Michael Doyle’s reputation has benefited from a dramatic makeover in recent weeks.
And, if you ask Nigel Clough, not before time.
The Sheffield United manager has been a staunch supporter of Doyle, his midfielder and captain, since taking charge at Bramall Lane in October.
Despite, as those who have attended various forums and shareholder meetings will testify, often placing himself at odds with sections of the League One club’s support.
However, after returning to the team following suspension, the mood music suggests that even Doyle’s staunchest critics are now beginning to acknowledge the qualities he possesses.
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