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#Shay Given

# shay-given - Thursday 9 June, 2016

'Back in 96, I was delighted to play one game so to be here 20 years later is phenomenal'

He may be the oldest player in the oldest squad at Euro 2016, but Shay Given believes he still has something to offer.

# shay-given - Tuesday 24 May, 2016

'It's not just me who's not played enough games'

The goalkeeper discusses his “frustrating” season at Stoke and his hopes for this summer.

# shay-given - Saturday 30 April, 2016

Which goalkeepers will Ireland take to the Euros?

With Rob Elliot injured, there has been much discussion over who will take his place in the squad this summer.

# shay-given - Saturday 23 April, 2016

Further injury woe for Shay Given as he limps out of Stoke's game at Man City

The 40-year-old conceded twice and didn’t appear for the second-half.

# shay-given - Wednesday 20 April, 2016

Shay Given at 40: Why the Ireland goalkeeping legend must go to the Euros

The Donegal native celebrates his birthday this week.

# shay-given - Monday 18 April, 2016

It's a big night for Shay Given as he makes his first Premier League start for Stoke

Has the door to Martin O’Neill’s Euro 2016 squad been flung open?

# shay-given - Sunday 10 April, 2016

Opinion: He's an Irish football icon but Shay Given should not go to Euro 2016

The veteran goalkeeper will be hoping to get the chance to impress at Stoke City before the tournament begins.

# shay-given - Saturday 2 April, 2016

Bump in Given’s road to Euro 2016 as he sits on bench for Stoke’s draw

Jakob Haugaard filled in for Jack Butland and was wrong-footed by two deflected Swansea strikes in a 2 – 2 draw.

# shay-given - Monday 28 March, 2016

Given can boost Euro 2016 chances thanks to Butland injury – O’Neill

The Ireland boss also spoke about the uncertainty around the fitness issue that has kept Robbie Keane out of this week’s friendlies.

# shay-given - Sunday 27 March, 2016

Some prankster rang Sky Sports pretending to be Shay Given and they put him on air

Did the Ireland goalkeeper ever sound like that?

Shay Given could be handed Euro 2016 boost after colleague’s misfortune

The goalkeeper has struggled for game time at Stoke since joining the club in the summer.

# shay-given - Saturday 12 March, 2016

Martin O’Neill’s Damien Delaney excuses ring hollow

The 34-year-old defender was left out of Ireland’s 40-man squad announced yesterday.

# shay-given - Wednesday 13 January, 2016

‘You loved Newcastle, Pav, but I can assure you that Newcastle loved you’ RIP

‘You loved Newcastle, Pav, but I can assure you that Newcastle loved you’

Shay Given and fellow Newcastle legends pay respects to Srnicek at memorial service in England’s north-east.

# shay-given - Tuesday 29 December, 2015

Here’s who we think will make Ireland’s 23-man Euro 2016 squad

Martin O’Neill faces a number of tough decisions ahead of this summer’s big event.

# shay-given - Monday 21 December, 2015

Irish goalkeeper David Forde’s Euro 2016 hopes have been given a boost

The 35-year-old stopper lost his place in the Ireland side earlier this year.

# shay-given - Monday 12 October, 2015

5 winners and losers after Ireland secure Euro 2016 play-off berth

It was a mixed week for the Boys in Green.

# shay-given - Friday 9 October, 2015

Good news on the injury front for Martin O’Neill ahead Poland clash

Seamus Coleman and Marc Wilson will be available for selection in Warsaw on Sunday.

# shay-given - Tuesday 6 October, 2015

Squeaky bum time! Here’s what needs to happen for Ireland to qualify for Euro 2016

It’s make-or-break time for Marty and the boys.

# shay-given - Monday 5 October, 2015

Given: ‘It’s going to be a big day of sport in the bars around the country’

Ireland’s senior football and rugby teams both play crucial games this Sunday, but the number one goalkeeper must first focus on the small matter of Germany’s visit to Dublin.

# shay-given - Monday 28 September, 2015

Could Ireland have done more to get Jack Grealish on board?

The midfielder confirmed his decision to declare for England today.

# shay-given - Friday 17 July, 2015

Ireland’s Shay Given will NOT be first-choice for Stoke this season

Mark Hughes’ decision could have consequences for the Donegal native at international level.

# shay-given - Monday 13 July, 2015

3 winners and 3 losers from the summer transfer window so far

Halfway through the summer, many clubs’ squads are starting to take shape.

# shay-given - Friday 10 July, 2015

Shay Given has found himself a new Premier League club

The 39-year-old is joining Stoke City after agreeing a two-year deal today.

# shay-given - Thursday 9 July, 2015

Stoke swoop in for Given, RvP off to Turkey and today’s transfer gossip

Yohan Cabaye is also closing in on a return to the Premier League, while La Galaxy are about to land another major coup.

# shay-given - Wednesday 8 July, 2015

2 Irish internationals could be on their way to Middlesbrough

Ireland goalkeeper Shay Given looks set to depart Villa Park imminently.

# shay-given - Saturday 13 June, 2015

5 talking points ahead of Ireland’s massive clash with Scotland

Martin O’Neill has plenty of selection headaches and a win would put his side in pole position for third place.

# shay-given - Thursday 11 June, 2015

Open thread: What should the Ireland team to face Scotland be?

Our writers give their thoughts ahead of Saturday’s crucial Euro 2016 qualifier.

# shay-given - Tuesday 9 June, 2015

Here’s what the Irish team to face Scotland would be — based on Fantasy Football stats

Damien Delaney and Stephen Quinn are among those to feature.

# shay-given - Thursday 28 May, 2015

There was some great news for Shay Given’s chances of starring in the FA Cup final today

The Donegal goalkeeper was back training for Aston Villa ahead of Saturday’s meeting with Arsenal.

# shay-given - Thursday 21 May, 2015

Player ratings: how the Irish senior footballers got on for their clubs this season

It’s been a mixed year for the Boys in Green in England.

# shay-given - Saturday 16 May, 2015

Shane Long lobs Shay Given from all of 35 yards in 6-1 drubbing of Villa

Southampton scored five first half goals with the Ireland striker notching twice on a miserable afternoon for Tim Sherwood’s side.

# shay-given - Tuesday 28 April, 2015

The Ireland team has changed A LOT since the last time they played the North

A meeting between the sides was announced yesterday for the beginning of June.

# shay-given - Tuesday 21 April, 2015

Jack Grealish ‘at a crossroads’, says Given, as English FA step up their interest

English FA reportedly want the Villa youngster to play at next month’s U20 Toulon Tournament.

# shay-given - Sunday 19 April, 2015

Jack Grealish played a key role for Villa as they beat Liverpool at Wembley

The 19-year-old was involved in both goals as Tim Sherwood’s side stunned the Reds.

# shay-given - Tuesday 14 April, 2015

Is Charles N’Zogbia the Premier League’s worst dresser?

Shay Given thinks so and we’re inclined to agree.

# 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.

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