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“He’s Had Quite A Couple Of Weeks, We Have To Look After Him”

Brighton manager Graham Potter has warned that the club must protect Aaron Connolly following a whirlwind couple of weeks for the 19-year-old striker. Connolly bagged a brace on his first Premier League start against Tottenham two weeks ago which earned him a call-up to the Irish senior squad. The Galway native came on as a substitute against Georgia before making …

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Conor Hourihane Full Of Praise For “Nuisance” Aaron Connolly

Ireland midfielder Conor Hourihane was full of praise for Brighton striker Aaron Connolly after his recent promotion to the senior side following his impressive start to life in the Premier League. Connolly was handed his first Premier League start against Tottenham last weekend and became the first Irish teenager to score a brace in the top flight since Robbie Keane …

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Mick McCarthy Pinpoints What He Admires About Aaron Connolly’s Game

Ireland manager Mick McCarthy has expanded on why he called 19-year-old Brighton striker Aaron Connolly into his squad, outlining what he admires about the Galway native’s game. Connolly was initially not included in the 24-man squad selected by McCarthy last week but was called up thanks in part to an injury to Portsmouth’s Ronan Curtis in addition to his sensational …

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Aaron Connolly Promoted To Senior Ireland Squad After Scoring Twice Against Spurs

Aaron Connolly has been called up to the Republic of Ireland senior squad. On Tuesday, Mick McCarthy said that Connolly was behind James Collins, David McGoldrick, James McClean, Callum Robinson and Sean Maguire in the pecking order for the national team. He also said the upcoming qualifiers against Georgia and Switzerland were not games for debutants. However, Connolly scored twice …

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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


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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