Dyer and his little sister
That trust was stolen away from him on one of those Friday nights. His nan had gone out. His uncle, Dooey, was upstairs with girlfriend, Rachel. Downstairs, it was just Dyer and Kenny. They were sitting on the sofa watching television. He cannot remember what was on.
Victims often fail to act out of a great sense of protection for their family.
And so it went on, this cycle of recrimination and suspicion until, in 2011, he found himself at Queens Park Rangers with Joey Barton. One day, Barton mentioned to his team-mates that Peter Kay, the co-founder of the Sporting Chance clinic that helps sportspeople deal with alcohol, drugs and gambling problems, would be at the training ground that afternoon if anyone wanted to talk to him.