News & Star column 14.01.21

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Blues skipper Nick Anderton and vice-captain Aaron Hayden are there. Club legends Hughie McIlmoyle and Dean Walling are also there – and you can be too. The joint ‘Face in the Crowd’ initiative at Brunton Park between the club and CUOSC has proved very popular. So far more than 250 ‘faces’ are on display in […]

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News & Star column 07.01.21

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With coronavirus cases soaring we all need something to lift the doom and gloom. And seeing the Blues sitting proudly on top of the League Two table this week was definitely a sight for sore eyes. It may be nightmarish times as we struggle to cope with the pandemic but United have done their best […]

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News & Star column 31.12.20

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Congratulations to head coach Chris Beech on extending his contract with the Blues until the summer of 2022. CUOSC welcome the stability this brings to the club amidst these Covid-stricken times for football. United were in dire trouble and facing the real possibility of dropping out of the League when Beech took over just 13 […]

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News & Star column 17.12.20

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What a shame this United team isn’t playing in front of all our fans. The players are giving everything for the club and four successive wins has lifted them to the giddy heights of second in League Two – well above most supporters pre-season expectations. The 2000 fans allowed back into Brunton Park are being […]

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‘Nordbord’ put to good use

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CUOSC recently helped the club purchase a Nordbord hamstring testing unit with money from our Carlisle REUnited fund. You can read here what United’s strength and conditioning coach Greg Short had to say about it. (The article has been reproduced with kind permission of the club’s official website) Club strength and conditioning coach Greg Short […]

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Face in the Crowd Abroad

Phil Jones, Carlisle United Supporter who lives in New Zealand and has his Face In The Crowd at Brunton Park, spoke to us recently about his journey following The Blues. CUOSC: Tell us a little about yourself? Phil: Some people might remember me from the mid-90’s when I created the first online presence for following […]

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Board Meeting Summary – December 2020

Wednesday December 9, 2020 held online via Zoom Apologies from Kyle Sproat. A new board member, Mark Middling was co-opted until the date of the 2021 AGM. Mark is based in Hexham and has a lot of experience in financials as well as knowledge of football governance from his university research and some legal issues. […]

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News & Star column 10.12.20

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Blues midfielder Brennan Dickenson is closer to a return to full fitness – thanks to a little help from the fans. He has been one of the first to benefit from some new state-of the-art medical equipment which has been bought for the club by CUOSC. The money – £3,000 – came out of our […]

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Results of Salford match survey

United’s last home game against Salford City saw 2,000 fans attend on the day as we became the first club ‘post-lockdown part two’ to welcome supporters into their stadium, albeit under much stricter Covid-19 safety measures. As part of the match review process CUOSC launched a survey to see how the match-day experience had been […]

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Statement – Taking the Knee

CUOSC would like to echo the words from the Football Supporters Association (FSA) on the back of the disappointing behaviour by some supporters present in the grounds at both Colchester and Millwall over the weekend. The FSA statement reads: ‘The FSA reaffirms our clear and unequivocal opposition to racism and all forms of discrimination. We […]

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