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As with every club currently playing in the top four divisions of the English football system, Carlisle United odds have increased in popularity in betting circles over recent years. League Two is well renowned for being an unpredictable division to bet on, throwing up surprise results week on week. In recent seasons, teams fighting against relegation one campaign can be challenging for promotion the next, and so odds on Carlisle United to get promoted are just as popular as Carlisle United relegation odds.

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Carlisle United are a professional football club located in Carlisle in the county of Cumbria. One of a number of clubs to have spent at least one season in each of the top four English divisions, the club currently play in England’s fourth tier, League Two.

The history of Carlisle United begins in 1904. A local football team Shaddongate United had held a vote to change the name of the club, and they were reformed as Carlisle United. Having moved to and from different stadiums, firstly at Milhome Bank and then at Devonshire Park, the club moved into Brunton Park in 1909, the home of Carlisle United to this day.

In 1905, the club joined the Lancashire Combination League. Carlisle United, not being located in the county of Lancashire, had to pay the expenses of the visiting sides. Carlisle United began in the Lancashire Combination Second Division, winning the title in 1907. Following three seasons in the Lancashire Combination First Division, the club quit the division and joined the North Eastern League.

Carlisle United performed well in the North Eastern League, and won the championship title in the 1921/1922 season. In 1928, the club were elected to join the Football League for the first time in Carlisle United history and became a member of the Third Division North.

Carlisle United remained in the Football League Third Division North until 1958, at which point the Third Division North and the Third Division South became a Third Division and Fourth Division, with clubs chosen for each league not based on geographical location but on their league finish the season prior to the league reorganisation. As Carlisle United finished 16th out of 24 teams, they were given a place in the Football League Fourth Division.

In the 1961/1962 season, the club were promoted to the Third Division after finishing in fourth place. Despite suffering an immediate relegation, the club were promoted back at the first time of asking.

More success followed for Carlisle United. Following their promotion to the third tier, the club won the Third Division title, and entered the Football League Second Division. The club established itself as a steady Second Division side, and in 1972 the club entered a European competition for the first time in Carlisle United history. Playing in the Anglo-Italian Cup, the highlight of their campaign was beating Roma at the Stadio Olimpico.

In the 1973/1974 season, Carlisle United were promoted to the Football League First Division. The 1974/1975 season was the club’s first, and to date, only campaign spent in England’s top flight. Finishing bottom of the First Division, Carlisle United returned to the second tier of English football.

The club suffered a further relegation two seasons later, and began the 1977/1978 campaign back in the Third Division. Five seasons later, though, and Carlisle United were back in the second tier after finishing as runners up.

This time, the club struggled in the Second Division. After three seasons, Carlisle United were relegated back to the third tier. Things got worse for Carlisle United, with a second successive demotion the following season condemning the club to life in the Fourth Division. 

Carlisle United almost lost their Football League status altogether in the 1991/1992 season. After finishing bottom of the Fourth Division, this usually would have seen the club relegated to the Football Conference. However, Aldershot were expelled from the Football League after going bankrupt, saving Carlisle United’s Football League place in the process.

In time for the 1992/1993 season, the Premier League was introduced. The First Division was replaced by the new league and the rest of the Football League divisions were renamed. The Second Division became Division One, the Third Division Division Two and the Fourth Division Division Three. As such, Carlisle United the 1992/1993 season in Division Three.

In the 1994/1995 season, Carlisle United won the Third Division title, in the first of four seasons that saw two promotions and two relegations. The club were relegated immediately, though won promotion again straight after. They were demoted once more in the 1997/1998 campaign, back to the Third Division.

The 1998/1999 season saw Carlisle United pull off one of the greatest ever relegation escapes. Needing a win in their final game of the season against Plymouth Argyle, the club were drawing. Deep into injury time, with almost the last kick of the game, goalkeeper Jimmy Glass went up for a corner and scored the winner, keeping Carlisle United in the Football League.

However, the club didn’t gain any momentum from this dramatic escape in the subsequent seasons. Instead, Carlisle United continued to struggle. More narrow escapes from relegation was followed by a relegation fight the club didn’t win, and Carlisle United were relegated to the Conference Premier in the 2003/2004 season.

The club’s stay in the Conference Premier lasted for just one season and a playoff victory saw the club return to the Football League. Carlisle United then achieved a second consecutive promotion, earning a place in the third tier, now called League One.

The club almost achieved promotion once more in the 2007/2008 season, but were beaten in the playoff semi final. This led to a downturn in form for the club, and after eight seasons in League One, the club were relegated.

Carlisle United have been members of League Two since the 2014/2015 season.


The first Carlisle United crest was based on the city of Carlisle coat of arms. This Carlisle United football badge featured a red cross, with two red wyverns either side. These wyverns are a symbol of the county of Cumbria. The club’s motto, a Shakespeare quote stating “be just and fear not”, featured in a banner underneath.

During the 1970’s, the Carlisle United football crest was changed. The new badge featured an image of a golden fox, based on the club’s nickname, with the club’s initials CUFC underneath. This Carlisle United crest underwent a series of slight alterations, with one badge featuring the head of a fox along with an image of Carlisle Castle, and another showing a fox jumping through a number of stars.

The club then changed the Carlisle United badge back to the Carlisle coat of arms, and this badge is used by the club today.


The Carlisle United colours are blue and white, and have been the Carlisle United kit colours for the majority of the club’s history since they were formed in 1904. 

In 1904, the Carlisle United players wore blue shirts with dark blue shorts and dark blue socks. The shirt was then changed to a yellow and blue striped shirt the following year, before changing to blue shirts, white shorts and black socks.

This kit was worn until 1924, when white and blue striped shirts worn with white shorts and blue socks were introduced. In 1931, the kit reverted back to blue shirts.

The Carlisle United players wore this kit until 1961, although the sock colours alternated between black, white, blue and blue and white hoops. In 1961, the Carlisle United kit colours consisted of blue and white hooped shirts with white shorts and blue and white hooped socks.

From 1963 to 1973, the club again reverted back to the Carlisle United blue shirts, and these were worn with either blue or white shorts, with blue, black or white socks. In 1973, the Carlisle United kit changed again. Until 1980, the Carlisle United players wore white, blue and red shirts worn with white shorts and red socks.

Blue shirts were reintroduced in 1980, and have been worn until the current day. During this time, white and red have also featured on the shirts, worn with either white or blue shirts and white, blue or red socks.

The 2016/2017 season saw the Carlisle United players wear blue shirts worn with white shorts and blue socks.

Carlisle United Stadium

The Carlisle United stadium is called Brunton Park. The club moved into this ground in 1909, and the current Carlisle United stadium capacity is 18,202 with 9500 standing, making it the largest English football ground that still has terraces. There are future Carlisle United stadium plans involving moving to an all seater ground.

The Carlisle United stadium layout consists of four main stands - The West Stand, also known as the Main Stand or the Paddock which is a mixed seated and terraced stand; the Warwick Road End, also known as the Newcastle International Airport End; the East Stand, also known as the Pioneer Foods Stand; and the Waterworks End, known also as the Petteril End.

Previous to moving into Brunton Park, the club played at Millhome Bank before moving to Devonshire Park in 1905.


The majority of Carlisle United supporters hail from the city of Carlisle and other parts of Cumbria. There are a variety of Carlisle United supporters clubs up and down the country, including the Carlisle United Official Supporters Club CUOSC.

The Carlisle United supporters did enjoy a rivalry with Workington, though the two have rarely met since the 1970’s. Other rivals include Middlesbrough and Hartlepool United.

The most famous Carlisle United supporters songs include ‘Proud To Be A Cumbrian’ and ‘Super Carlisle From The North’.


The current Carlisle United owners are Andrew Jenkins, John Nixon and Steven Pattison. These control Carlisle United’s parent company Carlisle United Association Football Club Ltd, and between them hold 74.6% of Carlisle United shares.

The United Trust, a group formed by Carlisle United supporters in 2001, own 25.4% of the club shares. The United Trust were formed in response to the club’s previous owner Michael Knighton making unpopular decisions that led to the club’s relegation from the Football League.


The list of Carlisle United stats begins with the club’s all time leading league appearance maker. This honour belongs to Alan Ross. Ross made 466 appearances for the club between 1963 and 1979.

The club’s all time leading league goalscorer is Jimmy McConnell. McConnell scored 126 league goals for Carlisle United between 1928 and 1932.

McConnell also holds the Carlisle United record for most league goals in a single season, scoring 42 times in the 1928/1929 campaign.

The club’s all time record transfer signing is Joe Garner. Garner cost the club a fee of £140,000 from Blackburn Rovers in 2007. The highest transfer fee Carlisle United have ever received for a player is £1.2 million, a fee paid by Crystal Palace for Matt Jansen in 1998.

Carlisle United’s record victory is 8-0. The club beat Hartlepool United by this scoreline in the Third Division North in 1928. Carlisle United’s heaviest defeat came in the Third Division North in 1939, with Hull City beating the club 11-1.

Carlisle United’s highest ever league finish has been 22nd in the top tier of English football, achieved in the club’s only season in the First Division in the 1974/1975 campaign.

Carlisle United Players

The current Carlisle United players list consists of 23 members of the first team squad, supported by the Carlisle United Academy Squad.

Notable ex Carlisle United players include Kevin Gray, who was voted in one fans poll as the club’s greatest ever captain; Keiren Westwood, who was voted as the club’s greatest ever player; Bill Shankly, who also became Carlisle United manager, Peter McConnell, David Reeves and Matt Jansen.

Clive Allen, Rory Delap, Jermaine Beckford, Andy Dibble and Ian Harte are other famous football players who spent some part of their career at Carlisle United.

Carlisle United Managers

The current Carlisle United manager is Keith Curle. Curle became Carlisle United manager in 2014, replacing the caretaker duo of Tony Caig and Paul Thirlwell.

Notable ex Carlisle United managers include Greg Abbott, who led the club to the Football League trophy in 2010/2011; Paul Simpson, who won the League Two title in the 2005/2006 campaign; Mervyn Day, who took the club to their first Football League Trophy in the 1995/1996 season; Mick Wadsworth, under whose reign Carlisle United won the Division Two title in 1995; and Alan Ashman who took the club to the Third Division title in the 1964/1965 season.


The Carlisle United honours list include one third tier title (1964/1965); two fourth tier titles (1994/1995, 2005/2006); two Football League Trophy wins (1996/1997, 2010/2011); one Lancashire Combination Second Division title (1906/1907); and one North Eastern League title (1921/1922).

The club have also won the Cumberland Cup on eight occasions - 1990, 1993, 2002, 2005, 2008, 2011, 2012 and 2013.


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