Tim Sherwood has confirmed Shay Given will start Aston Villa’s FA Cup semi-final against Liverpool at Wembley on Sunday.The veteran keeper turns 39 on Monday and will face the Reds this weekend to continue his comeback at the club.Given made just two league appearances under ex-manager Paul Lambert, although he has been Villa’s goalkeeper for the cups after losing his regular place to Brad Guzan in 2012. He was loaned out to Middlesbrough last season and failed to play a game for Villa.But Sherwood will put his faith in the Donegal man to help his side into the final.He said: “Shay plays. Absolutely. He’s done nothing wrong Shay, he’s a large part of the reason we’re in this semi-final.“The saves he made against Leicester were fantastic and at the right time. He trains fantastically well and he’s pushing Brad all the way for that No.1 spot.” GIVEN TO PLAY IN CUP SEMI-FINAL AT WEMBLEY – THE DAY BEFORE HIS 39TH BIRTHDAY was last modified: April 17th, 2015 by John2Share this:Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Reddit (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pocket (Opens in new window)Click to share on Telegram (Opens in new window)Click to share on WhatsApp (Opens in new window)Click to share on Skype (Opens in new window)Click to print (Opens in new window) Tags:Aston VilladonegalLiffordLiverpoolShay Given
Muzaffarnagar: A teacher at a school here was sacked while another was suspended for allegedly resorting to corporal punishment to discipline students, officials said on Saturday. The school principal also had an adverse entry recorded in his service book for failing to take action against the teachers. Students of Maharishi Sukhdev Inter College in Morna village under Bhopa Police Station here were caned and made to sit in a ‘murga’ pose (a stress position used as a corporal punishment where sit-ups are done holding the ears) for coming late to school on August 20, officials said. Also Read – Uddhav bats for ‘Sena CM’ A video of the incident had gone viral on social media prompting authorities to take action. While one of the teachers– Sanju Choudhry was dismissed, his colleague Ravi Kumar was sacked. Principal Phul Singh got an adverse entry in his service book, they said. According to District Magistrate Selva Kumari J, around 50 children had come late to the school and were subjected to the punishment.