Newcastle loan players Alex Gilliead and Macauley Gillesphey have run into an unexpected problem.

The United pair are on loan at Carlisle United at the minute as they look to progress their careers.

Saturday saw Carlisle waste the opportunity to go fourth in League Two after falling to defeat at Bristol Rovers.

Neither of the Newcastle loan players were involved in Saturday’s match, with Alex Gilliead on England duty with the Under 20s and Macauley Gillesphey left out of the matchday 18.

However, Alex Gilliead will be back with Carlisle in time for Saturday’s game at home to Portsmouth but there is one problem at the minute.

Have a look at the video from Monday morning of Brunton Park below, I know Cumbria gets its fair share of rain but…!