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Hull defender Paul McShane faces a lengthy spell on the sidelines

Hull defender Paul McShane faces a lengthy spell on the sidelines

Hull defender Paul McShane faces a lengthy spell on the sidelines

It's one of the nicest sporting compliments can give but Ireland's Paul McShane may have taken it too literally.

The Hull defender showed enormous courage and commitment to head a ball off the boot of West Brom's Giorgios Samaras with no regard for his own safety during Hull's 3-2 defeat in the Capital One Cup tie on Wednesday.

Here's the video:

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