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

AFP show support for Cyprus

first_imgMinister for Home Affairs and Justice Jason Clare announced that Australian Federal Police (AFP) officers will continue their work supporting the United Nations (UN) Force in Cyprus. The AFP has committed another 15 police officers. This contribution means Australia is providing the largest component of the United Nations Police (UNPOL) contingent to Cyprus. To date, 101 police deployments have deployed to Cyprus totalling over 1,574 officers. “The AFP’s continued presence in Cyprus demonstrates our commitment to UN peacekeeping operations, and reinforces Australia’s willingness to actively contribute in resolving conflict,” Mr Clare said. Federal Member for Chisholm, Anna Burke, welcomed the Government’s continued commitment to Cyprus. “Australia has played a key role in maintaining law and order in Cyprus and the surrounding region since 1964. It is important to Cyprus and the people of our community that Australia continues it’s pivotal and positive role,” Ms Burke said. “I am pleased to see that it will be continuing.” Mr Clare said that Australia was recently successful in securing a seat on the UN Security Council and is the 12th largest contributor to the UN regular and peacekeeping budgets. “We have deployed 65,000 defence and police personnel to over 50 UN and other peace and security operations since 1947. “AFP members are based throughout Cyprus where they work as patrol officers, personnel officers, instructors and political liaison officers.” Mr Clare said. Facebook Twitter: @NeosKosmos Instagramlast_img read more