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Shay Given

Born: April 20, 1976 (age 42)

Height: 6'0.5" (185cm)

Hometown: Lifford, Ireland
Nationality: Ireland Irish

Position: Goalkeeper
Shay Given of Stoke City kicks the ball during the Colonia Cup 2015 match between FC Porto and Stoke City FC at RheinEnergieStadion on August 2, 2015 in Cologne, Germany.
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Career History
Senior1991-1994Celtic
1994-1997Blackburn Rovers
→ 1994Swindon Town (loan)
→ 1995Swindon Town (loan)
→ 1996Sunderland (loan)
1997-2009Newcastle United
2009-2011Manchester City
2011-2015Aston Villa
2015-2017Stoke City
International1996-Republic of Ireland
Sports Mole has 412 articles about Shay Given. Articles 1 to 40:
Frank Lampard in a suit on February 25, 2017
Shay Given added to Derby County's backroom staff
Frank Lampard's Derby County appoint three new backroom staff members, including Irish goalkeeping icon Shay Given.
Jun 29, 10:11
A general shot of a Premier League football ahead of the Premier League clash between Everton and West Ham United at Goodison Park on October 30, 2016
Shay Given: 'I wanted to stay at Newcastle United for life but was forced out'
Shay Given claims in his new biography that he wanted to stay at Newcastle United for life but the club forced him out.
Oct 19, 17:38
A general shot of a Premier League football ahead of the Premier League clash between Everton and West Ham United at Goodison Park on October 30, 2016
Stoke City still in market for new signings
Stoke City chairman Peter Coates confirms that the club are still hopeful of doing more business this summer, having already brought in four new faces.
Jul 26, 22:16
A general shot of a Premier League football ahead of the Premier League clash between Everton and West Ham United at Goodison Park on October 30, 2016
Premier League: Transfer ins and outs - Summer 2017
Keep track of all of the confirmed transfers in the Premier League with Sports Mole's comprehensive guide.
Jun 6, 12:00
A general shot of a Premier League football ahead of the Premier League clash between Everton and West Ham United at Goodison Park on October 30, 2016
Shay Given rules out retirement after Stoke City departure
Free agent Shay Given is hoping for one final challenge in the sport before bringing down the curtain on his long-running career.
Jun 4, 14:13
Stoke City manager Mark Hughes watches on during his side's Premier League clash with Liverpool at Anfield on December 27, 2016
Giannelli Imbula, Bojan Krkic 'set for Stoke City exits this summer'
Stoke City manager Mark Hughes is set for a summer overhaul of his squad, with the likes of club-record signing Giannelli Imbula and Bojan Krkic among those to leave.
Feb 28, 13:47
On-loan Torino goalkeeper Joe Hart shouts instructions to his defence during the Serie A match against Atalanta on September 11, 2016
Shay Given urges Pep Guardiola to recall Joe Hart from Torino
Former Manchester City goalkeeper Shay Given urges Pep Guardiola to recall Joe Hart from his loan spell with Torino amid Claudio Bravo's struggles at the club.
Jan 17, 20:10
A general shot of a Premier League football ahead of the Premier League clash between Everton and West Ham United at Goodison Park on October 30, 2016
Mark Hughes: 'Derby County pricing Lee Grant out of Stoke City move'
Stoke City manager Mark Hughes says that Derby County are asking for "too much money" for goalkeeper Lee Grant, who is currently on loan at the Potters.
Dec 16, 10:27
A general shot of a Premier League football ahead of the Premier League clash between Everton and West Ham United at Goodison Park on October 30, 2016
Lee Grant keen to extend Stoke City loan spell beyond January
Lee Grant insists that he is loving life at Stoke City after becoming first-choice goalkeeper in Jack Butland's absence.
Oct 12, 20:51
A general shot of a Premier League football ahead of the Premier League clash between Everton and West Ham United at Goodison Park on October 30, 2016
Result: Crystal Palace demolish Stoke City to make it back-to-back victories
Crystal Palace put four past Stoke City and make it back-to-back wins in the Premier League.
Sep 18, 16:07
A general shot of a Premier League football ahead of the Premier League clash between Everton and West Ham United at Goodison Park on October 30, 2016
Result: Harry Kane scores first goal of season as Tottenham Hotspur run riot over Stoke
Harry Kane scores his first goal of the season as Tottenham Hotspur beat Stoke City 4-0 at the bet365 Stadium in the Premier League.
Sep 10, 17:17
A general shot of a Premier League football ahead of the Premier League clash between Everton and West Ham United at Goodison Park on October 30, 2016
Result: Unfortunate Shay Given own goal hands Everton victory over Stoke City
Shay Given's unfortunate second-half own goal proves enough to earn Everton a 1-0 victory against Stoke City at Goodison Park.
Aug 27, 16:53
A general shot of a Premier League football ahead of the Premier League clash between Everton and West Ham United at Goodison Park on October 30, 2016
Live Commentary: Everton 1-0 Stoke City - as it happened
Relive Sports Mole's live text coverage of Everton's 1-0 win over Stoke City, as the Toffees picked up the points to prolong their unbeaten start.
Aug 27, 14:00
A general shot of a Premier League football ahead of the Premier League clash between Everton and West Ham United at Goodison Park on October 30, 2016
Stoke City goalkeeper Jack Butland "unlikely" to return against Everton
Stoke City manager Mark Hughes claims that goalkeeper Jack Butland is "unlikely" to play this weekend as he continues to recover from an ankle injury.
Aug 25, 10:08
A general shot of a Premier League football ahead of the Premier League clash between Everton and West Ham United at Goodison Park on October 30, 2016
Result: Sergio Aguero, Nolito hit braces in Manchester City win
Manchester City continue their strong start to life under Pep Guardiola with a 4-1 win over Stoke City in the Premier League.
Aug 20, 14:26
A general shot of a Premier League football ahead of the Premier League clash between Everton and West Ham United at Goodison Park on October 30, 2016
Jack Butland 'could be back for Stoke City against Manchester City'
Stoke City goalkeeper Jack Butland could return to action for his side against Manchester City this weekend, according to assistant manager Mark Bowen.
Aug 16, 14:45
A general shot of a Premier League football ahead of the Premier League clash between Everton and West Ham United at Goodison Park on October 30, 2016
Mark Hughes 'feared' for Jack Butland following injury setback
Mark Hughes reveals that Jack Butland is only expected to miss the next few weeks, despite initially fearing the worst when seeing his goalkeeper pick up an injury.
Aug 13, 18:24
A general shot of a Premier League football ahead of the Premier League clash between Everton and West Ham United at Goodison Park on October 30, 2016
Team News: Four debuts for Middlesbrough against Stoke City
Victor Valdes and Alvaro Negredo are handed their Middlesbrough debuts against Stoke City at the Riverside.
Aug 13, 14:08
A general shot of a Premier League football ahead of the Premier League clash between Everton and West Ham United at Goodison Park on October 30, 2016
Shay Given hoping Republic of Ireland experience pays off at Euro 2016
Republic of Ireland goalkeeper Shay Given is hopeful that the squad's vast experience will stand them in good stead at Euro 2016 this summer.
Jun 9, 16:57
A general shot of a Premier League football ahead of the Premier League clash between Everton and West Ham United at Goodison Park on October 30, 2016
Keiren Westwood: 'I did not reject Republic of Ireland call-ups'
Republic of Ireland goalkeeper Keiren Westwood rejects claims that he turned down international call-ups over the past 12 months.
Jun 1, 22:26
A general shot of a Premier League football ahead of the Premier League clash between Everton and West Ham United at Goodison Park on October 30, 2016
Robbie Keane included in Republic of Ireland squad for Euro 2016
Robbie Keane is included in the Republic of Ireland squad for Euro 2016 despite concerns over his fitness.
May 31, 23:01
A general shot of a Premier League football ahead of the Premier League clash between Everton and West Ham United at Goodison Park on October 30, 2016
Result: Republic of Ireland slip to Belarus defeat
Republic of Ireland end their preparations for Euro 2016 with a disappointing 2-1 defeat to Belarus in Cork.
May 31, 21:35
A general shot of a Premier League football ahead of the Premier League clash between Everton and West Ham United at Goodison Park on October 30, 2016
Result: Mame Biram Diouf header sees Stoke City beat West Ham
Mame Biram Diouf scores in the final minutes as West Ham United must wait to find out if they qualify for the Europa League.
May 15, 17:06
A general shot of a Premier League football ahead of the Premier League clash between Everton and West Ham United at Goodison Park on October 30, 2016
Preview: Stoke City vs. West Ham United
Sports Mole previews the final-day Premier League clash between Stoke City and European hopefuls West Ham United at the Britannia Stadium.
May 14, 20:34
A general shot of a Premier League football ahead of the Premier League clash between Everton and West Ham United at Goodison Park on October 30, 2016
Team News: Sunderland unchanged against Stoke City
Sam Allardyce opts against making any changes for the trip to Stoke City in the Premier League.
Apr 30, 14:18
A general shot of a Premier League football ahead of the Premier League clash between Everton and West Ham United at Goodison Park on October 30, 2016
Preview: Stoke City vs. Sunderland
Sports Mole previews Saturday's Premier League clash between Stoke City and relegation-threatened Sunderland at the Britannia Stadium.
Apr 29, 13:47
A general shot of a Premier League football ahead of the Premier League clash between Everton and West Ham United at Goodison Park on October 30, 2016
Result: Manchester City hit four past Stoke City to regain third spot
Manchester City regain third place in the Premier League table with a 4-0 victory over Stoke City at the Etihad Stadium.
Apr 23, 14:36
A general shot of a Premier League football ahead of the Premier League clash between Everton and West Ham United at Goodison Park on October 30, 2016
Dele Alli: 'Tottenham Hotspur must keep going'
Tottenham Hotspur midfielder Dele Alli urges his teammates to continue in the same vein over the last four games of the season following their 4-0 win over Stoke.
Apr 18, 22:23
A general shot of a Premier League football ahead of the Premier League clash between Everton and West Ham United at Goodison Park on October 30, 2016
Result: Tottenham Hotspur thrash Stoke City to keep title dream alive
Tottenham Hotspur close the gap on leaders Leicester City to five points courtesy of a 4-0 rout over Stoke City at the Britannia Stadium.
Apr 18, 21:52
A general shot of a Premier League football ahead of the Premier League clash between Everton and West Ham United at Goodison Park on October 30, 2016
Team News: Tottenham Hotspur at full strength for Stoke City trip
Mauricio Pochettino names a strong Tottenham Hotspur starting lineup for their clash away at Stoke City.
Apr 18, 19:04
A general shot of a Premier League football ahead of the Premier League clash between Everton and West Ham United at Goodison Park on October 30, 2016
Mark Hughes: 'Give Jakob Haugaard time to adapt to Premier League'
Stoke City manager Mark Hughes insists that Jakob Haugaard needs time to adapt to the Premier League having conceded six goals in his first two top-flight appearances.
Apr 14, 18:54
A general shot of a Premier League football ahead of the Premier League clash between Everton and West Ham United at Goodison Park on October 30, 2016
Stoke City boss Mark Hughes: 'We will miss Jack Butland'
Stoke City boss Mark Hughes says that the Potters "will miss" injured goalkeeper Jack Butland in the final weeks of the season.
Apr 1, 20:20
A general shot of a Premier League football ahead of the Premier League clash between Everton and West Ham United at Goodison Park on October 30, 2016
Preview: Stoke City vs. Swansea City
Sports Mole looks ahead to Stoke City's home Premier League encounter against Swansea City at the Britannia Stadium.
Mar 31, 18:17
A general shot of a Premier League football ahead of the Premier League clash between Everton and West Ham United at Goodison Park on October 30, 2016
Danny Higginbotham: 'Shay Given should replace Jack Butland'
Danny Higginbotham urges Stoke City manager Mark Hughes to pick Shay Given in goal for this weekend's home game against Swansea City.
Mar 31, 12:39
Generic image of a locker room
Video: Sky Sports News left red-faced as prankster impersonates Shay Given
Sky Sports News gets duped live on air by a caller pretending to be Stoke City goalkeeper Shay Given.
Mar 28, 11:55
A general shot of a Premier League football ahead of the Premier League clash between Everton and West Ham United at Goodison Park on October 30, 2016
Preview: Stoke City vs. Liverpool
Sports Mole looks ahead to the first leg of the League Cup semi-final between Stoke City and Liverpool at the Britannia Stadium.
Jan 4, 10:21
A general shot of a Premier League football ahead of the Premier League clash between Everton and West Ham United at Goodison Park on October 30, 2016
Preview: Stoke City vs. Manchester United
Sports Mole previews Saturday's Premier League clash between Stoke City and Manchester United at the Britannia.
Dec 24, 11:01
A general shot of a Premier League football ahead of the Premier League clash between Everton and West Ham United at Goodison Park on October 30, 2016
Preview: West Ham United vs. Stoke City
Sports Mole previews the Premier League match between West Ham United and Stoke City at Upton Park.
Dec 11, 16:29
A general shot of a Premier League football ahead of the Premier League clash between Everton and West Ham United at Goodison Park on October 30, 2016
Preview: Stoke City vs. Sheffield Wednesday
Sports Mole previews Tuesday's Capital One Cup quarter-final between Stoke City and Sheffield Wednesday at the Britannia Stadium.
Nov 30, 15:11
A general shot of a Premier League football ahead of the Premier League clash between Everton and West Ham United at Goodison Park on October 30, 2016
On this day: Ruud van Nistelrooy hits Manchester United hat-trick
Thirteen years ago today, Ruud van Nistelrooy scored a hat-trick as Manchester United won an eight-goal contest against Newcastle United.
Nov 23, 06:00

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