Hat’s off as Ban­don boy shines for Villa

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Ban­don-born Conor Houri­hane is be­ing eyed up by Pre­mier League side Brighton and Hove Al­bion af­ter the hat-trick hero gave As­ton Villa its first win of the new sea­son in the Cham­pi­onship. The Pre­mier League club has re­port­edly been mon­i­tor­ing the 26-year-old Ir­ish in­ter­na­tional’s progress af­ter four goals within a week. Houri­hane, who has been in and out of Steve Bruce’s team since ar­riv­ing at Villa Park from Barns­ley last Jan­uary, said: “To get my first hat-trick for a spe­cial club like this in a fan­tas­tic arena is great.”

Pic­ture: Neville Wil­liams/As­ton Villa FC via Getty Im­ages

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