City legend Doyle passes away

Last updated : 28 June 2011 By Team Talk

Doyle, who won five England caps between 1976 and 1977, died of liver failure after several weeks of treatment in Tameside General Hospital.

He played in defence or midfield for City and scored 32 goals in 448 appearances for the club.

He won a number of honours with City - the old Division One title, the FA Cup, the European Cup Winners' Cup and the League Cup twice - including as skipper in 1976.

After leaving Maine Road in 1978, Doyle had spells with Stoke, Bolton and Rochdale.

He retired at the end of the 1983/84 season, having played 627 matches in his career and scored 42 goals.

Source: Team Talk

Source: Team Talk