SHAY GIVEN BACK IN IRELAND SQUAD

first_imgMARTIN O’NEILL has recalled Shay Given back into the Ireland squad tonight for the friendly against Oman and opening Euro 2016 qualifier against Georgia.The Donegal man, now 38, retired from international football two years ago, but said he would return of needed.Given lost his first-team place at Aston Villa in the early part of last season but went on to impress during a loan spell at Middlesbrough. The Lifford native is now back at Villa Park and made an eye-catching save in his club’s Capital One Cup defeat by Leyton Orient in midweek.However, Brad Guzan is set to replace Given in Sunday’s Premier League game against Hull City.Speaking on Twitter, Given said that he was “delighted to be back” in the Republic squad.REPUBLIC OF IRELAND SQUAD Goalkeepers: David Forde (Millwall), Kieran Westwood (Sheffield Wednesday), Shay Given (Aston Villa), Rob Elliott (Newcastle United)Defenders: Richard Keogh (Derby), Marc Wilson (Stoke), Seamus Coleman (Everton), John O’Shea (Sunderland), Alex Pearce (Reading), Joey O’Brien (West Ham), Stephen Ward (Brighton)Midfielders: James McCarthy (Everton), Glenn Whelan (Stoke), Darron Gibson (Everton), Aiden McGeady (Everton), Anthony Pilkington (Cardiff City), James McClean (Wigan), Robbie Brady (Hull City), Stephen Quinn (Hull), David Meyler (Hull), Wes Hoolahan (Norwich)Strikers: Robbie Keane (LA Galaxy), Shane Long (Southampton), Daryl Murphy (Ipswich), Jon Walters (Stoke), Kevin Doyle (QPR), Anthony Stokes (Celtic)MARTIN O’NEILL has recalled Shay Given back into the Ireland squad tonight. The Donegal man, now 38, retired from international football two years ago, but said he would return of needed.SHAY GIVEN BACK IN IRELAND SQUAD was last modified: August 30th, 2014 by John2Share this:Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Reddit (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pocket (Opens in new window)Click to share on Telegram (Opens in new window)Click to share on WhatsApp (Opens in new window)Click to share on Skype (Opens in new window)Click to print (Opens in new window)Tags:IrelandShay Givenlast_img

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