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Celtic Send Ireland Defender Lee O’Connor Out On Loan

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Ireland international Lee O’Connor has joined Scottish Championship side Partick Thistle on a loan deal from Celtic until the end of the season. The defender made the move to Celtic Park last summer but has yet to make a senior appearances for the Hoops with competition strong in his position. O’Connor moves to Thistle with the club sitting sixth in …

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League One Side Set To Swoop For Lee O’Connor Loan Deal

League One high-fliers Oxford United are reportedly interested in bringing Irish international right-back Lee O’Connor to the club this January on a loan deal from Scottish champions Celtic. O’Connor joined Celtic from Manchester United during the summer but has failed to make a first team appearance for the Hoops this season. The 19-year-old has found minutes hard to come by …

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Stephen Kenny Highlights Qualities Lee O’Connor Can Bring To Celtic

Ireland U21 manager Stephen Kenny has highlighted the qualities of Celtic’s new signing Lee O’Connor following the versatile defender’s move from Manchester United earlier this week. O’Connor left Old Trafford to join the Scottish Champions on a four-year-deal after frequently impressing at Manchester United’s underage sides but failing to break into the first team. The 19-year-old has also been a …

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Rising Irish Star Lee O’Connor Completes Move To Celtic

Manchester United academy standout Lee O’Connor has completed his move to Scottish Premiership champions Celtic. O’Connor has signed a four year deal at the Hoops, leaving United after failing to make a first team appearance for the club but impressing at numerous underage levels at Old Trafford. Called up by the former Ireland manager Martin O’Neill during his side’s Nations …

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Irish Underage Star O’Connor Added To United Champions League Squad

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Republic of Ireland underage talent, Lee O’Connor, has been added to Manchester United’s Champions League squad for the second leg of their quarter-final against Barcelona. The 18-year-old United Academy player was included in Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’s squad prior to last night’s 1-0 defeat to Barcelona in Old Trafford but could yet be named in the matchday squad for the return …

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John O’Shea Full Of Praise For “Quality” Irish Youngster Lee O’Connor

Former Ireland captain John O’Shea has praised “top quality” Lee O’Connor as the Manchester United youngster looks to follow in the Waterford man’s footsteps at Old Trafford. The 18-year old was called up to the Ireland squad for their games against Northern Ireland and Denmark in November and has impressed for United’s U19s and U23s this season. O’Connor had been …

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Five Things To Know About Ireland’s Latest Senior Call-Up Lee O’Connor

Martin O’Neill has called up Manchester United youngster Lee O’Connor to the Ireland senior squad to face Northern Ireland and Denmark. Here are five things you need to know about the latest addition to Ireland’s squad. ___ 1) O’Connor is a composed central defender who demonstrates astute reading of the game and superb technical skills. José Mourinho was in attendance …

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The 15 Brightest Irish Prospects According To Football Manager

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With Ireland having missed out on World Cup qualification, the future of Irish football has once again come under scrutiny. Long-serving players such as Wes Hoolahan, Glenn Whelan, John O’Shea and Daryl Murphy are all at the tail-ends of their careers and could well have retired from the national side by the time the Euro 2020 qualifiers roll around. This, …

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