We can talk about football again. While the Super League was collapsing last night, there was a match being played in Northern Ireland.

Manchester United youngster Jacob Carney helped Portadown to a 2-1 league victory over Larne.

It was their third win in four games and lifts them into ninth place.

Carney was voted as man of the match after an impressive performance to help his side gain all three points.

The Manchester United goalkeeper turned 20 today, and so his last match as a teenager ended pretty well.

This is Carney’s third spell out on loan, having played previously at two English non-league sides.

It is great that United are giving the young goalkeeper a chance to go out and get experience, and he is rising to the challenge.

 

Carney may get a chance out on loan in the Football League in England next season. There will be no shortage of suitors, he is rising to every challenge put before him.

Portadown’s fans praised his display, making clear they are very impressed with the Manchester United loanee…

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