# Conor Hourihane

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# merrygoround
Derby's manager woes sees Ireland internationals caught up in fallout
Rotherham’s Paul Warne is No.1 target, meaning Jason Knight and Conor Hourihane could soon be playing under Chiedozie Ogbene’s current boss.
# League One
Hourihane bags brace to lead Irish-heavy Derby County to come-from-behind win
Tyreik Wright was on target in League Two.
# Doubling up
David McGoldrick joins fellow Irishman Conor Hourihane at Derby County
The Cork native has signed a two-year deal with the Rams while the veteran striker has agreed a one-season stay.
# On the Move
Conor Hourihane's Aston Villa departure confirmed
‘All good things come to an end! Special days and special club.’
# Mixed Fortunes
Heartbreak for Irish stars as Nottingham Forest beat Sheffield United on penalties in playoff semis
Steve Cooper’s side are now one game away from promotion to the Premier League.
# blades look sharp
Conor Hourihane on target as Sheffield United defeat QPR to maintain play-off push
The Ireland international wrapped up a 3-1 win by volleying in the visitors’ third goal in stoppage time.
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# Positivity
'Tonight is probably one of the most enjoyable games I’ve had for Ireland'
Conor Hourihane was feeling optimistic after Stephen Kenny’s side comfortably overcame Qatar.
Two goals for Egan and two Hourihane assists as Sheffield United win in Championship
It finished 3-1 in favour of the Blades against Hull City.
# Mixed Fortunes
Heartbreak for Irish duo as Brentford prevail in English football's €207 million game
It was a day to forget for Swansea’s Conor Hourihane and Ryan Manning.
# we meet again
Hourihane out to dash the Premier League hopes of a club that still adores him
Barnsley have finally recovered from losing their talismanic captain to Aston Villa in 2017.
# Crunch time
Here is every Irish player set to be involved in the EFL play-offs
Conor Hourihane and Aiden McGeady are among the individuals expected to feature.
# conor pass
Conor Hourihane helps Swansea City secure play-off berth in bid for Premier League return
The Ireland midfielder set up his side’s second goal.
# Championship
Hourihane assist helps Swansea regain form and Norwich on the verge of Premier League return
A 3-0 win today for Swansea against Millwall.
# latest
More injury concerns for Stephen Kenny ahead of World Cup qualifiers
Conor Hourihane and Callum O’Dowda both limped off while on club duty this afternoon.
# On Target
Decisive Hourihane goal boosts Swansea City's push for the Premier League
The Ireland’s midfielder’s fifth goal since his January transfer was enough to see off Luton Town.
# Videogate
Conor Hourihane on Wembley saga: ‘People are trying to stick the knife in'
Ireland midfielder Conor Hourihane could not believe how controversy arose from the motivational video shown by Ireland boss Stephen Kenny.
# man on fire
Hourihane hailed as 'a high-level player with a lot of humility' after stunning Swansea start
The Ireland midfielder has hit the ground running.
# loan star
Conor Hourihane: 'I love playing football, your career is too short to be sitting around'
The Ireland midfielder scored his third goal in as many games last night for new club Swansea City.
# Take a Bow
Man-of-the-match Conor Hourihane's brilliant form continues
The Irish international got his third goal in three games against Norwich tonight.
Hourihane expresses World Cup ambitions as he lifts the lid on frustration at Aston Villa
The Ireland midfielder has joined Swansea City on loan.
# First Impressions
Swansea City boss impressed by 'excellent' Hourihane in 5-1 debut victory
The Ireland midfielder, playing for the first time in eight weeks, helped Swansea advance in the FA Cup.
'For the first person through the door to be of Conor’s level and experience is really positive'
The Irish international is hoping to play a big part in Swansea City’s promotion push.
# On the Move
Conor Hourihane joins Championship promotion chasers on loan
The Aston Villa and Ireland midfielder has signed for Swansea City until the end of the season.
# Preview
'I don't think you can make any realistic assessment' - Kenny's turbulent start reaches its end against Bulgaria
The new manager’s Nations League campaign has been hopelessly undermined by injury and Covid-19.
# Honest
'I’ve had a family issue with Covid' - Hourihane gives frank insight into players' mindset amid pandemic
The Aston Villa midfielder gave a honest assessment of the challenges and dilemmas of playing international football ahead of tomorrow’s game with Bulgaria.
# Green shoots
Conor Hourihane on target in Aston Villa win
It’s the 29-year-old midfielder’s first Premier League goal since December.
# we have the players
'The quality in the squad probably isn't appreciated enough'
Conor Hourihane is confident of the talent in the Irish ranks ahead of Sunday’s Nations League meeting with Finland.
# Survival
'It was heart-attack stuff' - Ireland midfielder Hourihane calls on Villa to push on from great escape
The Cork man was key to Villa’s late surge to survival, registering three assists in their last seven league games.
# Hope
Hourihane grabs assist as Aston Villa gain lifeline in relegation fight
The Ireland international made an impact after being recalled to the starting XI against Crystal Palace.
# On the Move
Chelsea midfielder Drinkwater completes loan move to Aston Villa
The 29-year-old will provide further competition for Conor Hourihane in the Villa midfield.
# Joy
'It’s been the best year of my life' - Conor Hourihane
The Ireland international has enjoyed 12 months to remember.
# Class Act
Conor Hourihane grabs winner to boost relegation-threatened Aston Villa
The Ireland international came off the bench to score the only goal in his side’s game with Norwich.
# Exit
Liverpool's youngest-ever team suffers harsh lesson in Carabou Cup quarter-final at Villa
Conor Hourihane found the net but fellow Cork man Caoimhín Kelleher shipped five goals in a Villa romp.
# Reaction
'He wasn't happy' - Conor Hourihane proves his worth with standout display
The Irish star has been in and out of the club’s starting XI this season.
# set-piece
Free-kick from Ireland's Hourihane sets Aston Villa on way to victory over Newcastle
Hourihane also provided Villa’s second goal for Anwar El Ghazi.
# Talking Points
Which Irish player did enough last night to feature against Denmark?
Callum Robinson, Robbie Brady and Alan Browne are among those thought to be in contention to start next week.
# Praise
Hourihane hailed as 'a wonderful example to the younger players' by Villa coach
The Ireland midfielder will start for his side in tonight’s Carabao Cup meeting with Wolverhampton Wanderers.
# established
'I’ve worked so much over the years, so to achieve that is really pleasing'
Conor Hourihane hit a landmark achievement over the weekend, but he isn’t resting on his laurels ahead of a crucial couple of Euro 2020 qualifiers.
# bandon boy
First Premier League goal for Conor Hourihane as Aston Villa rout Norwich
The Ireland international was on target as Aston Villa secured a 5-1 win at Carrow Road.
# Wrap
Ireland's Doherty on target for Wolves, Hourihane returns for Villa
Meanwhile, Jeff Hendrick started for Burnley, while Robbie Brady came off the bench.