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End of an era: Shay gone

The Man City Official site is now reporting they have signed Shay Given on a 4.5 year deal for an undisclosed fee. Unsurprising but still sad news anyway. Shay`s 450 appearances will take some beating in the new Premier League era of little loyalty, with surely a home grown player being the only chance at this.




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The Journalist

Writer: Ross Molyneux Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Sunday February 1 2009

Time: 8:04PM

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Sad news. But he won't be missed.
Mehzeb
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01/02/2009 22:09:00

Wow. I dont care how much money the offered you thats a bad move.
LeeCookFan
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01/02/2009 23:02:00

Took long enough but Given has finally signed for us. I'm very pleased, he's a quality keeper. I'm gutted that he decided to leave Newcastle after so long, but everything runs it's course. Hope Newcastle fans aren't blaming Given for the move, it's a combination of Kinnear's inability to manage and Ashley's incompetence. Looks like you have a pretty good replacement in Harper, so you probably won't miss Given.
fifthcolumnblue
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01/02/2009 23:31:00

Sad to see Given leave :( but Harper is good enough to fill his boots
nu-switz-fc
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02/02/2009 10:33:00

won't be missed?!!............................Harper's good but Given is great,must have single-handedly been responsible for 3 or 4 league places for the Toon over the last few seasons.You're gonna miss him!
CoxintheBox
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03/02/2009 14:37:00

 

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