Shaun Maloney strike gives Scotland victory over Ireland
Shaun Maloney strike gives Scotland victory over Ireland

Scotland boosted their European Championship qualification chances as Shaun Maloney`s superb strike handed them a 1-0 win over the Republic of Ireland in Group D on Friday.

Shane Long at the double as Southampton down Leicester
Shane Long at the double as Southampton down Leicester

Southampton striker Shane Long came off the bench to bag a brace as the Premier League high-fliers clinched a 2-0 win over Leicester on Saturday.

Hull will spend fee for Long on new striker, Bruce pledges

Hull City will spend the money received for Ireland striker Shane Long on a replacement and already have names in mind, manager Steve Bruce told reporters on Friday.

Southampton swoop for Ireland striker Shane Long

Southampton announced on Thursday that they have signed Republic of Ireland striker Shane Long from Hull City on a four-year contract for an undisclosed fee.

Long and Jelavic strike to give Hull welcome win

Steve Bruce made a winning return to Sunderland on Saturday as his side Hull ended a winless run of five matches with a 2-0 win over the hosts who played almost the whole match with only 10 men.

Mel confident of achieving West Brom success

West Bromwich Albion`s new head coach Pepe Mel announced his arrival at the Premier League club by insisting his team will avoid relegation and then challenge for a place in Europe.

West Brom 2-1 Chelsea: Long & Odemwingie strike as Blues slip up in title chase

Shane Long was the star of the show as West Brom dealt Chelsea`s title hopes a blow with a hard-fought win at the Hawthorns.

West Brom sign Irish star Shane Long

Republic of Ireland international striker Shane Long became Premier League side West Brom`s sixth signing of the summer when he joined from Championship outfit Reading.

West Brom sign Irish star Shane Long

Republic of Ireland international striker Shane Long became Premier League side West Brom`s sixth signing of the summer when he joined from Championship outfit Reading.