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.


League One side Blackburn Rovers could be without Craig Conway after the player picked up a hamstring injury.

As Danny Graham helped the Rovers to a fourth win in five preseason games so far, the team was without Conway, Corry Evans and DarraghLenihan. Evans and Lenihan are expected to return though before Rovers play Carlisle United on Friday.

Tony Mowbray is excited about the return of Corry Evans

Corry Evans of Blackburn Rovers has recently struggled trying to make appearances for his club due to a consistent groin problem which has left him out of the pitch for a significantly long period of time.

It´s because of this groin problem that Corry Evans has only been able to make 1 competitive appearance for his club so far in 2017.

Blackburn Rovers boss relishing Corry Evans return

Blackburn Rovers head coach Tony Mowbray has revealed his content at the return of defender Corry Evans, who could be fit in time for the new season.

The Rovers will be plying their trade in the third tier of English football for the time in 37 years after they were relegated from the Championship by virtue of goal difference. While, Mowbray is looking into potential additions to his squad, the arrival of a fully fit Evans would encourage their prospects of making an immediate return to the second division.


Till Leicester City did the unthinkable and banked home the Premier League trophy two seasons ago, the last time English football witnessed“hard workers” and not “money bags” takes all champion was way back ’95 when Blackburn Rovers beat Manchester United to the trophy.

Even if TheRiversiders will later become what the likes of Everton and West Ham are these days, they still managed to have a good enough fear factor in their stride

The unremarkable season of Corry Evans is over

The 2016-17 season of the English Championship League has recently reached it´s end and unfortunately for Corry Evans of Blackburn Rovers, this was one of his worst seasons ever.

The Northern Irish defender has consistently struggled with an ongoing groin issue which kept him out of the pitch for the majority of the 2016-17 season.


This Sunday Brentford would host Blackburn in the English Championship at Griffin Park.

The visitors would start the game in the relegation zone but they would be hoping to get the results and that the others go their way in the final match of the season.

Blackburn Dealt with Major Blow as Corry Evans Misses Rest of the Season

Blackburn Rovers will be without the services of midfielder Corry Evans for the rest of the campaign, as the player has undergone a surgery in order to rectify a long-standing groin injury.

This is a major blow for Blackburn manager Tony Mowbray in the club’s fans against relegation. Blackburn are in the relegation zone with only a handful of matches left in the campaign. Relegation would be catastrophic for the club, as it would mean that they have fallen long way away from the days of winning the Premier league in the mid-1990s. The club were relegated from the Premier League at the end of 2011-12 campaign.

No Problem with Corry Evans Playing for Northern Ireland, claims Mowbray

Northern Ireland manager Michael O’Neill is likely to call up Rovers defender Corry Evans for the upcoming World Cup qualifying games.

Due to their indifferent start to the World Cup qualification campaign, Northern Ireland have to be concerned about the possibility of being caught up by Azerbaijan or Czech Republic. The national team are level on points with former, while Czech Republic are only two points behind in the table after having played four games. Catching table leaders Germany now looks extremely unlikely with the reigning world champions opening up a five-point advantage.


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