Posts tagged: Corry Evans


Sunderland skipper Corry Evans was left on the bench by new manager Alex Neil for the away game against 10-man AFC Wimbledon in League One when the two teams faced off against each other last weekend. Corry Evans was introduced into the game just past the hour mark and he still managed to collect a yellow card as the two teams settled for a 1-1 draw.

Hosts AFC Wimbledon took the lead in the 20th minute through English midfielder Luke McCormick. Via a spot kick. Sunderland took 15 minutes to find the equaliser to ensure that the two teams went into the break on level terms. Ex-Huddersfield Town playmaker Alex Pritchard was responsible for the goal scored by the Black Cats with ten first half minutes left on the clock. The strike from Pritchard made it two goals in two league games for the midfielder.
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Northern Ireland international Corry Evans is a free agent after his contract with English Championship giants Blackburn Rovers ran out at the end of last month. Corry Evans is without a club meaning that he’s free to sign for any club. The Northern Ireland midfielder has been linked with two English Championship clubs namely Stoke City and Welsh club Cardiff City in this summer’s transfer window.

Football Insider confirmed the interest of both Stoke City and Cardiff City in Corry Evans. He has been a target for the Potters since Michael O’Neill became their manager almost two years ago. Evans was a regular in the Northern Ireland starting XI while O’Neill was in charge of the team for several years. The midfielder has been linked with a move to Stoke City since the start of the winter transfer window last year.
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Blackburn Rovers midfielder Corry Evans was recently left out of the Northern Ireland (NI) squad for the international friendlies against Malta and Ukraine. He was one of the major absentees after manager Ian Baraclough named the squad for the two friendly games.

Corry Evans missed the two matches alongside brother Jonny Evans who was left out of the Northern Ireland squad because of injury. The Leicester City centre back missed the last three league matches of the recently concluded Premier League season as his club narrowly missed out on Champions League football.
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Northern Ireland midfielder Corry Evans is yet to feature for Blackburn Rovers since he returned from the international break. He was part of the recent Northern Ireland squad for the World Cup 2022 qualifiers played last month in the UEFA section.

Corry Evans featured for his country in the qualifier against Italy in Group C and in the international friendly defeat at the hands of the United States of America.
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Corry Evans Hopes His Ill-luck Days Are Behind Him For Good 

 While the whole world was experiencing a difficult 2020, football players were not left out of the picture. Some players endured some hard moments, while some had to suffer even worse difficulties. One of those players is Corry Evans. The Blackburn Rovers player was on the entirely wrong side of a bad year and endured several other personal issues that have played a huge part in affecting his season.

The 30-year-old has now admitted that he would really love to have an injury-free season as he hopes to bounce back from the misfortunes he faced last year. He was speaking on the club’s official website when he made the comments, adding that he continues to hope for better tidings and fortunes as we approach the mid-season of league football. Read more »



Blackburn Rovers midfielder Corry Evans was an obvious absentee for the club during the Championship win at the home of Preston North End on Tuesday night. Blackburn Rovers were guests of Preston North End at Deepdale in what a week 13 clash in the English Championship was, also known as the second tier of English football.

Blackburn Rovers were able to boost their promotion push with an emphatic win at the home of their opponents. The 1994/95 Premier League winners beat 10-man Preston 3-0. Preston North End had a man sent off towards the end of first half. Preston left-back Joe Rafferty was sent off in the 44th minute due to a professional foul in the box. Blackburn Rovers striker Adam Armstrong tucked away the resulting penalty to give his team a first half advantage. It was his 12th league goal of the new league season.
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Being able to represent your national team in the international stage

In the world of soccer, being able to represent your national team in the international stage is a huge thing to accomplish as you are not only able to showcase your skills in a higher platform but also to defend your homeland, the country where you were born and, in most cases, grew up with.


Corry Evans could not really spend a significant long period of time in his national side Ireland as he was transferred to the youth division of Manchester United back when he was a youngster and from there on out, he would spend the remainder of his professional career with other English Premier League clubs.


May 20 of 2009 was a particularly special date for Corry Evans as he made his first call-up to the Northern Ireland Senior team as his national team faced off with Italy and even though Northern Ireland eventually lost 0-3, it was still a memorable match for the Evans.
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