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#Shane Long

# shane-long - Sunday 8 September, 2019

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

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

‘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

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?

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

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

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

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'

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

‘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

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

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

Ireland international Shane Long scores the fastest goal in Premier League history Take A Bow This post contains videos

Ireland international Shane Long scores the fastest goal in Premier League history

The Tipperary native found the net after just seven seconds.

# shane-long - Saturday 13 April, 2019

Long scores again as Southampton fend off Wolves to move closer to safety

The Ireland striker has netted in back-to-back Premier League games for the first time in nearly three years.

# shane-long - Friday 5 April, 2019

Shane Long becomes fourth Irish player to score 50 Premier League goals Friday Night Football This post contains videos

Shane Long becomes fourth Irish player to score 50 Premier League goals

The striker netted just his second goal of the season against Liverpool this evening.

# shane-long - Tuesday 19 March, 2019

Another injury blow for McCarthy as Long sidelined for double-header

The Southampton striker will miss the games against Gibraltar and Georgia.

# shane-long - Sunday 13 January, 2019

'I don’t let things get to me': Shane Long relieved to end 279-day goal drought against Leicester

The 31-year-old scored his first goal for club or country since the start of April yesterday against Leicester City.

# shane-long - Saturday 12 January, 2019

Shane Long scores first goal in 279 days while Jeff Hendrick nabs two assists

The Ireland striker doubled Southampton’s lead at the King Power Stadium on Saturday.

# shane-long - Sunday 16 December, 2018

Brilliant late assist from Shane Long helps Southampton end Arsenal's 22-match unbeaten run

The Ireland striker made an impact off the bench, as Ralph Hasenhüttl enjoyed a managerial home debut to remember.

# 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.

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