Championship - Given to remain with Boro

Aston Villa goalkeeper Shay Given has extended his loan at Middlesbrough until the end of February.

Championship - Given to remain with Boro
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Shay Given will spend a month in the Championship at Middlesbrough

The 37-year-old former Republic of Ireland international has featured seven times for Boro since heading to the Riverside Stadium last month.

He has kept three successive clean sheets in wins over Millwall, Burnley and Reading over the festive period, resulting in Boro's best run for over a year.

Chief executive Neil Bausor told the club's official website: "We are extremely delighted to secure the extension of Shay's loan until the end of February."

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