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Corry Evans

Corry Evans is a professional football player from the Northern Ireland, who is an international player for his national team and plays as a centre back or midfielder for the Premier League club Hull City AFC. The brother of current Manchester United defender Jonny Evans, the younger Evans began his career as a youth team player for his hometown club before being signed by the Old Trafford giants on school boy terms in 2005.

He played in the academy side of the Manchester giants till 2009 before being farmed out on loan first to Carlisle United in 2010 and then to Hull City, when former Manchester United defender Steve Bruce who was managing the club brought him in to the club to help the club’s push for promotion to the Premier League from the Championship. Corry Evans did not play a single match for Manchester United in the senior level and after his successful loan spell at Hull City, the club paid a transfer fee to bring the player to the club on a permanent basis.

Since then, he has established himself as one of the key players for Steve Bruce and the Hull City side, playing either as a centre back or a defensive midfielder and was one of the standout performers as the Tigers finished second behind Cardiff City in the Championship to earn promotion to the Premier League after a gap of three years.

Having secured promotion to the Premier League, the club moved in quickly to hand new contracts to the standout performers for the club, and Corry Evans was one of those players who was given a new contract. In international level, Evans has played 18 matches for Northern Ireland since 2009 and has scored one goal against Slovenia in a EURO 2012 qualifying match.