Irish-American Striker Conor Doyle Still Weighing Up International Future

Doyle could represent the either USA or Ireland.
Texas-born Conor Doyle could still represent Ireland, despite taking part in two U.S. U20 training camps recently. The 19-year-old Derby County star is eligible for either nation, and admits he hasn't made up his mind yet.

Specifically, Doyle mentioned that he'd likely only make a decision after participating in a training camp with Ireland.

"I haven't made a final decision yet, there's still a chance that I could play for Ireland if I am asked," Doyle told the Herald.

"I was away with the U.S. for two training camps but I haven't committed myself to them in any way. If the FAI ask me to come and train with them then I'll do that, and make a final decision on my international future after that."

Doyle qualifies for Ireland through his father, David, a Dublin native who played soccer as well.

"I haven't spoken to the Irish U21 manager yet but I know that he has spoken to my dad and he mentioned a possible call-up for a training camp and match next month, so if that call comes from Ireland I will, of course, come over and train and see the set-up for myself," the younger Doyle admitted.

"I know I need to make a decision, I don't want to leave anyone waiting for me to decide, so if the Irish squad ask me to come to Dublin for a look I'd be happy to do it."

The Dallas Texans academy product has yet to score for Derby in 11 appearances with the Championship club.

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