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“I Don’t See Anyone Clamouring For Him To Be In The Squad”

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Ireland’s crunch Euro 2020 qualifying clash with Switzerland has just gotten underway as the ‘Boys in Green’ look to extend their lead atop Group D. Despite picking up 10 points from a possible 12 so far Ireland have looked devoid of options up front at times and have lacked a serious goal threat. Mick McCarthy named four strikers in his …

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Charlie Austin Reportedly Set To Leave Southampton

A transfer is reported to be in the works that could have implications for the Irish contingent at Southampton. According to The Telegraph, Charlie Austin has been told that he can leave the club this month, with Premier League high-flyers Wolves and Championship side Aston Villa said to be interested. Austin has played just once in 2019, having served a …

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Shane Long Talks Struggles After Ending Goal Drought

Once Shane Long scored Southampton’s second and ultimately winning goal against Leicester yesterday, the extraordinary statistics started to roll in. Shane Long’s last four goals have come under four different Southampton managers – Claude Puel, Mauricio Pellegrino, Mark Hughes, Ralph Hasenhuttl. The Leicester strike came after 22 games/279 days without a goal. It was just his 3rd goal in 72 …

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Watch: Incredible Shane Long Move Helps Saints End Winless Run

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Charlie Austin shattered Arsenal’s 22-game unbeaten run as the Southampton striker punished a howler from Gunners goalkeeper Bernd Leno to seal a shock 3-2 win on Sunday, with help from Shane Long. Austin settled a thrilling Premier League clash at St Mary’s when he headed home with just five minutes left after Leno misjudged Shane Long’s cross. Southampton had twice …

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On This Day In 2015: Shane Long’s Stunner Against Germany Revisited

“Randolph sends it long…and Shane Long is in behind the German defence… Shane Long against Neuer…. 1-0!.. What a moment!” _____ The Context Ireland took to the Aviva Stadium on October 8th 2015, as the heavy underdogs against the reigning world champions Germany. After scraping by Georgia in their previous Group D game, Ireland still had a niggling Scottish team breathing …

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Watch: Shane Long Scores Against Arsenal After Almighty Blunder

Shane Long may have just scored a crucial goal which could have huge say in whether Southampton avoid relegation this season. The south-coast club are currently playing against Arsenal at The Emirates and they took an unlikely 0-1 lead thanks to everyone’s favourite Tipperary man. An innocuous ball was played into the box and one would expect that Shkodran Mustafi would put …

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How Do Patrick Bamford And Callum Robinson Compare To Ireland’s Current Strikers?

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Championship strikers Patrick Bamford and Callum Robinson have been in the news recently having registered their interest in switching their international allegiance to Ireland. Both forwards have played with England at youth level, but don’t seem likely to be making Gareth Southgate’s senior Three Lions squad any time soon. Bamford has been in good form for Middlesbrough lately, while Robinson …

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