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#Shane Long

# shane-long - Saturday 6 August, 2022

Irish attacker scores on Blackburn debut, Shane Long marks first Reading start in 11 years with goal
# Green Shoots
# Green Shoots

Irish attacker scores on Blackburn debut, Shane Long marks first Reading start in 11 years with goal

Aug 6th 2022, 6:05 PM 9,259 Views 1 Comment

Sam Szmodics swiftly endeared himself to his new fans, while Callum O’Dowda and Jimmy Dunne were also among the scorers.

# shane-long - Wednesday 13 July, 2022

'A football fairytale' - Shane Long returns to Reading
# Full Circle
# Full Circle

'A football fairytale' - Shane Long returns to Reading

Jul 13th 2022, 3:12 PM 12,037 Views 7 Comments

The Irishman signs on a one-year deal.

# shane-long - Friday 1 July, 2022

Southampton confirm that Shane Long has left the club after 8 years
# Servant
# Servant

Southampton confirm that Shane Long has left the club after 8 years

Jul 1st 2022, 2:28 PM 15,738 Views 8 Comments

The Irishman has been linked with a return to Reading.

# shane-long - Sunday 20 February, 2022

'Role model' Long lauded by Saints boss after ending two-year Premier League goal drought
# Tipp Top
# Tipp Top

'Role model' Long lauded by Saints boss after ending two-year Premier League goal drought

Feb 20th 2022, 1:12 PM 13,822 Views 4 Comments

The Ireland striker scored in yesterday’s win over Everton.

# shane-long - Saturday 19 February, 2022

Shane Long bags his first Premier League goal in two years as Saints win
# Long Wait Over
# Long Wait Over

Shane Long bags his first Premier League goal in two years as Saints win

Feb 19th 2022, 5:02 PM 6,488 Views 0 Comments

Ireland star helped Southampton defeat Everton 2-0 with Arsenal, Chelsea and Watford also winning this afternoon.

# shane-long - Saturday 8 January, 2022

Shane Long scores winning Cup goal for Southampton, Chelsea stroll past Chesterfield
# Still Got It
# Still Got It

Shane Long scores winning Cup goal for Southampton, Chelsea stroll past Chesterfield

Jan 8th 2022, 8:36 PM 12,702 Views 2 Comments

Everton, meanwhile, avoided further deepening their crisis under Rafa Benitez with an extra-time win at Hull.

# shane-long - Tuesday 28 December, 2021

Shane Long makes first Premier League start in over a year as Southampton hold Spurs
# Return
# Return

Shane Long makes first Premier League start in over a year as Southampton hold Spurs

Dec 28th 2021, 4:59 PM 6,463 Views 3 Comments

The Tipperary native made his first top-flight start since 26 December last season.

# shane-long - Saturday 6 February, 2021

Winning debut for Long, first Cardiff victory for McCarthy and Collins hits the net
# COYBIG
# COYBIG

Winning debut for Long, first Cardiff victory for McCarthy and Collins hits the net

Feb 6th 2021, 6:42 PM 11,967 Views 0 Comments

A round-up of today’s Championship action.

# shane-long - Tuesday 2 February, 2021

Ireland striker Shane Long completes Championship loan switch
# The Bournemouth Identity
# The Bournemouth Identity

Ireland striker Shane Long completes Championship loan switch

Updated Feb 2nd 2021, 12:00 PM 33,260 Views 20 Comments

The 34-year-old Southampton player will spend the rest of the season with Bournemouth.

31 of the most notable overseas moves involving Irish players in the January transfer window
# Transfer News
# Transfer News

31 of the most notable overseas moves involving Irish players in the January transfer window

Feb 2nd 2021, 6:00 AM 8,950 Views 2 Comments

Jack Byrne and others who opted for pastures new.

# shane-long - Tuesday 19 January, 2021

Shane Long's Southampton see off Shrewsbury in rearranged FA Cup tie
# Saints March On
# Saints March On

Shane Long's Southampton see off Shrewsbury in rearranged FA Cup tie

Jan 19th 2021, 10:41 PM 7,285 Views 0 Comments

The Saints will face Arsenal next in the competition.

# shane-long - Saturday 26 December, 2020

Shane Long makes first Premier League start of the season and has goal ruled out amid stalemate
# Frustration
# Frustration

Shane Long makes first Premier League start of the season and has goal ruled out amid stalemate

Dec 26th 2020, 5:30 PM 5,410 Views 0 Comments

The Ireland international’s wait for a goal continued against Fulham today.

# shane-long - Tuesday 10 November, 2020

Pauw hopes Shane Long's heroics of 2015 can inspire Ireland to salvage their qualification bid
# Long Shot
# Long Shot

Pauw hopes Shane Long's heroics of 2015 can inspire Ireland to salvage their qualification bid

Updated Nov 10th 2020, 9:32 PM 28,561 Views 4 Comments

The Girls in Green will host the Germans on 1 December.

# shane-long - Friday 6 November, 2020

David Meyler: Two years on from Ireland debut, Obafemi wondering when second cap will come
# William Hill
# William Hill

David Meyler: Two years on from Ireland debut, Obafemi wondering when second cap will come

Nov 6th 2020, 9:15 AM 8,159 Views 0 Comments

Southampton’s young forward is up for discussion this week, along with the player on every Liverpool fan’s lips and more predictions.

# shane-long - Wednesday 7 October, 2020

The view from Slovakia: 'They know Matt Doherty, Shane Long... They know that it's a strong team'
# Alternative Opinion
# Alternative Opinion

The view from Slovakia: 'They know Matt Doherty, Shane Long... They know that it's a strong team'

Oct 7th 2020, 8:22 PM 11,777 Views 2 Comments

Miroslav Antol, a journalist with Daily Sport, gives the lowdown on Ireland’s upcoming opponents.

# shane-long - Thursday 4 June, 2020

'Outstanding professional' Long handed two-year contract extension by Southampton
# New Deal
# New Deal

'Outstanding professional' Long handed two-year contract extension by Southampton

Jun 4th 2020, 12:48 PM 11,427 Views 28 Comments

The 33-year-old has been tied down by the Premier League club until the summer of 2022.

# shane-long - Sunday 5 April, 2020

Kenny plans to reach out to Robbie Brady, James McCarthy and Shane Long
# James McCarthy
# James McCarthy

Kenny plans to reach out to Robbie Brady, James McCarthy and Shane Long

Apr 5th 2020, 9:47 PM 40,814 Views 45 Comments

Now that he has succeeded Mick McCarthy as Ireland manager, what are the big questions facing Stephen Kenny?

# shane-long - Saturday 29 February, 2020

Ireland's Obafemi on target, Chelsea's Champions League hopes suffer setback
# Wrap
# Wrap

Ireland's Obafemi on target, Chelsea's Champions League hopes suffer setback

Feb 29th 2020, 5:07 PM 7,255 Views 3 Comments

Shane Long and Will Smallbone were also handed starts for the Saints.

# shane-long - Saturday 22 February, 2020

Long nets for Saints but injury concern for Ireland's Stevens as he's withdrawn after wondergoal
# Wrap
# Wrap

Long nets for Saints but injury concern for Ireland's Stevens as he's withdrawn after wondergoal

Feb 22nd 2020, 5:45 PM 9,230 Views 5 Comments

The Ireland defender didn’t return for the second half after scoring a stunning goal.

# shane-long - Tuesday 18 February, 2020

Long opens up on Ireland 'killer blow', Euro 2020 dream and shutting down keyboard warriors
# Long Road
# Long Road

Long opens up on Ireland 'killer blow', Euro 2020 dream and shutting down keyboard warriors

Feb 18th 2020, 8:39 PM 11,403 Views 14 Comments

The Southampton striker addressed a number of issues with his club’s website.

# shane-long - Thursday 6 February, 2020

'Trust me, if Shane says he will be okay, then he will be okay' - McCarthy
# Keeping The Faith
# Keeping The Faith

'Trust me, if Shane says he will be okay, then he will be okay' - McCarthy

Feb 6th 2020, 7:40 PM 8,267 Views 7 Comments

The Ireland boss has allayed concerns over the Brighton defender’s fitness ahead of next month’s vital Slovakia clash.

# shane-long - Saturday 1 February, 2020

Classy Liverpool go 22 points clear at top
# Report
# Report

Classy Liverpool go 22 points clear at top

Feb 1st 2020, 4:51 PM 34,674 Views 60 Comments

Jurgen Klopp’s side were too good for Southampton at Anfield today.

# shane-long - Tuesday 28 January, 2020

McCarthy tells Shane Long he's back in the mix to help Ireland reach Euro 2020
# In From The Cold
# In From The Cold

McCarthy tells Shane Long he's back in the mix to help Ireland reach Euro 2020

Jan 28th 2020, 4:12 PM 9,334 Views 14 Comments

The veteran striker is in line for an international recall as Southampton team-mate Michael Obafemi is also catching the eye.

# shane-long - Tuesday 21 January, 2020

Sergio Aguero gets Man City out of jail, Ireland pair feature in Southampton win
# Wrap
# Wrap

Sergio Aguero gets Man City out of jail, Ireland pair feature in Southampton win

Jan 21st 2020, 9:28 PM 12,618 Views 9 Comments

Pep Guardiola’s side earned a hard-fought victory over Sheffield United this evening.

# shane-long - Saturday 18 January, 2020

Shane Long scores but Southampton collapse, Arsenal drop points again
# Round-Up
# Round-Up

Shane Long scores but Southampton collapse, Arsenal drop points again

Jan 18th 2020, 5:10 PM 7,733 Views 6 Comments

Bournemouth’s relegation troubles grew with defeat at Norwich.

# shane-long - Friday 17 January, 2020

'Everybody loves him, and nobody likes to play against him' - Southampton boss hails resurgent Long
# Full Of Praise
# Full Of Praise

'Everybody loves him, and nobody likes to play against him' - Southampton boss hails resurgent Long

Jan 17th 2020, 6:17 PM 9,946 Views 10 Comments

Saints manager Ralph Hasenhuttl has been delighted with the Ireland striker’s input in recent weeks.

# shane-long - Saturday 21 December, 2019

Saints march over Villa and out of the drop zone, Burnley bag late win in Bournemouth
# Round-Up
# Round-Up

Saints march over Villa and out of the drop zone, Burnley bag late win in Bournemouth

Dec 21st 2019, 5:27 PM 4,322 Views 5 Comments

The 3pm kick-offs proved profitable for visiting teams.

# shane-long - Wednesday 13 November, 2019

'He should be in it for sure... He's still playing Premier League'
# Overlooked
# Overlooked

'He should be in it for sure... He's still playing Premier League'

Nov 13th 2019, 9:37 PM 39,675 Views 31 Comments

Stephen Hunt believes Shane Long has been unfairly overlooked by Ireland.

# shane-long - Tuesday 29 October, 2019

Man City, Leicester ease into last eight stage of the Carabao Cup
# Wrap
# Wrap

Man City, Leicester ease into last eight stage of the Carabao Cup

Oct 29th 2019, 10:15 PM 6,750 Views 2 Comments

Elsewhere, Seamus Coleman returned as Everton saw off Watford at Goodison Park.

# shane-long - Sunday 8 September, 2019

'It's only confidence-boosting for me that I've been picked ahead of Shane Long'
# Ready To Go
# Ready To Go

'It's only confidence-boosting for me that I've been picked ahead of Shane Long'

Sep 8th 2019, 6:40 PM 13,824 Views 2 Comments

James Collins still admits he has a long way to go to match the Tipperary native’s achievements for Ireland.

# shane-long - Saturday 31 August, 2019

Freak injury leaves Sean Maguire a doubt for upcoming Irish internationals
# One In The Eye
# One In The Eye

Freak injury leaves Sean Maguire a doubt for upcoming Irish internationals

Aug 31st 2019, 9:09 PM 13,877 Views 12 Comments

‘It’s the most bizarre injury I have seen before’, said Preston manager Alex Neil.

# shane-long - Thursday 29 August, 2019

Shane Long and Robbie Brady miss out as McCarthy finalises Irish squad for Swiss qualifier
# The Final Cut
# The Final Cut

Shane Long and Robbie Brady miss out as McCarthy finalises Irish squad for Swiss qualifier

Aug 29th 2019, 11:22 AM 36,962 Views 66 Comments

Jack Byrne and James McCarthy make the cut, however.

# shane-long - Wednesday 5 June, 2019

Do you agree with our Ireland team to face Denmark?
# Opinion
# Opinion

Do you agree with our Ireland team to face Denmark?

Jun 5th 2019, 6:38 PM 17,193 Views 17 Comments

Mick McCarthy has some tough selection calls ahead of Friday’s game.

# shane-long - Monday 3 June, 2019

Shane Long out of Irish qualifiers against Denmark and Gibraltar
# Another Injury
# Another Injury

Shane Long out of Irish qualifiers against Denmark and Gibraltar

Jun 3rd 2019, 2:49 PM 7,186 Views 24 Comments

The Southampton striker has suffered an injury once again.

# shane-long - Sunday 28 April, 2019

McCarthy says he is 'keeping an eye' on Dundalk's Hoban as he hails Shane Long's form
# Scouting
# Scouting

McCarthy says he is 'keeping an eye' on Dundalk's Hoban as he hails Shane Long's form

Apr 28th 2019, 9:59 PM 7,466 Views 7 Comments

Robbie Keane was at Oriel Park on Friday night to watch the Lilywhites record goalscorer in action.

# shane-long - Saturday 27 April, 2019

Long's fourth goal in five games helps Southampton preserve their Premier League status
# On Fire
# On Fire

Long's fourth goal in five games helps Southampton preserve their Premier League status

Apr 27th 2019, 5:34 PM 11,571 Views 7 Comments

Meanwhile, Cardiff’s survival hopes were dented after their 1-0 defeat at Fulham.

# shane-long - Thursday 25 April, 2019

'If it’s not to be then I will look to pastures new, but I don’t want that'
# The Long Game
# The Long Game

'If it’s not to be then I will look to pastures new, but I don’t want that'

Apr 25th 2019, 11:02 AM 14,794 Views 6 Comments

With just one year remaining on his contract, Shane Long has addressed his future at Southampton.

# shane-long - Wednesday 24 April, 2019

Long knew to chip former team-mate Foster but was oblivious to setting Premier League record
# Nice Surprise
# Nice Surprise

Long knew to chip former team-mate Foster but was oblivious to setting Premier League record

Apr 24th 2019, 11:47 AM 8,343 Views 3 Comments

‘I didn’t know what the record was before’, said the Republic of Ireland striker.

Long's Premier League record will be hard to beat, says Hasenhuttl
# Not Long
# Not Long

Long's Premier League record will be hard to beat, says Hasenhuttl

Apr 24th 2019, 8:09 AM 9,256 Views 10 Comments

The Tipperary native was quick off the mark last night,.

# shane-long - Tuesday 23 April, 2019

Long's historic third goal in four games not enough for Saints as Gray strikes late for Watford
# All Square
# All Square

Long's historic third goal in four games not enough for Saints as Gray strikes late for Watford

Apr 23rd 2019, 10:13 PM 7,894 Views 0 Comments

The Republic of Ireland international scored after just seven seconds before a 90th minute equaliser ensured a share of the spoils.

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