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Shay`s Italian Job

Good news. Not only are we having to fend off Spurs to retain Shay Given but now Giovanni Trappatoni has been allegedly recommending our number one to various Serie A clubs. Joe Kinnear was not a happy man indeed as he raged at the OAP:

I think it's a little bit disrespectful. Shay, I think, has got another three years here on his contract. Why on earth Giovanni would want to bring out a statement like that I don't know - maybe he was just getting on the good side of Shay.'

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Writer: Ross Molyneux Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Thursday November 20 2008

Time: 8:54PM

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Trappatoni did exactly the same with Robbie Keane last season when he stated he should leave spurs to join a Champions league side, and the rest is history.
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20/11/2008 21:47:00

TBH it would be nice to see some more english players go over sea's and make a name for themselves.
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20/11/2008 22:50:00

Trappatoni probably did you a favour. I reckon he whispered in Shay's ear,,,"nowa looka Shay,I know di Spuds are after you, butta I already warned our man Keano to getta away to avoid di why go dere you stupida boy.....ifa you must leave go to Italy at least its sunny dere!"
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21/11/2008 16:20:00

Whats English players going overseas got to do with "Irish international keeper" Shay Given SonicBorg?
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21/11/2008 18:43:00


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