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#Shane Long

# shane-long - Thursday 11 October, 2018

Do you agree with our Ireland team to face Denmark?

Manager Martin O’Neill has some tough calls to make ahead of Saturday’s Nations League clash.

# shane-long - Monday 17 September, 2018

Shane Duffy scores again as Brighton snatch point with dramatic 91st minute equaliser

Second-half goals from Shane Duffy and Glenn Murray earned Brighton a late point on Monday.

# shane-long - Monday 3 September, 2018

O'Neill defends McClean after controversial Rice tweet

The winger made some controversial remarks in relation to the West Ham youngster on Twitter.

# shane-long - Saturday 1 September, 2018

Bad news for Ireland as Shane Long goes off injured

The striker could miss the upcoming Nations League match with Wales, after hurting himself while playing for Southampton today.

# shane-long - Friday 17 August, 2018

Shane Long 'very much part of what we’re going to do this year', says Southampton boss Hughes

Mark Hughes has maintained that the Ireland striker still has a big part to play at St Mary’s.

# shane-long - Monday 14 May, 2018

Player ratings: how the Irish footballers in Britain fared in the 2017-18 season

It’s been a mixed season for the Boys in Green abroad.

# shane-long - Thursday 19 April, 2018

Chelsea's Marcos Alonso handed three-match ban for stamp on Shane Long

The Spaniard has been found guilty of violent conduct by the FA.

# shane-long - Tuesday 17 April, 2018

Marcos Alonso charged by FA for nasty tackle on Shane Long

Referee Mike Dean did not punish the Spaniard during Chelsea’s win over Southampton.

# shane-long - Saturday 14 April, 2018

Antonio Conte won't comment on Marcos Alonso's controversial 'red card' challenge on Shane Long

The Blues boss refused to comment on his player’s controversial tackle, saying he did not view the incident.

# shane-long - Sunday 8 April, 2018

Shane Long on the scoresheet with deft finish but Welbeck double sinks Southampton

Long scored just his second Premier League goal of the season, but Arsenal rallied to snatch all three points at the Emirates.

# shane-long - Wednesday 14 March, 2018

'I could see an upset' - Ex-League of Ireland boss on the brink of Wembley trip with giant-killing Wigan

A two-time FAI Cup winner with Sligo Rovers, Liverpudlian Paul Cook is involved in an FA Cup quarter-final this weekend.

# shane-long - Tuesday 6 March, 2018

Do you agree with our 40-man Ireland squad to face Turkey?

Martin O’Neill has promised to experiment with younger players for the game later this month.

# shane-long - Thursday 25 January, 2018

Bad news for Shane Long? Southampton sign new €22 million striker

Guido Carrillo helped Monaco win the league and reach the semi-finals of the Champions League last season.

# shane-long - Thursday 18 January, 2018

'In training all my shots were going in!' - Long relieved 325-day goal drought is behind him

The Ireland and Southampton striker went through a barren spell for much of 2017.

# shane-long - Wednesday 3 January, 2018

Long's relief after 11-month goal drought ends: 'It's hard not to let it get on top of you'

The Irish striker found the net last night against Crystal Palace.

# shane-long - Tuesday 2 January, 2018

Long ends 325 day wait for goal and McClean also hits the net but defeat the end result for Irish duo

Both Ireland internationals were in scoring form in the Premier League but neither Southampton or West Brom could take three points.

# shane-long - Monday 1 January, 2018

Six Irish players that might need a move during the January transfer window

These players may be looking for opportunities at a new club in 2018.

# 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.

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