Veteran Shay Given was handed his first start for Stoke City but it was not a memorable day as the Potters were crushed at home by Tottenham, 0-4.
The Republic of Ireland have called up Newcastle United goalkeeper Rob Elliot for Sundays’ crucial match against Poland after Shay Given was ruled through injury.
Stoke City have signed Shay Given who will presumably back up Jack Butland at the Britannia this season with Asmir Begovic headed to Stamford Bridge.
Shay Given is questionable for the FA Cup Final with a groin injury.
Aston Villa goalkeeper Shay Given was embarrassed by Southampton as he conceded six goals on Saturday.
Shay Given continues to play solid for Aston Villa and should keep Brad Guzan on the bench.
Shay Given was awarded with a start last weekend against Everton after Brad Guzan made a number of horrible mistakes against Manchester City the week before.
Shay Given is keeping his options open and is willing to give up his coaching duties at Aston Villa if a team offers him a chance at playing.
Shay Given and Gordon Cowans have been promoted to assist Aston Villa manager Paul Lambert after the club suspended assistant manager Ian Culverhouse and head of football operations Gary Karsa earlier today.
Shay Given is currently on loan at Middlesbrough but Aston Villa have decided not to let him extend his loan for the rest of the season.
Liverpool are after Aston Villa backup goalkeeper Shay Given in order to bring more experience to the position.
Hull City are considering making a £1m offer for Aston Villa's Shay Given.