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#Shay Given

# shay-given - Sunday 29 March, 2015

‘Goalkeepers are a very tight-knit group’ – Forde showed Given support despite being dropped

Aston Villa stopper Given was delighted to be back playing competitive matches for Ireland after a three-year absence.

# shay-given - Saturday 28 March, 2015

What should the Ireland starting XI to face Poland be? Here’s what our writers think

Robbie Keane or Shane Long? David Forde or Shay Given? James McClean or Robbie Brady?

# shay-given - Tuesday 24 March, 2015

Finders keepers? There was more talk today about who will play in goal for Ireland

“It’s the manager’s decision and there’s nothing I can do,” says David Forde.

# shay-given - Monday 23 March, 2015

‘We’re not going to go around two-footing one of them so you’ll get a game’

Competition for the Ireland number one jersey is fierce — just not that fierce, says Shay Given.

# shay-given - Wednesday 24 December, 2014

Here’s the 2014 Irish Fantasy Football team of the year

There are some notable omissions and surprise inclusions in the starting XI.

# shay-given - Tuesday 23 December, 2014

From the Premier League to the Ryder Cup – Donegal’s 2014 sporting moments

No Sam for the Hills but plenty of cheer nonetheless.

# shay-given - Tuesday 11 November, 2014

Given: Scotland wish McCarthy and McGeady were playing for them

Ireland’s former number one is adamant that any abuse from home fans won’t get to his Ireland team-mates.

# shay-given - Sunday 7 September, 2014

Forde, Walters and Quinn earn starting spots for Ireland’s clash with Georgia

Meanwhile, Wes Hoolahan, Shane Long and Shay Given all have to be content with a place on the bench.

# shay-given - Saturday 6 September, 2014

Quinn: I’d pick Forde over Given in goal for Georgia trip No1

Quinn: I’d pick Forde over Given in goal for Georgia trip

The ex-Ireland striker believes Martin O’Neill should stick with the current first choice keeper despite his predecessor’s return.

# shay-given - Thursday 4 September, 2014

5 talking points from last night’s Ireland-Oman game

Should O’Neill go with 4-5-1 or 4-4-2? What will be the starting XI against Georgia?

# shay-given - Wednesday 3 September, 2014

Shay Given will start for Ireland tonight after two years out

It’s a mixture of youth and experience for Ireland against Oman.

# shay-given - Tuesday 2 September, 2014

Martin O’Neill has dropped a few hints about his Ireland team to face Oman

Darron Gibson is set to start the Aviva Stadium friendly tomorrow night.

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Given: Jack Grealish is already good enough to play for Ireland

Robbie Brady and David Meyler faced a few questions about Hull’s rough treatment of the youngster on Sunday.

# shay-given - Monday 1 September, 2014

Given’s Ireland retirement was ‘eating away’ at him for two years

The 38-year-old denied stories that he has demanded a first-team place.

Given’s return won’t be a distraction to Ireland says O’Neill

The Irish keeper is back in training two years after retirement.

# shay-given - Saturday 30 August, 2014

Shay Given has returned to the Republic of Ireland squad this evening

The Donegal keeper is included for the first time since Euro 2012.

# shay-given - Thursday 28 August, 2014

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Opinion: Why Shay Given is still needed and Ireland can’t win anything with ‘kids’

Reports today suggest that the 38-year-old goalkeeper is set for a return to the international set-up.

# shay-given - Saturday 31 May, 2014

Shay Given spent his Friday night at Donegal county training

He didn’t keep a clean sheet, but he did pose for at least one selfie.

# shay-given - Wednesday 28 May, 2014

Shay Given may attend training with Donegal footballers this week

He’s not the first high-profile sports star to make the move.

# shay-given - Wednesday 16 April, 2014

Villa owner hails Lambert’s ‘loyalty and commitment’ after backroom suspensions

Shay Given “unhesitating in answering the manager’s call” to take up a temporary coaching post, Randy Lerner says.

# shay-given - Tuesday 15 April, 2014

Shay Given promoted to Villa coaching staff as club suspend Lambert assistant

Villa only four points clear of relegation zone after four straight defeats in the league.

# shay-given - Friday 21 February, 2014

Stephen Ireland ‘warming’ to idea of international return, says O’Neill

Shay Given will be ‘monitored’ by the Ireland boss, meanwhile.

# shay-given - Monday 20 January, 2014

Given unsure of international return after impressing in front of Keane

The former Ireland number one was watched by the assistant manager in Middlesbrough’s win over Charlton on Saturday.

# shay-given - Saturday 18 January, 2014

Keane to watch Given as Ireland weigh up goalkeeping options

Westwood injury leaves Ireland with a goalkeeping headache.

# shay-given - Wednesday 1 January, 2014

Middlesbrough extend Shay Given’s loan spell

The 37-year-old Irish goalkeeper will now stay at the Riverside until 28 February.

# shay-given - Sunday 29 December, 2013

Irish veterans roll back the years as O’Neill and Keane scout Championship

Shay Given and Richard Dunne played key roles in 0-0 draws this afternoon.

# shay-given - Thursday 26 December, 2013

11 of Donegal’s best sporting moments of 2013

No inter-county silverware, but plenty in the ring, rugby field and on the road.

# shay-given - Thursday 19 December, 2013

O’Neill not ruling out international return for Given

The Ireland manager says the 37-year-old could potentially be back involved in the set-up soon.

# shay-given - Thursday 5 December, 2013

GIF: Conor Sammon beats Shay Given with fluky winner for the Rams

The Derby County striker could hardly believe his luck after their 2-1 win over Middlesbrough.

# shay-given - Saturday 30 November, 2013

Clean sheet for Shay Given on his Middlesbrough debut

The former Ireland number one had a good day at his new, Riverside office.

# shay-given - Thursday 28 November, 2013

Middlesborough take Shay Given on one month loan deal

The 37-year-old could make his 600th club appearance against Bolton this Saturday.

# shay-given - Thursday 7 November, 2013

Shay Given leaves the door open for international return under O’Neill and Keane

Former Ireland keeper can’t dislodge Brad Guzan as Aston Villa’s number one.

# shay-given - Friday 27 September, 2013

Interview: Lawlor pulling out all the stops at Man City

The young Ireland goalkeeper is having a breakout season at the Premier League giants.

# shay-given - Thursday 12 September, 2013

‘Best to get new manager in before final group games’ – Given

The former Ireland goalkeeper would like to see Roy Keane or Martin O’Neill get the job.

# shay-given - Tuesday 10 September, 2013

Time’s up for Trap, says Shay Given

Former Ireland keeper feels the time is right for a change of manager.

# shay-given - Tuesday 3 September, 2013

3 Irish players who will be cursing Deadline Day

Note: QPR’s Richard Dunne is not one of those three.

# shay-given - Tuesday 27 August, 2013

5 Irish players who could do with a move this week

Time is running out for this lot if they are to find new clubs before Deadline Day.

# shay-given - Thursday 6 June, 2013

‘I’ll retire when I stop scoring goals’: Keane ready to re-write record books

Keane will become Ireland’s most-capped international when he leads out the team on his 126th appearance tomorrow.

# shay-given - Friday 24 May, 2013

22 signs that you’re a Donegal sports fan

Winning matches with Jimmy, saving penalties like Packie and scoring goals like Murphy.

# shay-given - Saturday 20 April, 2013

It’s Shay Given’s birthday so here are 8 terrible jerseys he’s had to wear

Because what else can you get a multi-million Euro footballer?

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