Fans have a chance to help shape football

NEWS & STAR COLUMN A petition has been launched this week to put further pressure on the government to implement the recommendations of the Fan-Led review into football governance. ‘Fair Game’ represents a growing band of clubs – of which Carlisle is one – who believe this year represents a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to change the […]

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Gibson’s cracker was a goal to savour

NEWS & STAR COLUMN When Blues fans look back on this season, Jordan Gibson’s goal, last Saturday, could well be the defining moment – the instant the feel-good factor returned to Brunton Park. United’s form has picked up in recent weeks but the 2-0 win over Bradford City not only lifted them six points clear […]

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Blues boss Millen bringing back the ‘buzz’

NEWS & STAR COLUMN Three wins from the last four league games has Blues fans buzzing again as we go into the New Year. And with the prospect of some new faces in the squad for Saturday’s home clash with Bradford everyone is hoping we are finally putting a poor start to the season behind […]

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Face-to-face members’ meeting planned for New Year

NEWS & STAR COLUMN 23.12.21 CUOSC are keen to hear from fans concerned about the ‘behind the scenes’ situation at Brunton Park. We were disappointed we were unable to give members a ‘face-to-face’ update following the postponement of last weekend’s home game with Bradford City. We anticipated a good attendance at our members’ meeting following […]

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CUOSC trying to represent ALL supporters

‘You can please some of the people all of the time, you can please all of the people some of the time, but you can’t please all of the people all of the time’. Those words from medieval English poet John Lydgate sum up CUOSC’s current position. We are working hard to provide a link […]

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CUOSC working on new United manifesto

NEWS & STAR COLUMN 02.12.21 League form counts for nothing when the Blues entertain Shrewsbury in the FA Cup on Saturday. There is a cash prize for the winners of £22,629 plus the chance of a money-spinning tie against one of the Premier League giants in the next round. The Blues may be having their […]

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More power likely to be given to fans

NEWS & STAR COLUMN 25.11.21 Clubs will be encouraged to hand more power to fans when the final report of the government’s review into football governance is published. CUOSC hope this may lead to more fans coming forward to stand for positions on our board as we try to help the Blues move forward. The report, […]

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CUOSC back ‘Power to Change’ call

NEWS & STAR COLUMN 18.11.21 CUOSC have joined a number of supporters’ trusts from around the country in calling for action to support the involvement of fans in the ownership of our football clubs.  ‘Power to Change’, a group set up to promote communities, has sent a joint letter to Tracey Crouch, MP, ahead of […]

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CUOSC committed to change of control

NEWS & STAR COLUMN 11.11.21 CUOSC this week restated their position regarding change of control at United.  We published a statement on our website where we tried to explain some of the difficulties we face. We would urge all fans to read it. We emphasised that we are not an obstacle to the type of change […]

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Fans and Blues help Carlisle’s homeless

NEWS & STAR COLUMN 04.11.21 Supporters groups and the Blues are combining to try to help some of the most vulnerable in Carlisle. The ‘My Club, My Shirt’ initiative is hoping to highlight diversity among fans by creating an exhibition of photographs to be displayed at Tullie House and Brunton Park. And United fans among […]

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