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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 Ireland127(0)

Shay Given : Aston Villa News
“Speaking to TalkSport, Aston Villa goalkeeper Shay Given has urged the club’s supporters not to go ahead with their planned protest at the start of Saturday’s home game against Liverpool.”
 Here Is The City  13 days ago
“After a weekend of shocks, Aston Villa delivered their own surprise by scoring Shaun MacDonald off the line before Eunan O’Kane drew a scrambling save from Shay Given with a powerful low drive.”
 Daily Telegraph  Yesterday
“Aston Villa progressed to the fifth round of the FA Cup yesterday MacDonald was involved again, this time beating Shay Given only to see his effort cleared off the line by Kieran Richardson, before Weimann shot wide of goal from outside of the box”
 Morning Star  2 days ago
“Eunan O'Kane had a run and a shot that forced a fingertip save from Shay Given who showed his continued value, and a clever flick played in Harry Arter behind the Villa defence, who managed to round Given but Kieran Richardson cleared off the line.”
 7500 TO HOLTE  3 days ago
“In fact, they tested the nerve of Villa's fans right in front of the Holte End stronghold when Shaun MacDonald rounded keeper Shay Given and sent an angled shot goalwards, only to see Kieran Richardson block just in front of the line.”
 Daily Star  4 days ago
“Paul Lambert insisted Fabian Delph is irreplaceable at Aston Villa after the England star penned a new off the line from Shaun MacDonald and Eunan O'Kane was denied by Shay Given.”
 World Soccer Talk  4 days ago
“The visit of Bournemouth, the Championship leaders and highest scorers in all four divisions, to a confidence-shy Aston Villa would have found themselves behind after Shaun MacDonald latched onto a Harry Arter ball and rounded Shay Given before firing”
 The Daily Express  4 days ago
“The Cherries arguably edged a tight first half, with Shaun MacDonald having the best chance, with the Welsh midfielder rounding Aston Villa 'keeper Shay Given before failing to find the target from an acute angle.”
 Up the Cherries  4 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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    Goalkeepers
    Shay Given Brad Guzan
    Defenders
    Chris Herd Alan Hutton
    Matthew Lowton Aly Cissokho
    Philippe Senderos Ciaran Clark
    Nathan Baker Jores Okore
    Ron Vlaar
    Midfielders
    Andreas Weimann Joe Cole
    Gabriel Agbonlahor Charles N'Zogbia
    Jack Grealish Kieran Richardson
    Leandro Bacuna Fabian Delph
    Ashley Westwood Carlos Sanchez
    Tom Cleverley
    Forwards
    Darren Bent Christian Benteke
    Libor Kozak
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