David Raya pleased to return to Blackburn Rovers mix

Spanish goalkeeper David Raya has said that he is pleased to have returned from a troublesome injury, which saw him miss last week’s game against Hibernian. The 22-year-old made his comeback during the second half of the pre-season friendly against Port Vale on Saturday and he is now relishing regular gametime ahead of the Championship opener at Ipswich Town next month.

Speaking to reporters, he said:“It's been a few weeks now since we got back into pre-season and I've had a knock since the back end of last season, which still wasn't right. That was why I took a rest and missed out on last weekend's trip to Scotland. So it feels great to have got some game time against Port Vale.

Evans Disappointed after draw with Wigan

Corry Evans has claimed that the half-time lead against Blackburn Rovers did not provide complacency for the team. Blackburn had a 2-0 lead at halftime and this provided them with a lot of belief about going on to beat Wigan Athletic. However, the strong team from League One were able to produce a remarkable comeback with goals from Adam Armstrong and Elliot Bennett. Even though the game could only yield a point for Blackburn, it was still a positive element for Corry Evans and the Lancashire team. They still remain in touch with the top of the table and could get promotion via the automatic places.

Still, a victory over Wigan would have put Blackburn ahead in the League One table. After having been struggling for results for a long time, Blackburn are finding themselves on a winning run once again. This is helping them move closer towards a return to the Championship. Even though Corry Evans acknowledges that it has been a tremendous run, the club wants to finish in the automatic promotion spots rather than in the play-offs. Blackburnknow all too well about play-off disappointments and the team would not want a repeat of the same for the 2017-18 campaign.

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.

In an interview covered on the club’s official website, Graham revealed he never looked to leave Ewood following their relegation last term. Meanwhile, the former Swansea City man added that talks over an extension have already begun, though he is focused on guiding the club first to promotion, he said: “I love it at this football club, I have stated it every time.

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, Jayson Leutwiler, Derrick Williams, DarraghLenihan, Charlie Mulgrew and co are away on international duty but according to the coach the rest of the squad in East Lancashire are already preparing for the next game against Bradford.

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.


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