England international Kieron Dyer left boyhood club Ipswich Town to sign for Newcastle United in a £6m deal in July 1999. His transfer was the record sale made by Ipswich Town until striker Conor Wickham moved to Sunderland 12 years later. Kieron Dyer was the only English player signed under the Ruud Gullit managerial era at Newcastle United.
Kieron Dyer became a hit on Tyneside after he scored his first goal in a Newscastle United shirt in the derby against Sunderland in the Premier League. His goal was not enough to save Newcastle United from a 2-1 defeat to city rivals Sunderland and the loss led to the resignation of Gullit as the Magpies manager. Kieron Dyer was responsible for the last goal scored while Dutchman Gullit was the Newcastle United manager. Read More