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Dublin: 20 °C Saturday 26 July, 2014

Shane Long

# 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.

# shane-long - Wednesday 5 March, 2014

‘Every day in training I slot them away’ – Long finds plenty of positives after Serbia defeat

Striker predicts a selection headache for Martin O’Neill after Wes Hoolahan’s man of the match performance.

Here’s the Shane Long goal that opened the scoring for Ireland tonight Long Shot This post contains videos

Here’s the Shane Long goal that opened the scoring for Ireland tonight

The Hull striker nipped in to take a loose ball away from Branislav Ivanovic and produce a cool finish

Here’s the Ireland team that starts against Serbia tonight

Glenn Whelan captains the side, while Derby’s Richard Keogh is named at centre-back.

# shane-long - Tuesday 4 March, 2014

‘It has been tough to break through with Robbie there scoring goals every week’

Shane Long knows that he will have to shoulder more responsibility at international level.

# shane-long - Sunday 2 March, 2014

Poll: Who do you think should win the FAI International Goal of the Year? Burning Question This post contains a poll

Poll: Who do you think should win the FAI International Goal of the Year?

Seamus Coleman, David Forde and Robbie Keane are all up for the top prize.

# shane-long - Saturday 22 February, 2014

5 talking points from Saturday’s Premier League action

Steve Bruce praises Shane Long, Olivier Giroud silences his critics and more from today’s games.

# shane-long - Saturday 1 February, 2014

Shane Long opens his account for Hull to help earn draw with Spurs

The Tipperary native has put Steve Bruce’s side ahead at the KC Stadium, before Paulinho equalised.

5 winners and 5 losers from the January transfer window

We reflect on the ramifications for Wes Hoolahan, Aiden McGeady, Chelsea’s strikers and more.

Roy Keane is checking out Hull’s Irish contingent this afternoon

Steve Bruce’s side host Spurs in one of five 3pm kick-offs.

# shane-long - Saturday 18 January, 2014

VIDEO: Shane Long discusses his move to Hull

The striker described how his Irish international teammates helped persuade him to come to the club.

# shane-long - Friday 17 January, 2014

Departures Lounge: Is Liverpool target Ince set for Monaco move?

Plus, the Irish striker potentially on his way to Palace and West Ham are looking to sell Ravel Morrison for HOW MUCH?

Shane Long completes Hull City move

The Irish striker is Steve Bruce’s latest signing.

# shane-long - Thursday 16 January, 2014

West Brom accept Hull’s offer for Long

The Tipperary man has been given permission to speak to the Tigers ahead of a possible move.

# shane-long - Tuesday 14 January, 2014

Departures Lounge: Shane Long set for Hull move?

Meanwhile, United are interested in re-signing Paul Pogba, while Stephen Ireland has signed permanently with Stoke.

# shane-long - Thursday 9 January, 2014

Departures Lounge: Will Marchisio be asked to solve United’s midfield problems?

Plus, the latest on Shane Long and Aiden McGeady.

Long reportedly on the brink of move but Hull deny deal is done

The Tigers have released a statement this morning insisting that a £5m transfer has not been agreed with West Brom.

# shane-long - Tuesday 7 January, 2014

Departures Lounge: Newcastle in for Long and McGeady

Two Irish players could be on their way to the Magpies this month.

# shane-long - Tuesday 24 December, 2013

West Brom eager to keep Shane Long after transfer window shenanigans In Demand This post contains videos

West Brom eager to keep Shane Long after transfer window shenanigans

The Baggies were on the verge of selling the Irish striker for £5m in September.

# shane-long - Thursday 19 December, 2013

‘There is nothing that irritated me more’ – O’Neill

Ireland’s recently-appointed boss has promised not to make comments about players moving clubs after experiencing the impact first-hand.

# shane-long - Monday 9 December, 2013

Shane Long busked in Temple Bar last night, wearing a lime green suit

The Tipperary native lashed out a version of Wonderwall.

# shane-long - Wednesday 27 November, 2013

Derby hero Long glad of fan support as Baggies contract talks stall

The Ireland international says he is no closer to agreeing a contract extension with his current deal set to run out in the summer.

Kerr backs Long for Ireland starting role as he rediscovers club form

The West Brom striker scored twice against Aston Villa to follow up goals against Chelsea and Latvia in recent weeks.

# shane-long - Tuesday 26 November, 2013

Shane Long responds to the ‘calls’ to get him in the England squad

Long bagged a brace for West Brom against Aston Villa last night.

‘When Shane’s on top form he’s a force to be reckoned with’ – Steve Clarke

The West Brom manager praised his Irish striker after two goals in last night’s Midlands derby.

# shane-long - Monday 25 November, 2013

Sublime Shane Long fizzes in Baggies double but Villa snatch draw Tipp Top This post contains videos

Sublime Shane Long fizzes in Baggies double but Villa snatch draw

The Irish striker’s touch for his first goal was reminiscent of Denis Bergkamp at his best.

# shane-long - Sunday 24 November, 2013

Looking good Michael, it’s the sporting tweets of the week Twittersphere This post contains images

Looking good Michael, it’s the sporting tweets of the week

Also featuring Shane Long, Ciarán Ó Lionáird and the most incredible fact you’ll see about Cristiano Ronaldo for quite some time.

# shane-long - Monday 18 November, 2013

5 Irish players with a point to prove against Poland

With their first competitive fixture still some distance away, players such as Shane Long will be hoping to establish themselves in Martin O’Neill’s side.

# shane-long - Friday 15 November, 2013

Long hopes first impression will keep him in O’Neill’s plans

Shane Long came off the bench to score as Ireland beat Latvia 3-0 in Dublin.

# shane-long - Saturday 9 November, 2013

WBA denied victory by dodgy Chelsea penalty

Shane Long had earlier equalised for the Baggies.

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