Dyer returns as Shearer delays op

October 25, 2005
Kieron Dyer makes a surprise return to the Newcastle squad for Wednesday's Carling Cup third-round tie at Grimsby.The England midfielder has been battling a hamstring problem but is deemed fit enough to return while manager Graeme Souness has also included midfielders Scott Parker and Emre, and defenders Titus Bramble and Celestine Babayaro in the travelling party as he fulfils his pledge to send his strongest squad to Blundell Park.Meanwhile, Souness will wait to assess Alan Shearer's hernia problem ...

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