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Lloyd Dyer

Midfielder

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Biography

Date of birth

13/09/1982

Height

173 cm

Signed

25/07/2016

Country

England

Lloyd Dyer signed for the Brewers in July 2016 on a one-year deal after his contract expired at Burnley. Dyer, who is born in Aston had a brief youth career at Aston Villa before joining West Bromwich Albion in 2001.

Dyer is known for his sheer pace and energy, usually plays as a left winger and has operated as a wing-back for the Brewers since joining.

Dyer, made his debut for the Baggies in 2002 in the League Cup and had loans throughout his time at the Hawthorns with the likes of Kidderminster Harriers, Coventry City and Queens Park Rangers. Dyer, played a key part in West Brom's return to the Premier League in the 2003-2004 season.

He originally joined Milwall in January 2006 but left after two months due to personal reasons. After that he joined MK Dons where he spent two years playing 86 games scoring 16 goals, including helping them to win the League Two title. 

On July the 1st 2008 Dyer joined Leicester City on a three-year-deal. In his first season he scored ten goals and helped Leicester to win League One. During his six year spell at the club he scored 30 goals in 230 games, including the vital goal that saw them win promotion to the Championship against Bolton in 2014.

After six years with the Foxes, Dyer headed to Watford. His spell at Watford ended in February 2015 where he joined Birmingham City till the end of the season before joining Burnley.

Lloyd had a great debut season for the Brewers scoring seven goals including on his debut against Nottingham Forest. Lloyd scored many important goals including goals against his former sides Birmingham and Aston Villa. Lloyd signed a new one-year deal shortly after the Brewers ensured their Championship survival.

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