Northern Irishman Conor McLaughlin began his professional football career in January 2010. His Preston North End debut came during the 2-0 defeat to Hull City on November 12, 2010. A few weeks after his debut against the Tigers, Conor McLaughlin signed a new contract with Preston North End until 2013. The right-back failed to nail down a spot in the starting XI and he had to spend some weeks on loan at Shrewsbury Town. He signed a two-month loan deal at the club in March 2011.The defender played four league games for Shrewsbury Town before returning to parent club Preston North End.
Conor McLaughlin spent around two years in the Preston North End first team before he was placed on the transfer window in the summer of 2012. He was transfer-listed at the end of the 2011/12 season. McLaughlin left Preston North End to join Fleetwood Town some weeks after he had been made available for a transfer. The Northern Irishman made 24 appearances for Preston North End in the league before leaving the club for Fleetwood Town on July 20, 2012. (more…)
Recently retired Northern Ireland international Conor McLaughlin started his national team career at the u-16 level. He played nine times forthe Northern Ireland u-16 team without finding the back of the net. Conor McLaughlin also played nine times for the u-17 team without getting on the scoresheet. McLaughlin scored for his country for the first timein the colours of others. The right-back scored once in 14 games for the u-19s. At the u-21 level, he had a record of zero goal in seven games over a two-year period having made his debut in 2010.
Conor McLaughlin received an invitation to the senior team in October 2011. He made his bow for the senior team during the 3-0 defeat to Italy on October 11, 2011. He was a regular in the starting XI as NorthernIreland returned to a major tournament for the first time in three decades with the Euro 2016 tournament in France. Also, it was the first appearance for Northern Ireland at the European Championship. They had been at the three World Cup tournaments before qualifying for their first EuropeanChampionship. Northern Ireland made their World Cup debut at the 1958 edition in Sweden. Two successive appearances followed at the 1982 edition in Spain and the 1986 edition in Mexico. (more…)
Recently retired Northern Irishman Conor McLaughlin played for his country at various youth team levels before being promoted to the senior team. Conor McLaughlin played for four Northern Ireland youth teams on the international stage before he turned out for the senior team.
McLaughlin played for the Northern Ireland u16 team, Northern Ireland u17 team, Northern Ireland u19 team and the Northern Ireland u21 team before playing for the Northern Ireland senior team. (more…)
Ex-West Brom and Sunderland manager Sam Allardyce has reportedly been linked with the managerial job at Premier League side Burnley. This is according to various reports in the English media via the bookmakers. He was one of the favourites after Burnley sacked Dyche earlier this month. The Clarets are continuing to play Premier League football without a permanent manager with caretaker manager Mike Jackson in charge of the team.
A lot of football stakeholders were stunned when news broke that Burnley have sacked Sean Dyche. The longtime Burnley manager was dismissed from his job shortly after the disappointing 2-0 loss at bottom team Norwich City which left them four points adrift of safety. Jackson has since been able to guide the Clarets to two points above the relegation zone with a return of seven points from his three games in charge. (more…)
North Ireland national team defender Conor McLaughlin signed for London team Millwall in the summer of 2017. The right-sided fullback joined English Championship side Millwall in July 2017. Conor McLaughlin scored his first Millwall goal during the London Derby clash with Queens Park Rangers (QPR) I the league. He scored his first goal for Millwall during the 2-2 draw with QPR on September 12, 2017.
Conor McLaughlin spent two years as a Millwall player before he left the club to sign for Northeast club Sunderland. He signed for the Black Cats on a free transfer after leaving London team Millwall at the end of his contract at the club. McLaughlin spent two years at Sunderland just like what was obtainable when the defender was at Millwall. He left the club at the end of his Sunderland contract last summer. During his time with the Black Cats, Conor McLaughlin could not propel the club to secure promotion to the English Championship. (more…)
Conor McLaughlin is a free agent at the moment following his exit at English League One club Fleetwood Town last month. The Northern Ireland national team right-back was released at the end of his short-term contract with the club. Conor McLaughlin had earlier signed a six-month deal with Fleetwood Town at the start of the current season in what was his second spell at the club.
Fleetwood Town released a statement on their website last month on the exit of the experienced defender. According to the club statement, 30-year-old McLaughlin has left after the expiration of his contract. (more…)
Conor McLaughlin and Ryan McLaughlin went head-to-head in League One football last month during the game between Morecambe and Fleetwood Town. Ryan McLaughlin is on the books of Morecambe, while ex-Sunderland defender Conor McLaughlin plays his club football for Fleetwood Town. As a matter of fact, Conor McLaughlin is in his second spell at Fleetwood Town. He joined Fleetwood Town last summer as a free agent after his Sunderland contract ran out at the end of last season.
The two McLaughlin brothers had to be contented with a share of the spoils after Morecambe and Fleetwood Town played out a goalless draw. (more…)
Northern Ireland national team right-back Conor McLaughlin was born in Northern Ireland capital of Belfast and he started his professional football career at Preston North End in the English Championship. Conor McLaughlin began his career as a professional footballer at the start of 2010.
Conor McLaughlin made his debut for Preston North End during a 2-0 loss to Hull City on November 12, 2010. In the following month, Conor McLaughlin signed a new contract extension to take him to 2013 at Preston North End. McLaughlin joined Shrewsbury Town on loan for two months inMarch 2011. (more…)
Fleetwood Town manager Simon Grayson is delighted with the return of Northern Ireland international defender Conor McLaughlin to the club. He has been impressed with the contributions of the ex-Sunderland player since his transfer was officially approved by the EFL (English Football League) at the start of last month.
Conor McLaughlin had been training with League One side Fleetwood Town long before his official confirmation as a player at the start of October. Fleetwood Town had to wait for confirmation from Darnell Johnson’s doctor on his Achilles injury to be sure that there’s need for a change in personnel. The report on the Achilles injury revealed that Johnson would be out for several months thus paving the way for club officials to bring back Conor McLaughlin. (more…)
Northern Ireland defender Conor McLaughlin has returned to League One side Fleetwood Town after he penned a short-term contract. Conor McLaughlin was a free agent when he was snapped up by Fleetwood Town. The right-back had become a free agent on the back of his release by Sunderland. He left the Black Cats in the summer at the end of his contractwith the club.
It was announced earlier this week that Conor McLaughlin has put pen to paper on a short-term deal until January 2022. Conor McLaughlin, who has 44 caps for Northern Ireland, makes his return to Fleetwood Town four years after leaving to join London club Millwall. McLaughlin was with the Cod Army for five years having joined them in 2012. He spent two years in London in the colours of Millwall before moving to Sunderland in 2019. (more…)