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#Shane Long

# shane-long - Saturday 18 November, 2017

Spurs' record against the top six, Shane Long's goal drought and more Premier League talking points

Plus Tony Pulis on borrowed time and Paul Pogba’s return to Manchester United.

Analysis: Ireland's poor preparation and tactics costs them against Denmark Woe This post contains videos

Analysis: Ireland's poor preparation and tactics costs them against Denmark

The Boys in Green’s World Cup dream died in humiliating fashion at the Aviva Stadium on Tuesday.

# shane-long - Sunday 12 November, 2017

He's admitted he can't buy a goal right now, but Shane Long needs to start for Ireland

Tuesday’s second leg against Denmark would be the ideal place to break his duck.

# shane-long - Friday 10 November, 2017

'I think Shane Long is an incredible striker. We've got to keep an eye on him all the time'

Peter Schmeichel is adamant that Shane Long should start for Ireland against the Danes.

# shane-long - Sunday 29 October, 2017

In-form Murray scores third goal in two games to earn Brighton point

Steven Davis’ strike had silenced the home crowd after seven minutes.

# shane-long - Monday 9 October, 2017

Ireland make three changes for winner-takes-all qualifier with Wales

The Cardiff City Stadium hosts the Boys in Green tonight.

Shane Long ruled out of Ireland's must-win clash with Wales

The Southampton striker won’t play any part in tonight’s final Group D game in Cardiff.

# shane-long - Friday 6 October, 2017

'He remarked to me that he can't buy a goal and that might sum it up at the minute' Reaction This post contains videos

'He remarked to me that he can't buy a goal and that might sum it up at the minute'

Martin O’Neill admitted Shane Long was a frustrated man after failing to score against Moldova.

# shane-long - Saturday 16 September, 2017

Crystal Palace make unwanted history as Davis ruins Hodgson's debut Woe

Crystal Palace make unwanted history as Davis ruins Hodgson's debut

Virgil van Dijk made his first appearance of the season from the bench, while Shane Long was given a rare start for Southampton.

# shane-long - Wednesday 6 September, 2017

3 winners and losers from Ireland's latest international week

The Boys in Green’s qualification hopes hang by a thread after last night’s result.

# shane-long - Wednesday 16 August, 2017

Burnley want to add Shane Long to their Irish contingent and today's transfer gossip

Meanwhile, Tottenham are after a PSG full-back and Ajax’s Colombian centre-half.

# shane-long - Monday 22 May, 2017

Ireland's Premier League stars must reflect on a difficult season

It’s been a difficult few months for a number of Boys in Green players.

# shane-long - Sunday 21 May, 2017

Player ratings: how the Irish footballers in Britain fared this season

A review of how the Boys in Green have got on domestically since the start of the campaign.

# shane-long - Friday 19 May, 2017

Bad news for Ireland as Southampton confirm Long injury blow

The striker sustained a broken metatarsal during the Saints’ win over Middlesbrough last weekend.

# shane-long - Saturday 13 May, 2017

Shane Long can't buy a goal right now, while Swansea take a major step towards safety

Elsewhere, Josh King once again showed why he is such a vital player for Bournemouth.

# shane-long - Sunday 16 April, 2017

Southampton boss says strange substitution of Long was a 'misunderstanding' Upset This post contains videos

Southampton boss says strange substitution of Long was a 'misunderstanding'

The Ireland striker was taken off after a 22-minute cameo in yesterday’s defeat to Manchester City.

# shane-long - Monday 27 March, 2017

# shane-long - Saturday 25 March, 2017

'I think Taylor was in tears afterwards. He knows the pain Seamus was in because he's been there before'

Ireland striker Shane Long doesn’t believe there was any malice in the Welsh defender’s tackle.

# shane-long - Friday 24 March, 2017

Stage is set for an enthralling night and the Ireland-Wales pre-match talking points

Can the Boys in Green deal with the absentees? Will James McCarthy get the nod? Would Wales be happy with a draw…?

# shane-long - Tuesday 21 March, 2017

View from Wales: 'People will be wary of Shane Long'

Welsh football journalist Chris Wathan gives an insight into Ireland’s Group D rivals ahead of Friday’s match.

# shane-long - Monday 27 February, 2017

Long's plight another stark reminder of issues for Irish players at elite level

The Tipperary native had to be content with a bit-part role in Sunday’s League Cup final.

# shane-long - Saturday 25 February, 2017

Shakespeare takes charge in Leicester tragedy and Premier League/EFL Cup final talking points

The Premier League champions begin the post-Ranieri era, while David Moyes and Paul Clement are back at former clubs.

# shane-long - Saturday 11 February, 2017

Long and Gabbiadini make Sunderland suffer, Boro frustrate Toffees

Elsewhere, Jonny Evans salvaged a point for West Brom against West Ham.

# shane-long - Tuesday 31 January, 2017

Tottenham go second despite title race slip-up

Meanwhile, a Shane Long goal couldn’t prevent a Southampton loss tonight.

# shane-long - Monday 30 January, 2017

One last big China move and more talking points ahead of Transfer Deadline Day

Plus, will there be any further deals involving Republic of Ireland internationals?

# shane-long - Thursday 26 January, 2017

Klopp fumes at Long's handball as Liverpool miss out on Wembley

Liverpool boss Jurgen Klopp was quick to point his finger at the referee after his side crashed out of the EFL Cup in the semi-finals.

Was it a penalty and more Liverpool-Southampton talking points

Plus, why Shane Long needs to build on his match-winning goal.

# shane-long - Wednesday 25 January, 2017

Shane Long hits late winner as Liverpool crash out of EFL Cup

The Saints are the first team to get to the League Cup final without conceding a single goal.

# shane-long - Wednesday 18 January, 2017

Shane Long's stoppage-time winner sends Southampton through to face Arsenal

The Irish striker doubled his tally for the season tonight.

# shane-long - Monday 2 January, 2017

Player ratings: How Ireland’s footballers got on at club level in 2016

The performance over the past 12 months of Seamus Coleman and others are assessed.

# shane-long - Saturday 31 December, 2016

Shane Long ends drought but not enough for Saints, while Swansea's struggles continue without Bradley

Meanwhile, Leicester City and Burnley ended 2016 on a high.

# shane-long - Thursday 22 December, 2016

Duffy, Arter, Horgan and more: It's our Irish XI of 2016 1 To 11 This post contains videos

Duffy, Arter, Horgan and more: It's our Irish XI of 2016

Find out who makes the cut.

# shane-long - Sunday 18 December, 2016

Shane Long dropped as attacking rival Jay Rodriguez proves game-winner for Saints

After starting midweek, the Republic of Ireland striker was reduced to a cameo role against the Cherries.

Shane Long: Southampton want silverware this season

Long says silverware is the ultimate goal for Southampton this season.

# shane-long - Wednesday 26 October, 2016

Ireland stars named top and 5th in list of Premier League's fastest players

The stats refer to top speeds recorded this season so far.

# shane-long - Thursday 20 October, 2016

Concern for Martin O'Neill as Shane Long hobbles off amid Southampton loss

The Saints were beaten by Serie A side Inter tonight.

Sunderland linked with moves for Robbie Brady and Shane Long

David Moyes is understood to be an admirer of the Republic of Ireland pair.

# shane-long - Sunday 9 October, 2016

Player ratings: How the Boys in Green fared tonight

Martin O’Neill’s men earned a hard-fought victory over Moldova.

Here's the classy goal that put Ireland ahead after one minute and 56 seconds tonight Boost This post contains videos

Here's the classy goal that put Ireland ahead after one minute and 56 seconds tonight

An inch-perfect pass from Wes Hoolahan set up Shane Long.

# shane-long - Friday 7 October, 2016

Robbie Brady released from Ireland squad - but there's good news on Shane Long

Long expected to train on Saturday as Ireland set off for Moldova.

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