Posted on May 22, 2021
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.
Ahead of the game, Sunderland boss Lee Johnson told reporters that Conor McLaughlin has made a miraculous recovery two weeks after hernia surgery.
Posted on May 4, 2021
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.
Conor McLaughlin scored just one goal for his country during his time in the youth teams and that was at the u-19 level. The former Preston North End, Milwall and Fleetwood Town defender scored one goal in 14 games for the Northern Ireland u-19 team. Conor McLaughlin then failed to find the back of the net in seven games for the u-21 side.