Conor McLaughlin

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Conor McLaughlin
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Playing for Northen Ireland.
Personal information
Full name Conor Gerard McLaughlin[1]
Date of birth (1991-07-26) 26 July 1991 (age 25)
Place of birth Belfast, Northern Ireland
Height 1.83 m (6 ft 0 in)
Playing position Right back
Club information
Current team
Milwall
Number 2
Youth career
2008–2010 Preston North End
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2009–2012 Preston North End 24 (0)
2012 Shrewsbury Town (loan) 4 (0)
2012–2017 Fleetwood Town 172 (8)
2017– Millwall 0 (0)
National team
Northern Ireland U16 9 (0)
Northern Ireland U17 9 (0)
Northern Ireland U19 14 (1)
2010–2012 Northern Ireland U21 7 (0)
2011– Northern Ireland 22 (1)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 17:32, 5 July 2017 (UTC).
‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 22:43, 11 November 2016 (UTC)

Conor Gerard McLaughlin (born 26 July 1991) is a Northern Irish international footballer who plays for Millwall as a right back.

Club career[edit]

Preston North End[edit]

Born in Belfast, McLaughlin turned professional with Preston North End in January 2010.[2] He made his début for Preston on 12 November 2010, in a 0–2 loss against Hull City.[3] In December 2010, McLaughlin signed a contract extension, keeping him with Preston until 2013.[4] He signed a two-month loan deal with Shrewsbury Town in March 2011.[5]

He was transfer listed by the club in May 2012.[6]

Fleetwood Town[edit]

McLaughlin joined Fleetwood Town on 20 July 2012.[7][8] He signed a new three-year contract with the club in June 2014.[9] He scored his first goal - for any club - in the Football League in February 2015.[10]

Millwall[edit]

McLaughlin signed for Millwall in July 2017.[11]

International career[edit]

McLaughlin has represented Northern Ireland at youth international level.[12][13][14]

He received his first call-up for the senior national team in October 2011,[15] making his senior début later that month, in a 0–3 defeat against Italy on 11 October 2011.[16][17]

McLaughlin started Northern Ireland's first game of Euro 2016 against Poland.[18]

Career statistics[edit]

As of 8 May 2017[19]
Club Season League FA Cup League Cup Other Total
Division Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals
Preston North End 2010–11 Championship 7 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 8 0
2011–12 League One 17 0 2 0 0 0 1 0 20 0
Preston Total 24 0 3 0 0 0 1 0 28 0
Shrewsbury Town (loan) 2011–12 League Two 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4 0
Fleetwood Town 2012–13 League Two 19 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 21 0
2013–14 35 0 3 0 0 0 9 1 47 1
2014–15 League One 39 1 1 0 1 0 0 0 41 1
2015–16 37 2 1 0 1 0 1 0 40 2
2016–17 42 5 4 0 1 0 2 0 49 5
Total 172 8 10 0 4 0 12 1 198 9
Millwall 2017–18 Championship 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Career total 200 8 13 0 4 0 13 1 240 9

International goals[edit]

Scores and results list Northern Ireland's goal tally first.[17]
No Date Venue Opponent Score Result Competition
1. 11 November 2016 Windsor Park, Belfast, Northern Ireland  Azerbaijan 3–0 4–0 2018 FIFA World Cup qualification

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Professional retain list & free transfers 2012/13" (PDF). The Football League. 18 May 2013. p. 62. Archived from the original (PDF) on 2 August 2014. Retrieved 18 June 2013. 
  2. ^ "Preston hand Conor McLaughlin professional contract". BBC Sport. 19 January 2010. Retrieved 2 January 2011. 
  3. ^ "Preston 0 – 2 Hull". BBC Sport. 12 November 2010. Retrieved 2 January 2011. 
  4. ^ "Conor McLaughlin signs Preston contract extension". BBC Sport. 21 December 2010. Retrieved 2 January 2011. 
  5. ^ "Shrewsbury Town sign Preston defender Conor McLaughlin". BBC Sport. 2 March 2012. Retrieved 2 March 2012. 
  6. ^ "Graham Westley wields the axe at Preston North End". BBC Sport. 10 May 2012. Retrieved 11 May 2012. 
  7. ^ "McLaughlin Joins Fleetwood". Preston North End F.C. 20 July 2012. Archived from the original on 22 July 2012. Retrieved 20 July 2012. 
  8. ^ "Fleetwood sign Conor McLaughlin from Preston North End". BBC Sport. 20 July 2012. Retrieved 23 June 2014. 
  9. ^ "Conor McLaughlin: Fleetwood full-back signs three-year contract". BBC Sport. 23 June 2014. Retrieved 23 June 2014. 
  10. ^ Rob Stocks (11 February 2015). "Fleetwood’s Oakwell victory ‘massive’". Fleetwood Today. Retrieved 11 February 2015. 
  11. ^ http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/football/40511535
  12. ^ Jcd (6 February 2011). "Conor McLaughlin". 
  13. ^ Irish FA profile
  14. ^ Preston North End F.C. profile
  15. ^ "NI Squad Update". Irish FA. 3 October 2011. Retrieved 3 October 2011. 
  16. ^ "McLaughlin Makes Senior Bow". Preston North End F.C. 12 October 2011. Retrieved 12 October 2011. 
  17. ^ a b Conor McLaughlin at National-Football-Teams.com
  18. ^ "Poland 1-0 Northern Ireland". BBC Sport. 12 June 2016. Retrieved 12 June 2016. 
  19. ^ Conor McLaughlin at Soccerbase