News & Star column 15.10.20

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If you value your local club, now is perhaps a good time to consider joining CUOSC. The coronavirus pandemic means the future of football in England is clouded in uncertainty.  Talks involving the Premier League are underway that could lead to the restructuring of all four divisions. Meanwhile, at Brunton Park it is worrying times […]

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News & Star column 08.10.2020

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CUOSC’s ‘Carlisle REUnited’ campaign passed an important milestone this week when donations topped the £10,000 mark. The fund has been given a boost by the Face in the Crowd initiative that has gone down well with fans and is being run jointly with the club. Over 110 supporters had their faces – upper body cut-outs […]

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News & Star column 01.10.2020

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I live and breathe Carlisle United because of my dad. He took me into the ‘Scratching Pen’ when I was just a boy and ever since the Blues have been in my blood. In the FA Cup we followed the team around the country and I have memories that will last forever. Frank died 15 […]

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It felt great to be one of the privileged few going into the Paddock again to watch the Blues. But it felt even better on the way out. Despite all the Covid-19 paraphernalia around the Southend game last weekend it was still the three points at the end of the 90 minutes that mattered the […]

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The government has said the October 1 date for the long awaited return of supporters to EFL games is to be reviewed. Although the Blues are taking part in a ‘test event’ for fans against Southend on Saturday no one will be surprised, following new Covid-19 restrictions, if it is eventually delayed. Over the last […]

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News and Star column 12.09.20

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CUOSC have already given their general backing to ‘Sustain The Game’ – a campaign that calls for action from authorities to protect the existence of clubs. Now we would like to get the views of our fans on some of the key principles within that campaign. The financial strain caused by Covid-19 is threatening many […]

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News and Star column 05.09.20

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Not many fans will lose any sleep after United’s defeat by Fleetwood in the EFL Trophy in midweek. They believe the competition is tainted by the introduction of Premier League academy sides and just saw the game as our last pre-season practice fixture. But those that watched on iFollow know it was much more than […]

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A future worth keeping

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Thanks to Gareth Cavanagh and the News and Star for allowing us to reproduce this article Carlisle United Official Supporters Club has thanked fans for donating to an emergency Covid-19 fund, asking them to keep supporting the Blues through the pandemic. The Carlisle REUnited fund was set up by CUOSC to give the football club a […]

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News & Star column 26.03.20

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They said it was nineth wonder of the world. But it was just CUOSC holding a board meeting by video conference. With government advising against group meetings during the coronavirus pandemic we employed the technology for the first time in our 19-year history. And guess what, it went without a hitch – even with a […]

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News & Star column 19.03.20

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When will we see the Blues in action again? For those of us who love our favourite football fix it is a question gnawing away at the back of our minds – and one that is unlikely to be answered soon. With the world at war with Coronavirus we are in unprecedented times. Sport must […]

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