Lyndon Dykes interview: "Don't let the accent fool you! My blood is Scottish"

Lyndon Dykes, Scotland
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Scottish football fans may well have sat alone in darkened rooms amid self-imposed TV blackouts during the summer of 2016, while their four British Isles neighbours trotted off to a major tournament. At the time, the notion of a semi-pro Australian striker – most recently playing for a club called Surfers Paradise Apollo – helping them end two decades of misery seemed almost comical.

But that was the summer Lyndon Dykes’ life changed forever. In joining Queen of the South, the 20-year-old returned to his parents’ homeland and finally began his professional career. Five years later, he has rocketed onto the international scene.

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