Conor Hourihane

Born: February 2, 1991 (age 27)

Height: 5'11" (181cm)

Hometown: Bandon, Ireland
Nationality: Ireland Irish

Position: Midfielder
Team: Aston Villa (no. 14)
Conor Hourihane of Plymouth Argyle in action during the Sky Bet League Two match between Plymouth Argyle and Northampton Town at Home Park on November 2, 2013
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Career History
Youth2007-2009Sunderland
Senior2009-2010Sunderland
2010-2011Ipswich Town
2011-2014Plymouth Argyle
2014-2017Barnsley
2017-Aston Villa
Sports Mole has 83 articles about Conor Hourihane. Articles 1 to 40:
Brum boss Steve Cotterill watches on during the Championship game between Birmingham City and Cardiff City on October 13, 2017
Steve Cotterill: 'Birmingham City didn't have the belief'
Birmingham City manager Steve Cotterill admits that his side did not have the necessary belief as they went down to a 2-0 defeat to city rivals Aston Villa on Sunday.
Feb 11, 15:07
John Terry among a group of players during the Championship game between Aston Villa and Birmingham City on February 11, 2018
Result: Aston Villa up to second in Championship after derby win over Birmingham City
Aston Villa claim bragging rights in the Second City derby and rise up to second in the Championship table with Sunday's 2-0 win over Birmingham City.
Feb 11, 14:01
Middlesbrough manager Aitor Karanka looks on prior to his side's Premier League clash with Manchester City at the Etihad Stadium on November 5, 2016
Result: Aitor Karanka defeated on Nottingham Forest bow as Scott Hogan earns win
Aston Villa beat Midlands rivals Nottingham Forest 1-0 for their first league win at the City Ground since January 1995.
Jan 13, 19:23
Aston Villa manager Steve Bruce smiles before his side's pre-season clash with Shrewsbury Town on July 15, 2017
Result: Aston Villa thrash Bristol City to close gap on rivals
Bristol City lose 5-0 to Aston Villa at Villa Park to see the gap on their promotion rivals reduced to just three points.
Jan 1, 19:26
Aston Villa manager Steve Bruce waves to the fans during his side's Championship clash with Wolverhampton Wanderers on October 15, 2016
Result: Aston Villa move up to fifth with win over Preston North End
Aston Villa move up to fifth in the Championship with a 2-0 triumph over Preston North End.
Nov 1, 21:42
Cheick N'Doye has a header saved during the Championship game between Birmingham City and Aston Villa on October 29, 2017
Result: Aston Villa held by Birmingham City in Second City derby stalemate
The honours are even at St Andrew's as West Midlands rivals Birmingham City and Aston Villa play out a goalless draw in their Championship clash.
Oct 29, 13:58
Aston Villa manager Steve 'Cheggars' Bruce gestures on the touchline during his side's Championship clash with Birmingham City on October 30, 2016
Steve Bruce plays down Conor Hourihane speculation
Aston Villa boss Steve Bruce plays down suggestions that Conor Hourihane could leave Villa Park in the January transfer window.
Oct 2, 15:42
Aston Villa manager Steve 'Cheggars' Bruce gestures on the touchline during his side's Championship clash with Birmingham City on October 30, 2016
Team News: Aston Villa unchanged against Nottingham Forest
Steve Bruce names an unchanged Aston Villa side for the visit of Nottingham Forest.
Sep 23, 16:36
A general shot of a Premier League football ahead of the Premier League clash between Everton and West Ham United at Goodison Park on October 30, 2016
Team News: Jonathan Kodjia up front for Aston Villa
Jonathan Kodjia is back in the fold for Aston Villa's trip to Barnsley.
Sep 16, 16:44
A general shot of a Premier League football ahead of the Premier League clash between Everton and West Ham United at Goodison Park on October 30, 2016
Result: Aston Villa held by Bristol City at Ashton Gate
Josh Onomah's deflected strike earns Aston Villa a 1-1 draw against Bristol City at Ashton Gate, cancelling out Jamie Paterson's opener.
Aug 25, 21:37
A general shot of a Premier League football ahead of the Premier League clash between Everton and West Ham United at Goodison Park on October 30, 2016
Report: Championship trio keen on Aston Villa midfielder Gary Gardner
Aston Villa midfielder Gary Gardner is believed to be on the radar of Championship trio Brentford, Preston North End and Queens Park Rangers.
Aug 20, 16:01
A general shot of a Premier League football ahead of the Premier League clash between Everton and West Ham United at Goodison Park on October 30, 2016
Steve Bruce "delighted" for hat-trick hero Conor Hourihane
Aston Villa manager Steve Bruce hopes that Conor Hourihane has now settled in the West Midlands after registering a hat-trick against Norwich City.
Aug 19, 21:32
A general shot of a Premier League football ahead of the Premier League clash between Everton and West Ham United at Goodison Park on October 30, 2016
Birmingham City agree £3.5m fee with Barnsley for Marc Roberts?
A report claims that Birmingham City are on the brink of completing a £3.5m move for Barnsley defender Marc Roberts, who had earlier been linked with a switch to Burnley.
Jul 1, 10:43
Brighton & Hove Albion players celebrate promotion to the Premier League on April 17, 2017
Team News: Five changes for Brighton & Hove Albion
Chris Hughton makes five changes for Brighton & Hove Albion's trip to Aston Villa.
May 7, 11:06
A general shot of a Premier League football ahead of the Premier League clash between Everton and West Ham United at Goodison Park on October 30, 2016
Team News: Jonathan Kodjia fit to start for Aston Villa
Jonathan Kodjia is passed fit to start for Aston Villa as they welcome Reading to Villa Park.
Apr 15, 14:06
A general shot of a Premier League football ahead of the Premier League clash between Everton and West Ham United at Goodison Park on October 30, 2016
Team News: Conor Hourihane, John Egan to make Republic of Ireland bows
Conor Hourihane and John Egan will both make their Republic of Ireland debuts in tonight's international friendly with Iceland.
Mar 28, 18:43
A general shot of a Premier League football ahead of the Premier League clash between Everton and West Ham United at Goodison Park on October 30, 2016
Team News: Fernando Forestieri absent for Sheffield Wednesday
Fernando Forestieri misses out for Sheffield Wednesday's trip to Aston Villa.
Mar 11, 14:04
A general shot of a Premier League football ahead of the Premier League clash between Everton and West Ham United at Goodison Park on October 30, 2016
Barnsley complete deal for Leeds United midfielder Alex Mowatt
Barnsley announce that they have signed midfielder Alex Mowatt on a two-and-a-half year deal from Yorkshire rivals Leeds United.
Jan 27, 17:08
A general shot of a Premier League football ahead of the Premier League clash between Everton and West Ham United at Goodison Park on October 30, 2016
Aston Villa announce signing of Conor Hourihane from Barnsley
Aston Villa sign Conor Hourihane from Barnsley on a three-and-a-half year deal.
Jan 26, 12:18
A general shot of a Premier League football ahead of the Premier League clash between Everton and West Ham United at Goodison Park on October 30, 2016
Barnsley complete loan deal for Leicester City midfielder Matty James
Barnsley announce that they have completed the loan signing of Leicester City midfielder Matty James.
Jan 25, 17:08
A general shot of a Premier League football ahead of the Premier League clash between Everton and West Ham United at Goodison Park on October 30, 2016
Aston Villa sign Barnsley defender James Bree
Aston Villa sign Barnsley defender James Bree on a four-and-a-half year deal.
Jan 25, 11:06
A general shot of a Premier League football ahead of the Premier League clash between Everton and West Ham United at Goodison Park on October 30, 2016
Report: Aston Villa to sign Barnsley duo Conor Hourihane, James Bree
Aston Villa are on the verge of completing the double signing of Barnsley players Conor Hourihane and James Bree, according to reports.
Jan 24, 18:40
A general shot of a Premier League football ahead of the Premier League clash between Everton and West Ham United at Goodison Park on October 30, 2016
Alex Neil: "We didn't compete well enough"
Norwich City manager Alex Neil admits that his side were not competitive enough in their 2-1 defeat at Barnsley.
Dec 12, 16:11
A general shot of a Premier League football ahead of the Premier League clash between Everton and West Ham United at Goodison Park on October 30, 2016
Result: Henri Lansbury leads five-star show for Nottingham Forest
Henri Lansbury scores a hat-trick as Nottingham Forest come from behind twice on their way to a 5-2 victory over Barnsley at Oakwell.
Nov 25, 21:42
A general shot of a Premier League football ahead of the Premier League clash between Everton and West Ham United at Goodison Park on October 30, 2016
Martin O'Neill confirms he and Roy Keane have signed Republic of Ireland deals
Martin O'Neill confirms that he and his assistant coach Roy Keane have put pen to paper on new contracts with the Republic of Ireland.
Sep 23, 11:51
A general shot of a Premier League football ahead of the Premier League clash between Everton and West Ham United at Goodison Park on October 30, 2016
Conor Hourihane earns Championship Player of the Month gong
Conor Hourihane is named the Championship Player of the Month for August after helping Barnsley get off to a flying start across their opening five fixtures.
Sep 9, 06:00
A general shot of a Premier League football ahead of the Premier League clash between Everton and West Ham United at Goodison Park on October 30, 2016
Result: Barnsley beat Millwall in League One playoff final
Barnsley secure promotion to the Championship courtesy of a 3-1 victory over Millwall in the League One playoff final at Wembley.
May 29, 16:57
A general shot of a Premier League football ahead of the Premier League clash between Everton and West Ham United at Goodison Park on October 30, 2016
Result: Penalty heartbreak for Fleetwood Town as Barnsley go to Wembley
Barnsley overcome Fleetwood Town on penalties to book their place at Wembley for the final of the Football League Trophy.
Feb 4, 21:49
A general shot of a Premier League football ahead of the Premier League clash between Everton and West Ham United at Goodison Park on October 30, 2016
League One roundup: Burton Albion stay top with away win over ten-man Gillingham
Sports Mole rounds up all of Saturday's League One action.
Dec 12, 17:40
A general shot of a Premier League football ahead of the Premier League clash between Everton and West Ham United at Goodison Park on October 30, 2016
Result: Barnsley progress on penalties in Johnstone's Paint Trophy
Barnsley progress through to the Northern Area final of the Johnstone's Paint Trophy after beating Wigan Athletic on penalties.
Dec 5, 17:12
A general shot of a Premier League football ahead of the Premier League clash between Everton and West Ham United at Goodison Park on October 30, 2016
Result: Late Conor Hourihane strike earns Barnsley draw
Conor Hourihane scores in added time to earn Barnsley a 1-1 draw against Yorkshire rivals Sheffield United.
Nov 28, 14:20
A general shot of a Premier League football ahead of the Premier League clash between Everton and West Ham United at Goodison Park on October 30, 2016
League One roundup: Coventry three points clear at top after thrashing Gillingham
Sports Mole rounds up all of Saturday's League One action, with Coventry City going three points clear at the top with the 4-1 thrashing of Gillingham.
Nov 21, 17:10
A general shot of a Premier League football ahead of the Premier League clash between Everton and West Ham United at Goodison Park on October 30, 2016
League One roundup: Burton Albion go top after victory at Swindon Town
Sports Mole rounds up all of Saturday's League One action, as Burton Albion go top following a 1-0 away victory to Swindon Town.
Sep 19, 17:05
A general shot of a Premier League football ahead of the Premier League clash between Everton and West Ham United at Goodison Park on October 30, 2016
Result: Shrewsbury Town grab 94th-minute winner
Jordan Clark scores a dramatic 94th-minute winner for Shrewsbury as they beat Barnsley 2-1 at Oakwell.
Sep 5, 16:57
A general shot of a Premier League football ahead of the Premier League clash between Everton and West Ham United at Goodison Park on October 30, 2016
Half-Time Report: Barnsley draw level with Shrewsbury Town shortly before break
Sam Winnall's strike ensures that Barnsley enter the break with Shrewsbury Town with the score at 1-1.
Sep 5, 15:51
A general shot of a Premier League football ahead of the Premier League clash between Everton and West Ham United at Goodison Park on October 30, 2016
Team News: Barnsley make five changes for Shrewsbury Town clash
Barnsley make five changes to their side for the visit of Shrewsbury Town.
Sep 5, 14:21
A general shot of a Premier League football ahead of the Premier League clash between Everton and West Ham United at Goodison Park on October 30, 2016
Result: Everton fight back to beat Barnsley after extra time
Romelu Lukaku inspires Everton to a second-round win at Barnsley in the League Cup after trailing 2-0 at half time.
Aug 26, 22:19
A general shot of a Premier League football ahead of the Premier League clash between Everton and West Ham United at Goodison Park on October 30, 2016
Live Commentary: Barnsley 3-5 Everton - as it happened
Follow Sports Mole's live coverage of the League Cup match between Barnsley and Everton.
Aug 26, 18:45
A general shot of a Premier League football ahead of the Premier League clash between Everton and West Ham United at Goodison Park on October 30, 2016
Result: Lewin Nyantanga snatches late Barnsley victory at Millwall
Lewin Nyatanga scores in stoppage time as Barnsley condemn Millwall to a second home defeat in four days.
Aug 18, 21:46
A general shot of a Premier League football ahead of the Premier League clash between Everton and West Ham United at Goodison Park on October 30, 2016
Team News: Shane Ferguson, Sid Nelson start against Barnsley
Millwall manager Neil Harris reshuffles his defence as the Lions look to get back to winning ways against Barnsley at the New Den.
Aug 18, 19:32

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