Jonny Evans

Late Jonny Evans strike earns Northern Ireland draw with Cyprus

Jonny Evans struck in stoppage time to rescue a 2-2 draw for Northern Ireland at home to Cyprus but only after some fans had repeated their calls for manager Ian Baraclough to go.Evans bundled the ball home in the third minute of time added on as Northern Ireland came back from 2-0 down, having trailed to goals in either half from Andronikos Kakoulli before Paddy McNair offered hope in the 72nd minute.There were chants of ‘We want Bara out’ on the hour mark, and though the late fightback raised spirits, a draw was not the result Northern Ireland or Baraclough...
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Brilliant Leicester news as Jonny Evans wants to extend contract

Leicester City defender Jonny Evans is seemingly open to extending his expiring contract. This news will delight the Blue Army. What comes to mind when you think about the awesome Foxes centreback that is Jonny Evans? I would suggest three main elements: calm under pressure, world-class capability and a, usually, well marshalled defence. Actually, the Northern Ireland international is so good that the word is Manchester United regret ever allowing him to depart. Naturally.

Defender Jonny Evans would be happy to see out his career with Leicester

Defender Jonny Evans is happy to see out his career at Leicester and thinks he can have several more years at the top, providing he can stay injury-free. The 34-year-old is out of contract next summer but still has the faith of Brendan Rodgers, who is primed to hand him a shirt in the Foxes’ Europa Conference League semi-final second leg against Roma on Thursday.

Brendan Rodgers hoping Jonny Evans can stay fit and emulate Thiago Silva

Brendan Rodgers believes Jonny Evans can be Leicester’s Silva lining for years to come.The 34-year-old Northern Ireland international is fit again after a hamstring injury ahead of Saturday’s trip to Manchester United.Evans left Old Trafford for West Brom in 2015 and joined the Foxes for just £3.5million three years later.He has been plagued by injuries in the last 12 months, including a foot injury which forced him to come off early in Leicester’s FA Cup final win over Chelsea last year.But Foxes boss Rodgers feels as long as Evans can manage his fitness issues he can follow Chelsea’s Thiago Silva...