Dier dodges police rap for confronting Spurs fan in stands but still faces ban

first_imgERIC DIER has escaped any criminal action for climbing up the stands to confront a fan.Police concluded their probe into the behaviour of the Tottenham and England star and decided no action will be taken.2 Spurs star Eric Dier astonished onlookers by climbing up the stand to challenge a fan2 The versatile Tottenham and England midfielder was caught up in an incident involving his brother, leftCredit: TwitterBut a month after losing his rag at the end of the FA Cup defeat to Norwich, Dier is still waiting to see if he will be hit with a playing ban.The Spurs star flipped when he saw his brother confronted by an irate fan seconds after the shootout exit to the Canaries on March 4.Dier, 26, clambered over several rows of seats towards the supporter and had to be held back by fans and stewards.FOOTAGE REVIEWEDPolice were forced to launch an investigation to see if he had committed any criminal act, but after reviewing footage and statements they have decided there is no case.The Met said: “The investigation concluded with no further action.”That will come as a welcome boost to Spurs and Dier – but the FA could yet take action.most read in footballTHROUGH ITRobbie Keane reveals Claudine’s father was ’50-50′ in coronavirus battleTOP SELLERGavin Whelan has gone from League of Ireland to David Beckham’s InstagramPicturedAN EYEFULMeet Playboy model and football agent Anamaria Prodan bidding to buy her own clubI SAW ROORodallega saw Rooney ‘drinking like madman’ & Gerrard ‘on bar dancing shirtless’ExclusiveRIYAD RAIDMan City’s Riyad Mahrez has three luxury watches stolen in £500,000 raidNEXT STEPJonny Hayes set to move to English Championship having been let go by CelticWembley bosses were waiting for the police inquiry to finish before starting disciplinary proceedings.Dier revealed the coronavirus lockdown has also seen him take up gardening.He said: “We’re using wood to make the beds for vegetables, fruit, herbs as well — I’d prefer to be playing football, but it has been fun.”last_img read more

Travellers urged to avoid health risks visit GP

first_imgSource = e-Travel Blackboard: K.W Australian travellers risk bringing back more than just souvenirs when going away by not visiting their local doctor to get health advice prior to travel, according to researchers.The University of Sydney’s Family Medicine Research Centre reported three in five Australian’s travelling won’t visit their doctor to get health advice before setting off, risking picking up serious diseases overseas.Travellers visiting destinations with a risk of infectious diseases like rabies, hepatitis A and B or typhoid fever can have consequences ranging from losing a few days of the trip to gastro or the flu to ending up in hospital with a serious disease.Travel Doctor TMVC clinic in Sydney medical director Dr Conrad Moreira said while most people who travel won’t get any serious illness the message is that these diseases are preventable.Of the 670 people who took part in the research project, only 30 percent had visited their doctor before going overseas.While there are more high-risk areas than others, Dr Moreira adds “the risk depends on the destination as well as the type of person travelling.””Certain groups of travellers are at higher risk of infectious diseases, including pregnant women, children, people with impaired immunity and immigrants returning to their country of origin to visit friends and relatives.”Travellers are advised to visit their doctor or a travel clinic between six and eight weeks before they are due to depart to ensure they are aware of their destination health risks and any required inoculations.last_img read more