Craig Dawson

Date of birth06 May 1990
Place of birthRochdale
NationalityEnglish
Weight78 kg
Height1.83 m
PositionDefender

Craig Dawson joined Rochdale in February 2009 with a contract to June 2010 that was extended to June 2012 in February 2010.

He joined West Bromwich Albion in August 2010 with a three-year contract that was extended to June 2016 in February 2012, to June 2017 in September 2014, to June 2018 in February 2016 and to June 2020 in August 2017.

Craig joined Watford in July 2019 with a four-year contract.

Club history

Team Joined Left Loan / Trialist
Radcliffe Borough 01 Jul 2007 23 Feb 2009
Rochdale 23 Feb 2009 31 Aug 2010
West Bromwich Albion 31 Aug 2010 01 Jul 2019
Rochdale 31 Aug 2010 31 May 2011 L
Bolton Wanderers 24 Jan 2013 30 Apr 2013 L
Watford 01 Jul 2019

Club stats

Season Team Competition Apps Subs Goals Y R
2009-10 Rochdale FA Cup 2
1
2009-10 Rochdale Johnstones Paint Trophy 1
1
2009-10 Rochdale League Cup 1
2009-10 Rochdale League Two 40
2
9
1
2010-11 Rochdale FA Cup 1
1
2010-11 Rochdale League Cup 2
2010-11 Rochdale League One 44
1
10
4
2011-12 West Bromwich Albion FA Cup 2
2011-12 West Bromwich Albion League Cup 1
1
2011-12 West Bromwich Albion Premier League 6
2
2012-13 Bolton Wanderers League Championship 16
4
2
2012-13 West Bromwich Albion FA Cup
1
2012-13 West Bromwich Albion League Cup 1
1
2012-13 West Bromwich Albion Premier League 1
2013-14 West Bromwich Albion FA Cup 1
1
2013-14 West Bromwich Albion League Cup 2
2013-14 West Bromwich Albion Premier League 10
2
1
2014-15 West Bromwich Albion FA Cup 4
1
2014-15 West Bromwich Albion League Cup 2
1
2014-15 West Bromwich Albion Premier League 29
2
6
2015-16 West Bromwich Albion FA Cup 2
1
2015-16 West Bromwich Albion League Cup 1
1
1
2015-16 West Bromwich Albion Premier League 38
4
3
2016-17 West Bromwich Albion FA Cup 1
2016-17 West Bromwich Albion League Cup 1
2016-17 West Bromwich Albion Premier League 37
4
10
2017-18 West Bromwich Albion FA Cup 2
1
2017-18 West Bromwich Albion League Cup 2
2017-18 West Bromwich Albion Premier League 28
2
6
2017-18 West Bromwich Albion Premier League Asia Trophy 2
2019-20 Watford Premier League 2


Please note: Career stats are based on performances in the Premier and Football Leagues and (in most cases all) internationals.

Club matches

Date Match Result Competition Round
08 Aug 2009 Port Vale v Rochdale D 1-1 League Two
11 Aug 2009 Sheffield Wednesday v Rochdale L 3-0 League Cup 1st round
15 Aug 2009 Rochdale v Aldershot Town W 1-0 League Two
18 Aug 2009 Rochdale v Cheltenham Town L 0-1 League Two
23 Aug 2009 Rotherham United v Rochdale L 2-1 League Two
29 Aug 2009 Rochdale v Bury W 3-0 League Two
01 Sep 2009 Rochdale v Bradford City L 1-2 Johnstones Paint Trophy 1st round - northern section
04 Sep 2009 Morecambe v Rochdale D 3-3 League Two
12 Sep 2009 Rochdale v Torquay United W 2-1 League Two
19 Sep 2009 Northampton Town v Rochdale W 1-2 League Two
26 Sep 2009 Rochdale v Hereford United W 4-1 League Two
29 Sep 2009 Darlington v Rochdale W 0-2 League Two
04 Oct 2009 Burton Albion v Rochdale L 1-0 League Two
10 Oct 2009 Rochdale v Barnet W 2-1 League Two
17 Oct 2009 Grimsby Town v Rochdale W 0-2 League Two
24 Oct 2009 Rochdale v Accrington Stanley L 1-2 League Two
31 Oct 2009 AFC Bournemouth v Rochdale W 0-4 League Two
07 Nov 2009 Luton Town v Rochdale D 3-3 FA Cup 1st round
11 Nov 2009 Rochdale v Luton Town L 0-2 FA Cup 1st round replay
14 Nov 2009 Rochdale v Chesterfield L 2-3 League Two
21 Nov 2009 Dagenham and Redbridge v Rochdale W 1-2 League Two
24 Nov 2009 Rochdale v Notts County W 2-1 League Two
01 Dec 2009 Bradford City v Rochdale W 0-3 League Two
05 Dec 2009 Rochdale v Macclesfield Town W 3-0 League Two
12 Dec 2009 Lincoln City v Rochdale W 1-3 League Two
19 Dec 2009 Rochdale v Shrewsbury Town W 4-0 League Two
26 Dec 2009 Crewe Alexandra v Rochdale D 2-2 League Two
28 Dec 2009 Rochdale v Morecambe W 4-1 League Two
19 Jan 2010 Aldershot Town v Rochdale D 1-1 League Two
23 Jan 2010 Cheltenham Town v Rochdale W 1-4 League Two
26 Jan 2010 Rochdale v Port Vale D 0-0 League Two
01 Feb 2010 Bury v Rochdale L 1-0 League Two
06 Feb 2010 Rochdale v Crewe Alexandra W 2-0 League Two
20 Feb 2010 Rochdale v Dagenham and Redbridge W 3-1 League Two
23 Feb 2010 Rochdale v Bradford City L 1-3 League Two
27 Feb 2010 Macclesfield Town v Rochdale W 0-1 League Two
02 Mar 2010 Rochdale v Rotherham United W 4-0 League Two
06 Mar 2010 Rochdale v Lincoln City D 1-1 League Two
03 Apr 2010 Chesterfield v Rochdale L 2-0 League Two
10 Apr 2010 Torquay United v Rochdale L 5-0 League Two
13 Apr 2010 Rochdale v Darlington L 0-1 League Two
17 Apr 2010 Rochdale v Northampton Town W 1-0 League Two
20 Apr 2010 Notts County v Rochdale L 1-0 League Two
24 Apr 2010 Hereford United v Rochdale L 2-1 League Two
01 May 2010 Rochdale v Burton Albion L 1-2 League Two
08 May 2010 Barnet v Rochdale L 1-0 League Two
07 Aug 2010 Rochdale v Hartlepool United D 0-0 League One
10 Aug 2010 Barnsley v Rochdale W 0-1 League Cup 1st round
14 Aug 2010 Brighton and Hove Albion v Rochdale D 2-2 League One
21 Aug 2010 Rochdale v Colchester United L 1-2 League One
26 Aug 2010 Birmingham City v Rochdale L 3-2 League Cup 2nd round
28 Aug 2010 Brentford v Rochdale W 1-3 League One
04 Sep 2010 Southampton v Rochdale W 0-2 League One
11 Sep 2010 Rochdale v Walsall W 3-2 League One
18 Sep 2010 Milton Keynes Dons v Rochdale D 1-1 League One
25 Sep 2010 Rochdale v Plymouth Argyle D 1-1 League One
28 Sep 2010 Rochdale v Huddersfield Town W 3-0 League One
02 Oct 2010 Exeter City v Rochdale L 1-0 League One
09 Oct 2010 Rochdale v Yeovil Town L 0-1 League One
16 Oct 2010 Bristol Rovers v Rochdale L 2-1 League One
23 Oct 2010 Rochdale v Dagenham and Redbridge W 3-2 League One
30 Oct 2010 Leyton Orient v Rochdale L 2-1 League One
05 Nov 2010 Rochdale v FC United of Manchester L 2-3 FA Cup 1st round
13 Nov 2010 Sheffield Wednesday v Rochdale L 2-0 League One
20 Nov 2010 Rochdale v Swindon Town D 3-3 League One
23 Nov 2010 Carlisle United v Rochdale D 1-1 League One
27 Nov 2010 Rochdale v Oldham Athletic D 1-1 League One
10 Dec 2010 Peterborough United v Rochdale L 2-1 League One
01 Jan 2011 Rochdale v Tranmere Rovers W 3-2 League One
03 Jan 2011 Oldham Athletic v Rochdale W 1-2 League One
08 Jan 2011 Dagenham and Redbridge v Rochdale W 0-1 League One
15 Jan 2011 Rochdale v Leyton Orient D 1-1 League One
18 Jan 2011 Rochdale v AFC Bournemouth D 0-0 League One
22 Jan 2011 Yeovil Town v Rochdale W 0-1 League One
01 Feb 2011 Tranmere Rovers v Rochdale D 1-1 League One
05 Feb 2011 Swindon Town v Rochdale D 1-1 League One
08 Feb 2011 Rochdale v Bristol Rovers W 3-1 League One
12 Feb 2011 Rochdale v Sheffield Wednesday W 2-1 League One
26 Feb 2011 Walsall v Rochdale D 0-0 League One
05 Mar 2011 Rochdale v Milton Keynes Dons L 1-4 League One
08 Mar 2011 Huddersfield Town v Rochdale L 2-1 League One
12 Mar 2011 Rochdale v Exeter City L 0-1 League One
15 Mar 2011 Rochdale v Notts County W 1-0 League One
19 Mar 2011 Plymouth Argyle v Rochdale W 0-1 League One
25 Mar 2011 Hartlepool United v Rochdale W 0-2 League One
29 Mar 2011 Rochdale v Charlton Athletic W 2-0 League One
02 Apr 2011 Rochdale v Brighton and Hove Albion D 2-2 League One
05 Apr 2011 Notts County v Rochdale W 1-2 League One
09 Apr 2011 Colchester United v Rochdale L 1-0 League One
12 Apr 2011 Rochdale v Southampton W 2-0 League One
16 Apr 2011 Rochdale v Brentford L 0-1 League One
23 Apr 2011 Rochdale v Carlisle United L 2-3 League One
25 Apr 2011 Charlton Athletic v Rochdale L 3-1 League One
30 Apr 2011 Rochdale v Peterborough United D 2-2 League One


Please note: Match history is complete for the Premier and Football Leagues and (in most cases all) internationals.

International stats

Season Team Competition Apps Subs Goals Y R
2011-12 England UEFA Under-21 6
4
1
2011-12 England Under-21 1
2012-13 England UEFA Under-21 2
1


Please note: Career stats are based on performances in the Premier and Football Leagues and (in most cases all) internationals.

International matches

Date Match Result Competition Round
01 Sep 2011 England v Azerbaijan W 6-0 UEFA Under-21 Qualifying group 8
05 Sep 2011 England v Israel W 4-1 Under-21
06 Oct 2011 Iceland v England W 0-3 UEFA Under-21 Qualifying group 8
10 Oct 2011 Norway v England W 1-2 UEFA Under-21 Qualifying group 8
10 Nov 2011 England v Iceland W 5-0 UEFA Under-21 Qualifying group 8
14 Nov 2011 Belgium v England L 2-1 UEFA Under-21 Qualifying group 8
29 Feb 2012 England v Belgium W 4-0 UEFA Under-21 Qualifying group 8
05 Jun 2013 England v Italy L 0-1 UEFA Under-21 Finals Group A
08 Jun 2013 England v Norway L 1-3 UEFA Under-21 Finals Group A


Please note: Match history is complete for the Premier and Football Leagues and (in most cases all) internationals.