Football

.

United stopper's first-team football plea granted

Published Add your comment

Manchester United goalkeeper Sam Johnstone has extended his loan spell at Scunthorpe United by a further month.

The 18-year-old stopper joined the Npower League One outfit in search of regular first team football, and has impressed in his first month at Glanford Park.

After conceding five goals in four appearances, Iron boss Alan Knill has moved to extend the Red Devils youngster's stay, just a week before he was due to return to Old Trafford.


 

Johnstone is highly rated by Sir Alex Ferguson, but with a wealth of goalkeeping options at Manchester United, the Scot thought it best to send the player out on loan to continue his development.

Already an established England U19 international, the future certainly looks bright for this talented academy graduate, who will undoubtedly benefit from another month's experience playing in the third tier.

Do YOU want to write for GiveMeSport? Get started today by signing-up and submitting an article HERE: http://gms.to/writeforgms

Topics:
Football
Scunthorpe United
League One
Premier League
Alex
Manchester United

Article Comments

Report author of article

Please let us know if you believe this article is in violation of our editorial policy, please only report articles for one of the following reasons.

Report author

DISCLAIMER

This article has been written by a member of the GiveMeSport Writing Academy and does not represent the views of GiveMeSport.com or SportsNewMedia. The views and opinions expressed are solely that of the author credited at the top of this article. GiveMeSport.com and SportsNewMedia do not take any responsibility for the content of its contributors.

Want more content like this?

Like our GiveMeSport Facebook Page and you will get this directly to you.

Already Subscribed to Facebook, don't ask me again

Follow GiveMeSport on Twitter and you will get this directly to you.

Already Following, don't ask me again

Like our GiveMeSport Page and you will get this directly to you.

Already Subscribed to G+, don't ask me again