Having surpassed the total of 100 caps required for membership, he is part of the FIFA Century Club.  Newcastle conceded a further three times away to Barcelona, beat Bayer Leverkusen at home and in Germany (with Given saving an Oliver Neuville penalty in the home tie), and drew with Inter at San Siro, however a 2–0 loss at home against Barcelona meant that the club finished third in their group and failed to qualify for the knockout stages. , On 15 April 2014, Given was appointed temporary assistant to Paul Lambert after the club suspended Ian Culverhouse and Gary Karsa, pending an internal investigation for an undisclosed reason.. Given played at UEFA Euro 2012 and was selected in Martin O'Neill's 23-man squad for UEFA Euro 2016 but didn't appear in any of Ireland's four matches at the tournament. Date of birth/Age:  Despite winning the second leg 2–1, Villa were eliminated from the competition. Shay Given So I know it sounds boring but until it appears on the official site then start believing. ", "Modern Magpies 2003/04: Belgrade Blues, Euro Excitement", "Modern Magpies 2004/05: Souness Replaces Bobby", "Modern Magpies 2005/06: Al And Owen Record Breakers! Given would come out of retirement in 2014 however, and quickly regain his number one place in the national side.  Newcastle manager Joe Kinnear had already stated that the club was "not interested at all in selling him", and described the amount on offer for Given as "insulting". But don’t think that will stop sites/papers reporting on possible keeper targets. Given signed a two-year contract with Stoke City on 10 July 2015. Instead, they competed in the UEFA Cup, and this is where they would begin to see more European success. He equalled Packie Bonner's record of 80 caps against Slovakia on 28 March 2007.  Given's initial one-month loan deal was extended to the end of February 2014 and ultimately, he made his last appearance for Middlesbrough on 22 February, in a 0–0 draw against Leeds United. This page was last modified on 28 November 2015, at 16:12. Once again we got a shedload of answers and correct ones at that saying The Cesc’s made his debut for The Arsenal aged 16 years old, so well done Darren and thank you all for all your entries.  After a transfer fee initially reported to be around £8 million was agreed between the clubs, Given signed for Manchester City on 1 February, with the transfer window set to close the following day. A steady influence between the posts, Shay Given was one of the Premier Leagues most relied upon keepers for over a decade. He retired having made 451 Premier League appearances and kept 113 clean sheets. They ended up in 4th place, but Given’s contributions in goal led to him being named in the PFA Team of the Year. This is the perfomance data of Shay Given from Karriereende. Although he submitted a transfer request during the 2000–01 campaign after losing his position in the starting line-up, it was denied, and Given went on to regain his place. This statistic shows which kit numbers the player already wore during international caps. He continued playing in qualifiers and would make it into the Euro 2016 squad, but didn’t play a game. He starred for Newcastle in his early years at the club but faced a major challenge in 2000 after an injury ruled him out, allowing understudy Steve Harper to take his place with some very impressive performances. Given started his career at Celtic, however he never made a first-team appearance and he was released and signed by Blackburn Rovers on a free transfer in 1994. Although he submitted a transfer request during the 2000–01 campaign after losing his position in the starting line-up, it was denied, and Given went on to regain his place.