In late 2005 he enjoyed a successful loan spell at Burnley, where he scored two goals in five appearances before being recalled. On 24 July 2008, after a long time of uncertainty, he signed a new three year deal at Southampton, keeping him there until 2011. He scored his first league goal for Southampton in a 3–2 defeat against Watford in September 2007. In September 2008 he joined Sheffield United on loan 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.
Dyer made his first appearance for the Blades the next day, as a late substitute in a 2–1 victory over Watford. He was unable to break into the team however and notched up less than thirty minutes in a Blades shirt over the next three months.<ref... Read More