1108 Ryan Longman

Biography

Striker Ryan Longman joined Hull City on a season long loan in July 2021. After a period of COVID-19 self-isolation hampered the last few days of Ryan’s pre-season, he made his first team debut in the Tigers first Championship home game of the season only to be subsitituted after half an hour due to a knock. He quickly returned from injury and provided a capable alternative to Mallik Wilks on the right side of the attack, as autumn turned to winter Ryan won a place on the right of a five man midfield and compiled a consistent run of games that featured goals and assists. This form encouraged new owner Acun Ilicali to trigger a purchase clause and Longman was signed for £750,000 on January 2022 transfer window deadline day. He ended a successful first season with the Tigers swapping the right wing back role with Lewie Coyle.

Longman inhabited the fringes of the first team during the first part of the 2022/23 season, playing on both wings and coming on as impact substitute as City’s early season good form toppled and saw the departure of Shota Arveladze. Ryan’s workrate was not in question but a number of high profile misses in front of goal drew the ire of mouthier supporters – he was able to bat those words back at the doubters when he was handed the centre forward role by Andy Dawson and scored goals in fine away wins at Blackpool and Rotherham United. He continued to play an important role in new boss Liam Rosenior’s squad, playing in a variety of forward positions.

Longman found himself on the fringes of the first team at the start of the 2023/24 season, a trial with a Turkish club did not lead to a transfer but at the end of August 2023 he joined Championship rivals Millwall on a season-long loan. He scored three goals in 36 appearances for the Lions, including a fine strike from the left flank against Leicester City that won the Millwall goal of the season award.

Ryan James Longman was born in the leafy surroundings of Redhill in Surrey and came through the academy system at Brighton & Hove Albion. He made his Seagulls senior debut in an EFL Trophy tie against AFC Wimbledon in September 2019 and made two further Cup appearances that season, the totality of his first team action for the Seagulls prior to his move to Hull City. Longman spent the 2020/21 season on loan at League One side AFC Wimbledon, scoring his first senior goal in September 2020 against Plymouth Argyle and ending the season with nine goals from 52 appearances before joining the Tigers at the start of the following season.

Details

Nationality: England
Date/Place of Birth: 6 November 2000, Redhill
Hull City First Game: 14 August 2021, Queens Park Rangers H (Championship), 20 years, 281 days old
Hull City Final Game: [current player]

Clubs

Brighton & Hove Albion (2018-2022), AFC Wimbledon (2020-2021, loan), Hull City (2021-2022, loan), Hull City (2022-current), Millwall (2023-2024, loan)

Hull City Record

Career: 73 apps, 7 goals

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2021/2226 (9)40 (1)1
2022/2319 (18)2
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