Dyer’s Brighton Ready for City

Brighton captain Bruno claims that Manchester City midfielder David Silva can expect a tough match when they face each other in the Premier League. Brighton will be hosting Manchester City at the American Express Community stadium on August 12, with the return leg in February.

The first game was expected to feature plenty of new names from City, after the club spent more than £ 200 million in revamping the squad over the summer. Some of the players who have already made a difference at the club are Kyle Walker and Ederson. However, they will be coming up against a Brighton team who have made their way up from the Championship through the automatic promotion spots. Read More »

NEWCASTLE TO GET THREE PREMIER LEAGUE STARS

The Magpies have resumed training as part of their pre-season plans at Benton.


The manager Rafa Benitez is still hoping to get more players in as the team hopes to make it past this season on their return to top flight English football.

Benitez wants at least five to six Premier League standard players this summer to boost the ranks. The Spanish boss would be frustrated with happenings after he led the team to the Championship title months back. Chelsea star Christian Atsu joined for £6 million but Benitez wants much more and on time as well so the season plans can be laid out.

Newcastle were linked with Chelsea star Ruben Loftus-Cheek in January. However, now presents a good chance to land the England youth international. The Blues are not likely to hand the player game time this season so United are a decent side to get top level experience. Fellow new boys Brighton & Hove Albion are also keen on landing the player.

Arsenal left back Kieran Gibbs has also been rumoured to be on the radar of United. Gibbs wants more game time which Newcastle United can offer. He featured in just 11 league games last term. His £8 million valuation is also affordable considering the trainings he’s received, exposure and mentality. He also has a year left on his deal so it is a good deal for United. The big deal would be if the player would be ready to accept a pay cut when he moves to Tyneside.

Benitez is still chasing a former star Pepe Reina who is with Napoli. Other sides are reported to be interested in the player but Reina is keen on playing for Benitez again.

On the side, Charlton Athletic have confirmed the appointment of Lee Bowyer as the assistant manager. Hopefully he would not fall out with any player. His experience with Kieron Dyer should serve as a reminder.

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CIARAN CLARK – NEWCASTLE UNITED WOULD BE READY

Newcastle defender Ciaran Clark has said that the club would be ready for the Premier League next season.


The Magpies won the Championship title on the final day of the season though they had won promotion ahead. Clark insists that their recent relegation and subsequent promotion back into the tier 1 will ensure they are ready when the season restarts in August.

Rafa Benitez came on late last season but he has restored normalcy to the side. He is set to guide them to the new season as they return to the top flight.

Clark was part of the Aston Villa side that were confirmed relegated to the second tier after the 2015/2016 season. He says he learnt personally after moving to St James Park last summer. He sayd thee are “Exciting times ahead” as the team returns to playing against the best players in the best stadiums in the world.

“We will be ready. We will prepare well and be ready for the challenge,” he says.

He moved from his boyhood club after their relegation as he jumped ship to join Benitez. The Rep of Ireland international says he has loved his experience as the whole staff and players “worked so hard” to achieve the promotion.

A former Newcastle United star Kieron Dyer had prophesized the promotion, saying it was “the best thing” for the club. Was part of the Bobby Robson side that helped Newcastle to the Champions League. Since Benitez joined the club, there has been obvious changes and hope for the team. Dyer said it was good they got a manager like Benitez who would take care of the club and rebuild the foundations.

“They will go straight back up and probably won’t go down ever again,” he had said and it’s been true.

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Jermaine Jenas Explains the Reason for Kieron Dyer and Lee Bowyer Bust up

St Johnstone teammates Richard Foster and Danny Swanson were involved in an ugly bust up during the weekend.


This event sparked memories of the clash between Kieron Dyer and Lee Bowyer when the pair were teammates at Newcastle. This remains as one of the greatest examples of infighting within teammates. Then-Newcastle midfielder Jermaine Jenas has opened up on the incident. He says that every Newcastle player were shocked at the incident, especially given that Dyer and Bowyer were good friends. Yet, he has once again plainly illustrated the intense stress that a player has to go through during every match.

Dyer and Bowyer were part of the team that was losing 3-0 against Aston Villa. After getting involved into a bust up, both players were sent off with a straight red card. It is an incident which has been spoken even now, despite more than a decade.

Dyer and Bowyer have since retired. The former has been unable to match his potential, as he has suffered numerous injuries throughout his career. Even though it was a heated incident, Jenas claims that the two players forgot about the issue within seconds. Recently, Kieron Dyer spoke about the Newcastle’s relegation from the top flight. He did not expect Newcastle to come back to the Premier League, although the club have made a strong presence in the Championship this season.

“It was done within seconds.We actually had a moment as soon as the game finished where we all came in to the changing room and we said ‘go on then, do what you need to do now’ in the middle of the changing room.It was a very weird situation because they were genuine friends, that’s why we were all baffled.But when the intensity of the game gets that high and you’re not playing that well, sometimes emotions overflow,” said Jenas.

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Dyer regrets on Robson

Kieron Dyer said that the biggest regret of his career was to allow Bobby Robson to be sacked at Newcastle United.


He admitted that he had a great relationship with the Newcastle coach at this time and he said that he was wrong to get him sacked.

He stated that Sir Bobby Robson was always good to him and that they had a good working relationship. He said that the manager always seeks to protect him when he was not playing well and attacked by the media, but he feels that he was the culprit for letting him being sacked by the club.

Kieron Dyer said that he refused to follow the manager’s instructions to play in a particular position on the field and this is what caused a problem between him and the manager. He said that once he agreed to play, he did not give his best and ultimately he became the target of the media and the fans.

Instead of blaming him, Bobby Robson protected him and shielded him from negative comments. For Kieron Dyer, this is what caused Robson to be sacked as the manager of the team, and he feels that he could have helped the manager by playing better.

Kieron Dyer said that Sir Bobby Robson was the best manager that he has ever worked with and that he was great at managing people. He admitted that Sir Bobby Robson was not a great manager when it comes to tactics but he knows how to get the most out of his players.

For Kieron Dyer, this was the main reason why Newcastle United was able to challenge for European places at his time, and they were always getting great results against the better sides. He said that his only regret was not to help the manager keep his job.

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FORMER CHELSEA STAR MOVES TO AUSTRALIA

Former Chelsea football player Wayne Bridge is in Australia not to play the round leather game but participate in hit TV programme I’m A Celebrity…Get Me Out of Here 2016.


The former Manchester City fullback follows in the steps of other former Premier League stars in partaking in this year’s series.

In the programme’s first episode, Bridge is seen skydiving out of a helicopter as he entered the jungle as part of the plans alongside other sport and showbiz stars. There are other football stars who have been invited in other television shows, and Rodney Marsh and Kieron Dyer are stars that have participated in the same one as Bridge.

Wayne Bridge retired from active football in 2014 after years playing at Man City, Chelsea, Southampton, and Reading, aside other loan deals. On the international scene, he featured in 36 games for the Three Lions until his retirement from international football.

Aside Marsh and Dyer, Nigerian John Fashanu, Neil Ruddock and Jimmy Bullard have appeared in other series of the same show in the past. Bridge would live on a campsite alongside the other stars as they complete tasks to earn food and rewards during their time there. The venue is Australia, and the stars are supervised from a distance as they try to live normally and entertain viewers.

Some other stars that starred in other television series include Robbie Savage who was on Strictly Come Dancing in 2011. Emile Heskey has been on Kids TV programme EMU-TV, Wayne Rooney on Street Striker, Danny Mills on Celebrity Masterchef, Rio Ferdinand in World Cup wind-ups, Dion Dublin in Homes Under The Hammer, Vinnie Jones has been on Celebrity Big Bother, Lee Sharpe on Celebrity Love Island, amongst many others.

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KIERON DYER FORESEES NEWCASTLE UNITED’S BRIGHT FUTURE

Former Newcastle United player, Kieron Dyer believes relegation was the best thing that could have happened to his former side, Newcastle United.

Kieron Dyer, who appeared 190 times for Newcastle United, found net 23 times for his team. He was part of the Bobby Robson side who brought Champions League football to Tyneside, but since departing in 2007, the club has spectacularly dropped from grace.

Nevertheless, since the appointment of Rafa Benitez, the positivity around the club has grown rapidly and it is approaching the good tenures of Robson and Kevin Keegan.

And when Benitez was rebuilding the team in the beginning in the Championship, Dyer believes that relegation was the best thing that could have happened to the club, foreseeing the team will get promoted and never come back down.

Having been asked on Sky Sports’ Goals on Sunday, Dyer said: “I think that it was the best thing that they (Newcastle) went down because they’ve now got a manager who will run the club. They will go straight back up and probably won’t go down ever again. I think Norwich and Newcastle will run away with the league.”

The 37-year old also discussed the former Newcastle and England manager, Kevin Keegan on the show. Talking whether England players get picked on reputation rather than form, Dyer accepted that he did not have such problems while Keegan was in charge of the national side.

“I think the problem with England, even when I was playing and still today, is it’s picked on reputation and not on form and it’s got to be a brave manager who breaks that mould,” Dyer said. “Kevin Keegan was one of those managers who were a bit off the cuff. If you trained well, he played you.”

Newcastle United is currently third on the Championship table with three points and a point behind Huddersfield and Norwich City respectively.

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WEST HAM INJURY CURSE CONTINUES

The problems with signings after they join West Ham are becoming more like a pattern looking at records of recent years.

Looking at some additions in recent years; first from the deal of Dean Ashton from Norwich City. Alan Pardew signed him for a club record fee of £7 million, only for him to get an ankle injury while on national team duty. That injury eventually forced his retirement in 2009.

In January 2007, then boss Alan Curbishley signed defender Matthew Upson for £6 million. They were keen to remain in the top flight, hence the signing from Birmingham City. Unfortunately, Upson picked up more than a knock in his very first game, ending his action for the rest of the year. During the summer of that year, they club acquired several players, but with terrible injury records. Craig Bellamy joined from Liverpool for £7.5 million. He had some good moments at Upton Park but the injuries were a major concern. Freddie Ljungberg joined from Arsenal about the same period, playing only 26 games in the only season he spent at the club due to injuries.

Scott Parker and Julian Faubert would not be left out despite the long time they spent at the club as they inured for long in their debut season. The most outstanding transfer fail due to injuries is another Curbishley addition Kieron Dyer. Dyer joined from Newcastle United on a £6 million deal. His leg was broken from the beginning of his time at West Ham, and his subsequent injuries ensured he played in only 22 games in his four year duration at the club. None of the 22 games was for a full game, raising questions as to what the problem really is.

West Ham signed Andre Ayew from Swansea City for a whopping £20.5 million, yet he picked up an injury in his debut game. The injury would mean he misses half a season, confirming the injury curse.

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Kieron Dyer About Dimitri Payet

Dimitri Payet is in the news in West Ham as per Kieron Dyer.

He would know, being an expert on football players and providing his expertise in the world of this sport. He has been talking about Dimitri Payet and his contribution to West Ham. Indeed, with the new season beginning and most clubs revisiting the player ranks, the West Ham club would definitely be looking at retaining this player and offering him a new position on the club and renewing his contract.

Dmitri Payet is one of the players who have proved his worth in Euro 2016. This tournament will definitely work to seal the fate of several players, especially those who have played well. Dimitri is one such player who has starred for the team of France and helped to score twice which is a good performance. Being a winger of Hammers and spent four seasons with the club, this player did not have a good time as he was plagued by injuries several times.

The club itself suffered relegation last season, but Payet and his arrival last season from Marseille have seen him become a hero. Last season worked well for him and concluded with his good performance at a major league. This was his debut in a major tournament and the form that he showed in Euro 2016 has even attracted the attention of clubs like Real Madrid. West Ham is definitely looking forward to retaining him this season. His five year contract will continue till 2021. Payet is definitely on his way to becoming a world class player and it is best that he is given a new contract to work with. The Hammers would be playing the Europa League and that would certainly give him chances to improve and test his skills on the ground.

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Kieron Dyer will be playing again in 2016

Former Newcastle and England player Kieron Dyer will be playing in a charity game that will feature other players such as Fabio Cannavaro, Dida, Jermain Defoe and Danny Murphy.

This will be a great occasion for Dyer’s fans to see him back on a football pitch. Soccer Aid 2016 is a charity match which will help to raise fund for Unicef.

Kieron Dyer will be playing in the England side that will be managed by Jose Mourinho and Sam Allardyce. He will be joined by players such as Jermain Defoe, Phil Neville, Danny Murphy, Jamie Carragher, Robbie Fowler, David Seaman as Sol Campbell. There will also be international stars from the non-footballing world that is going to be part of the team. It is expected that singer Louis Tomlinson, Olly Murs, TV presenter Mark Wright as well as John Bishop will also be part of the England side in the game.

The Rest of the World team will be managed by Leicester City’s manager Claudio Ranieri, and he will be assisted by Niall Horan of One Direction. Players for the Rest of the World team will consist of JaapStam, DimitarBerbatov, Ronaldinho, Cafu, Edgar Davids as well as Samuel Eto’o. Among the international stars, we will have Michael Sheen, Gordon Ramsay as well as Nicky Byrne that will be part of the team.

The game will be held on the 5th of June and will be refereed by former international referee Howard Webb.

Soccer Aid is a biennial event that seeks to raise fund for Unicef UK and was launched by Robbie Williams and Jonathan Wikes back in 2006. This year’s match will be the 6th edition of the event, and the promoters will be hoping that they could exceed the income they received in the previous edition.

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