Posted on March 25, 2023
Conor McLaughlin, the Northern Ireland defender has announced that he has been compelled to retire from football due to an injury. The most recent club stint of a Belfast-born player was a short-term deal at Fleet wood Town that came to an end in January. He played for his country at Euro 2016. Moreover, he earned 43 Northern Ireland caps.
According to reports on Twitter, McLaughlin, the 30-year-old player, unfortunately after 12 years as a professional player and has medically retired because of an injury. It also mentioned that the last 18 months or has been a really difficult time mentally, as well as physically. McLaughlin had been released by Sunderland last summer after he had grappled to make a complete recovery after hernia surgery before being linked up with Fleetwood in October for the second time. (more…)