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Curtis Davies | Defensemen

Team: Hull City
Age / DOB:  (29) / 3/15/1985
Ht / Wt:  6'2" / 168

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Hull City were under a steady bombardment by the Liverpool attack but refused to concede, earning a cheeky road point at Anfield in a 0-0 final.
Liverpool dominated the stat sheet but if there were a stat for "moxie", Hull certainly were the better side. Despite being on the back foot for most of the match, they never appeared disorganized and tore down every buildup by the Reds systematically, with Davies as the leader in the back. On the negative side, their own attack was virtually non-existent and may be a worry going forward. They will try to correct when they host a tough opponent in Southampton next weekend. Oct 25 - 12:19 PM
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Curtis Davies showed well in Hull City's 2-0 Week 7 win over Crystal Palace evoking memories of his exceptional year last year.

Curtis Davies has been good so far this season both in real life and for his fantasy managers but he hasn't been quite as good as he was last season until this past week. Part of the issue has been Hull City's overall tendency to give up goals late and part of it has been a lower volume of tackles and interceptions from the player himself. Week 7 saw Davies return to his commanding best as HCFC finally rewarded supporters with a clean sheet victory.
Source: Yahoo.com
Oct 8 - 3:01 PM

Curtis Davies hasn't lived up to his performances from last season yet but Week 6 saw him at least start to approach those levels despite the 4-2 loss to Manchester City.

Curtis Davies was an absolute stud last season. Despite his team not notching an exceptional number of clean sheets he won enough tackles, blocked enough shots and intercepted enough passes to make himself one of the better fantasy defenders available in leagues that give credit for those sorts of things. He started the season significantly off of that pace but picked it up against Manchester City with two blocked shots, five passes intercepted and three tackles won. In leagues that take points away from defenders for goals scored against, he probably didn't have a great week but it was good to see him producing defending stats like he did last season.
Source: Yahoo.com
Oct 1 - 2:02 PM

With nothing to play for in the league and a huge Cup match against Arsenal next Sunday Curtis Davies is likely to be rested to ensure he is at his best for the FA Cup.

It isn't 100% clear exactly who Steve Bruce will want to rest and who he will want to play to make sure they are sharp and comfortable together but it seems highly likely that the stalwart Davies will be in the former group. With Paul McShane returning from injury the situation seems ripe for McShane to get some minutes to help with match fitness if he is needed as a sub while Davies could use a rest after his breakout campaign in the top flight.
May 10 - 9:45 AM

Hull City were rather disorganized and paid for it in a 1-4 loss against Newcastle United, though Curtis Davies was able to deliver his third goal of the season.

Hull were in this one, and could easily have been ahead, but nothing went right and they made more and more mistakes as the game went on. In the beginning, a fine double save by Tim Krul led to a counter attack which the Tigers failed to contain, giving them the early deficit. Then a terrible attempted pass by Maynor Figueroa back toward the keeper was not weighted properly and allowed Loic Remy to score. Another Newcastle attack was blundered when Allan McGregor spilled a Yohan Gouffran shot which resulted in yet another goal. However, if you paid the premium price for Curtis Davies, you were rewarded with his 3rd goal of the season, as he headed home a free kick delivered by Tom Huddlestone.

Curtis Davies missed Hull's loss to Arsenal in mid-week but returns for the match with Swansea after serving his suspension for accumulation.

'Tis the season for accumulation suspensions and Curtis Davies was one of those so penalized in mid-week. At the heart of a surprising Hull City defense in the early going, his absence certainly made things easier on Arsenal at both ends of the pitch. Swansea certainly looked great against Newcastle but both Hull and the Swans have been up and down this season and Davies' return along with the absences of Michu and Bony could be enough to tip things in Hull City's favor over the weekend.
Source: ESPNFC.com
Fri, Dec 6, 2013 03:03:00 PM

Hull City's linch-pin defender, Curtis Davies, will miss today's match at Arsenal as he picked up his fifth yellow card against Liverpool.

With Curtis Davies suspended, and Paul McShane injured, Hull could bring Abdoulaye Faye in to partner Alex Bruce.
Wed, Dec 4, 2013 11:53:00 AM

Hull City made difficult work of a match that saw Sunderland do everything they could to give away the three points.

It isn't clear what else Sunderland could have done for Hull City other than abandoning the pitch entirely. First there was an own goal from Carlos Cuellar. Keiran Westwood went off injured toward the end of the first half. As if that wasn't enough, Sunderland managed to lose TWO players - Lee Catermole and Andrea Dossena - to red cards in first half stoppage time. You might have expected Hull to score freely in the second half but all they could do was manage to keep the clean sheet for Steve Harper and the defense.

Curtis Davies provided the lone goal for Hull City Tigers in the 40th minute as they end up with a 1-1 draw at home against Cardiff City.

Davies was the recipient of a marvelous long range cross by Tom Huddlestone. Huddlestone sent the ball from the midfield touchline right to the front of goal where Davies was able to outrun the pack, the ball fell perfectly to his foot, and he was able to finish. The Tigers couldn't hold the lead however as Cardiff would later equalize.
Sat, Sep 14, 2013 12:56:00 PM