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#Shane Long

# shane-long - Today’s News

‘You could tell there was a goal coming and thankfully I was the man to get it’ – Long

Super sub Shane Long is confident that Ireland can still make the Euro 2016 finals after tonight’s 1-1 draw with Poland.

Martin O’Neill: play like that again and we can do Scotland in June

The Ireland boss was delighted with his side’s fighting spirit.

# shane-long - Saturday 21 March, 2015

Long time coming for Shane as striker ends goal drought ahead of Poland showdown

Elsewhere in the Premier League, there was late drama at Villa Park.

# shane-long - Tuesday 3 March, 2015

‘The League of Ireland’s biggest problem is sitting in our living rooms — it’s Sky Sports’

Ger O’Brien, Chris Shields and Evan McMillan chat to The42 about the challenges facing Irish football in 2015.

# shane-long - Tuesday 27 January, 2015

Shane Long faces fitness race ahead of Ireland-Poland Euros qualifier after breaking ribs

The striker also suffered a punctured lung shortly after coming on during the Saints’ FA Cup tie with Crystal Palace.

# shane-long - Sunday 25 January, 2015

Shane Long is on the mend after suffering rib injury during FA Cup clash

The attacker is facing close to a month in the treatment room.

# shane-long - Wednesday 14 January, 2015

Shane Long proved the match-winner for Southampton as they beat Ipswich

The Irish international scored the only goal of the game in tonight’s third round replay against Mick McCarthy’s side.

# shane-long - Tuesday 23 December, 2014

Bad news for Shane Long? Southampton have agreed a deal to sign a Dutch winger in January

Ronald Koeman is getting his transfer business done early.

# shane-long - Monday 22 December, 2014

‘People don’t have a clue what they are talking about’ – Long dismisses Saints critics

The Premier League club bounced back from a five-game losing streak on Saturday with a 3-0 home triumph over Everton.

# shane-long - Tuesday 9 December, 2014

3 talking points from Man United’s fortuitous win over Southampton

Can the Red Devils ‘do a Liverpool’ and more questions arising from the Monday evening kick-off.

# shane-long - Monday 8 December, 2014

As it happened: Southampton v Man United, Premier League

Southampton took on Man United, as both sides sought to consolidate their place in the top 5.

# shane-long - Sunday 23 November, 2014

Shane Long and Alan Quinlan are besties! It’s the sporting tweets of the week

Also, Brian O’Driscoll owns Rory McIlroy and Graham Norton befriends Paul Galvin.

# shane-long - Saturday 8 November, 2014

# shane-long - Wednesday 29 October, 2014

Shane Long scored his first goal for Southampton tonight

It has taken the Tipperary native 13 matches but he found the back of the net in the win over Stoke.

# shane-long - Tuesday 14 October, 2014

5 talking points ahead of today’s Germany-Ireland clash

Martin O’Neill’s men face a significant challenge in tonight’s Euro 2016 qualifier against the reigning world champions.

# shane-long - Sunday 12 October, 2014

4 selection dilemmas facing Martin O’Neill ahead of the Germany game

Glenn Whelan versus Jeff Hendrick and other tough calls.

# shane-long - Friday 10 October, 2014

Do you agree with our Ireland starting XIs to face Germany and Gibraltar?

Martin O’Neill’s men face Gibraltar tomorrow before travelling to play Germany on Tuesday.

# shane-long - Tuesday 2 September, 2014

O’Neill pleased Doyle got his move, unsure of Long’s new club role

The Ireland boss was asked about a number of his forwards at today’s press conference in Malahide.

14 Irish players who moved clubs during the latest transfer window

Brian Lenihan, Shane Long, Kevin Doyle and other stars who have recently switched clubs.

# shane-long - Wednesday 27 August, 2014

Shane Long perfectly executed a Thierry Henry style wrong-foot pass last night Precision This post contains videos

# shane-long - Saturday 23 August, 2014

No joy for Shane Long as Saints draw blank, Swansea go joint top after second win

Meanwhile, West Ham secured a convincing win over Crystal Palace.

# shane-long - Thursday 21 August, 2014

£12m Southampton move is Shane Long’s time to shine – O’Neill

“You’re a centre-forward, set yourself a proper target and go for it.”

Martin O’Neill names 36-man squad for Oman friendly and Euro 2016 opener

Ireland face Oman on 3 September before travelling to Tbilisi four days later.

# shane-long - Friday 15 August, 2014

VIDEO: Shane Long’s first interview as a Southampton player

The Ireland international says it was a difficult decision to leave Hull.

# shane-long - Thursday 14 August, 2014

Opinion: Shane Long needs to sharpen his finishing to justify price tag

The Tipperary man joined Southampton today.

Shane Long completes £12million switch to Southampton

The Irish international leaves Hull after spending less than a season there.

# shane-long - Wednesday 13 August, 2014

Shane Long set to complete £12million move to Southampton today

Hull are set to turn a quick profit on the Tipperary native.

# shane-long - Thursday 31 July, 2014

Awful Huddlestone penalty miss mars Hull’s European debut

Shane Long and David Meyler both started, as the English side failed to break the deadlock.

# shane-long - Sunday 6 July, 2014

Shane Long was back in Tipperary colours yesterday

The Hull striker was spotted watching his county in action.

# shane-long - Sunday 1 June, 2014

5 talking points from last night’s Ireland-Italy game

The Irish team’s Everton-style formation, Shane Long’s continuing misfortune in front of goal and more.

# shane-long - Sunday 25 May, 2014

Here’s what the Ireland starting XI should be against Turkey this evening

Do you agree with our choice of team selection?

# shane-long - Saturday 26 April, 2014

Shane Long rescues late point for Hull after Dejagah screamer for Fulham Tigers Bite Back This post contains videos

Shane Long rescues late point for Hull after Dejagah screamer for Fulham

The Irish striker denied Felix Magath’s side of a win that would have seen them escape the relegation zone.

# shane-long - Saturday 12 April, 2014

Scouting Report: What’s the view in Hull of the Irish contingent in Steve Bruce’s squad?

Long, Meyler, Quinn, Brady and McShane ensure there is plenty Irish interest in the fortunes at the KC Stadium.

# shane-long - Friday 4 April, 2014

Everton and Hull’s Irish boys and Robbie Keane all get behind the Girls in Green

Ireland’s women’s team take on Germany in a top-of-the-group clash tomorrow.

# shane-long - Tuesday 1 April, 2014

The pundits fancied to be drafted in by Sky Sports for their new-look GAA coverage

Who would you like to see in the Sky studio this summer?

# shane-long - Monday 24 March, 2014

Ben Foster suggests West Brom were wrong to sell Shane Long

The Ireland striker found the net 22 times in 87 games during a three-year spell at the Hawthorns

‘I didn’t dive, but it was a soft penalty,’ admits Long

The Hull City and Ireland striker was criticised after their win over his former club employees West Brom.

# shane-long - Sunday 23 March, 2014

Steve Bruce defends Shane Long over penalty

Meanwhile, the manager said the injury that forced the Irish striker to withdraw from the action is unlikely to be serious.

# shane-long - Thursday 6 March, 2014

Talk of transition and learning as Ireland lose out in a tale of two halves

Two second-half goals gave Serbia the spoils and saw Ireland fall to their first defeat of the Martin O’Neill era last night.

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