West Ham flop Kieron Dyer signs for Ipswich

11 March 2011 11:39
I'm off: Kieron Dyer

Ipswich signed their former midfielder Kieron Dyer on a month-long loan from West Ham.

Dyer, 32, left Portman Road in 1999 for Newcastle in a ?6million deal and moved to Upton Park for a similar fee four years ago.

Despite winning 33 full caps for England his career has been blightedby a series of injuries, including a broken leg in only his third game for the Hammers and he has only clocked up 17 senior starts for the club.

A member of the England squad at the 2002 World Cup finals and the European Championship two years later, his last international appearancewas in the 2-1 defeat by Germany in August 2007.

He has made just 13 appearances for West Ham this season, including five as a substitute, and he has yet to score a goal for the club.

Ipswich boss Paul Jewell made his move after on-loan Hull star Jimmy Bullard suffered a hamstring injury and skipper David Norris collected his 10th yellow card of the season, earning him a two-game ban.

Dyer goes straight into the Tractor Boys' squad for tomorrow's Championship trip to Leeds.

Former glories: Kieron Dyer started his career with hometown club Ipswich

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Source: Daily_Mail