Tony Mowbray Hails The Impact Of Corry Evans

Blackburn Rovers manager Tony Mowbray has praised Corry Evans for his performances during the closing weeks of the League One campaign. The Northern Ireland international struggled with a long-term injury during the previous season but he has emerged as a regular this term with 40 appearances across all competitions for the club.

Danny Graham Keen On Penning Blackburn Rovers Extension

Blackburn Rovers striker Danny Graham is keen to guide the club back to the Championship before discussing the possibility of penning an extension. The veteran marked his 100th appearance for the Rovers in style last weekend by scoring the winner in a 1-0 triumph over Southend United.

Tony Mowbray Wants Blackburn Rovers To Keep Believing

Blackburn Rovers manager Tony Mowbray wants the players to stay positive and believing as they enter the final stretch of their League One season. Shrewsbury Town’s midweek draw against Northampton sees Rovers have the advantage for the top-two hunt, but Mowbray is expecting is more twists and turns before the season comes to an end.

Mowbray: Rovers Not Resting

Even with no game in mind this week, Rovers manager Tony Mowbray has said that the team is not resting. The team is out of action this week due to the international break. A decent number of the first team are representing their various countries but Mowbray insists that it is business as usual for the team.

Corry Evans: Blackburn Rovers must maintain their mentality

Blackburn Rovers midfielder Corry Evans feels the club have a long way to go before thinking about the prospect of Championship promotion. The Rovers have built up a 18-match unbeaten streak starting from October, and this sees them firmly in the playoff spots for the moment.

Speaking after the Rovers' 1-1 draw versus Rotherham United, Evans urged his teammates to maintain their current mentality which have helped him chip their way to the top-six to the division, he said: "We’ve got that mentality where even if you don’t want you come away with at least a point.

Corry Evans wants VAR implemented for international qualifiers

Northern Ireland international Corry Evans has urged FIFA to implement the VAR system in the wake of the controversy earlier this week. The Irish were ousted from next summer's World Cup finals in Russia after they lost their two-legged playoff to Switzerland by a solitary goal.

The Swiss opened the scoring via a penalty in the first leg in Belfast where Evans was adjudged to have handled the ball in the box. The Blackburn Rovers ace appeared to turn his back on the impending shot, but the referee nevertheless gave the spot-kick despite no clear view of the ball hitting his hand.

Corry Evans terms penalty decision against Northern Ireland as disgraceful

Northern Ireland midfielder Corry Evans was left disappointed after the referee controversially awarded a penalty for his handball versus Switzerland on Thursday night. The Blackburn Rovers ace had very less time to react in the penalty box, and it appeared that the ball went on to hit his hand rather than the opposite.

Swiss left-back Ricardo Rodriguez converted the penalty to hand his nation a 1-0 victory in the first leg of the World Cup playoff, and Evans felt that the decision against him was disgraceful. Meanwhile, the Irishman was also booked as a result of his handball, and this has left him absolutely gutted as he will now serve a one-match suspension.

Steve Davies not concerned by suspension threat

Steven Davis does not feel Northern Ireland will compensate their team selection against Germany despite having as many six players, who are just a caution away from suspension.


Michael O'Neill's side are currently five points behind Germany in their World Cup qualifying group, and they will assure themselves a top-eight finish for the playoffs, provided they beat one of Germany or Norway in their final two outings.

Michael O’Neill admits nobody will fancy facing Northern Ireland

Michael O’Neill believes no one will fancy facing the Northern Ireland side after they secured a playoff spot via their 2-0 triumph over the Czech Republic last night.


West Bromwich Albion pair Jonny Evans and Chris Brunt found the net for O'Neill's side, who only required a draw to guarantee them the runner-up spot in the group.

Sunderland Bring in Marc Wilson

Sunderland have been able to make significant inroads in terms of strengthening the squad on transfer deadline day, as manager Simon Grayson has signed three new players, including one of Corry Evan's international team-mates.

Bournemouth’s Marc Wilson happens to be one of the key signings of transfer deadline day. After having been allowed to leave the club on a free transfer, Wilson has signed a one-year contract with Sunderland.

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