Rotting in Luton’s reserves was not an option for O’Connor

ROTTING on the sidelines was never an option for hard-working striker Aaron O’Connor after he joined Conference rivals Newport County last week, writes Mark Wood.

By The Newsroom
Wednesday, 1st August 2012, 1:00 pm

Having had it made clear that he was well down the pecking order by manager Paul Buckle, the 28-year-old wasn’t prepared to sit around kicking his heels for the last 12 months of his two-year deal.

O’Connor hit nine goals in 39 appearances for Luton after joining the club following the demise of Rushden & Diamonds, before becoming player number 15 to leave the club in the close season.

The forward also revealed it took some time to hammer out a move to the Exiles, which reunites him with former Hatters Danny Crow and Ryan Charles.

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