Alex Dyer (footballer, born 1990)

Alex James Dyer (born 11 June 1990) is a Montserratian footballer who plays as a midfielder for Al Tadhamon. He represents Montserrat internationally.


Club career

Dyer is a product of the Northampton Town's youth system and agreed a professional contract in 2007. In April 2008 he has been awarded for 'Coca-Cola League Two Apprentice of the Month'. He made his debut on 29 August 2007 in a 2–0 League Cup defeat to Middlesbrough at the Riverside Stadium, and scored his first goal in a 2–1 win against Luton Town the same season. He signed a two-year contract extension with Northampton in February 2009. During the 2009–10 season, Dyer was more of a first team player due to Northampton Town being in League Two, playing 20 games and scoring two goals against Notts County and Bradford City. He was released by the club on 12 May 2010 along with five other players, with manager Ian Sampson stating that he hadn't progressed as has hoped and that younger players like teammate Michael Jacobs should be given a chance.Dyer joined Grimsby Town on trial following his release from Northampton, but after playing in one match he was let go having failed to impress the club's management. Subsequently, Dyer went on to sign for Wealdstone in the Isthmian League Premier Division. After 32 goals in 117 games for Wealdstone, he signed for newly promoted Conference National side Welling United, who clinched the Conference South title the previous year.

On 11 December 2013, it was announced that Dyer would be departing Welling United in order to join Swedish tier two side Östersunds FK.

On 4 March 2019, Dyer joined Eliteserien side Lillestrøm on loan from Elfsborg until 1 August.

International career

Dyer was called up to the Montserrat national football team in 2011, for their 2014 FIFA World Cup CONCACAF First Round qualifiers against Belize. He made his debut against Belize on 15 June, in their home fixture, which was played at Ato Boldon Stadium in Couva, Trinidad and Tobago. Montserrat lost 5–2.