Furious Carney leaves stadium after half-time subbing

Veteran Sydney FC utility David Carney reportedly stormed out of the Sky Blues change rooms after being substituted with his side down 2-0 at the break to Brisbane Roar.

David Carney

An emotional David Carney Source: AAP

Fox Sports reported on the situation during the match, stating he left the sheds at half-time fully dressed with General Manager of Football Operations Terry McFlynn chasing after him.

It was believed he had left the stadium and drove home.

Young defender Ben Warland took his position, taking the field at the start of the second half.

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Sydney FC manager Graham Arnold commented on what occurred after the match.

"David Carney got replaced at half time, he wasn’t happy, he took his bag to the car and came back inside,” he told Fox Sports.

The Sky Blues went on to lose the match 2-1, with Milos Ninkovic managing to score after Matt McKay and Jacob Pepper's first half goals for Roar.




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Published 17 March 2018 at 10:45pm
Source: SBS The World Game