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Shane Long

27-Year-Old Forward     Hull City  Premier


Birthdate:  January 22, 1987    Birthplace:  Gortnahoe, Ireland    Nationality:  Ireland    Height:  5' 10"    Weight:  154 lbs    

March 27, 2014    Shane Long News

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Long was in the starting XI and played the full 90 minutes in Wednesday's match against West Ham United. The striker was unable to attempt any shots as the Tigers lost 2-1.

Long has provided a spark to the Hull City attack since joining the Tigers in January. He has managed three goals and one assist in nine appearances, and he always has the possibility to be a contributor when the Tigers score a goal.

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Shane Long: Past News Updates   ( ▲ View most recent update )

March 26, 2014

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Long (knee) is expected to be fit for Wednesday's match against West Ham United, reports Sky Sports. Hull City manager, Steve Bruce, expects the striker to be recovered in time after picking up the injury last Saturday against West Brom.

Long joined Hull City in January from West Brom and has boosted the struggling Hull City attack. While he may not take as many shots as teammate Nikica Jelavic, he has provided similar production and appears to be one of the Tigers' top scoring options.

March 24, 2014

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Long picked up a knee injury during last weekend's match against West Brom and he could miss Wednesday's match against West Ham the Hull Daily Mail reports.

Long has been a solid contributor to the Hull attack since coming over in January, scoring three goals since that time. He netted last weekend before having to come off and if he's forced to miss any time, more pressure will be put on Nikica Jelavic to find the back of the net.

March 22, 2014

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Long was able to convert one of his team-high three shot attempts for a goal during Saturday's 2-0 victory over his former team West Brom.

Long now has three goals since joining Hull City in January, and continues to get good looks in the attack.

February 22, 2014

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Long assisted on a Nikica Jelavic goal during Saturday's 4-0 victory over Cardiff City. While he was unable to attempt any shots, he still remained productive by facilitating for the rest of the team.

Long has been a productive fantasy forward since joining Hull City. He now has two goals and an assist in five matches with the club. His shot totals are not all that impressive, but his ability to find the back of the net has kept him a serious option for fantasy lineups.

February 8, 2014

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Long scored a goal off a header during Saturday's 2-0 victory over Sunderland for his second goal in the last two games.

Saturday was Long's most active match since joining Hull City. The Tigers' striker attempted five shots and was rewarded for a second straight week with a goal. He will look to continue his streak Tuesday against Southampton.

February 2, 2014

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Long scored an early goal, his first as a member of Hull City, during Saturday's 1-1 draw with Tottenham.

Long has shown a lot of promise in the Hull City attack in his two matches since joining the team, and it paid off with a goal. His shot total has been low both times, but he has helped the Hull City attack in many ways and has the ability to contribute in fantasy as well.

January 29, 2014

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Long was in the Hull City Starting XI for their match Tuesday against Crystal Palace. He played the full 90 minutes and finished with just one shot attempt but also contributed to two other Hull City shot attempts.

Long was brought to Hull City to improve a struggling attack. His numbers Tuesday suggest that he'll be a key player in the Tigers' attack, but the scoring consistency is not quite there to warrant much fantasy consideration.