Dier: Fan behaviour stops family going to games
Tottenham Hotspur The protector Eric Dyer He said the behavior of fans at football games was a serious problem and he felt it was “very uncomfortable” for his family to attend away matches.
The Premier League said in June it would increase security measures to prevent crowd abuse, with clubs unanimously agreeing that visiting teams would provide extra stewards for away matches.
Dyer said some of his family and friends had problems at Stamford Bridge during the 2-2 draw with Tottenham. Chelsea In the league last month
“For me [fan behaviour] is a serious problem. I had some family and friends at Chelsea’s away game with Tottenham and they had issues and stuff,” Dier said.
“I wanted to emphasize that it was both sets of fans — I’m not saying it’s Chelsea fans or Tottenham fans, it’s football fans in general.”
In 2020, Dyer was banned for four matches and fined. By the English Football Association for a confrontation with a fan following Spurs’ defeat by Norwich City in the FA Cup. British media reported that the supporter had quarreled with his brother.
Dyer said: “We played Burnley and I went into the stands for the next round and the Burnley fans were singing a song about my brother and I love that sort of thing — I love it enough. Sounds funny,” said Dyer.
“But there are some things that I find very strange. It’s not a good thing. My family would never go to an away game these days because of it — and it’s a shame that I’m not for them. I’m very nervous going into away games.”