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.

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Real Madrid v B Munich

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  • Real Madrid have scored 32 goals in this season’s Champions League
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Real Madrid have already beaten two Bundesliga teams to reach the Champions League semi-finals and they can take down Bayern Munich at the Bernabeu. Carlo Ancelotti’s side should be buzzing after beating Barcelona in the Copa del Rey final and they have the attack to take a lead to Munich.

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