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Saturday 27 December 2014

Cliftonville goalkeeper John Connolly becomes a free agent

Pacemaker Belfast 20-04-13
Donegal Celtic v Portadown  Danske Bank Premiership
Portadown's Darren Murray and DC's John Connolly during today's game at Suffolk Road, Belfast
Pacemaker Belfast 20-04-13 Donegal Celtic v Portadown Danske Bank Premiership Portadown's Darren Murray and DC's John Connolly during today's game at Suffolk Road, Belfast
John Connolly
Pacemaker Belfast 20-04-13 Donegal Celtic v Portadown Danske Bank Premiership Portadown's Darren Murray and DC's John Connolly during today's game at Suffolk Road, Belfast

John Connolly says he’s excited about what the future holds, after officially becoming a free agent this weekend.

The expiration of his contract at Cliftonville brought an end to Connolly’s eight-year association with the Reds but, despite spending last season on loan at relegated Donegal Celtic while his Solitude team-mates toasted title success, the experienced goalkeeper leaves with nothing but cherished memories of his time in north Belfast.

“They were the best and most enjoyable years of my career,” he says, “but when your time’s up, your time’s up.

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