'I'm not a victim no more': Kieron Dyer opens up about childhood abuse

Kieron Dyer resigned from Hintlesham Golf Club last week after he was allegedly subjected to racist

Kieron Dyer had to pull out of Celebrity SAS: Who Dares Wins due to an injury to his ribs. - Credit: Picture: Steve Waller

Former Ipswich Town star Kieron Dyer has opened up about being sexually abused as a child while appearing on a Channel 4 TV show — declaring "I am not a victim no more". 

Ipswich-born Dyer, who made 94 appearances for Town, spoke about the abuse while appearing on Celebrity SAS: Who Dares Wins. 

In last night's episode, Dyer spoke about the topic after undertaking a challenge which saw him fight Jason Fox — one of the show's instructors.

The former-Ipswich player spoke to the SAS instructors about being abused as a child and how it has affected him in his life.

He said: "I  was a victim of sexual abuse when I was a kid. 

"I was 11-years-old when this monster turned me into a monster.

"I always had the mindset of you know what, because I'm a victim this is the way I am.

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"From today, when I come out of here, I am not a victim of sexual abuse no more because every time I'm a victim, he wins.

"I am not a victim no more."

Dyer was later forced to withdraw from the competition due to injuring his ribs during a challenge earlier in the show.

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