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West Brom to recall McAuley for Hull clash

West Bromwich Albion boss Alan Irvine may recall Gareth McAuley for their clash with Hull City.

With Craig Dawson at fault for West Ham's second goal in midweek, Irvine is prepared shake things up defensively and start McAuley for the first time since their 2-1 defeat at home to Stoke at the end of last season.

Speaking in the Birmingham Mail, Irvine said: "Craig Dawson can be really happy with what he's done so far this season and he was a player who was desperate to be given a fair chance.

"He has certainly been given that.

"We know that Gareth McAuley is a very good centre-back and we know about all the experience he's got.

"It takes most people outside two minutes to pick a team. It takes me as long as I've got.

"Even if it ends up being the same team, everybody gets considered and we are looking for different solutions."

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