Ryan Doble is a Welsh footballer, born in Abergavenny on February 1st 1991. He joined the Southampton FC academy at the age of 8. Doble can operate as a central midfielder or a striker. He first made a name for himself at Under 18 level, scoring 6 goals during the 2008/09 season. Doble also represented Wales at Under 17, U19 and U21 level.
Doble rubbed shoulders with the first team at St Marys during the 2009/10 pre-season, where he featured in all of Southampton's domestic friendlies. Despite only ever appearing as an occasional unused substitute for Southampton in competitive matches, Doble was called up to the senior Welsh squad in October 2010 for the EURO 2012 qualifiers against Switzerland and Bulgaria after Robert Earnshaw and Craig Bellamy pulled out through injury.
In February 2011 Doble was loaned to League 2 strugglers Stockport. He made his senior football debut at Edgely Park in a 4-1 loss to Macclesfield. The next week Doble made a great start in a match at Bradford, putting County 2-1 up with a goal just before half time. Things took a turn for the worse in the second half however, as Doble was sent off and County went on to lose 3-2.
On March 22nd 2011 Doble moved to Oxford United for a short loan spell.
Doble joined Bournemouth on loan for a month on 11th August 2011, but didn't make much of an impression, failing to find the net. The Welshman returned to make his Saints debut on 7th January 2012 in the FA Cup against Coventry. Doble struggled to get involved in the game, and was substituted early into the second half. On 18th January he joined Bury on loan.
Doble left Saints in May 2012 when his contract expired. A month later he signed for Shrewsbury