Shay Given: still okay for the Euros, we're told.
Euro 2012

Shay Given to go to London to see knee specialist

“This is purely precautionary and Shay remains fine for the Euros,” the FAI insist.

IRELAND’S INJURY WORRIES, ahead of next month’s European Championships, deepened today.

The FAI have confirmed that veteran goalkeeper Shay Given will travel to London tomorrow morning to consult a knee specialist.

The Aston Villa shot-stopper sat out training for the past couple of days but the association insist the decision to head to England is precautionary.

“Shay Given will travel to London tomorrow to visit a knee specialist that he has seen in the past. He will return to Portmarnock in the evening,” a spokesperson said.

“This is purely precautionary and Shay remains fine for the Euros.”

The news on given comes as Paul McShane prepares to join the squad as cover. Ireland play Bosnia in their final home friendly at the Aviva Stadium on Saturday afternoon.

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