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Profile of the Irish footballer Shay Given, who currently plays as a goalkeeper at Aston Villa. The 38-year old player Given joined Aston Villa from Man City and wears the number 31 shirt.

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Shay Given Career
1994–1997Blackburn Rovers2(0)
1994Swindon Town (loan)0(0)
1996Swindon Town (loan)5(0)
1996Sunderland (loan)17(0)
1997–2009Newcastle United354(0)
2009–2011Manchester City50(0)
2011–Aston Villa34(0)
2013–2014Middlesbrough (loan)16(0)

Republic of Ireland U215(0)
1996–Republic of Ireland125(0)

Shay Given : Aston Villa News
“Life has not been kind to Shay Given since he quit international football in the aftermath of Ireland’s miserable 2012 European Championship performances, yet he has returned to the squad this week feeling reinvigorated, refreshed and ready to reclaim”
 Daily Telegraph  Today
“Republic of Ireland veteran Shay Given is convinced starlet Jack Grealish is ready to play senior international football now.”
 Birmingham Mail  Today
“Aston Villa goalkeeper Shay Given has rejected rumours that he demanded to be included in the Republic of Ireland squad. The 38-year-old was named in the 27-man party by manager Martin O'Neill, despite his lack of first-team football at Villa Park.”
 Sports Mole  Today
“Aston Villa goalkeeper Shay Given has been called up by the Republic of Ireland - two years after retiring from international football.”
 suttoncoldfieldobserver.co.uk  2 days ago
“Republic of Ireland manager Martin O'Neill has recalled Aston Villa goalkeeper Shay Given to the national squad.”
 YAHOOSports  3 days ago
“Shay Given has previously won 125 caps with the Republic of Ireland Shay Given is in line for a shock recall to the Republic of Ireland squad.”
 Birmingham Mail  3 days ago
“IRELAND manager Martin O’Neill has suggested that Shay Given will feature at some point in Wednesday join the squad in Dublin ahead of the game at the Aviva Stadium.”
 The Irish Post  Today
“Shay Given could make his first competitive appearance for Aston Villa since January 2013 against Leyton Orient in the Capital One Cup.”
 Eat Sleep Sport  6 days ago
Shay Given Career Honours
  • Sunderland: Football League First Division (1): 1995–96
  • Newcastle United: UEFA Intertoto Cup (1): 2006
  • Manchester City: FA Cup (1): 2011
  • Republic of Ireland: Nations Cup (1): 2011
  • FAI Senior International Player of the Year (2): 2005, 2006
  • Newcastle United F.C. Player of the Year (1): 2006
  • PFA Team of the Year (2): 2001–02, 2005–06

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