Dawson deserves chance - Garlick
Rochdale chief executive Colin Garlick believes Craig Dawson deserves the opportunity to play at a higher level following his transfer to West Brom.The highly-rated defender has joined the Baggies for an undisclosed fee but will spend the remainder of the season on loan at Spotland.The 20-year-old has attracted admiring glances from a clutch of clubs and Middlesbrough had a bid turned down earlier this summer.Garlick said: "Realistically we knew that Craig would one day leave the club. Craig himself has been in our thoughts as he has expressed a desire to progress up the football ladder."Craig now knows his short and long-term future and thoroughly deserves his opportunity next season to compete at an even higher level of the game."
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