# Shay Given

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# Vaccinations
'It nearly feels like a bullying campaign' - Given says Robinson's healthcare is his own choice
The former Ireland goalkeeper believes players should not be criticised if they opt against getting the Covid-19 vaccine.
Shay Given heads up group to source PPE for frontline healthcare staff 'working to save our lives'
The not for profit will use funds raised to manufacture masks approved for use in the NHS.
# the decision
‘England have got into his head’ – Shay Given hits out at Southgate over Rice pursuit
The former Ireland goalkeeper believes that the teenager should have “nailed his colours to the mast” after turning out for the country previously.
# safe pair of hands
Shay Given joins Frank Lampard's backroom team at Derby County
Ireland’s most-capped stopper will take over the goalkeeping coach duties at the Rams.
# World Class
Shay Given backs Man City star to dominate for a decade
The Irishman has been impressed with Brazilian goalkeeper Ederson.
# Looking Back
'This was '80s Ireland... It was felt a man couldn’t possibly bring 6 children up on his own'
In this extract from his autobiography, Shay Given recalls the tragic passing of his mother when he was just four years old.
# intimidating
‘There were no women allowed in the crowd… It was the most hostile place I’ve ever played football’
Shay Given chats to The42 about facing Iran in Tehran and other past World Cup play-offs.
# In the frame
The 22 contenders for eir Sport Sports Book of the Year - including The42's debut
It is the third year of the prize, which was won by ‘What Do You Think of That’ by Kerry footballer Kieran Donaghy in 2016.
# Shay Given
'One of the hardest days of my life': Shay Given bids farewell to Donegal coach Pat Shovelin
The former Donegal GAA goalkeeping coach was laid to rest on Tuesday.
# Depression
'Gary Speed was a huge friend of mine. I never thought he had any issues'
Shay Given speaks to The42 about his late former teammate and his career in football.
# Concern
'Where's the new Keane, Duffer or Dunney?' - Given fears for lack of young players coming through
The ex-Ireland goalkeeper would also like to see the current management team stay on beyond this campaign.
# standing out
Do you agree with our all-time Irish Premier League XI?
As the Premier League officially turns 25, we look at some of the Boys in Green stars who have graced the top flight in recent years.
# Pre-Season
Free agents Given, Brown and Bruce train with non-league club in bid to keep fit
The former Premier League trio are currently searching for new employers.
# Wave Goodbye
John O'Shea among the Irish players to be released by clubs
The veteran defender’s stay at Sunderland has come to an end.
# uncertainty
8 Irish players who could be on the move this summer
Shane Long and other stars who could join new clubs in the coming months.
# Wave Goodbye
Irish goalkeeping great Shay Given could be set to retire after release from Stoke
The Donegal native made five Premier League appearances this season.
# Not done yet
Taking goalkeeping tips from Shay Given videos and chasing the All-Ireland dream
Monaghan goalkeeper Linda Martin has returned to the county fold after taking a year out.
# Round-Up
Stoke drop Given but concede late equaliser to WBA as Palace comeback to haunt Sunderland
Plus, a first league defeat of the season for Everton.
# Analysis
Mourinho's struggles, Given well past his best and more Premier League talking points
Plus, it has been a great start to the season for both Merseyside clubs.
# Twittersphere
Bubbles O'Dwyer channels Michael Conlan - it's the sporting tweets of the week
Plus, Gary Neville trolls his Sky Sports colleague Jamie Carragher.
# class is permanent
40-year-old Shay Given set for prolonged spell as Stoke's first-choice after Butland injury setback
The former Republic of Ireland international has started all four of the club’s games so far this season.
# Social Media
Why Michael Fennelly shouldn't watch Brad Pitt in Troy! It's the sporting tweets of the week
Shay Given, Olive Loughnane and Razor Ruddock also make our latest list of favourites.
# relentless
Shay Given became third-oldest player to appear in a Premier League opener earlier
His Stoke side were held to a 1-1 draw by Middlesbrough.
# Ciao
Jason McAteer picked his Ireland XI and reveals Franco Baresi's respect for Paul McGrath
Trigger was in good form.
# kind words
Roy Keane sent Shay Given 'touching' message after he announced his international retirement
The Ireland assistant manager was also influential in Given making his comeback.
# Opinion
Shay Given's consummate professionalism turned him into Ireland's greatest ever goalkeeper
Ireland’s longest serving player confirmed his retirement from international duty on Thursday.
# Time to go
'One of the best goalkeepers ever to don an Ireland shirt' - O'Neill hails retiring Given
The Ireland manager has been speaking about the former number one after he announced the end of his Ireland career.
# thursday
A legend retires from Ireland duty, two more GAA players head to Oz and today's sport
Meanwhile, Ireland’s Chef de Mission has responded to claims about the athletes’ living quarters at the Rio Olympics.
# Hanging up the gloves
Shay Given retires from international football for the second time
The 40-year-old has called time on an illustrious Ireland career.
# Dad's Army
'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.
# Concern
'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.
# Competition
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.
# another setback
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.
# Opinion
Shay Given at 40: Why the Ireland goalkeeping legend must go to the Euros
The Donegal native celebrates his birthday this week.
# He's back
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?
# Decision time
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.
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.
# When opportunity knocks
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.
# car crash tv
Some prankster rang Sky Sports pretending to be Shay Given and they put him on air
Did the Ireland goalkeeper ever sound like that?
# Chance
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.