Nathan Dyer Biography
Nathan Dyer (born: Nathan Antone Jonah Dyer) is an English professional footballer born on 29th November 1987 in Trowbridge, Wiltshire, England. He plays for Championship club Swansea City as a Winger. He has been with Sheffield United, Burnley and Leicester City on loan spells.
Nathan Dyer Age
Dyer was born on 29 November 1987 in Trowbridge, United Kingdom. He is 30 years old as of 2018.
Nathan Dyer Family / Parents
His father was a cricket player and his mother was also an athletic. According to Dyer, his mother could run 100 metres in just 11.6 seconds. As a young boy, Dyer used to support Manchester United because his mother used to fancy one of the players.
He has two siblings: Kirsha Dyer and Kieron Dyer who is also an English former football player who played as a midfielder.
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The Swansea star is married to Laura Watts since 2013. They have a son by the name Shae who was born in 2014.
Nathan Dyer Wedding
Their wedding took place in St John’s Church in Locks Heath before friends and family. The reception was at The Elvetham Hotel at Hartley Wintney with 120 guests and had a glamorous vintage flower-theme.
The couple met in Southampton in 2008 during a night out. Before getting married, they lived together in Wales and Laura worked as a make-up artist.
Nathan Dyer Career
He began his career in football as a teenager in the Southampton F.C Academy. He was a member of the Southampton youth team that reached the finals of the FA Youth Cup in 2005.
On 26th December 2005, Nathan Dyer made his first team debut for Southampton as a a substitute after 87 minutes, in a match that resulted in a 2–0 win over Crewe Alexandra.
In 2005 Nathan Dyer was loaned to Burnley where he scored two goals against Millwall and Crewe during a total of five appearances. He was recalled despite pleas from Steve Cotterill to stay until the end of the season.
He signed a new contact at Southampton, after his loan, where he played on the first team squad for the rest of his time with the club.
In September 2017 he scored his first league goal for Southampton during a match that ended in a 3–2 defeat against Watford. His performance earned him an interest from the South Coast derby Portsmouth who were keen to sign him but their ublic pursuit of him drew criticism from Southampton manager George Burley.
On 24th July 2008, he signed a new three-year deal with Southampton, keeping him at the club until 2011. He had been excluded from the first team and left out of the pre-season preparations until he signed the contract.
In September 2008, he was loaned to Sheffield United, after he failed to make it onto Southampton’s first team, until December with the option of a permanent deal in January 2009. The move was part of a loan swap deal, with Jordan Robertson joining Southampton for the same duration.
Nathan Dyer made his first appearance for the team the next day after he was loaned as a late substitute in a match that resulted in a 2–1 victory over Watford.He made the first team starting line-up on 20 December, when he scored his first goal for the club in a match that resulted in a 2–2 draw with Palace.
Nathan Dyer Swansea City
In January 2009 Nathan Dyer was loaned to Swansea City until the end of the 2008–09 season. He impressed his new coach in his debut match with a 2–0 win at home to Reading.
On 24th January 2009 he scored in Swansea’s FA Cup victory over Portsmouth, resulting in the FA Cup-holders Portsmouth’s exit from the tournament. On 28 February 2009, Dyer scored his first league goal for Swansea, scoring the only goal in the match against Charlton Athletic.
On 5 April 2009, he scored the opening goal for Swansea against their archrivals Cardiff City.
Nathan Dyer joined Swansea City on a permanent basis on 2nd June 2009 after Welsh side agreed to pay a £400,000 fee to Southampton.He made his debut in the opening match of the 2009–10 season against Leicester City, playing the full 90 minutes.
On 26th September 2009 Nathan Dyer scored his first goal as a permanent member of the squad, a match winning score against Sheffield United. He scored his second goal on 7th November 2009 in two matches against Cardiff City, when his header from close range helped the Swans claim a 3–2 victory in the local derby. He scored again in a 1–1 draw against Queens Park Rangers.
Dyer started the 2010 -11 season with a strong performance. He scored his first goal of the season in a 4–0 rout against Preston. His second goal was on 12th February 2011 when he scored the opening goal in a 4–3 victory over Middlesbrough. He was named as the Swansea City Supporters’ Player of the Year 2010–11.
Nathan Dyer played an important role in the Football League Championship’s play-off final in which he made a double assist, for both Stephen Dobbie and Scott Sinclair, in a 4–2 win over Reading. That victory earned Swansea a promotion to the Premier League, making them the first Welsh club to ever play in the league.
He signed a new new contract with the Swansea before the start of the 2011-12 season that expired in 2014. On 17th September 2011 he scored his first Premier League goal in a 3–0 win over West Bromwich Albion.
Dyer contributed to a 3–2 victory over Arsenal by winning a controversial penalty and by scoring a goal, his third in three matches (including goals in a 4–2 win against Barnsley that sent Swansea to the next round in the FA Cup, and in a 2–0 victory over Aston Villa). Dyer earned press attention in the 3–2 win over Arsenal when Arsène Wenger accused Dyer of purposely diving onto the ground to draw a foul.
On 3 March 2012, Nathan Dyer received a red card for a foul on Jordi Gómez during a match which resulted in a 2–0 win over Wigan Athletic. After the match, Dyer defended his tackle, stating he was not a ‘malicious player’, but the league suspended him for three matches.
On 14 April 2012, Nathan Dyer scored in a 3–0 win over Blackburn Rovers, bringing his league goal tally to four for the season. On 24 April 2012, Dyer scored his fifth goal of the season and set up another goal for Danny Graham in a match that ended in a 4–4 draw against Wolverhampton Wanderers. On the opening day of the new Premier League campaign at Queens Park Rangers, Dyer scored a brace of goals, and Swansea achieved a 5–0 victory.
On 22 September 2012, Nathan Dyer came on as a half-time substitute for Swansea in a match against Everton at Liberty Stadium. He was booked in the 55th minute for dissent. Three minutes later, he received a second yellow card after a late tackle on Everton defender Leighton Baines. He was sent off for his second booking, having been on the pitch for only 12 minutes. Swansea lost the match 0–3.
On 24 February 2013, Dyer started the League Cup final for Swansea and netted the opening goal as well as the third in a 5–0 thrashing of opponents Bradford City. His goals thus helped Swansea win their first major trophy. He was later awarded the Man of the Match.
On 6th August he signed a new four-year deal with the club, keeping him at the Liberty Stadium until June 2017.
Nathan Dyer Leicester City
Dyer joined Leicester City on 1st September 2015 on a season-long loan deal making his debut on 13 September 2015 as a half-time substitute in Leicester’s home match against Aston Villa. In the 89th minute, he scored the winning goal as Leicester came from 2–0 down to win the match 3–2.
He was a member of the team that won Leicester’s first top-flight title of their 132-year history.
Nathan Dyer Height and Weight
The English footballer is 5 ft 5 in (1.65 m) tall and weighs 57 kg.
Nathan Dyer Salary – Nathan Dyer Wages
Dyer receives a weekly wage of £29,000. This is according to Swansea City FC players salaries per week 2018.
Nathan Dyer FIFA 16
|On loan from Swansea City||Speed Dribbler (CPU AI Only)|
|Kit Number 24|
|Joined Club June 2, 2009|
|Contract Length 2017|
|Ball Control 78||Marking 33||Aggression 69||Crossing 64||Acceleration 92||Heading 32||GK Positioning 8|
|Dribbling 82||Slide Tackle 48||Reactions 67||Short Pass 74||Stamina 84||Shot Power 75||GK Diving 12|
|Stand Tackle 45||Att. Position 74||Long Pass 65||Strength 56||Finishing 75||GK Handling 11|
|Interceptions 35||Balance 95||Long Shots 74||GK Kicking 14|
|Vision 66||Sprint Speed 90||Curve 58||GK Reflexes 16|
|Agility 86||FK Acc. 42|
|Jumping 70||Penalties 70|
Nathan Dyer Injury
|16/17||Achilles tendon rupture||20|
Nathan Dyer Transfers
|2015/2016||May 31, 2016||Leicester||Swansea||4,00 Mill. €||End of Loan|
|2015/2016||Sep 1, 2015||Swansea||Leicester||4,50 Mill. €||Loan|
|2008/2009||Jan 1, 2009||Southampton||Swansea||300 Th. €||600 Th. €|
|2008/2009||Dec 1, 2008||Sheffield Utd.||Southampton||300 Th. €||End of Loan|
|2008/2009||Sep 1, 2008||Southampton||Sheffield Utd.||300 Th. €||Loan|
|2005/2006||Dec 1, 2005||Burnley||Southampton||–||End of Loan|
|2005/2006||Oct 1, 2005||Southampton||Burnley||–||Loan|
|2005/2006||Jul 1, 2005||Southampton U18||Southampton||–||–|
|Total Proceeds||600 Th. €|
Nathan Dyer Stats
|Team / Club||Competition||Season||Apps||Goals||Assists||Yellow cards||Red cards|
|Football League Cup||16/17||1||0||0||0||0|
|Premier League International Cup||17/18||1||2||1||0||0|
|PL2 Division 1|
|Premier League 2|
|LECEISTER CITY||Premier League||15/16||12||1||1||1||0|
Nathan Dyer Skills and Goals
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