Chris Doyle (footballer)

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Chris Doyle
Personal information
Full name Christopher Doyle[1]
Date of birth (1995-02-17) 17 February 1995 (age 22)[2]
Place of birth Liverpool, England
Height 1.89 m (6 ft 2 12 in)[2]
Playing position Defender
Club information
Current team
Number 23
Youth career
0000–2012 Morecambe
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2012–2016 Morecambe 17 (1)
2014–2015 Chorley (loan) 24 (5)
2015 Chorley (loan) 10 (2)
2016– Southport 0 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 21:39, 10 December 2015 (UTC).

Christopher Doyle is an English footballer who plays for Southport as a Defender.


Doyle spent time in the Everton Academy from the age of 10 to 14 before joining Dickie Danson's youth setup at Morecambe.

He was then given a pro contract a year early at the age of 17 at the start of the 2012–13 season. Doyle made his 1st team debut in the Shrimps 3–0 win against Rochdale coming on as a late sub. Still a young and promising prospect, Doyle sees himself as a future club captain and won back to back player of the year awards for Stewart Drummond's reserve team. Doyle had a successful loan period at Chorley FC till the end of the season (2014–15) scoring 5 times in 26 appearances and reaching the Conference North play-off final. Doyle signed an extended 12-month contract with Morecambe at start of 2015–16 season. He was released by Morecambe in May 2016.[3]

He joined Southport in August 2016.


Doyle attended Sacred Heart Catholic College situated in Crosby, Liverpool.[4]


  1. ^ "The Football League Limited: Club list of registered players as at 16th May 2015" (PDF). The Football League. 16 May 2015. p. 76. Retrieved 1 December 2015. 
  2. ^ a b "Chris Doyle". 11v11. Retrieved 1 December 2015. 
  3. ^ "Retained & Released". Morecambe Official Site. 18 May 2016. Retrieved 18 May 2016. 
  4. ^ "Morecambe 3–0 Rochdale". BBC Sport. Retrieved 26 May 2013. 

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