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Shay Given Going Nowhere

Shay Given Going Nowhere

Mat Kendrick has tweeted:

Despite speculation to the contrary, Shay Given is staying at #avfc and goalkeeping coach insists he is as good as ever

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The Birmingham Mail report has his goalkeeping coach Terry Gennoe quoted as saying Given is still tops.

"He is a top keeper and will be so for a few more years to come. Shay is as good a goalkeeper as anyone else in the European Championships. I say that with 100-per-cent conviction. I have total belief in Shay."

Adding, "Shay`s one of the most professional players I`ve ever met. He`s passionate about his football, he gives everything to his training and his games. You won`t find a more dedicated, professional keeper anywhere....You wouldn`t believe the nth degree he goes to in everything — nutrition, the way he lives, the kind of training. He takes every route necessary to make sure he`s as good as possible."

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And points out that Shay was 'instrumental` in helping Villa stay up.

Full interview: The Birmingham Mail

Shay Given Profile.

Previous links:

Shay Given to QPR: Click Here and again AVFC Transfer Talk - Two Linked Outwards

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Writer:J P Fear
Date:Thursday June 14 2012
Time: 10:35AM

Comments

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Good, I hope that puts paid to any speculation. That (keeping us up) is indeed a FACT, why would we consider letting him go. We do need some back up thoughI feel.
Pride of Lions
14/06/2012 10:48:00
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Top keeper, would be mad to let him go, anyeay why would he want to go to London? He has everything he wants in Birmingham. COTVABU
irish villa
14/06/2012 10:51:00
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Never thought any different...He is at the best club he can possibly be at right now.
P.Avfc
14/06/2012 11:14:00
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Saved our bacon last year, always comes across well too as a person. As Pride of Lions said though, we need good back up. UTV
astonmilan
14/06/2012 14:53:00
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Another 2 seasons at least giving Benji time to develop.
mike_field
14/06/2012 15:33:00
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Yes mike 100% agree Given is a great role model for Seigreist to learn off and in a few years or so will be our number one im sure of it, he is a top young GK for sure, but glad Given is staying TBH
ClivetheVillan
14/06/2012 18:09:00
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