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McCarthy Impressed By 21s But Won’t Call Them Up For Qualifiers

Mick McCarthy has said that he was impressed by Stephen Kenny’s Irish Under-21s side in their win over Armenia. However, he explained that he is unlikely to call any of them up for the three remaining Euro 2020 qualifiers. Kenny’s men looked sharp in Tallaght Stadium on Friday night as Tottenham striker Troy Parrott’s goal helped them comfortably see off Armenia …

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Troy Parrott Scores First Goal For Ireland Under 21s, Finishing Off Brilliant Team Move

Troy Parrott scored his first goal for the Republic of Ireland under-21 team on Friday night. The 17-year-old Tottenham Hotspur forward, making his first appearance for Stephen Kenny’s side, slotted home after half an hour against Armenia in Tallaght Stadium. The goal was fully warranted following a first-half performance that saw Ireland dominate their opponents in the Under-21 European Championship …

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Aaron Connolly Opens Up On Fulfilling Childhood Dream With PL Debut

On Saturday, 19-year-old Irish striker Aaron Connolly made his Premier League debut when he came off the bench in his side’s 4-0 defeat to Manchester City. Connolly came on as a second-half substitute for Neal Maupay and looked lively in his cameo despite the Seagulls falling to Pep Guardiola’s men. His Premier League debut marks an excellent week for Connolly …

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Irish Trio Included In PL Youngsters Tipped To Shine This Summer

Mark Travers, Adam Idah and Aaron Connolly have been included in the Guardian’s list of Premier League youngsters tipped to shine during their respective sides’ pre-season tours. The English publication singled out a young prospect for each of the 20 Premier League clubs who they feel could have a big impact this summer, with the Irish trio making the grade. …

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Irish Goal-Machine Aaron Connolly Wins Premier League 2 POTY

Brighton and Irish underage international striker Aaron Connolly has won this season’s Premier League 2 Player of the Year award after a tremendous campaign with the Seagulls. Connolly was on fire in front of goal during the season scoring 11 goals and creating two in 15 games for Brighton’s U23s in the PL2 – despite missing a chunk of the …

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Three Irish Prospects Nominated For Premier League 2 Player Of Season

Irish underage internationals Aaron Connolly, Will Smallbone and Adam Idah have all been nominated for the Premier League 2 Player of the Season. Nine players in total have made the shortlist which has been put together by the Premier League’s Football Development panel. It sees the selected players rewarded for their performances not only at youth level in competitions such …

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Five Players Who Were Unlucky To Miss Out On Irish U21s Squad

On Wednesday, Stephen Kenny named his first 23-man Irish U21s squad ahead of their European Qualifier against Luxembourg on March 23rd. The former Dundalk boss included 23 players in his squad with a mix of domestic standouts and young prospects impressing in both England and central Europe. With the plethora of young talent available to Stephen Kenny and the U21s, …

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Aaron Connolly Joins League One Leaders Luton On Loan Deal

Highly-rated Irish striker Aaron Connolly has signed a new three-year contract at Premier League club Brighton and has joined League One leaders Luton on loan. Connolly has been in excellent form for Brighton’s U23s this season scoring 16 goals and winning the Premier League 2 Player of the Month for November. His form at underage level had led to speculation …

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Brighton’s Irish Goal-Machine Aaron Connolly Linked With Move To Celtic

Brighton striker Aaron Connolly is being linked with a loan move away from the Amex Stadium with Scottish champions Celtic reportedly interested in the highly-rated striker. Connolly has been in tremendous form for Brighton’s U23s this season scoring 17 goals and winning the Premier League 2 Player of the Month for November. The Scottish Sun are reporting that Brendan Rogers …

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Young Irish Striker Aaron Connolly Wins PL 2 Player Of The Month

Brighton and Irish U19s striker Aaron Connolly has been named the Premier League 2 player of the month for November after impressing hugely for the Seagulls U23s side. Connolly has been in tremendous form for Brighton’s underage side already scoring 17 times this season as he continues to grab the attention of many in the league. The 18-year-old had previously …

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Greenlight: Aaron Connolly On Hughton, Hoffenheim & Irish Expectations

Pundit Arena caught up with Brighton’s underage hitman, Aaron Connolly, to discuss life under Chris Hughton, Irish ambitions and those Hoffenheim rumours. _____ “The Republic of Ireland have really struggled for goals since Robbie Keane retired,” is a narrative that Irish football fans are far too familiar with. Four matches in a row without scoring, 0.4 average goals per game …

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Report: Top German Club Tracking Brighton Irish U19s Striker

German Bundesliga club Hoffenheim are reportedly tracking Brighton and Ireland U19s striker Aaron Connolly following his excellent form for the Seagulls’ U23 side. Sky Sports News are reporting that Connolly has caught the attention of Hoffenheim who are keen to continue their current model of scouting Premier League prospects not currently getting first-team football. Connolly has been incredibly impressive for …

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