Shay Given: Losing Damien Duff at sea

Last season, our Socios at got an exclusive interview with Shay Given. For the first time, here’s the full episode.

Ever heard about the one about the Irish coastguard getting called out to ‘rescue’ Damien Duff? Shay relates this story, and others, from his time as goalkeeper for the Republic of Ireland, for whom he won an incredible 134 caps. He also tells how hard graft on the family farm during his early years made him the man he is, and why he considers socialising so crucial to team bonding.

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