Championship news

Doyle never asked to leave

September 11, 2012
By David Instone
Kevin Doyle will captain Republic of Ireland on Tuesday knowing that he spurned a possible chance of a return to the Premier League this summer.

Doyle, who hit a dramatic last-gasp winner in the 2-1 victory in Kazakhstan on Friday, will skipper the side in their friendly against Oman at Craven Cottage.

At the same time, the 28-year-old has been praised at Molineux for staying loyal to the cause after it emerged interest in his services was high during the summer transfer window.
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