Given fancied to return for Trap's Ireland

SHAY GIVEN is considering coming out of international retirement and Paddy Power believe the goalkeeper will return for Ireland’s next World Cup qualifier.

The Irish take on Sweden on March 21 and Given is 8-15 to be named in Giovanni Trapattoni’s squad and 11-8 to miss out with the Aston Villa stopper seemingly open to a recall.

"It is something I am looking at at the minute to be honest” Given, who has won 125 caps, told the Irish Examiner.

Match in Focus

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Legia Warsaw v Celtic

Home Win Draw Away Win
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  • Celtic have won four of their last six Champions League qualifiers away from home
Expert verdict
Polish champions Legia lost five of their six Europa League group games to nil last season and kicked off their title defence in similar style, going down 1-0 on the opening day to newly promoted Belchatow. Away wins in Europe have been hard to come by for Celtic but they’ve performed fairly well on the road at this stage of the tournament.

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