Sunderland right-back Conor McLaughlin made a quick recovery to return to the starting XI for the away win over Plymouth Argyle at the weekend. The Northern Ireland international was in the Sunderland squad that secured a playoff spot in League One with a 3-1 away win at Plymouth.
Sunderland right-back Conor McLaughlin has played for Northern Ireland at virtually all the levels starting from the u-16 team. He made nine appearances for the Northern Ireland u-16 team before playing the same number of matches for the u-17 side.
Sunderland defender Conor McLaughlin has spoken about the mood in the dressing room. According to Conor McLaughlin, the feel-good factor has filtered into the Sunderland dressing room after the takeover was completed. Conor McLaughlin and Sunderland are in a big and positive moodliftafter the takeover of the club was finalised. Sunderland fans are in high spirits after the takeover of the club by Kyril Louis-Dreyfus. The 23-year-old billionaire has been making his mark at the League One club following his takeover. Dion Sanderson is on loan at Sunderland from Premier League club Wolves and he has been one of the best players for the Black Cats in recent weeks. As per the Daily Mail, Sunderland want to turn the loan deal of Dion Sanderson into a permanent one and it is dependent on Wolves if they want to sell the player. Dion Sanderson is a graduate of the academy at Wolverhampton Wanderers.
Sunderland defender Conor McLaughlin is expected to return to training later this month after hernia surgery. The Northern Ireland international underwent hernia surgery last month and was ruled out for up to four weeks by his manager, Lee Johnson. Conor McLaughlin is said to be recovering well after the surgery and he’s in line to return to first team training at Sunderland later this month. The expectation is that Conor McLaughlin will play for Sunderland before this month runs out.
Sunderland defender Conor McLaughlin has spent a big part of his professional career as a footballer in the lower leagues of English football. The 29-year-old has enjoyed a relatively good football career which has seen him play for six clubs. The right-back started his career as a youth player at Linfield in his native Northern Ireland before he left for Preston North End in England. Conor McLaughlin came through theranks at Preston North End before playing his first game as a professional footballer in November 2010.
Sunderland defender Conor McLaughlin has a target for the season and that’s to make up for a disappointing debut campaign at the Stadium of Light. By his own admission, he had an average in his debut campaign as a Sunderland player andthat he could have done better. Northern Ireland international Conor McLaughlin moved to the League One club from Millwall last summer on a free transfer after the end of his contract at The Den. The Northern Irishman had to drop down by one division to continue his club football in England.
Sunderland, the team of third tier English Football League has now finished their journey in the FA Cup. They lost to Mansfield and had to exit from the tournament. This is actually the domestic tournament of the English football association and now they are looking to make some changes in the team to have better results in the future. Just before a week, Phil Parkinson was praising the reserve bench of the team as they have a strong team sitting on the bench. The comprehensive win at Gillingham kept the hope alive for Sunderland as they managed to win without one of their most important players Chris Maguire. According to Parkinson, it is important to have a strong second XI team so that they can adjust to the busy schedule of League 1. This is why Parkinson may have changed 8 players of the first team to play against Mansfield.
After the loss against Mansfield, some of the players of the second team are now doubtful about the place in the team. According to the coach, the players of the second team could not do justice with their names. This is why they should try to have a place in the playing team with more intense will power. Mansfield was looking for their first win in this season but Sunderland had some easy victories during their campaign.
Australia international Bailey Wright is pleased to have signed a permanent contact with Sunderland following an impressive loan spell earlier in the year. The 28-year-old joined the Black Cats on a short-term loan from Bristol City in January and he played five successive league games where they picked up 12 points with four clean sheets.
Will Griggs said that he regrets his decision to move to Sunderland. He said he was enjoying his time at Wigan and loved playing there. He was transferred to Sunderland from Wigan for a high transfer fee. He was taken to the club as a replacement for the player Josh Maja but he has failed to reach up to the expectations even though he was brought to the club for such a high price.
The future of Sunderland goalkeeper Jon McLaughlin remains under a lot of doubt, as the player has not been offered a new contract by the north-east outfit. Despite being one of the key members of the team over the last two seasons, Jon McLaughlin has not been given a contract and the 32-year-old is being linked with a number of clubs. Blackburn are one of the names who are showing interest in the Scotland international. IfMcLaughlin ends up leaving the Black Cats, Sunderland may have to dip into the market to strengthen this position. This is due to the presence of Lee Burge as the only remaining senior goalkeeper in the squad under this situation.