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Given to make Ireland comeback

January 16, 2013
By Ian Edwards
Shay Given has performed a backflip on his decision to retire from international football, making himself available again for the Republic of Ireland.

Given, 36, admits the disappointment of losing his position as first choice goalkeeper at Aston Villa has played a significant role in his choice to return to the Ireland squad after stepping down following the Euro 2012 disappointment.

The goalkeeper, who has won 125 caps, has held negotiations with Republic of Ireland manager ...

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