# Sean Maguire

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February 2023
# Pastures new
40 Irish players who moved abroad during the January transfer window
Michael Obafemi and others who changed clubs.
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# Double Blow
Aaron Connolly and Callum Robinson ruled out of Ireland's international triple-header
Connolly has been withdrawn through injury, while Robinson is confirmed as the player who tested positive for Covid-19.
# total recall
Preston striker replaces injured Parrott in Ireland squad
Sean Maguire has been called up by Stephen Kenny.
# belief
'I can help this club into the Premier League,' says Sean Maguire after signing new Preston deal
The Irish international has put pen to paper on a two-year contract extension.
# team player
Preston boss hails 'terrific' Maguire after Irish international ends goal drought
‘I’m sure Seani will be disappointed, but performance-wise he hasn’t let us down,’ said Alex Neil.
# barren spell
Preston boss gives backing to 'excellent' Maguire despite ongoing goal drought
He hasn’t scored since 10 December but Alex Neil is keeping faith with the Ireland striker.
# cottage industry
Maguire staying 'positive and optimistic' amid dry spell in front of goal
The Republic of Ireland forward is hoping to end his drought by finding the net against Fulham again.
# Wrap
Robinson on target as West Brom hold on to lead at top of Championship table
Meanwhile Alan Browne scored the winner as Preston came from a goal down to beat Hull City at Deepdale.
# championship action
Maguire on target for Preston as Leeds take a stride to promotion
James McClean was on target in a crucial win for Stoke against fellow strugglers Luton.
# marksman
Ireland's man of the match relieved to break international goal duck
Sean Maguire admitted past performances for Ireland had not been good enough.
# seani
'You dream of scoring for your country. It's a long time coming, but better late than never'
Man of the Match Sean Maguire scored his first Ireland goal tonight, two years after his debut.
# all the goals
Watch: Maguire's stunner the pick of the goals in Ireland's clash with New Zealand
Three Irish players scored their first international goals tonight.
# Return
'I got a bit of a fright actually, I was probably blind in one eye for about a week'
Sean Maguire is back in the Irish fold – and has been working with Robbie Keane to force his way back into the starting team.
# Connolly
‘Aaron is getting game time in the Premier League now. He was unlucky not to score at Newcastle’
Mick McCarthy was impressed with Kieran Sadlier, Sean Maguire and Aaron Connolly this weekend.
# Special One
Preston boss labels Maguire 'a special player' as their promising start continues
Alex Neil’s side are in third place in the Championship following Maguire’s winner at Birmingham City.
# Irish Abroad
Maguire, Sadlier and McGeady all on target as Preston and Doncaster bag important wins
Sean Maguire scored his third Championship goal of the season on Saturday.
# Eye of the storm
Maguire: 'I got the fright of my life...I couldn’t see out of my left eye'
Irish striker Sean Maguire suffered a “one in a million” eye injury in Preston North End training recently.
# Wrap
Sean Maguire marks return with early goal in Preston win
James Collins, meanwhile, continued his fine week by finding the scoresheet for Luton Town.
# one in the eye
Freak injury leaves Sean Maguire a doubt for upcoming Irish internationals
‘It’s the most bizarre injury I have seen before’, said Preston manager Alex Neil.
# take the positives
Wait goes on for 'frustrated' Maguire's first goal but Ireland striker pleased with 10 points from 12
The Preston star was disappointed not to start against Gibraltar.
# mixed emotions
'I thought I would have been in the game more' - Maguire admits frustrations with debut competitive start
Elsewhere, Seamus Coleman reflected on a 50th Irish cap.
# Have your say
Do you agree with our Ireland team to face Gibraltar?
We assess who could get the nod for Mick McCarthy’s first game back in charge.
# last gasp
Sean Maguire scores 95th-minute winner for Preston to break Birmingham hearts
The Ireland striker notched a late header on Saturday with important Euro qualifiers on the horizon next week.
# Scouting Report
McCarthy welcomes decision by Eredivisie midfielder Crowley to declare for Ireland
The ex-Arsenal midfielder has represented England at U19 level.
# Round-Up
O'Dowda on target, but Norwich retain two-point lead at Championship summit
Sean Maguire, meanwhile, scored as Preston climbed into the top 10.
# Not happy
Sean Maguire was 'manhandled six or seven times' by Martin O'Neill's Forest
There was just one booking as Preston extended their unbeaten run in the Championship to seven games.
# Irish Eye
James McClean capitalises on comical Ipswich defending, Maguire and co held by O'Neill's Forest
Meanwhile, Irish striker Simon Cox scored a hat-trick in League One today.
# Irish Eye
Browne's stunning effort before Maguire's first of the season with O'Neill and Keane up next
That damn crossbar…
# Ireland's Eye
Maguire goal helps Preston to victory over promotion hopefuls Norwich as Leeds reclaim top spot
The second-half goal came from a volley by Ireland midfielder Alan Browne which hit the crossbar.
# Hamstrung
'I felt 2018 wasn't the best year for me... hopefully now I've turned a corner'
Ireland striker Sean Maguire returned from injury for Preston North End in the FA Cup on Sunday.
# Magic of the Cup
Ex-Cork City team-mates Sadlier and Maguire could play against each other in FA Cup today
Kieran Sadlier could make his Doncaster debut against former Cork City team-mate Sean Maguire’s Preston.
# Hamstrung
Ireland striker Maguire won't play again this year due to latest injury setback
The Preston North End player lasted just 13 minutes of the friendly against Northern Ireland.
# all guns blazing
'They haven't seen the best of Sean Maguire' - Preston striker ready to repay fans for patience
The former Cork City forward has had endured a tough time with injury since joining the club in the summer of 2017.
# Optimism
'It's my body at the end of the day... I just need to keep in touch with Preston'
Sean Maguire insists he is ready to face Denmark and Wales despite concerns over the striker’s match fitness.
# Woe
'I haven't been selected for whatever reason when I have been back fit'
Ireland striker Scott Hogan is hoping to put aside frustration at club level ahead of two crucial Nations League games.
# No Problem
'I never thought for one minute that his face didn't fit' - O'Neill denies Doherty claims
The Ireland boss has defended his decision to limit the in-form Wolves star’s game time.
# Seanie Maguire
'He showed why he is such an important player for us' - Preston boss hails Sean Maguire after eight weeks out
Preston secured an impressive 4-0 victory on Saturday with Ireland duo Sean Maguire and Callum Robinson instrumental.
# good news
Robbie Brady makes long-awaited Burnley comeback after nine months out
The Ireland international came through 82 minutes in an U23s games today, while Preston’s Sean Maguire took a step closer to his return.
# Ambition
'The plan is to come back stronger' - Ireland's Sean Maguire on overcoming adversity
The Preston North End striker believes past experiences have helped him cope with this latest injury.
# Hammer Blow
'A huge blow for us' - Sean Maguire out for eight weeks with hamstring injury
The Ireland and Preston striker is facing a spell on the sidelines.