Ex-Manchester City goalkeeper Shay Given tells FFT major medal 'doesn't mean a lot'

NEWCASTLE UPON TYNE, ENGLAND - OCTOBER 19: Former Newcastle United and Manchester City goalkeeper Shay Given looks on during the Premier League match between Newcastle United and Everton FC at St. James Park on October 19, 2022 in Newcastle upon Tyne, England. (Photo by James Gill - Danehouse/Getty Images)
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Shay Given was an FA Cup winner with Manchester City in 2011 – but that triumph wasn't all that significant for the former Republic of Ireland goalkeeper.

Speaking to FourFourTwo for the latest issue of the magazine, Given reflects on his role in City's first major trophy win for 35 years.

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Tom Hancock

Tom Hancock started freelancing for FourFourTwo in April 2019 and has also written for the Premier League and Opta Analyst, among others. He supports Wycombe Wanderers and has a soft spot for Wealdstone. A self-confessed statto, he has been known to watch football with a spreadsheet (or several) open...

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