Posts tagged: Corey

Evans fitness should be managed

Blackburn Rovers coach Tony Mowbray believes that Corry Evans fitness should be managed closely given that the player has just returned to full fitness.

Indeed the player had not played a 90-minute match for a long time, and it is only last month that he has managed to return to full fitness.

Tony Mowbray said that he is managing the player carefully and that he expects the Northern Ireland team to do the same. He said that Michael O’Neill is aware of Corry Evans injury problems and he is sure that he will deal the player well.

The Blackburn Rovers coach said that he is happy for the player to have been called in the national team and that given that he is a quality player there is no doubt that Northern Ireland will be looking towards the player to win them some game. Read more »

Evans back for Blackburn

Blackburn coach Tony Mowbray has stated that Corry Evans will be back with the team for the pre-season training.

Corry Evans has been plagued with injuries last season, and he is expected to be back in training for the pre-season.

Indeed he has only managed to play one time for Blackburn Rovers last season, and he would be expected that things change for the best this season.

Tony Mowbray said that Corry Evans has been working hard during the close season in order to get back to full fitness and he hopes that he will be ready for the start of the new season. He said that Corry Evans is an important member of the team and that he is glad that he is back on the pitch. Read more »

Mowbray happy for Corry Evans

Blackburn Rovers manager Tony Mowbray said that he is happy for Corry Evans to be playing for Northern Ireland.

Indeed with Evans spending more time on the bench because of injuries, there were fears that the Tony Mowbray would not want to see him take a risk with his country.

However, it appears that the Blackburn Rovers boss is more than happy to see Corry Evans playing with the Northern Ireland squad as he feels that this will be a great opportunity for the player to get some playing time.

Tony Mowbray said that he has no problem for Corry Evans to being called up by his national squad as he feels that will do the player some good. He stated that many footballers like to represent their country and he believes that this could be a significant boost in the player’s rehabilitation. Read more »

Owen Coyle Hails Resilience of Blackburn after Brentford Victory

Blackburn Rovers manager Owen Coyle hailed the resilience of his team after they managed a 3-2 win over Brentford to rise up to one place away from safety.

There was a danger of Blackburn being cut off from the rest of the Championship at one point. However, recent victories have helped the team gave hope about avoiding relegation, and none more so than the result against Brentford. Despite conceding after just 30 seconds on the clock through a goal from Scott Hogan, Blackburn did not lose faith and they were soon level through Danny Graham in the 15th minute.

The English striker soon helped the home team go ahead in front through a penalty in the 20th minute. It was a great turnaround, but Blackburn were not able to keep the advantage for long after Hogan equalised for Brentford. Coyle says that it would have been easy for his players to give up after the setback. Read more »

Corry Evans Gets Into A Euro 2016 Team

Corry Evans has been in the news for different reasons.

For instance, playing the part of midfielder in Blackburn Rovers had noticed him for Euro 2016 training. He would be attending the training camp which will be held in Northern Ireland. The selection is definitely a great chance for him to be in shape and train up ahead of Euro 2016. Being 25 years of age, he will be joining several other international players of the team in Manchester for four days. Northern Ireland has become the first country to have won the right to participate in the European Championship qualifying rounds. Their name was drawn from a pot five. The team will be basing themselves in Dublin for a span of five days. Michael O’Neill will have his men heading home for a friendly match in Belfast to be held against Belarus. The game will be held at Windsor Park on May 27th. Read more »


Corry Evans is set to join his team mates as he is called up by Northern Ireland for pre Euro 2016 training camp. The first of two Northern Ireland training camps ahead of their historic participation at Euro 2016. The 25-year-old will join up with his international team-mates for four days in Manchester from Monday.

Northern Ireland, who became the first country to win their European Championship qualifying group after being drawn from pot five, will then base themselves in Dublin for five days. Michael O’Neill’s men will then head home to Belfast for a friendly against Belarus at Windsor Park on May 27 before travelling to Trnava for a friendly with Slovakia on June 4. Northern Ireland get their Euro 2016 campaign under way on June 12 when they take on Poland in Nice.

This is the first ever appearance at a European Championship and their first in a major finals since the 1986 World Cup in Mexico. The Northern Ireland International made his first appearance in five weeks in the 1-1 draw at Nottingham Forest and had undergone a successful operation on a niggling groin injury. Evans should now be in top shape for his country’s historic participation at Euro 2016 in the summer. Read more »


Former Manchester United and Hull City central midfielder, Corry Evans currently playing at English Championship side, BlackBurn Rovers, after starting in the last match against Nottingham Forest this week, could return in the encounter against Bristol City.

BlackBurn Rovers hosts Bristol City this weekend as they hope for a victory that has eluded them in the last five matches. The poor run has left the team in 17th position in the English Championship, especially after several key players were out due to injury.

Hope Akpan had hip injury while Corry Evans was out due to groin injury. Jason Lowe with issues on his foot only recent made his first start since August. The team also hope Danny Graham can shake off completely his hamstring problem.

Corry Evans’s first appearance in over a month, due to the injury, saw him play well even as he picked up another yellow card against Nottingham Forest. The game which ended in a 1 – 1 draw favoured the visitors. Lambert is hopeful for the encounter against Brsitol City while full-back Tommy Spurr with Achilles problems can feature before the season finishes. Read more »

New ownership is on the horizon for West Bromwich Albion

The owner of West Bromwich Albion is believed to be interested in selling the Premier League club and reports are claiming that a Chinese Investment group has already decided to offload £150million in order to take around 88% of the English outfit.

West Bromwich Albion has already confirmed that they have been establishing meetings and reached a phase where an agreement has actually been done and the new owners are expected to take full control of the club before the start of the next season.

These new owners are ambitious and might guide West Bromwich Albion to more signings which would help the club in progressing further.

Jeremy Peace bought West Bromwich Albion back in 2003 and ever since then has helped them in staying at the Premier League and even when the new owners take full control of the team, the current manager Tony Pulis is expected to remain in charge of the squad as his job is believed to not be affect by these changes. Read more »

Cristian Chivu is believed to have been a transfer target for Ajax

Former Inter Milan defender Cristian Chivu is believed to have been a transfer target for Ajax back in 2012.

However, the defender chose to remain at the San Siro for what turned out to be the last two years of his career. He retired in 2014 after having experienced several his including lifting the Champions League with the Italian club in 2010. The former Romanian international is regarded as one of the greatest defenders from his country and he was the guest of honour at the recent Open Day of the Amsterdammers.

Chivu spoke about his love for Dutch football and the transfer offer from Ajax almost 3 years ago. He said that the Dutch club had made an offer for him but since all parties were not fully concerned about the success of a potential deal, they backed out at the final moment.Chivu claims that he was hoping that he would have the chance to complete his career at Ajax, who are regarded as one of the top clubs in European football due to the history. He represented the club for a period of four years from 1999 to 2003. He had just moved fromUniversitatea Craiova. From his time at Ajax,Chivu moved on to clubs like Roma and Inter Milan. Read more »

Steve Bruce has admitted that left back Andrew Robertson could leave the club in the summer

Hull City manager Steve Bruce has admitted that left back Andrew Robertson could leave the club in the summer.

The highly rated left back is quoted by a number of clubs in the Premier league looking to take advantage of Hull’s relegation to the Championship. They are aware that Robertson is a great talent who is more than good enough to play in the top division and that he is likely to be unhappy at the prospect of playing in the Championship. This could see them get Robertson on a relatively cheap transfer fee, but Bruce is determined to sell him for a sizeable amount nonetheless.

The former Sunderland manager has valued the player at £ 30 million – the same as former Southampton left back Luke Shaw. The valuations for homegrown players like Robertson has shot up in recent years and it could go up once again after the Premier League revealed that they could tighten up the homegrown quota once again. After having signed him for just under £ 3 million, Hull City are ready to make a sizeable profit on their investment. Bruce has stated that Shaw had only limited Premier League experience but still brought in £ 30 million in transfer fees. He expects a similar return on Robertson. Read more »