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Name: Shay Given  
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Date of Birth: 20th April 1976
Place of Birth: Lifford, Co Donegal
Profession: Footballer
From Wikipedia, the free Encyclopedia

Seamus (Shay) Given (born April 20, 1976 in Lifford, County Donegal) is an

Irish football goalkeeper. He plays for Newcastle United and the Republic of Ireland national team.

He was originally on the Celtic youth team before moving to Blackburn Rovers, where he was spotted by Peter Reid, who loaned him for Sunderland. At Sunderland, he showed himself to be a capable player, and soon after leaving Sunderland was poached by their local rivals Newcastle.

For Ireland, Given has been capped over 60 times and was his country's starter at the 2002 World Cup.


  • Blackburn Rovers (1994-1998)
  • Swindon Town (1994-1995) (on loan)
  • Sunderland (1995) (on loan)
  • Newcastle United (1998-)

External link

  • Official site

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