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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)
1996–2012Republic of Ireland125(0)

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“Shay Given - Aston Villa’s oldest squad member – reckons pre-season is no longer a loathed time of the year. The back-up goalkeeper, 38, has completed this gruelling period in the footballing calender 22 times over his years.”
 Birmingham Mail  10 days ago
“Aston Villa goalkeeper Shay Given today praised the impact Roy Keane has had on the club since being appointed assistant. Keane, who has previously managed Sunderland and Ipswich, became Paul Lambert’s deputy this summer.”
 Express & Star  14 days ago
“Aston Villa goalkeeper Shay Given has spoken positively of the impact Roy Keane has had on the club since being named Paul Lambert’s new assistant manager earlier this summer.”
 Here Is The City  15 days ago
“Aston Villa goalkeeper Shay Given has praised the impact Roy Keane has had on the club since being appointed assistant manager.”
 Sky Sports  15 days ago
“Under orders from chairman Randy Lerner to slash the wage bill he axed Hutton from first team plans along with other experienced stars including Shay Given and Darren Bent UP NEXT: HULL (a) Sunday, Premier League ASTON VILLA (4-2-3-1): Guzan 6, Hutton”
 Daily Star  2 days ago
“Aston Villa’s comeback king Alan Hutton Darren Bent, Stephen Ireland, Shay Given, Charles N’Zogbia and Barry Bannan out of the club.”
 Daily Mail  2 days ago
“The 29-year-old American has proved himself a great shot-stopper after wresting the number one spot from Shay Given a couple of seasons ago.”
 TheSentinel  3 days ago
“Our fourth day of roundtable previews continues as we try to figure out who VIlla's most important player is With Jed Steer out on loan, that leaves Shay Given to take over if Guzan gets injured.”
 7500 TO HOLTE  7 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
  • Republic of Ireland All-Time Most Capped

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    Goalkeepers
    Brad Guzan Shay Given
    Defenders
    Ron Vlaar Jores Okore
    Nathan Baker Ciaran Clark
    Philippe Senderos Aly Cissokho
    Joe Bennett Enda Stevens
    Matthew Lowton Alan Hutton
    Midfielders
    Gary Gardner Leandro Bacuna
    Kieran Richardson Charles N'Zogbia
    Joe Cole Carlos Sanchez
    Chris Herd Fabian Delph
    Andreas Weimann Gabriel Agbonlahor
    Karim El Ahmadi Ashley Westwood
    Forwards
    Darren Bent Libor Kozak
    Christian Benteke
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