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SHAY GIVEN
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  • SHAY GIVEN
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UPDATED 10:21 30th September 2016

SHAY GIVEN has enjoyed a stellar career at the very highest level of the game for over two decades.

One of the sport's most decorated goalkeepers, the 40-year-old has made 446 Premier League appearances, with only fellow stoppers David James, Mark Schwarzer and Brad Friedel having made more.

A veteran on the international stage too, with 134 caps for the Republic of Ireland under his belt, the former Newcastle United and Manchester City ace is still a more than capable deputy for Potters number one Jack Butland.

Regarded as one of the best 'keepers to have played in the top-flight the agile Given is now into his second campaign at the bet365 Stadium having arrived from Aston Villa in the summer of 2015.

He has made 11 appearances for the Potters with eight of those coming in the league, as he deputised for the injured England international Butland.

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