icon_corner icon_start_stop icon_start_stop icon_start_stop icon_post icon_miss icon_save icon_card_red icon_save icon_start_stop icon_sub icon_card_yellow accessibility icon account-off icon account-on icon arrow-left icon arrow-right icon attack icon chevron-down icon chevron-left icon chevron-right icon chevron-up icon Combined Shape Created with Sketch. cross icon defence icon icon_disallowed_goal email icon facebook icon giphy icon google icon instagram icon linkedin icon lock icon messenger icon padlock icon Svg Vector Icons : http://www.onlinewebfonts.com/icon Panel Created with Sketch. Pattern Created with Sketch. pinterest icon Icon_PlayButton Created with Sketch. plus-thin icon plus icon Created with Sketch. Created with Sketch. search icon soundcloud icon sub-in icon sub-out icon tweet icon twitter icon icon_user__out icon_user_out vimeo icon whatsapp icon icon_start_stop youtube icon

Sign In

Register using your Facebook, Gmail or Twitter account.
Sign in
Forgotten your password?

Under-21s

Profile: Who is Connor Mahoney?

Vitality.jpg

AFC Bournemouth AFC Bournemouth

Connor Mahoney has signed for AFC Bournemouth after being out of contract at Blackburn Rovers.

But who is the Cherries’ latest summer recruit? We take a look at the young prospect’s career so far and what experience he has to draw upon after making the move to Vitality Stadium.

ACCRINGTON STANLEY

Starting his career in his native Lancashire, Mahoney made a big impression at a young age.

Despite being just 16 years of age, he was trusted by then manager James Beattie and played six times for Stanley in League Two.

He caught the eye of a number of clubs, including neighbours Blackburn Rovers, and they swooped to sign him in 2013.

BLACKBURN ROVERS

Mahoney continued to impress straight from the off after moving to Ewood Park, making his debut there before he turned 17.

He became the club’s third youngest ever debutant after coming off the bench against Manchester City in the FA Cup.

But it was last season that saw the winger really make his breakthrough.

He was a regular in matchday squads for Rovers in the first half of the season, but from February onwards he was given the opportunity to impress under Tony Mowbray.

Showcasing his talent to beat a man as well as his ability from set pieces, Mahoney made 21 appearances for the club who were relegated from the Championship, impressing in both wide positions – including a lively display against Jose Mourinho’s Manchester United in the FA Cup.

ENGLAND

Mahoney has also represented England under-17s and 18s over his career, where he played with current Cherries midfielder Lewis Cook.

He has two caps in total for the Three Lions youth sides.

 

 

Breaking News

Dismiss