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Shay Given

Born: April 20, 1976 (age 45)

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 422 articles about Shay Given. Articles 1 to 40:
General view of Manchester City's Etihad Stadium taken September 2018
Gavin Bazunu "100%" aiming to become Man City's first-choice goalkeeper
The 19-year-old spent last season on loan at Rochdale.
Jun 7, 08:46
Republic of Ireland manager Stephen Kenny after the match on March 27, 2021
A closer look at Stephen Kenny's poor start to life with Ireland
Ireland lost 1-0 to Luxembourg in a World Cup qualifier on Saturday.
Mar 29, 12:35
Luxembourg's Gerson Rodrigues celebrates scoring their first goal on March 27, 2021
Result: Ireland 0-1 Luxembourg: Stephen Kenny's men embarrassed at home
Gerson Rodrigues scored the only goal of the game in Dublin.
Mar 27, 22:16
Derby County manager Wayne Rooney pictured in December 2020
Preview: Derby County vs. Preston North End - prediction, team news, lineups
Sports Mole previews Saturday's Championship clash between Derby County and Preston North End, including predictions, team news and possible lineups.
Dec 23, 22:19
Derby County's Wayne Rooney pictured in October 2020
Wayne Rooney to take sole charge of Derby for Wycombe clash
The former Manchester United forward will take responsibility for the team selection and tactics this weekend.
Nov 27, 10:12
Derby County's Wayne Rooney pictured in October 2020
Preview: Bristol City vs. Derby County - prediction, team news, lineups
Sports Mole previews Saturday's Championship fixture between Bristol City and Derby County, including predictions, team news and lineups.
Nov 19, 21:19
Derby County's Wayne Rooney pictured in October 2020
Wayne Rooney wants to succeed Phillip Cocu as Derby County boss
The former England forward is part of a coaching team in interim charge.
Nov 19, 17:15
Republic of Ireland manager Stephen Kenny pictured on November 15, 2020
A look at Ireland's winless start under Stephen Kenny
Ireland have won only three of their last 20 competitive games.
Nov 16, 12:57
Dennis Bergkamp for Arsenal
Dennis Bergkamp's 10 greatest goals of all time
To mark Dennis Bergkamp's 51st birthday, Sports Mole counts down the Netherlands, Ajax, Inter Milan and Arsenal legend's 10 greatest ever goals.
May 10, 12:29
Shay Given in action for Stoke City in August 2016
Can you name Republic of Ireland's centurions?
To mark Shay Given's 44th birthday, Sports Mole challenges you to name every player to have earned at least 100 caps for Republic of Ireland.
Apr 20, 11:00
General view of Derby County's Pride Park Stadium taken February 2013
Derby County 'want goalkeeper Daniel Bachmann from Watford'
Derby County are reportedly interested in Watford goalkeeper Daniel Bachmann.
Jul 20, 14:59
Derby County boss Frank Lampard celebrates reaching the playoffs on May 5, 2019
Frank Lampard 'wants Didier Drogba as part of his backroom staff at Chelsea'
A report claims that Chelsea are to appoint legendary midfielder Frank Lampard as Maurizio Sarri's successor and Didier Drogba will join his backroom staff.
Jun 14, 23:11
Arsenal goalkeeper Petr Cech claps supporters after his side's Premier League defeat to Manchester City on August 12, 2018
Petr Cech takes his place among the Premier League goalkeeper greats
The Arsenal keeper holds the record for the highest number of Premier League clean sheets with 202.
Jan 15, 15:29
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

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ChinaChina24141351
United StatesUnited States20231659
JapanJapan175931
AustraliaAustralia1431431
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Monday's key events


ATHLETICS
· There are no Brits in the women's 100m hurdles final, but Puerto Rico's Jasmine Camacho-Quinn, fresh from breaking the Olympic record in the semis, will hope to pip world record holder Kendra Harrison to gold (3.50am)
· The women's 5000m final also has no Team GB representation, but two-time world champion Hellen Obiri of Kenya will be looking to add an Olympic gold to her list of honours (1.40pm)

SAILING
· The women's skiff 49er FX (6.33am) and men's skiff 49er (7.33am) come to their conclusion, with Team GB involved in both medal races

FOOTBALL
· A place in the women's gold medal match is up for grabs, starting with an all-North American semi-final between United States and Canada (9am)
· Australia, who edged past Team GB's in a seven-goal quarter-final thriller, take on Sweden in the second semi-final (12pm)

CYCLING
· The track cycling schedule gets underway, with Team GB holding a particular interest in the team pursuit qualifying. Laura Kenny is part of the women's team (7.54am), while the men's team includes Ed Clancy (9.02am)

ARTISTIC GYMNASTICS
· The Gadirova twins Jessica and Jennifer will both take part in the women's floor final as they look to add to their team bronze (9.57am)

WEIGHTLIFTING
· Newly-crowned European champion Emily Campbell flies the flag for Great Britain in the women's +87kg, but faces stiff competition for medals from China's Li Wenwen and New Zealand's Laurel Hubbard (11.50am)

HOCKEY
· The women's hockey quarter-finals begin, with Team GB last up against Spain (1pm)

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