Northern Ireland manager Michael O’Neill is likely to call up Rovers defender Corry Evans for the upcoming World Cup qualifying games.
Due to their indifferent start to the World Cup qualification campaign, Northern Ireland have to be concerned about the possibility of being caught up by Azerbaijan or Czech Republic. The national team are level on points with former, while Czech Republic are only two points behind in the table after having played four games. Catching table leaders Germany now looks extremely unlikely with the reigning world champions opening up a five-point advantage.
Blackburn manager Owen Coyle admitted that his squad is still remains stretched as a result of a number of players being on the sidelines.
Blackburn are preparing for the FA Cup game against Manchester United this weekend. The club are hoping to create yet another upset in the FA Cup this season. There have already been some massive upsets with the likes of Lincoln City and Sutton United managing to reach the fifth round of the competition. It is the first time to nonleague clubs have reached the stage of the competition for several decades.
According to the 26 year old Northern Irish centre-back of Blackburn Rovers, nobody has their place sealed in the squad as anything can happen at any given match and no one should be confident about their spot in the team which is currently fighting just to escape the bottom relegation zone of the English Championship League.
Corry Evans has been performing with Blackburn Rovers since August of 2013, after having spent almost 4 years with the English club; Evans stated that no one has a guaranteed role.
Blackburn Rovers manager Owen Coyle has confirmed that Corry Evans remains a major doubt for the upcoming clash with Reading.
The versatile player appeared to suffer a recurrence of the groin injury in the 3-2 win over Brighton. This led to the player in the recent matches, and it is expected that the upcoming game with Reading will also be a similar story.
Corry Evans says that he is looking forward to coming up againstRudy Gestede, who was once a favourite at Blackburn Rovers.
Even though he spent only 18 months at the club, the Benin international managed to score in every other game for the club before moving to Aston Villa for a £6 million fee in the summer transfer window of 2015.Gestede has never been able to settle at Villa, and many think that his best time in English football was with Blackburn. The player will be coming up against his former teammates including Evans.
The 26-year old Northern Ireland international was able to play for just 20 minutes during the pre-season because of the groin strain injury encountered in Euro 2016. He featured for an hour in the 1-1 draw against QPR at Loftus Road, Leeds, Rotherham and Derby County.
The manager Owen Coyle was happy watching the midfielder performing awesomely in preparation for the clash with Sheffield Wednesday on Tuesday 27th.
Numerous injuries have been a major problem for Blackburn manager Owen Coyle. As he tries to build the team from a poor start to the season, the former Bolton manager will appreciate any help that he receives from players returning from injuries.
One of the names who has just returned back to the first team is midfielder Corry Evans. He was part of the pre-season only for 15 minutes, which explains the scale of the injury troubles. However, he has just been allowed by the manager to be part of the Northern Ireland squad that will play in a World Cup qualifying match next week.
English side Blackburn Rovers is having bad times as the club is set to lose two more players to the injury list as Elliott Ward and Elliott Bennett are set to miss the game against Mansfield Town in the English Football League Cup first round.
The centre back Ward picked up an ankle injury in the Championship opener played on Saturday. He player admitted the injury was serious when Norwich City scored their second goal.