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Wolves loanee Ronan back among the goals in 1-0 win

Wolves loanee Connor Ronan was back among the goals for St Mirren last night as they beat Aberdeen 1-0 in the Scottish Premiership.

Ronan had not scored since October, in the 2-1 defeat to Rangers, but rediscovered his scoring touch to win the game for his side last night.

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Ronan is a central midfielder with an eye for goal, and was even talked about in relation to a Republic of Ireland call-up earlier in the season.

And he offered a reminder of his quality with the goal which clinched all three points for his side, which can be seen below.

Ronan spoke to St Mirren club media after the game and said: “I just wanted to get it out of my feet as soon as I got it and then hit it.

“I didn’t even see it go in, I just heard everyone cheering and so I celebrated after that! We’ve got to keep that confidence and get a run going – take that into Saturday.”

His manager Jim Goodwin added: “We’ve been on the wrong end of these tight games this season and last season and it was important tonight that didn’t happen.

“I felt it was going to take a bit of magic from somebody from either team to do it and thankfully Connor did that and it was a brilliant goal.

“It was another quality goal and I think he can go again. He’s not the finished article – there’s still room for improvement.

“Jamie McGrath has had that international recognition and Connor is capable of doing the same. The FAI are well aware of the quality he has and he just needs to keep doing that.

“If he continues with performances and goals like that – it will be shown over social media and on TV – and no doubt Stephen Kenny will see it.”

As well as his goal, Ronan also laid on a key pass for a teammate as per WhoScored, and had the highest pass accuracy of any St Mirren starter with 76.5 per cent.

He also chipped in with a dribble and a key pass but the highlight of his night was undoubtedly the winning goal, which as Goodwin said, was worthy of winning any game.

Ronan will hope to crack on from here and get back on the scoresheet regularly. St Mirren have started the year with three straight wins.