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Kieron Dyer medical situation – Official statement makes public just how serious it is

2 years ago

In the past week it was announced that Kieron Dyer had been admitted to hospital.

The former Newcastle United midfielder said to be having a series of test carried out for an unspecified problem/ condition.

Now Sunday has brought a further update via Ipswich Town, revealing just how serious his condition is.

The club making public that Kieron Dyer needs a liver transplant.

Ipswich Town Official Statement – Sunday 31 October 2021:

‘The Club can confirm Town U23 manager Kieron Dyer has been diagnosed with primary sclerosing cholangitis.

Kieron has been managing problems with his liver for the past couple of years, and now requires a transplant.

Kieron has told the Club: “Unfortunately, I was diagnosed with a condition of the liver a couple of years ago, that would lead to me one day needing a transplant.

“Over the next week, test results will confirm when I need to go through this procedure.

“I see myself as a very positive person that will overcome this minor setback.

“I’m very grateful to the Club, the supporters and the general public for their messages of support over the past week.

“I would like to ask everyone now to respect my privacy, and my family’s privacy.”

The best wishes of everyone at Ipswich Town Football Club remain with Kieron and his family.

We reiterate our request that everyone respects Kieron’s wishes in privacy for him and his family.’


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