Carlisle United move for Hull defender Conor Townsend

Carlisle United moved to bolster their fragile defence on deadline day by signing rookie defender Conor Townsend from Premier League Hull City

Carlisle United 2 Leicester City 5

Carlisle United crumbled last night under the pressure of Championship high-fliers Leicester City as the visitors triumphed 5 - 2

The Agenda: How do we end the North East's great goal drought?

North East football teams are yet to make a mark this season in terms of goals. Mark Douglas ponders how we end the goal drought

Lee Miller backing under-fire Carlisle United boss

Carlisle United’s star striker Lee Miller is insisting he is “110%” behind under-fire manager Greg Abbott

Carlisle United 0 Coventry City 4: I won’t walk away, says defiant Abbott

Defiant Carlisle United manager Greg Abbott insisted that he isn’t going anywhere despite mounting pressure from the terraces as his misfiring side conceded four more goals

Bradford City 4 Carlisle United 0

Carlisle United have been left with some deep wounds to lick following an opening week of the season in which they conceded nine goals in two league games

Carlisle United 1 Leyton Orient 5

Carlisle United conceded five at home for the first time in just over 10 years as pre-season optimism was replaced with disappointment and frustration following their opening day horror show

Carlisle United boss Greg Abbott warns big guns it’s not easy

Greg Abbott says Carlisle United are not daunted by the League One heavyweights – and has warned Wolves and Bristol City to take nothing for granted in the third tier

Preview: Carlisle United 2013-14

Brunton Park now houses the third longest serving manager in England. Chief sportswriter Mark Douglas finds Greg Abbott in fine form

Carlisle United 1 Bolton Wanderers 0

Carlisle United received a soaking last night in their match with Bolton Wanderers but battled through the wet to a 1 - 0 victory

Revival fills Greg Abbott with higher hopes

GREG Abbott has lauded his Carlisle United battlers for their Christmas revival – but insists there is more to come from his side.


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