Shane Long

Born: January 22, 1987 (age 30)

Height: 5'10.5" (180cm)

Hometown: Gortnahoe, Ireland
Nationality: Ireland Irish

Position: Striker
Team: Southampton (no. 7)
Shane Long of Southampton in action during the UEFA Europa League Play Off Round 1st Leg between Southampton and Midtjylland at St Mary's Stadium on August 20, 2015 in Southampton, England.
Career History
Senior2004-2005Cork City
2005-2011Reading
2011-2014West Bromwich Albion
2014Hull City
2014-Southampton
Sports Mole has 911 articles about Shane Long. Articles 1 to 40:
Luciano Vietto is tackled by Ever Banega during the La Liga match between Atletico Madrid and Sevilla on January 24, 2016
Southampton 'in talks to sign Luciano Vietto'
Southampton reportedly enter talks with Atletico Madrid to sign striker Luciano Vietto, who spent last season on loan at Sevilla.
Jul 11, 22:04
Jay Rodriguez grabs his side's second during the Premier League game between Southampton and Leicester City on January 22, 2017
Result: Jay Rodriguez, Nathan Redmond inspire Southampton to victory at Middlesbrough
Middlesbrough are beaten in their final home game of the season as Southampton claim a 2-1 win in Saturday's Premier League clash at the Riverside Stadium.
May 13, 17:05
Steve Agnew on the touchline during the Premier League game between Middlesbrough and Manchester United on March 19, 2017
Team News: Charlie Austin, Matt Targett on bench for much-changed Southampton
Charlie Austin and Matt Targett return to the Southampton squad for their trip to Middlesbrough.
May 13, 14:04
Sam McQueen and Cristhian Stuani in action during the Premier League game between Southampton and Middlesbrough on December 11, 2016
Live Commentary: Middlesbrough 1-2 Southampton - as it happened
Relive Sports Mole's text coverage of Southampton's 2-1 win over relegated Middlesbrough in Saturday's Premier League encounter at the Riverside Stadium.
May 13, 13:58
Arsenal's Olivier Giroud celebrates scoring against Southampton on May 10, 2017
Result: Arsenal beat Southampton to remain in hunt for fourth place in Premier League
Goals from Alexis Sanchez and Olivier Giroud earn Arsenal a 2-0 victory away at Southampton in the Premier League.
May 10, 21:40
Eden Hazard in action for Chelsea on December 3, 2016
Team News: Antonio Conte recalls big hitters for Southampton clash
Antonio Conte recalls Gary Cahill, Eden Hazard and Diego Costa to Chelsea's starting lineup to face Southampton at Stamford Bridge.
Apr 25, 18:48
Jay Rodriguez of Southampton in action during the Barclays Premier League match between Southampton and Everton at St Mary's Stadium on August 15, 2015 in Southampton, United Kingdom.
Report: Crystal Palace keen on Southampton forward Jay Rodriguez
Crystal Palace are reportedly interested in signing out-of-favour Southampton forward Jay Rodriguez.
Apr 22, 11:36
Manchester City's Belgian defender Vincent Kompany (L) celebrates an own goal by Juventus' defender from Italy Giorgio Chiellini during a UEFA Champions League group stage football match between Manchester City and Juventus at the Etihad stadium in Manche
Result: Vincent Kompany inspires Manchester City to victory over Southampton
Vincent Kompany marks his return to Manchester City's starting lineup with a stellar display in their 3-0 win over Southampton at St Mary's Stadium.
Apr 15, 19:22
Southampton's Dusan Tadic celebrates scoring against Watford on March 4, 2017
Result: Late goals at Southampton put Crystal Palace back in trouble
Two late goals from Southampton help the Saints to a 3-1 victory over Crystal Palace.
Apr 5, 21:37
Southampton forward Shane Long in action during the Premier League clash with West Bromwich Albion at St Mary's on December 31, 2016
Team News: Two changes for Southampton as Crystal Palace make one alteration
Claude Puel makes two changes to his Southampton side for tonight's clash against an unchanged Crystal Palace.
Apr 5, 18:58
Southampton manager Claude Puel at the Premier League match against Watford on March 4, 2017
Live Commentary: Southampton 3-1 Crystal Palace - as it happened
Relive Sports Mole's live text coverage of the Premier League meeting between Southampton and Crystal Palace.
Apr 5, 18:50
Southampton's Oriol Romeu in action against Watford on March 4, 2017
Oriol Romeu: 'Southampton miss Manolo Gabbiadini presence'
Southampton midfielder Oriol Romeu says that the Saints will inevitably miss Manolo Gabbiadini after his excellent start to his spell with the club.
Apr 3, 18:45
Southampton manager Claude Puel at the Premier League match against Watford on March 4, 2017
Claude Puel: 'All Southampton players must try to contribute goals'
Southampton manager Claude Puel says that the first-team squad should not solely rely on their strikers to score goals for the club.
Apr 3, 17:41
Manolo Gabbiadini watches on from the stands prior to the Premier League game between Southampton and Bournemouth on April 1, 2017
Manolo Gabbiadini unlikely to return for Crystal Palace match
Claude Puel does not expect to be able to call upon the services of Manolo Gabbiadini against Crystal Palace in midweek, as he continues to nurse a groin strain.
Apr 2, 17:00
Jack Stephens, Cedric Soares and Joshua King during the Premier League match between Southampton and Bournemouth on April 1, 2017
Result: Harry Arter misses from penalty spot in south coast stalemate
Southampton and Bournemouth play out a goalless draw at St Mary's Stadium, with Harry Arter squandering the best chance from the penalty spot 11 minutes from time.
Apr 1, 19:22
Jay Rodriguez grabs his side's second during the Premier League game between Southampton and Leicester City on January 22, 2017
Team News: Jay Rodriguez in for Southampton
Jay Rodriguez comes in for the injured Manolo Gabbiadini as Southampton welcome Bournemouth.
Apr 1, 16:34
Republic of Ireland manager Martin O'Neill asks 'Is it bigger than a bread bin?' during his side's Euro 2016 qualifier with Germany.
Result: Iceland inflict narrow defeat on Republic of Ireland in Dublin
Ireland lose their first game since the European Championship finals after going down 1-0 to Iceland at the Aviva Stadium.
Mar 28, 21:45
Toby Alderweireld and Shane Long in action during the Euro 2016 Group E match between Belgium and Republic of Ireland on July 18, 2016
Shane Long: 'I tried to comfort Seamus Coleman'
Republic of Ireland striker Shane Long says that he tried to "comfort" teammate Seamus Coleman after he suffered a badly broken leg against Wales on Friday night.
Mar 25, 10:46
Republic of Ireland midfielder James McCarthy during the Euro 2016 match with Belgium in Bordeaux on June 18, 2016
James McCarthy to stay with Republic of Ireland squad
Everton midfielder James McCarthy will stay with the Republic of Ireland squad in a bid to prove his fitness ahead of Friday's World Cup qualifier with Wales.
Mar 22, 13:10
Dele Alli celebrates scoring during the Premier League game between Tottenham Hotspur and Southampton on March 19, 2017
Result: Dele Alli fires Tottenham Hotspur to win over Southampton
Tottenham Hotspur close the gap on Premier League leaders Chelsea back to 10 points courtesy of a 2-1 win over Southampton at White Hart Lane.
Mar 19, 16:11
Southampton forward Shane Long in action during the Premier League clash with West Bromwich Albion at St Mary's on December 31, 2016
Shane Long: 'Southampton better than league position suggests'
Southampton striker Shane Long says that the league table does not do his side justice following the club's 4-0 victory over Sunderland in the Premier League.
Feb 11, 19:39
Head coach David Moyes of Real Sociedad looks on during the La Liga match between Real Socided and Elche FC at Estadio Anoeta on November 28, 2014
Result: Manolo Gabbiadini grabs brace as Southampton put four past Sunderland
Southampton thrash Sunderland 4-0 in Saturday's Premier League clash at the Stadium of Light as Manolo Gabbiadini nets a brace against the Black Cats.
Feb 11, 17:20
Southampton attacker Sofiane Boufal in action during the Premier League clash with West Bromwich Albion at St Mary's on December 31, 2016
Claude Puel unsure of Sofiane Boufal injury timescale
Claude Puel admits that he is unsure how long it will be before Sofiane Boufal recovers from an ankle injury sustained against West Ham United.
Feb 5, 17:59
Slaven Bilic manager of West Ham United looks on during the Barclays Premier League match between West Ham United and Norwich City at the Boleyn Ground on September 26, 2015
Result: West Ham United into ninth place with win over Southampton
West Ham United move into ninth position in the Premier League table with a 3-1 victory away at Southampton.
Feb 4, 17:17
West Ham United manager Slaven Bilic on the touchline during his side's Premier League clash with Everton at Goodison Park on October 30, 2016
Team News: Robert Snodgrass makes full West Ham United debut
Robert Snodgrass makes his full debut for West Ham United as they travel to face Southampton.
Feb 4, 14:08
Cedric Soares in action during the Premier League game between Southampton and Liverpool on November 19, 2016
Cedric Soares: 'We must learn from our mistakes'
Southampton full-back Cedric Soares urges his side to learn from the mistakes they made during their 2-1 defeat to struggling Swansea City.
Feb 1, 14:25
Claude Puel watches on during the Premier League game between Crystal Palace and Southampton on December 3, 2016
Claude Puel pleased with Southampton reaction in defeat to Swansea City
Southampton manager Claude Puel concedes that Swansea City's clinical finishing earned them the points in the end, as the Saints failed to make their pressure count.
Jan 31, 22:18
Gylfi Sigurdsson celebrates during the game between Everton and Swansea on January 24, 2016
Result: Swansea City claim vital win over Southampton
Swansea City overcome Southampton to make it back-to-back Premier League wins.
Jan 31, 21:35
Paul Clement manager of Derby County during the Sky Bet Championship match between Derby County and Middlesbrough at Pride Park Stadium on August 18, 2015
Team News: New Swansea City signing Luciano Narsingh on bench against Southampton
New Swansea City signing Luciano Narsingh is on the bench ahead of their Premier League clash against Southampton at the Liberty Stadium.
Jan 31, 19:10
Theo Walcott in action during the Champions League game between Arsenal and Basel on September 28, 2016
Result: Theo Walcott hat-trick helps Arsenal into last 16 of FA Cup
Danny Welbeck scores twice on his return to action and Theo Walcott adds three more to help Arsenal to a comprehensive 5-0 win over Southampton in the FA Cup.
Jan 28, 19:23
Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp watches on during his side's Premier League clash with Manchester United at Old Trafford on January 15, 2017
Raymond Verheijen slams Jurgen Klopp's training methods in fresh dig
Former Wales coach Raymond Verheijen says that Jurgen Klopp is running his Liverpool players into the ground following last night's EFL Cup exit.
Jan 26, 11:24
Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp watches on during his side's Premier League clash with Manchester United at Old Trafford on January 15, 2017
Liverpool boss Jurgen Klopp: 'Southampton deserved to win'
Liverpool boss Jurgen Klopp concedes that Southampton deserved their League Cup victory over the Reds.
Jan 25, 22:43
Claude Puel watches on during the Premier League game between Stoke City and Southampton on December 14, 2016
Southampton boss Claude Puel targets Wembley victory
Southampton boss Claude Puel speaks of his ambition to lift the League Cup at Wembley Stadium.
Jan 25, 22:33
Steven Davis of Southampton in action during his side's Premier League clash with Chelsea at St Mary's on October 30, 2016
Southampton captain Steven Davis hails 'huge' win over Liverpool
Southampton captain Steven Davis reacts to his side's victory over Liverpool in the semi-finals of the League Cup.
Jan 25, 22:22
Shane Long celebrates scoring with Josh Sims during the EFL Cup semi-final between Liverpool and Southampton on January 25, 2017
Result: Southampton hold firm against Liverpool to book Wembley spot
Southampton beat Liverpool 2-0 on aggregate to book their place in the final of the EFL Cup, with Shane Long's second-leg goal sealing the famous victory.
Jan 25, 21:54
Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp watches on during the Premier League clash with Manchester United at Old Trafford on January 15, 2017
Live Commentary: Liverpool 0-1 Southampton (0-2 aggregate) - as it happened
Relive Sports Mole's live text coverage of Southampton's 1-0 win over Liverpool, as the Saints came out on top in the EFL Cup semi-final tie.
Jan 25, 19:00
James Ward-Prowse celebrates scoring during the Premier League game between Southampton and Leicester City on January 22, 2017
Result: Southampton ease to victory over Leicester City
Southampton record their first Premier League victory in over a month with a 3-0 win over Leicester City at St Mary's.
Jan 22, 13:52
Southampton forward Jay Rodriguez in action during his side's Premier League clash with Hull City at the KCOM Stadium on November 6, 2016
Team News: Jay Rodriguez comes in for Shane Long as Southampton welcome Leicester City
Southampton boss Claude Puel makes one change to his side for the visit of Leicester City, while Claudio Ranieri reverts formation with three alterations.
Jan 22, 11:04
James Ward-Prowse celebrates scoring during the Premier League game between Southampton and Leicester City on January 22, 2017
Live Commentary: Southampton 3-0 Leicester City - as it happened
Relive Sports Mole's live coverage of Southampton's 3-0 victory over Leicester City in the Premier League.
Jan 22, 11:00
Southampton forward Shane Long in action during the Premier League clash with West Bromwich Albion at St Mary's on December 31, 2016
Result: Last-gasp Shane Long goal sends Southampton through
Southampton set up an FA Cup fourth-round tie with Arsenal after beating Norwich City 1-0 at St Mary's Stadium.
Jan 18, 21:38



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