Jennings playing for Stalybridge Celtic in 2012
|Full name||Connor Joseph Jennings|
|Date of birth||29 October 1991|
|Place of birth||Manchester, England|
|Height||6 ft 0 in (1.83 m)|
|2012–2013||→ Stockport County (loan)||13||(4)|
|2013||→ Macclesfield Town (loan)||16||(14)|
|2014||→ Grimsby Town (loan)||12||(1)|
|2017||→ Macclesfield Town (loan)||5||(1)|
|* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 18:00, 2 September 2019 (UTC)|
Jennings started his career with Stalybridge Celtic in the 2008–09 season, staying with them until halfway through 2011–12, where he scored over 50 goals in over 100 games, before moving on to Scunthorpe United. He played once for the England national C team, scoring one goal.
Jennings was born in Manchester. He rose through the youth team at Stalybridge Celtic and made his debut for the club, on 3 March 2009, coming on as a substitute and scoring in a 7–1 victory over Hinckley United. He scored his second and third goals for the club as part of a 4–0 win over Burscough in April 2009. He started off the 2009–10 season well scoring once in August, as Celtic won 3–1 at home to Vauxhall Motors. He finished that season with 11 goals in all competitions. He got his 2010–11 season of to a good start by scoring in a 2–1 defeat to Nuneaton Town. This turned out to be his most prolific season yet, scoring 18 goals, including two brace's towards the end of the season, against Gloucester City and Vauxhall Motors.
After a prolific season in 2010–11, he got his 2011–12 season of to a great start,scoring five goals in August. He went on to score ten goals in the next three months, including brace's against Altrincham and Worcester City. In December 2011, he scored another brace, hitting both of Celtic's goals in a 2–2 draw with Stockport County in the FA Trophy. He followed that up by scoring a stoppage time winner in the replay at Bower Fold as his team won 2–1. On 1 January 2012, he scored his last goal on his last appearance for Stalybridge in stoppage time, scoring a penalty, which he won himself, his team lost the mach 3–1 to rivals Hyde. He scored 51 goals in 123 matches in all competitions, in his time at Stalybridge.
Jennings signed for League One team Scunthorpe United on 5 January 2012 on a two-and-a-half-year contract for an undisclosed fee. He made his debut on 14 January, coming on as a 70th-minute substitute in a 1–1 draw at Colchester United. He scored his first goal for the club in a 5–5 draw with Derby County in the League Cup on 14 August 2012.
After 14 appearances for Scunthorpe in 2012–13, scoring one goal, he was loaned out to Conference Premier team Stockport County on 16 November 2012. He made his debut the day after, as his team lost 2–0 away to Nuneaton Town.
On 28 February 2014, Jennings joined Conference Premier club Grimsby Town on an initial one-month loan. On 25 March 2014, Jennings extended his loan with Grimsby until the end of 2013–14.
On 2 June 2016, Jennings joined Wrexham's National League rivals Tranmere Rovers on a two-year contract. Jennings' Tranmere career got off to a slow star, making just 11 appearances by January. Jennings was then loaned out to fellow National League club Macclesfield Town for whom he played 5 games, scoring 1 goal. Jennings returned to Tranmere in March and went on to establish himself as a first team regular until the end of the season, Jennings' stint in the side coincided with an excellent run of form for Tranmere which saw them narrowly miss out on the National League title. Jennings managed 6 goals in April 2017, 3 of which came in a 9–0 victory over Solihull Moors.
He signed a new two-year contract with the club in May 2018.
Jennings scored against Forest Green in the 2017 National League play-off final. His rising finish from distance wasn't enough to stop Tranmere's first Wembley appearance in 17 years ending in a 3–1 defeat.
He was selected to play for the England national C team against Gibraltar in November 2011, and he scored his first and England's only goal in that game, coming on as a 46th-minute substitute for Barrow's Adam Boyes.
Jennings who plays as a striker, has been described as 'pacey'. He was also described as a 'stylish' player with an 'eye for goal'. On his arrival at Scunthorpe United, manager Alan Knill said about Jennings, "Technically, he is very good and very quick" he also added "Jennings can play in a number of positions and not just at Centre Forward".
|Club||Season||League||FA Cup||League Cup||Other||Total|
|Stalybridge Celtic||2008–09||Conference North||8||3||0||0||—||0||0||8||3|
|Scunthorpe United||2011–12||League One||4||0||—||—||—||4||0|
|Stockport County (loan)||2012–13||Conference Premier||13||4||—||—||3[b]||4||16||8|
|Macclesfield Town (loan)||2013–14||Conference Premier||16||14||3||3||—||—||19||17|
|Grimsby Town (loan)||2013–14||Conference Premier||12||1||—||—||—||12||1|
|Tranmere Rovers||2016–17||National League||23||7||0||0||—||6[e]||1||29||8|
|Macclesfield Town (loan)||2016–17||National League||5||1||—||—||—||5||1|