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.
Conor McLaughlin signed for Northeast giants Sunderland as a free agent in the summer of 2019. The Northern Irishman played for London team Millwall just before his time as a Black Cat. He spent two years as a Millwall player on the back of his transfer from Fleetwood Town. He had left Fleetwood Town at the end of his career to sign for London club Millwall. His official confirmation as a Millwall player took place in July 2017. Conor McLaughlin scored his first goal for Millwallin a London Derby encounter with Queens Park Rangers (QPR). He scored one of the two Millwall goals during the 2-2 draw with QPR in an English Championship game played on September 12, 2017.
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.
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.
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 represented the various Northern Ireland youth teams on several occasions before he made his debut for the senior team. The fullback has a record of one goal in 43 games for the Northern Ireland senior team.
Experienced right-back Conor McLaughlin began his national team career with the Northern Ireland u-16s and he went on to play nine times for the team. McLaughlin also represented the Northern Ireland u-17 team on nine occasions. He graduated to the u-19s where he scored once in 14 games before playing seven times for the u-21 within a period of two years. Conor McLaughlin was in and around the Northern Ireland u-21s between 2010 and 2012. (more…)
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.