottenham Hotspur exit
Newly-signed Hull City defender Michael Dawson admits that he was "very emotional" after leaving Tottenham Hotspur.
Aug 26, 22:21
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