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#Shay Given

# shay-given - Friday 1 May, 2020

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.

# shay-given - Tuesday 25 September, 2018

‘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.

# shay-given - Friday 29 June, 2018

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.

# shay-given - Wednesday 4 April, 2018

Shay Given backs Man City star to dominate for a decade

The Irishman has been impressed with Brazilian goalkeeper Ederson.

# shay-given - Saturday 30 December, 2017

'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.

# shay-given - Sunday 5 November, 2017

‘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.

# shay-given - Wednesday 25 October, 2017

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 - Tuesday 24 October, 2017

'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.

# shay-given - Sunday 22 October, 2017

'Gary Speed was a huge friend of mine. I never thought he had any issues' Depression This post contains videos

'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.

# shay-given - Thursday 7 September, 2017

'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.

# shay-given - Tuesday 15 August, 2017

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.

# shay-given - Thursday 13 July, 2017

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.

# shay-given - Friday 9 June, 2017

John O'Shea among the Irish players to be released by clubs

The veteran defender’s stay at Sunderland has come to an end.

# shay-given - Monday 29 May, 2017

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.

# shay-given - Friday 26 May, 2017

Irish goalkeeping great Shay Given could be set to retire after release from Stoke

The Donegal native made five Premier League appearances this season.

# shay-given - Sunday 16 April, 2017

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.

# shay-given - Saturday 24 September, 2016

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.

# shay-given - Sunday 18 September, 2016

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.

# shay-given - Sunday 11 September, 2016

Bubbles O'Dwyer channels Michael Conlan - it's the sporting tweets of the week

Plus, Gary Neville trolls his Sky Sports colleague Jamie Carragher.

# shay-given - Friday 2 September, 2016

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.

# shay-given - Sunday 28 August, 2016

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.

# shay-given - Saturday 13 August, 2016

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.

# shay-given - Thursday 4 August, 2016

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.

# shay-given - Friday 29 July, 2016

Shay Given's consummate professionalism turned him into Ireland's greatest ever goalkeeper Opinion This post contains videos

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.

'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.

# shay-given - Thursday 28 July, 2016

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.

Shay Given retires from international football for the second time

The 40-year-old has called time on an illustrious Ireland career.

# 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.

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