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Nigeria striker Aluko admits sitting out of Wembly game made him consider leaving Hull City

Aluko was considering a move out of Steve Bruce’s sideA Nigerian striker Sone Aluko admits he was considering a move out of Hull City this summer after facing a spell out of action.  The January arrivals of Nikica Jelavic and Shane Long have provided added competition for places at the KC Stadium, with attacking berths now hard to come by. Aluko has found that out the hard way...
Via Afrikan Soccer
19 hours ago  |  Discuss

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Cardiff City v Aston Villa Aston Villa v Cardiff City After a 3-0 loss to Welsh rivals Swansea, Cardiff will be looking to bounce back in the relegation battle as they take on a struggling Aston Villa side. Cardiff, who are in the relegation zone must find a way to get a result this week because West Brom and Fulham have difficult matches against Chelsea and Liverpool. A win on Tuesday...
Via isportsweb.com
February 10, 2014  |  Discuss

West Brom's Long transfers to Hull

Hull City has completed the transfer of striker Shane Long from West Bromwich Albion for an undisclosed fee. The 26-year-old Ireland striker, who has four goals this season, has signed a three-and-a-half year contract with his new club. Long says, ''I finally got the deal signed. It's a club that's on the up, and I'm delighted to be a part of that.''...
Via Fox Soccer
January 17, 2014  |  Discuss

WBA accept Hull's bid for Long

West Brom have accepted an undisclosed bid from Premier League rivals Hull City for Republic of Ireland striker Shane Long. The forward's proposed summer move to the KC Stadium broke down on deadline day, and City have acted quickly to get the deal done this month. Long has six months remaining on his contract at West Brom, who have the option of retaining him for an extra...
Via Fox Soccer
January 16, 2014  |  Discuss

Hull spending set to continue with Bruce close to signing £7m Long... as Irish striker DOUBLES salary

It appears that Shane Long's on-off-on move to Hull City is finally nearing completion. The Tigers have been in discussion with the Baggies over the forward since the opening of the transfer window, and are close to securing the player's services in a deal worth potentially £7m. That will be the top-line figure put on the deal, but it's not worth that amount in the...
Via Pro Sports Daily
January 16, 2014  |  Discuss

Should Shane Long Stay At The Hawthorns?

Should Shane Long Stay At The Hawthorns? - originally posted on Soccerlens.comWest Bromwich Albion striker Shane Long has been linked with several Premier League clubs and was undergoing a medical at Hull before the club pulled out, but should West Brom sell the player? The former Reading man is reportedly unsettled at West Brom and is calling for clarity over the vacant head coach...
Via Soccerlens
January 07, 2014  |  Discuss

West Brom forward Shane Long calls on club to sort out managerial situation

West Brom striker Shane Long wants the club to sort out the managerial position ASAP. The Baggies have been without a boss since Steve Clarke was sacked over three weeks ago. And although caretaker Keith Downing, along with goalkeeping coach Dean Kiely, has helped them go four league games unbeaten, West Brom exited the cup on Saturday with a low-key 2-0 defeat at home to Crystal...
Via Pro Sports Daily
January 06, 2014  |  Discuss

Liverpool Target West Brom Forward Shane Long before transfer window closes

Liverpool manager Brendan Rodgers is set to step up his interest in West Bromwich Albion striker Shane Long before the transfer window shuts. Rodgers will have money to spend if striker Luis Suarez leaves Anfield. But Albion are likely to want £10 million for Long who has still to agree a contract extension at The Hawthorns. Baggies boss Steve Clarke will not want to lose Long...
Via Pro Sports Daily
August 16, 2013  |  Discuss

Long urges Lukaku to stay on

Shane Long reckons Romelu Lukaku should return to West Brom next season if he wants to become 'the complete striker'. That was the target the teenage Belgian set himself after scoring both goals in Albion's 2-1 victory over Sunderland on Saturday. Lukaku, on loan from Chelsea, has already indicated he might be prepared to return to for a second season, and Long believes...
Via Fox Soccer
February 24, 2013  |  Discuss

Long dreaming of Europe spot

West Brom star Shane Long admits they are daring to dream of playing in Europe next season following their flying start to the campaign. The Baggies are currently flying high in third place in the Premier League after exceeding all expectations so far this term. Saturday's win at Sunderland was their fourth victory on the trot to maintain their best start to a season since...
Via Fox Soccer
November 26, 2012  |  Discuss
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