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


England v Estonia

Home Win Draw Away Win
Key stats
  • Estonia have failed to score in any of their last five competitive away games
Expert verdict
England have wrapped up qualification for Euro 2016 but are unlikely to take their foot off the pedal at Wembley. Opponents Estonia don't have much in the way of attacking flair and the Three Lions should land a routine victory as they close in on a perfect campaign.


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