CUOSC seek new members

CUOSC is looking to increase its membership. We have had an excellent response to our ‘Carlisle REUnited’ campaign to raise cash for the club during the coronavirus pandemic and are keen to enrol new members. You can join or renew your membership by clicking on the following link http://cuosc.org.uk/apply-for-membership/ It costs £10 for adults and […]

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Board Meeting Summary – July 2020

Held online via Zoom – no apologies. There had been no recent board meetings, but Billy and Jim provided an update on the latest preparations for the new season. We were expecting an early September re-start without crowds until at least October. There was a still a deal of uncertainty around the club’s finances, but […]

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Tim’s special message to Blues fans

Tim Barker has recorded a special message for Blues fans – in ‘proper’ Cumbrian. The Silloth actor who has appeared in many TV favourites and in the West End is also an enthusiast of our local dialect. He has been watching with interest as his 1974 recording of ‘Looking Good – We’re Carlisle United’ has […]

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Board Meeting Summary – June 2020

Date: Wednesday June 24, 2020Venue: Online using Zoom Apologies: None The latest position re: coronavirus was discussed. The club were providing comprehensive updates via CEO Nigel Clibbens. An absolute salary cap for League 2 was under consideration but there had been some opposition from the PFA and the proposals may take more than a season […]

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CUOSC and inclusivity

CUOSC exists as an organisation that promotes inclusivity at all levels of the game and within our organisation. Given the events of recent weeks, and the remarkable show of solidarity with the Black Lives Matter movement from Premier League footballers on their return to action on Wednesday, now is an opportune time to remind all […]

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‘REUnited’ fund update

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Fans from around the world are backing CUOSC’s ‘Carlisle REUnited’ campaign. In just one month the fund has passed the £5500 mark and includes donations from supporters in Australia and Russia. In addition we have nearly £600 in pledges while some fans are also making monthly contributions CUOSC want to say a big thank you […]

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‘Gaffer’ turns quizmaster

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United boss Chris Beech is backing CUOSC’s ‘Carlisle REUnited’ campaign by turning into a ‘quizmaster’. Instead of putting his players through their paces the ‘gaffer’ will be testing fans on their Blues and general football knowledge in our popular virtual pub quiz – ‘Be Just and Quiz On’. CUOSC are delighted he has agreed to […]

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Fund raising campaign vital

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The perilous state of lower league football was laid bare by Football League chairman Rick Parry this week. He declared there was a real threat of clubs going bust with a £200million black hole expected to exist in the state of EFL clubs finances by September. This highlights some of the stark and serious problems […]

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Still Looking Good for Campaign

Things are on the up for the 1974 recording of “Looking Good – We’re Carlisle United.” CUOSC have asked fans to pledge donations if the disc reaches 3000 views on YouTube – and it has already passed the 1300 mark in under a fortnight. But we need you to keep plugging away. Over £400 has […]

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Looking Good

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Fancy a ‘sing-along’ while at the same time helping the Carlisle REUnited campaign? CUOSC have found a recording of ‘Looking Good – We’re Carlisle United’ – a disc made to celebrate our finest hour – promotion to the old First Division in 1974. It is a catchy number but it has only had a few […]

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