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Fleetwood Town Announce Signing Of Lotto-Winner Kevin O’Connor In Odd Fashion

Kevin O'Connor

Preston North End house a significant proportion of Irish players right now, with Greg Cunningham, Andy Boyle, Daryl Horgan, Alan Browne, Eoin Doyle, Sean Maguire and Kevin O’Connor all on the books. Former Cork City defender O’Connor shot to off-field fame earlier this month when he won the lotto. However, his opportunities with Preston have been limited. Today it has been …

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Preston Fans’ Chants For Lotto Winner Kevin O’Connor Are Simply Brilliant

2017 President's Cup, Turner's Cross, Cork 17/2/2017 Cork City vs Dundalk Cork's Kevin O'Connor celebrates scoring their second goal from a free kick

Preston North End centre-half Kevin O’Connor made the headlines this week after winning the lottery. The former Cork City star won the National Lottery’s Christmas Millionaire Raffle, which capped off quite the 12 months for the 22-year-old who got his move to England last summer. O’Connor’s uncle and godfather Peadar Murphy bought him the winning ticket just before Christmas at Flanagan’s Supermarket …

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Preston Fans Have Already Found A New Hero In Sean Maguire

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It took roughly twenty minutes for new signing Sean Maguire to announce himself to fans of Preston North End. The former Cork City striker, along with left-back Kevin O’Connor, were introduced as half-time substitutes in Preston’s pre-season friendly against Burnley at Deepdale, and he was soon doing what League of Ireland fans hve come to expect of him… Collecting the ball …

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Done Deal: Cork City’s Kevin O’Connor Follows Sean Maguire To The Championship

2017 President's Cup, Turner's Cross, Cork 17/2/2017 Cork City vs Dundalk Cork's Kevin O'Connor celebrates scoring their second goal from a free kick

Cork City defender Kevin O’Connor has become the latest League of Ireland star to depart for England. The 22-year-old will follow City teammate Sean Maguire in moving to Championship side Preston North End at the end of July for an undisclosed fee. SQUAD NEWS | @kevoconnor12 to join @pnefc: https://t.co/39JhbcpG4o #CCFC84 pic.twitter.com/UJybeA50yG — Cork City FC (@CorkCityFC) June 30, 2017 …

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The Mixer Football Podcast: Joe Gamble Joins Us To Talk League Of Ireland And Preview Ireland V Austria

Republic of Ireland Soccer Training Portugal 22/5/2006 Ireland Joe Gamble

The latest edition of the Mixer Irish Football Podcast looked at the state of play in the League of Ireland title race, as well as previewing Ireland’s upcoming clash against Austria. Cork City moved a huge step closer to securing their first Premier Division title in over a decade with a comprehensive 3-0 win at closest rivals (and defending champions) …

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A Second Cork City Star Is Reportedly On The Verge Of Joining Preston

SSE Airtricity League Premier Division, Turner's Cross, Cork 19/5/2017 Cork City vs Drogheda United Cork City’s Sean Maguire and Kevin O’Connor celebrate winning

Further to confirmation that Cork City striker Sean Maguire will be moving to Preston North End in July, reports on Tuesday have suggested that the Championship club have yet more business to conduct on Leeside. The Lancashire Post are alleging that Simon Grayson’s side are “on the brink” of signing left-back Kevin O’Connor to add to the ever-growing Irish contingent at …

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Pundit Arena League Of Ireland Team Of The Month For March 2017

League of Ireland Team of the Month

Despite beginning in February, the new League of Ireland season really kicked into gear in March, and a number of players have already set the bar high for themselves. Cork City have come flying out of the traps and sit on top of the table with seven wins from seven, while champions Dundalk sit six points behind their fierce rivals. …

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Cork City Won The Battle Against Dundalk; Now They Must Win The War

2017 President's Cup, Turner's Cross, Cork 17/2/2017 Cork City vs Dundalk Cork's Kevin O'Connor celebrates scoring their second goal from a free kick with Karl Sheppard and Sean Maguire

If last season’s President’s Cup taught us anything, it’s that what happens is not necessarily indicative of what will follow for the league season. In that particular match, Cork City defeated Dundalk 2-0 at Turners Cross – but while Stephen Kenny’s Lilywhites lost the sprint, they still won the marathon in the form of a third consecutive Premier Division title. In …

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