Shay Given (Number One) Interviewed
Issue 137 – September 2000
Shay Given is by some distance the best goalkeeper I have seen play for Newcastle United. We all hope Tim Krul will take us to new heights but Given is the reigning champion in terms of what he did for the club and Krul’s challenge is to improve on the Irishman’s magnificent ten years.
The 2000/01 season was a strange one, it was (later to be Sir) Bobby Robson’s first full season and on the pitch it was to prove a disappointment overall.
We caught up with the always amenable Shay Given early in the season, ten points out of the first six matches and Given seemingly to have established himself ahead of Steve Harper in the number one shirt.
Read on and get Shay’s take on Sir Bobby and Newcastle United, as it was then.
[issuu autoFlip=true width=420 height=297 embedBackground=%23000000 shareMenuEnabled=false printButtonEnabled=false backgroundColor=%23222222 documentId=111104130052-3a0c30f1f3724617b33c170c929f664c name=the_mag_issue_137_pages_20___21 username=themagonline tag=nufc unit=px id=d228676e-7dec-54cf-5cb2-55188a6abd72 v=2]
If you would like to feature on The Mag, submit your article to [email protected]