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Conor Hazard (born 5 March 1998) is a Northern Irish professional footballer who plays as a goalkeeper for Celtic. He has previously spent time out on loan at Falkirk and Partick Thistle.

Conor Hazard
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Hazard playing for Partick Thistle
Personal information
Full name Conor Hazard
Date of birth (1998-03-05) 5 March 1998 (age 21)
Place of birth Downpatrick, Northern Ireland
Height 1.98 m (6 ft 6 in)
Playing position Goalkeeper
Club information
Current team
Celtic
Number 65
Youth career
Cliftonville
2014–2017 Celtic
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2017– Celtic 0 (0)
2018Falkirk (loan) 11 (0)
2019Partick Thistle (loan) 11 (0)
National team
2013 Northern Ireland U16 5 (0)
2014 Northern Ireland U17 3 (0)
2015–2016 Northern Ireland U19 3 (0)
2018– Northern Ireland U21 4 (0)
2018– Northern Ireland 1 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 22:36, 6 April 2019 (UTC) (UTC) (UTC)
‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 20:50, 16 October 2018 (UTC)

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CareerEdit

Hazard started his career with Cliftonville before joining Celtic, his boyhood club[1], in July 2014.[2] At the beginning of the 2017–18 season, Brendan Rodgers promoted Hazard to the Celtic first-team squad as third choice goalkeeper behind Craig Gordon and Dorus de Vries. On 8 September 2017, Hazard signed a new four-year contract with the Scottish champions.[3]

In January 2018, Hazard moved on loan to Scottish Championship club Falkirk.[4] He made his professional debut in a 3–1 victory over Brechin City on 6 February 2018.[5]

Hazard moved on loan to another Scottish Championship club, Partick Thistle, in January 2019.[6]

International careerEdit

Hazard made his debut for the Northern Ireland under-19 team on 26 March 2016 at Sportpark Parkzicht in a 1–0 defeat to the Netherlands.[7] He made his first appearance at full international level for Northern Ireland on 3 June 2018, in a 3–0 defeat against Costa Rica.[8]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Reluctant goalie Conor Hazard making big progress at Celtic". irishnews.com. 12 September 2017. Retrieved 1 January 2018.
  2. ^ "Academy confirm first summer signing". Celtic. 20 May 2014. Retrieved 1 January 2018.
  3. ^ "Conor Hazard signs new four-year contract with Celtic". Celtic. 8 September 2017. Retrieved 1 January 2018.
  4. ^ "Conor Hazard joins Falkirk on loan". Celtic. 25 January 2018. Retrieved 7 February 2018.
  5. ^ "Falkirk 3–1 Brechin City". bbc.co.uk/sport. 6 February 2018. Retrieved 7 February 2018.
  6. ^ "Partick Thistle sign Livingston defender Steven Saunders & Celtic keeper Conor Hazard on loan". BBC Sport. 3 January 2019. Retrieved 3 January 2019.
  7. ^ "Netherlands U19 v Northern Ireland U19 Starting XIs, 26/03/2016, UEFA U19 Championship". goal.com. 26 March 2016. Retrieved 1 January 2018.
  8. ^ Ferguson, Paul (4 June 2018). "Celtic stopper Hazard keen to kick on with Northern Ireland after international debut". Belfast Telegraph. Retrieved 4 June 2018.

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