Nationality: Northern Irish
Date of Birth: 26/07/1991
Conor McLaughlin was the first out of the current crop of second year youth team players to sign professional terms with Preston North End.
McLaughlin is a youth team player who has featured heavily in the reserve side and is a promising young talent at Deepdale.
Born in Northern Ireland, McLaughlin is an attacking wing back but has also featured further forwards on the right hand side for the Preston youth teams, and has even been used as a central midfielder for the reserve team in the past.
The versatile youngster has already gone on to represent his country at youth level, gaining valuable international experience after competing in the Victory Shield at U16s level and winning the U20s Milk Cup.