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Football Fans Predicting The End Of The World As Shane Long Finally Scores Again

Football Fans Predicting The End Of The World As Shane Long Finally Scores Again
By Eoin Lyons

Poor Shane Long. The Southampton striker hasn't scored for club nor country since last February but alas, thanks to a neat finish against Crystal Palace, the Tippearary man has finally ended his 35 game drought.

The Ireland striker latched onto a pullback from Jeremy Pied and stroked a powerful shot beyond the helpless Hennessey.

The footballing world could scarcely believe the Ireland man had found the back of the net and some were predicting the end of the world in the wake of the news:

Long has already jumped ahead in the most goals in a calendar year stakes...

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Pollemma with some needless hyperbole:

Chris from Twitter with a safe bet:

Ciarán Duffy somehow manages to ruin the party:

Hopefully Long can build on this goal and really stake his claim in this Southampton team, because no one deserves some good fortune more than he does.

 

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