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Interesting Loan Move For Irish U21 Ronan While Doyle Moves To Notts County

Interesting Loan Move For Irish U21 Ronan While Doyle Moves To Notts County

Irish Midfielder Michael Doyle completed a deadline day move from Coventry to Notts County as the club look to avoid relegation.

Notts County are currently bottom of League Two. 37-year-old Doyle, who has one cap for the Republic of Ireland, joins the side ahead of their crucial clash with league leaders Lincoln City tomorrow.

Meanwhile, Wolves and Ireland U21 prospect Connor Ronan has left the club on loan to join Streda in the Slovakian Super League. He spent the first half of the season with League One side Walsall, where he played 15 appearances in all competitions.

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Ronan is the second young Irish player to move to the continent on loan in recent months. Former UCD player Simon Power also left Norwich to join Dutch second-tier side Dordrecht on loan. Power signed a new two-year contract with the Championship club before completing the deal.

Few Irish players are currently playing on the continent, but Ronan, Power and Inter Milan's Ryan Nolan represent a new generation of youngsters breaking the mould.

SEE ALSO: 'A Lot More Scouts Are Coming Over Looking At Irish Players'

Maurice Brosnan

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