Adam Ryan Dawson is an English football midfielder player who currently plays for Wigan Athletic as a midfielder. He was born and raised in Bury and attended the local high school. At the age of 14, he joined Liverpool, but failed to be retained. He moved to his home town club Bury in 2009 and left the club a couple of years later to join Wigan Athletic following a successful trial. On 11 August 2012, he joined Accrington Stanley on loan, and made his debut for the club on the same day in a 1–0 defeat against Carlisle United in the Football League Cup. After just one match, he returned and signed on with Wigan Athletic on August 31st, 2012. He has played tremendously well and has successfully acclaimed his mark as an excellent sports man.