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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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Ireland’s Jayson Molumby Named Among Best Players At Toulon Tournament

Ireland U21’s captain Jayson Molumby has been rewarded for his excellent displays at this year’s Toulon Tournament by being named as one of the competition’s top four players. Stephen Kenny’s men finished fourth after losing to Mexico on penalties in the third/fourth-placed playoff but put in a number of fine performances as they reached the semi-finals for the first time ever. …

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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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Breaking: Chris Hughton Sacked By Brighton Following Poor Run

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Former Republic of Ireland international, Chris Hughton, has been sacked as the manager of Brighton following the club’s poor form in the Premier League. Hughton’s assistant Paul Trollope and first-team coach Paul Nevin have also left the club. Brighton’s chairman Tony Bloom released a statement on the club’s website and admitted it was a very tough decision. “Chris has done …

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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 Ban Three Fans For Life After West Brom Trouble

Brighton have banned three fans for life after they were involved in serious crowd trouble at the FA Cup tie against West Bromwich Albion. The three individuals have had their season tickets cancelled with immediate effect following the incidents before and during the 0-0 fourth round draw at the Amex Stadium on Saturday. West Brom fans, a female crowd doctor …

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Solskjaer And Rashford Set Records As Man United Beat Brighton

Mid-January is usually the time of year for which reality sets in for many of us after a positive holiday period. Manchester United continue to live the dream however, with today’s 2-1 win over Brighton putting them just three points behind Chelsea who face Arsenal in the evening kickoff. Brighton, who won the return fixture 3-2 at the start of …

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Chelsea Fan Receives Ban For Homophobic Abuse

A Chelsea fan has been banned from football matches for three years after being ejected from their Premier League game against Brighton for shouting homophobic abuse. The 20-year-old man pleaded guilty to the offence of using threatening, abusive or insulting words during Chelsea’s 2-1 win at Brighton’s Amex Stadium on December 16. As a result, the fan has been banned …

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Shane Duffy Scores Fourth Goal Of Season With Tidy Finish

The race for the Irish defender golden boot in the Premier League continues in style. Wolves’ Matt Doherty has scored three goals so far in a breakout season, but compatriot Shane Duffy has moved ahead of that tally at the London Stadium. Brighton earned a crucial win over Everton at the weekend, putting them ten points above the relegation zone. …

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Emery Fined £8,000 For Kicking Water Bottle Towards Fans

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Arsenal manager Unai Emery was fined £8,000 for kicking a water bottle into the crowd during his side’s Boxing Day draw at Brighton after admitting to a Football Association charge. “Unai Emery has been fined £8,000 after he admitted an FA improper conduct charge and accepted the standard penalty,” English football’s governing body announced said in a statement. The FA …

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