Southampton Striker Leaves the Club After a Long Stay

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Loyalty has become increasingly rare in football at the elite level. The necessity for squad overhaul and top-level performance has made it an even more cutthroat business. Through thick and thin though, barring a brief loan spell, Shane Long has remained a Southampton striker. The club have officially announced that Long is set to leave […] READ MORE


Review: Southampton January Transfer Window

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After a very bright start to the season, Southampton have struggled over the past few weeks with just one Premier League win since December 13, 2020 – the January transfer window would be important for the Saints. Southampton boss Ralph Hassenhuttl likes his teams to play fast-paced, high-pressing football and in a season like no […] READ MORE


Southampton Manager Ralph Hasenhuttl Seeking Reinforcements

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Southampton boss Ralph Hasenhuttl has indicated that the club are still actively in search of players for next season. The Austrian is looking to build upon last season’s 11th placed finish with some additional reinforcements. Despite being content with where the club and the squad is ahead of their opening trip to Crystal Palace on […] READ MORE


Shane Long Signs Contract Extension at Southampton

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Southampton forward Shane Long has signed a two-year contract extension at the club. Long joins Saints manager Ralph Hasenhuttl in committing his future to the club after he signed a new four-year deal earlier this week. Shane Long Extends Southampton Contract   #SaintsFC is delighted to announce that forward @ShaneLong7 has agreed a two-year contract […] READ MORE


Why Southampton Must Offer Shane Long a New Contract

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Southampton are likely to offer a new contract to striker Shane Long in the coming weeks. The 33-year-old’s current contract with the Saints expires at the end of the season. The Republic of Ireland international struggled for form earlier this season improved performances have seen him return to the starting lineup at St Mary’s. Long […] READ MORE


FA Cup Glory Has to Be on Agenda for Tottenham Hotspur

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FA Cup glory has to be something that Tottenham Hotspur hold high on their agenda. Twenty-nine years have passed since the famous old trophy was captured by Spurs and this season it would mark a turning point from being nearly men to winners. FA Cup Glory Can Be Catalyst for Tottenham Hotspur Previous Chances Spurs […] READ MORE


Shane Long Breaks Record For Fastest Ever Premier League Goal

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Two of the game’s greats held the record for the fastest ever Premier League goal. Alan Shearer held the second spot for his effort against Manchester City back in 2003. The Newcastle United man charged down Carlo Nash’s attempted clearance inside ten seconds and then poked home. Meanwhile, Tottenham Hotspur legend Ledley King was considered […] READ MORE


Will Ireland Ever Find Another Goal-Scorer?

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Martin O’Neill was guilty of epic understatement earlier this week when he said after Ireland’s 1-0 defeat to Wales in the Nations League: “We’re not renowned for scoring a lot of goals, so we need to take the chances when they come”. Right now, Ireland are hardly renowned for scoring at all, having managed only […] READ MORE


Why Shane Long Should Return To The Championship

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Once considered an important player at Southampton, the last few seasons have not quite been the same for Shane Long. The 31-year-old’s form has dwindled in recent seasons and has not recovered. A former Championship player previously, a step back down to the second-tier might be what Long needs to reignite his form. Why Shane […] READ MORE