Slovakia next stop on Connor Ronan’s journey

Pitch Representation’s Connor Ronan has joined FC DAC 1904 Dunajská Streda on loan, becoming the first British born player to represent the Slovakian side.

Currently under contract with Premier League side Wolverhampton Wanderers, Connor will be with the Top Division side for the remainder of the season. FC DAC are currently second in the Super Liga, eight points behind leaders Slovan Bratislava.

It will be the first time playing in a league outside of the United Kingdom for the Rochdale born Connor, who has gained experience at a number of English clubs and played in national age group teams for both England and Ireland.

Having debuted for the Wolves first team in 2016, Connor was quick to make an impression and even has Manchester City’s Kevin De Bryune among his admirers.

Following the end of a match decided on penalties between Wolves and City, De Bruyne sought Connor out and requested to swap shirts with the then 19-year-old.

Over the last two seasons he has gone on loan to both Portsmouth and Walsall in League one, making an immediate impact when he was awarded Man of the match in in his league debuts for both teams.

In what will be a very different challenge both on and off the pitch in Slovakia, Connor will be looking to adapt quickly to his new environment.

FC DAC Sports Club Director Jan Van Daele was thrilled that the diverse midfielder had agreed to join the club for the next chapter of his career.

“We were looking for a player who can play in several midfield positions, so we are delighted that Connor has decided to sign for us,” said Van Daele.

“I wish him good luck for his first football adventure outside the UK.”

All the best Connor!

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