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Kevin still in the dark over his club future as return to Wolves looms


Kevin Doyle. Photo: David Maher / SPORTSFILE

Kevin Doyle. Photo: David Maher / SPORTSFILE

Kevin Doyle. Photo: David Maher / SPORTSFILE

KEVIN DOYLE says he has no idea of his next career move in club football apart from the fact that he’s due back for pre-season training with Wolves in just over six weeks’ time.

Doyle was late in joining up with the Irish squad as he was on duty with QPR in the Championship playoff final, a successful day out for Doyle and the London club as they won promotion

But now Doyle is back to being a Wolves player again as, like with Stephen Ward, his loan deal is over.

“It’s been a mad few days, the manager was very good to give me a few extra days when I finished up at QPR, I got home to Wexford for a while. It’s been a nice time. Everyone at QPR has been on a high, there are a lot of happy people and happy faces,” says Doyle.

“I enjoyed it a lot, I am not the only one. A lot of players were out of contract at the end of the season and were not sure if we’d be back, so we all enjoyed it.

“A lot of those players had been relegated at the end of the previous season so it was nice to come out on the other side of t, but whether I am back there next season is not in my hands,” says Doyle.

Under contract at Wolves for another season, Doyle is unsure what his next move is.

“It’s up in the air, I am here until the end of the USA trip and back to Wolves on July 7, that’s all I know, that’s the only guarantee I have,” Doyle explained, admitting that a permanent move to QPR could happen as Harry Redknapp has admitted his interest in Doyle.

“There is nothing said and nothing guaranteed, he just said well done,” Doyle says of the Rangers boss.


“I am looking forward to a holiday and my future will be sorted out when it’s sorted out. I have a year left at Wolves and that’s the only thing that’s certain, that’s all I know I have, I am back there on July 7 for pre-season training and it’s up in the air, as it is for Wardy.

“That’s fine. I’m used to that. I’ve a year left at Wolves and that’s the only thing that’s certain.

“It’s all fine, I enjoyed my loan move, though. It was fantastic and it will be interesting to see what happens.

“You don’t know anything until you’ve signed a contract and it’s there and done - it’s saying and doing, there’s a situation at QPR where lots of players out of contract.

“The team that played the other day I wasn’t the only one in that situation.

“There were only four or five who were guaranteed to be there next year. They have lots of decisions to make and they’ll be making them in the next week or two.”

But a return to Wolves is also possible.

“’ll have no problem going back and everyone is perfectly civil and fine with me. It’s not a case people don’t talk to me.

“They have decisions to make and they’ll make them. When I’m back it will be enjoyable training and we’ll see then,” added Doyle.