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Aaron Connolly ruled out of Ireland's World Cup qualifier with Luxembourg
# Another Blow
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# Another Blow

Aaron Connolly ruled out of Ireland's World Cup qualifier with Luxembourg

Updated Mar 26th 2021, 3:00 PM 19,370 Views 46 Comments

The striker is also out of next week’s friendly with Qatar.

Kenny laments non-award of 'blatant penalty' in Serbia loss
# Reaction
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# Reaction

Kenny laments non-award of 'blatant penalty' in Serbia loss

Mar 24th 2021, 11:33 PM 9,009 Views 10 Comments

Kenny says Ireland would not have lost the game had they scored from a spot kick he believes should been awarded for a foul on Aaron Connolly.

Linking up with Ireland 'will be good' for under-fire Aaron Connolly
# Support
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# Support

Linking up with Ireland 'will be good' for under-fire Aaron Connolly

Mar 22nd 2021, 2:10 PM 7,349 Views 6 Comments

The 21-year-old was recently disciplined by the club for a breach of coronavirus restrictions.

Aaron Connolly hands Stephen Kenny injury boost ahead of Serbia qualifier
# Good News
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# Good News

Aaron Connolly hands Stephen Kenny injury boost ahead of Serbia qualifier

Mar 18th 2021, 3:20 PM 4,109 Views 8 Comments

The Irish manager is also hopeful Caoimhin Kelleher and James McClean will recover from injury ahead of next week’s World Cup qualifiers.

Connolly and Idah join Ireland's growing injury list for World Cup qualifiers
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# COYBIG

Connolly and Idah join Ireland's growing injury list for World Cup qualifiers

Updated Mar 12th 2021, 4:08 PM 7,787 Views 13 Comments

More concerns for Stephen Kenny.

Ireland's Aaron Connolly emerges as another injury doubt for Brighton this weekend
# Set-back
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# Set-back

Ireland's Aaron Connolly emerges as another injury doubt for Brighton this weekend

Mar 5th 2021, 10:55 AM 2,676 Views 15 Comments

The 21-year-old will undergo a fitness check on a back issue.

David Meyler: My advice for Aaron Connolly and any footballer dealing with social media vitriol
# William Hill
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# William Hill

David Meyler: My advice for Aaron Connolly and any footballer dealing with social media vitriol

Feb 5th 2021, 9:15 AM 4,676 Views 0 Comments

In this week’s column, the ex-Ireland midfielder talks openly about online abuse before predicting Liverpool’s showdown with Man City.

Ireland and Brighton striker Aaron Connolly deletes Twitter account after online abuse
# TAKING ACTION
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# TAKING ACTION

Ireland and Brighton striker Aaron Connolly deletes Twitter account after online abuse

Feb 2nd 2021, 5:08 PM 48,631 Views 24 Comments

It is the latest in a series of similar controversies in football.

Aaron Connolly hits the net and goes off injured during six-goal draw between Brighton and Wolves
# In The Action
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# In The Action

Aaron Connolly hits the net and goes off injured during six-goal draw between Brighton and Wolves

Updated Jan 2nd 2021, 7:27 PM 11,257 Views 6 Comments

The Ireland striker had an eventful first-half against Wolves.

Brighton boss Potter believes Aaron Connolly will be better for current goal struggles
# Learning
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# Learning

Brighton boss Potter believes Aaron Connolly will be better for current goal struggles

Dec 26th 2020, 9:31 AM 5,242 Views 5 Comments

The Irish international has scored one league goal all season.

'Whilst there is a line, Aaron is a young man and he's learning all the time. Our job is to help him'
# Connolly Station
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# Connolly Station

'Whilst there is a line, Aaron is a young man and he's learning all the time. Our job is to help him'

Dec 4th 2020, 7:35 PM 9,932 Views 2 Comments

Brighton boss Graham Potter on Aaron Connolly and the Irishman’s reaction to his withdrawal last weekend.

Kenny doing best to look ahead as injury and Covid strikes squad again
# Luckless
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# Luckless

Kenny doing best to look ahead as injury and Covid strikes squad again

Nov 11th 2020, 3:57 PM 6,625 Views 3 Comments

Aaron Connolly and Callum Robinson are out of Ireland’s forthcoming games, including tomorrow’s friendly with England.

Aaron Connolly and Callum Robinson ruled out of Ireland's international triple-header
# Double Blow
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# Double Blow

Aaron Connolly and Callum Robinson ruled out of Ireland's international triple-header

Nov 11th 2020, 1:22 PM 12,022 Views 12 Comments

Connolly has been withdrawn through injury, while Robinson is confirmed as the player who tested positive for Covid-19.

'As an Irish kid, you don't grow up thinking: I'd love to play at Wembley'
# ANOTHER GAME
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# ANOTHER GAME

'As an Irish kid, you don't grow up thinking: I'd love to play at Wembley'

Nov 9th 2020, 11:00 PM 12,912 Views 9 Comments

Aaron Connolly has played down the hype surrounding Ireland’s upcoming fixture with England.

'How was I meant to know where someone who tested positive was sat?' - Aaron Connolly on plane drama
# Looking Back
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# Looking Back

'How was I meant to know where someone who tested positive was sat?' - Aaron Connolly on plane drama

Nov 9th 2020, 5:23 PM 39,961 Views 9 Comments

The Ireland star missed last month’s crucial play-off against Slovakia in frustrating fashion.

Ireland's Aaron Connolly assists late, great equaliser as Brighton snatch point at Crystal Palace
# Seagulls Swoop
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# Seagulls Swoop

Ireland's Aaron Connolly assists late, great equaliser as Brighton snatch point at Crystal Palace

Oct 18th 2020, 4:52 PM 9,200 Views 2 Comments

Alexis Mac Allister was the goal-scoring hero after a moment of brilliance from the Galway man.

Self-critical Connolly frustrated by 'selfish' moments in Ireland's defeat to Finland
# Reaction
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# Reaction

Self-critical Connolly frustrated by 'selfish' moments in Ireland's defeat to Finland

Oct 14th 2020, 8:01 PM 12,617 Views 13 Comments

The Boys in Green are still searching for their first win under Stephen Kenny after losing in Helsinki.

Aaron Connolly rejoins Ireland squad for Finland game
# Saga Over
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# Saga Over

Aaron Connolly rejoins Ireland squad for Finland game

Oct 12th 2020, 12:09 PM 26,739 Views 24 Comments

He and Adam Idah initially left the squad over Covid rules, but the revelation of a false positive test has allowed the pair to return.

Five players withdrawn from Ireland squad for Wales clash due to positive Covid case
# Twist
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# Twist

Five players withdrawn from Ireland squad for Wales clash due to positive Covid case

Updated Oct 11th 2020, 12:21 PM 84,741 Views 50 Comments

Meanwhile, the Covid test that led to Connolly and Idah missing play-off may have been a false positive.

Connolly and Idah missed Euro play-off as they sat in wrong seats on plane
# Out Of Position
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# Out Of Position

Connolly and Idah missed Euro play-off as they sat in wrong seats on plane

Oct 10th 2020, 7:00 PM 95,424 Views 48 Comments

Another two Irish players also sat in the wrong seats, but none were told to move.

Connolly and Idah to miss Nations League games with Wales and Finland
# Absent
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# Absent

Connolly and Idah to miss Nations League games with Wales and Finland

Oct 9th 2020, 1:19 PM 7,159 Views 9 Comments

The pair had to pull out of last night’s game in Slovakia as they were identified as close contacts of a Covid-positive member of the FAI staff.

Connolly and Idah miss Slovakia game for sitting too close to Covid-positive FAI staff member on flight
# Late Drama
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# Late Drama

Connolly and Idah miss Slovakia game for sitting too close to Covid-positive FAI staff member on flight

Updated Oct 8th 2020, 11:01 PM 57,372 Views 36 Comments

The players were found to be sitting 10 and 30 centimetres too close to the member of staff, and an FAI appeal to the HSE was unsuccessful.

Can Aaron Connolly succeed where most Irish strikers struggle?
# Talking Point
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# Talking Point

Can Aaron Connolly succeed where most Irish strikers struggle?

Sep 25th 2020, 4:39 PM 11,348 Views 1 Comment

The 20-year-old Galway native was on target against Newcastle last weekend.

Aaron Connolly scores to help impressive Brighton win at Newcastle
# Galway Curl
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# Galway Curl

Aaron Connolly scores to help impressive Brighton win at Newcastle

Sep 20th 2020, 4:02 PM 12,086 Views 12 Comments

A delightful finish from the Irish international capped a fine performance by Graham Potter’s side.

Brighton strike partner commends confident Connolly
# Galway's Finest
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# Galway's Finest

Brighton strike partner commends confident Connolly

Aug 27th 2020, 10:30 AM 8,960 Views 5 Comments

Neal Maupay has heaped praise on the Irish youngster, who played 24 Premier League games last season.

Ireland's Aaron Connolly earns new four-year contract with Brighton
# New Deal
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# New Deal

Ireland's Aaron Connolly earns new four-year contract with Brighton

Jul 30th 2020, 1:15 PM 9,526 Views 6 Comments

The 20-year-old Galway man scored three Premier League goals this season.

Ireland and Brighton youngster Connolly delighted after ending goal drought in style
# Finish On A High
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# Finish On A High

Ireland and Brighton youngster Connolly delighted after ending goal drought in style

Jul 27th 2020, 9:57 AM 10,083 Views 3 Comments

‘It will help me a lot going into the new season. It would have been tough not to have scored since the Tottenham game so I’m delighted.’

Ireland's Aaron Connolly hits the winner as Brighton prevail
# Hot Prospect
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# Hot Prospect

Ireland's Aaron Connolly hits the winner as Brighton prevail

Jul 26th 2020, 6:28 PM 8,484 Views 2 Comments

The result means the Seagulls have secured a best-ever Premier League finish of 41 points.

The Galway starlet living his Premier League dream
# Year In Review
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# Year In Review

The Galway starlet living his Premier League dream

Jul 26th 2020, 7:00 AM 26,703 Views 6 Comments

Aaron Connolly chats to The42 about his emergence as a top-flight regular and his hopes for the future.

Brighton's form since the restart leaves Connolly confident of survival
# Staying Up
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# Staying Up

Brighton's form since the restart leaves Connolly confident of survival

Jun 25th 2020, 1:24 PM 2,549 Views 0 Comments

It’s Manchester United next for the Seagulls, who are gradually pulling clear of the drop zone.

Potter prepared to put faith in 'sharp' Connolly for Brighton's relegation scrap
# Ready To Go
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# Ready To Go

Potter prepared to put faith in 'sharp' Connolly for Brighton's relegation scrap

Jun 19th 2020, 1:00 PM 4,103 Views 1 Comment

The Irish youngster will be in contention for his side’s Premier League return tomorrow against Arsenal.

'Gutted to see Mick go' but Connolly full of enthusiasm for Kenny era
# Forward Thinking
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# Forward Thinking

'Gutted to see Mick go' but Connolly full of enthusiasm for Kenny era

Apr 8th 2020, 1:30 PM 4,598 Views 0 Comments

The young Brighton attacker has been commenting on the Republic of Ireland’s managerial change.

Connolly ankle rehab to last 'a few weeks' as uncertainty remains over Ireland's Euro 2020 play-off
# Recovering
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# Recovering

Connolly ankle rehab to last 'a few weeks' as uncertainty remains over Ireland's Euro 2020 play-off

Mar 30th 2020, 10:28 AM 4,856 Views 1 Comment

‘All our efforts are on trying to make sure he gets the right amount and the correct rehab to make sure he comes back stronger,’ Brighton manager Graham Potter said.

Player ratings: How the Ireland squad are shaping up for Slovakia
# Opinion
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# Opinion

Player ratings: How the Ireland squad are shaping up for Slovakia

Mar 2nd 2020, 3:45 PM 10,917 Views 16 Comments

The pivotal play-off takes place in Bratislava on 26 March.

'His attributes are unique' - Brighton boss says Irish teen star Connolly must be managed carefully
# Connolly's Station
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# Connolly's Station

'His attributes are unique' - Brighton boss says Irish teen star Connolly must be managed carefully

Jan 17th 2020, 6:39 PM 8,475 Views 2 Comments

‘It’s probably a bit unfair for us to just expect him to be available for every single minute.’

Excitement and caution in equal measure as Ireland's next manager embraces green shoots
# Kenny's Kids
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# Kenny's Kids

Excitement and caution in equal measure as Ireland's next manager embraces green shoots

Jan 3rd 2020, 6:30 AM 13,911 Views 8 Comments

2020 is set to be a big year in the life of current U21 (and soon-to-be senior) boss Stephen Kenny.

8 to watch in 2020: the stars we are tipping to make headlines next year
# 2020 Vision
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# 2020 Vision

8 to watch in 2020: the stars we are tipping to make headlines next year

Dec 31st 2019, 5:00 PM 30,434 Views 14 Comments

Here are some names that may be dominating conversation next year.

Irish teen Aaron Connolly set for Brighton return
# Comeback
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# Comeback

Irish teen Aaron Connolly set for Brighton return

Dec 20th 2019, 9:34 AM 6,489 Views 0 Comments

The 19-year-old Galway native has broken into the club’s first team this season.

Connolly starts in Brighton victory as Arsenal's winless streak extends to 9 games
# Premier League
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# Premier League

Connolly starts in Brighton victory as Arsenal's winless streak extends to 9 games

Dec 5th 2019, 10:32 PM 27,845 Views 36 Comments

Neal Maupay headed in a deserved winner for the Seagulls.

Aaron Connolly reflects on his tussle with 'the best defender in the world'
# Acid Test
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# Acid Test

Aaron Connolly reflects on his tussle with 'the best defender in the world'

Dec 2nd 2019, 11:36 AM 10,755 Views 9 Comments

The Irish teenager started for Brighton & Hove Albion in their 2-1 defeat to Liverpool in the Premier League.

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