News & Star column 21.01.21

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The Blues face a game every four days until the end of the season with a fixture pile-up threatening to put pressure on their promotion push. That’s both an exciting and worrying prospect for supporters who have seen the season stalled for 10 days by a Covid outbreak at Brunton Park. Football has been an […]

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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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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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News & Star column 26.11.20

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CUOSC are looking to further boost our ‘Carlisle REUnited’ fund with a Xmas raffle. There is a chance to win a framed signed Mark Gillespie shirt from the 2010/11 season, donated by Mark himself. Mark’s now at Premier League Newcastle but he became the youngest goalkeeper to represent the Blues in 2010 at the age […]

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News & Star column 12.11.20

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I wonder how many Blues fans missed our ‘Great Escape’ in the FA Cup on Sunday. Two goals down with three minutes of extra-time to go and with the BBC iPlayer freezing again it was tempting to switch off and call it a day. It’s likely some supporters will have been shocked, later, to find […]

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US support for Carlisle REUnited

We spoke to Carlisle United’s Florida-based supporter Chandler Caudill, who purchased a Face In The Crowd image recently to help the Carlisle REUnited campaign. We’ve had a number of supporters donate to the campaign from across the world, The United States, Australia and even Russia. So we wanted to know just how Chandler came to […]

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