CORRY EVANS: NATIONAL TEAM CAREER REVEALED

Northern Ireland midfielder Corry Evans is a versatile player who can also play at the heart of the defence. The Blackburn Rovers player featured for Premier League giants Manchester United for the majority of his youth career but was unable to make an appearance for the senior team before he left for Hull City in 2011.

The closest Corry Evans came to playing competitive football for Manchester United was when he made an appearance on the bench against Hull City on the final day of the 2008/09 Premier League season. He was an unused substitute during that game.

EVANS MAKES FIRST START AGAINST WATFORD

Blackburn Rovers midfielder Corry Evans made his first start for the club since his return from injury. Corry Evans played the entire duration of the game as Blackburn Rovers ended up on the wrong side of a five-goal thriller at home to Watford in an English Championship clash played on Wednesday night. Corry Evans had been injured since last year before returning to Blackburn Rovers training towards the end of last month. He has now been part of the Blackburn Rovers squad for the last four games in the league. Corry Evans made his first appearance on his return from injury during the Barnsley game earlier this month. The return of Corry Evans has not been able to change the fortunes of Blackburn Rovers. The former Premier League champions have now lost their last five games in the English Championship since the win over Luton Town and the recent poor run has put a dent on their quest to secure a playoff spot this season.

EVANS STEPS UPBLACKBURN COMEBACK

Blackburn Rovers midfielder Corry Evans has stepped up his comeback from injury and he couldfeature for the u-23s before the end of this month according to Lancashire Telegraph. Corry Evans has been out of action since he sustained a hamstring problem in November 2020. Corry Evans is a Northern Ireland international and he would be hoping for a better year in 2021 after a poor2020.


Corry Evans started seven of the last 11 games for Blackburn Rovers before he sustained the hamstring injury in the game against Queens Park Rangers (QPR) in November.Corry Evans is expected to boost the midfield options for manager Tony Mowbray at Blackburn Rovers when he returns to full fitness as the former Premier League champions try to seal a playoff spot at least at the end of the season in their bid to return to the top flight after several years out.

EVANS TO MISS FA CUP CLASH

Blackburn Rovers midfielder Corry Evans will miss the FA Cup third round clash with Doncaster Rovers this weekend as a result of injury. Blackburn Rovers will take on League One club Doncaster Rovers at home without the services of Corry Evans as the two clubs contest for the right to be in the fourth round of the competition. Corry Evans has missed the last 12 games for Blackburn Rovers in the league due to injury. His last appearance came two months ago.


Northern Ireland national team player Corry Evans played his last game for Blackburn Rovers during a home game with London outfit Queens Park Rangers (QPR) at the start of November. He was forced off in the opening five minutes due to hamstring injury and he has not recovered from that injury till date. He was replaced by young midfielder John Buckley after he left the English Championship game with the injury. Without Corry Evans in the team, leading scorer Adam Armstrong scored twice for Blackburn Rovers to lead the former Premier League winners to a 3-1 win over QPR at Ewood Park. Ben Bereton scored the other goal for the hosts during the game, while QPR striker Lyndon Dykes scored the lone goal for the away team.

WHY EVANS FEARED FOR HIS LIFE

Northern Ireland international Corry Evans has revealed that he feared for his life while he was recovering from fractured skull. The Blackburn Rovers midfielder spoke to the Daily Telegraph in an exclusive interview as he detailed what he went through during his recovery from the head injury. Corry Evans fractured his skull during a collision with Preston North End skipper Tom Clarke during a league game in January.


Corry Evans said that he feared that he might never play professional football again just like Ryan Mason who suffered a similar fate while he was a Hull City player and was unable to recover from the situation. Ryan Mason was a midfielder who came through the Tottenham Hotspur Academy before making his professional debut for the North London outfit.

EURO 2020: CORRY EVANS MISSES OUT

Corry Evans will miss the Northern Ireland clash against Slovakia through injury. It is a big blow for the team ahead of Thursday's Euro 2020 qualifying play-off game. Blackburn Rovers has said the 30-year-old would not participate in the Northern Ireland squad following the injury he sustained in the early moments of their 3-1 win against QPR on Saturday, 7th November. He will also lose out on the Nations League fixtures against Austria and Romania.


Tony Mowbray, Blackburn Rovers coach, said that Corry could face a long period out, a new blow for the midfielder who missed most of the second half of last season through injury. Mowbray believes that Corry has damaged his hamstring early in the match, which is a huge loss to the squad. He added that the club would get him scanned. In the post-match interview, Mowbray thinks that Corry was upset about the injury due to the massive game for Northern Ireland, and now he can't go because it doesn't look like a minor hamstring injury.

Tony Mowbray acknowledges Blackburn got carried away by play-off talk

Blackburn Rovers manager Tony Mowbray has acknowledged that his team got carried away by the play-off talk. Earlier last month, the Lancashire outfit had moved within one point of the play-off positions after beating Bristol City and that led to Mowbray talking up the prospect of making the play-offs.

Rothwell glad to be back with training

Joe Rothwell has claimed that he is very excited at the prospect of reunited with his Blackburn teammates, who have not been involved in training for the last 10 weeks. After the coronavirus pandemic hit the United Kingdom, Rothwell and many other teammates had a surprise time off.

MOWBRAY CALLS FOR SEASON TO BE COMPLETED

Blackburn Rovers manager Tony Mowbray has called for the Fa to find a solution on how to conclude the current league season. The European domestic league has been put on hold due to the outbreak of the Coronavirus. To manage the spread among fans and the players, hence the decision to postpone the league till April 2nd the earliest.
Since the announcement that the league will be postponed to a later date, there have been a series of suggestions on how to conclude the ongoing season. Opinions have differed among stakeholders.

Corry Evans pleased with Blackburn’s form since the international break

Blackburn Rovers midfielder Corry Evans has been impressed with the form shown by the club since their return from the international break. The Rovers have notched back-to-back victories following the international break and they have largely relied on Bradley Dack, who has netted three of the club’s four goals in this period.


Speaking on the club’s official website, Evans was pleased with the outcome of the past two games for the club and he was particularly pleased with the victory over an in-form Brentford side, where the team managed to keep the clean sheet despite having only one-third of the possession, he told: "We knew what type of game it would be tonight against a Brentford team who are a good footballing side. We had to be right at it both in and out of possession tonight and we did that really well, keeping the clean sheet as well. I think we should have scored more, but David made some really good saves.”

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