Tag: Jonny Evans

NORTHERN IRELAND STAR RELISHES BELARUS WIN

At the beginning of the draw for the Euro 2022, Northern Ireland looked to be in an impossible group. Drawn with Germany and the Netherlands it was imperative for the nation to win its first two matches against fellow group contenders Belarus and Estonia.

Within past weekend Northern Ireland has been able to achieve this with hard-fought victories at Estonia and at home to Belarus putting the nation top of the table.  Jonny Evans one of the star players is delighted with his country’s start to the qualifiers.

JONNY EVANS INSPIRED BY ROY KEANE

Former Manchester United defender Jonny Evans has revealed that he still thinks of Roy Keane and the influence he has had on his career ahead of the crunch clash between Northern Ireland and the Republic of Ireland in Dublin.

Both teams came up against each other at the Aviva Stadium just last week in a friendly battle with the 30 year old’s football hero sitting on the Ireland’s bench as manager Martin O’Neill’s assistant.

Evans believes in Ireland future

Ireland international defender Jonny Evans believes that the Ireland national team can have a great future. He said that there are plenty of young players that are coming through the ranks and that they should be the backbone of the team in the near future.

He said that the team has made some steady progress during the past months and he is sure that they will be able to build on this success. He said that there has been some disappointment ever since the team failed to qualify for the World Cup and that ever since that day they have been working on improving the team.

Tottenham May Move For Evans

There are media reports that Tottenham Hotspurs may make a move for Jonny Evans if ever West Bromwich Albion is relegated at the end of the season. They will be joining the likes of Arsenal and Manchester United who are also interested in the player.

The player who is currently 30 years old is believed to have a £3million relegation clause in his contract making it an attractive prospect if ever the club is relegated.