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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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 03.12.20

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Still looking for a Christmas present for a Carlisle United supporting friend or relative? At CUOSC we have a couple of options for you that you might wish to consider. Although a limited number of fans are now allowed back in Brunton Park we are still promoting ‘Face in the Crowd’ – a chance for […]

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News & Star column 19.11.20

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CUOSC have written to the EFL after problems with the iFollow match streaming service left Blues fans frustrated and angry at the weekend. Many missed out on some of the coverage of United’s home clash with Cheltenham despite paying the £10 match fee. The club were also unhappy with the situation as they see the […]

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News & Star column 05.11.20

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CUOSC is endorsing the club’s plea to fans not to ‘pirate’ stream United games. With supporters locked out of Brunton Park because of coronavirus many are taking advantage of the EFL’s iFollow service to watch the Blues in action – and earning the club some much-needed revenue. The Blues made around £50,000 from the first […]

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News & Star column 05.11.20

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Fans are being invited to put Blues head coach Chris Beech on the spot next month. The club is holding a socially distanced forum that will be published on their official website. Supporters can send in their questions by video and they will be posted alongside answers from the United boss on the club’s YouTube […]

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News & Star column 22.10.20

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CUOSC are seeking the support of Carlisle MP John Stevenson as we continue to get behind the Football Supporters Association’s ‘Sustain the Game’ campaign. We are writing to the Conservative MP hoping to persuade him to lobby sports minister Nigel Huddleston to encourage the progression of a fan-led review into the governance of the game. […]

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