14 Facts About Andy Dawson


Andrew Stuart Dawson was born on 20 October 1978 and is an English former professional footballer and coach.

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Andy Dawson played for United on two occasions during his career having spent ten years with Hull City.

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Andy Dawson moved to Hull City on 16 May 2003 on a free transfer from Scunthorpe United.

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On 3 January 2011, Andy Dawson agreed a one-year contract extension with Hull City, due to expire in June 2012.

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However, on 6 July 2012 Andy Dawson signed a new one-year deal with Hull City, earning him a testimonial, having completed ten years of service at the club through all four divisions.

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Andy Dawson was released on 16 May 2013, along with 11 other Hull City players, meaning that he would not be returning to the Premier League with Hull City.

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On 21 November 2012, Andy Dawson officially launched a series of testimonial events, raising money for the Daisy Appeal in East Yorkshire.

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On 24 March 2019, Andy Dawson again took over Scunthorpe United as caretaker manager, replacing Stuart McCall until the end of the season.

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On 23 September 2019, Andy Dawson returned to the Hull City as part of the Academy Coaching Staff.

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On 13 May 2022, Andy Dawson was promoted to first team coach following the departure of Tony Pennock.

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On 30 September 2022, Andy Dawson was appointed as interim head coach after Shota Arveladze was sacked after a run of four league defeats.

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Andy Dawson is renowned for his long-range shots, particularly from free-kicks.

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Andy Dawson is a traditional left fullback, and when playing sports his trademark Umbro Speciali black boots, with old-fashioned white sock ties.

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Andy Dawson is the older brother of Nottingham Forest player Michael Dawson, and former Chesterfield defender Kevin Dawson.

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