Micheal Doyle - Enforcer - Gentleman - Legend

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  1. GaryJones

    GaryJones Well-Known Member

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    If anyone is in any doubt about the measure of the man that is Micheal Doyle just play this interview!
    Doyle: Fans made a difference
    I might even start liking Notts County now!
     
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    Yes. Saw this 5 minute interview yesterday, where he says he was CCFC, his kids were CCFC and a lot of his friends are CCFC. Couldn't have made his feelings any clearer.Quite an emotional watch! Top man.
     
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    I reckon he wanted to finish his playing career at City, so it’s a bit of a shame from that point of view as well.
     
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    I really hope he returns here in a coaching capacity, once he finally hangs up his boots.
     
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    Didn’t like him first time round

    Love the guy now. Not often that happens in football. A well deserved spot on coaching staff for when he retires would be great
     
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    Getting a bit cringe now
     
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    Loved that interview.
    He almost mentioned nearly all of our non-community days attendance by person.
    Christ, I didn't know we had that many fans.
    Good luck Michael and you would be definitely welcomed back to a coaching role with open arms when you finish playing and done your coaching badges. Can you imagine him in the changing rooms or o the training pitch if one of the players doesn't play with any passion
     
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    No - what's not to like. Genuine guy, raised money for the Coventry homeless, and gave us a fantastic season last year, For the Notts County away game alone last year he gets the freedom of the City for me - never been so pumped up at a game, Wembley included.
     
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    Yes I don’t disagree with any of that. He’s not dead though he’s moved to a club an hour up the road cause he wasn’t good enough to make our starting line up. All these eulogies are a bit cringey
     
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    Didn't realise they had JOB too. Solid middle that for L2. Certainly shouldn't go down. A big feisty too have to hope its nitcanother Robert Page scenario.
     
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    He was a year off a testimonial wasn’t he?
     
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    I think he was plenty good enough but having said that I also think Meyler will prove to be an upgrade vs this stage of his career. I still also think with a full pre-season that Ogogo would've come good too. I'm far more concerned about other areas.
     
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    A few months - this was his 10th season.
     
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    He should get one anyway. Must be gutting to miss out, rare as hens teeth these days.
     
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    CCFC legend. 7th all time highest appearance player. We should get him coaching with us when he’s retired.
    He will instil leadership and standards.
     
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