Sunday 28 December 2014

Twitter fans unimpressed with news that Shay Given is set for Ireland return

Published 28/08/2014 | 10:31

BIRMINGHAM, ENGLAND - APRIL 21:  Shay Given of Aston Villa looks on during the Barclays Premier League match between Aston Villa and Sunderland at Villa Park on April 21, 2012 in Birmingham, England.  (Photo by Jamie McDonald/Getty Images)
Shay Given

After a two year absence from the Ireland scene, Shay Given looks set for a return to international duty but how has the news been greeted.

The 38-year-old started in goals for Villa last night during their 1-0 Capital One Cup defeat to Leyton Orient in a rare start for the Villains and could be about to leapfrog David Forde and Kieren Westwood and start for Ireland against Georgia on Sunday week.

Here is the pick of the reaction on twitter to the news:

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