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Inside Brunton Park with Jon Colman

What mates are for!

TOM Taiwo's breakneck sprint to finish off Peter Murphy's shot against Bournemouth on the goalline last Saturday drew a questioning frown from the defender and a big, goofy grin from the midfielder.

Last updated 27 August 2011
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A tribute to basic humanity

CARLISLE United’s connecting thread to the tragedy of April 15, 1989 is that Liverpool began their fateful FA Cup run with a 3-0 victory at Brunton Park before the hell of Hillsborough unfolded three months later.

Last updated 27 August 2011
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Why a Carlisle Utd goal machine isn't the only answer

Ian Stevens photo There may come a point over the next few days when Greg Abbott hears one question too many about his striker hunt and charges out of Brunton Park, his hand over his mouth, muffling a scream.

Last updated 20 August 2011
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Abbott gets into a flap over flip boy Tavernier

Carlisle United signed not just a promising right-back but a potential Olympic gymnast when they landed Newcastle's James Tavernier. Or did they?

Last updated 20 August 2011
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Don’t write Danny Livesey off

One of the more bracing sights of the season so far was of Danny Livesey, once a League One team of the year member, engaged in solitary running drills at Rochdale while 16 of his team-mates were preparing for Tuesday's game.

Last updated 20 August 2011
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Francois Zoko is Carlisle Utd's creator not striker

Francois Zoko photo It only takes a second to score a goal, so the old phrase goes, in which case Francois Zoko is due.

Last updated 13 August 2011
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James Berrett’s a hero without the hype

James Berrett photo Park players and junior midfield hopefuls should listen up, for here is James Berrett to unlock the secrets of successful long-distance shooting.

Last updated 6 August 2011
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Carlisle Utd star man Frank Simek did go to Specsavers

Frank Simek photo Frank Simek, United’s yeoman right-back, begins this season with a year’s supply of free contact lenses.

Last updated 6 August 2011
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Why it’s unfair to bracket Stephen O'Halloran with McDaid

Stephen O England’s newest football agent today carries two burdens: the decidedly mixed reputation of his profession and an unwanted status as a measuring tool for Carlisle United left-backs with an injury past.

Last updated 2 July 2011
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If they have the skills, age doesn't matter

Commentators still droning on about the age of Chelsea’s new manager are guilty of a juvenile assumption that “youth” should always bend the knee to “experience” in the technical areas.

Last updated 2 July 2011
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Blues, Seagulls and the experience myth

bridcutt Talented, but raw. Not nearly enough first-team appearances between them. Average age 25, and only just. Could do with a couple more stubbled veterans to pull them through, don’t you think?

Last updated 25 June 2011
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One that will stay in my memory

KEIREN Westwood’s leap into the Premier League this week activated the mind’s film reel. Back into the memory came those eye-rubbing acts Sunderland’s new goalkeeper performed during his soaring years with the Blues.

Last updated 25 June 2011
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Honesty the best policy?

THIS column came under assault – politely, I should add – from certain members of the United high command when it suggested in February that undisclosed transfer fees were an enemy of transparency.

Last updated 25 June 2011
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One that will stay in my memory

KEIREN Westwood’s leap into the Premier League this week activated the mind’s film reel. Back into the memory came those eye-rubbing acts Sunderland’s new goalkeeper performed during his soaring years with the Blues.

Last updated 25 June 2011
Published by http://www.newsandstar.co.uk

Honesty the best policy?

THIS column came under assault – politely, I should add – from certain members of the United high command when it suggested in February that undisclosed transfer fees were an enemy of transparency.

Last updated 25 June 2011
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Blues, Seagulls and the experience myth

bridcutt Talented, but raw. Not nearly enough first-team appearances between them. Average age 25, and only just. Could do with a couple more stubbled veterans to pull them through, don’t you think?Third-placed Huddersfield made the clearest declaration of faith in experience, with an average of 28.2, runners-up Southampton a little lower at 27.5. Down among the dead men, Swindon disappeared off the bottom of the table despite a relatively experienced average of 27.2. Similarly, Dagenham with 27.1. Crisis-ridden Plymouth, meanwhile, plummeted with players whose years averaged 24.6.

Last updated 25 June 2011
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Carlisle Utd were right to let Glenn Murray walk

Glenn Murray photo The biggest irony of Carlisle United’s summer hunt for a striker after their thin campaign of goalscoring is that the Blues contributed heavily to the art of net-swelling elsewhere in the 2010/11 season.

Last updated 28 May 2011
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Another May 8 marvel for Telford’s Whitehead

One final, desperate attack, a hopeful cross, a dramatic, injury-time winner and Stuart Whitehead is on his knees in disbelief.

Last updated 28 May 2011
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Ten months on – are Carlisle United on the up?

Greg Abbott photo Roughly 10 months ago, at the onset of Carlisle United’s 2010/11 campaign, this column drew up a checklist which it hoped the big-shooters at Brunton Park would address in the season about to be unwrapped.

Last updated 22 May 2011
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Why Adam Collin is now Carlisle Utd's prized asset

Carlisle action photo It might go down as one of the great oddities in Carlisle United’s prizegiving history that Ben Williams received a player of the year crown in 2009, but Adam Collin went home from last Sunday’s end-of-term trophy shower without a single, silver pot in his substantial hands.

Last updated 15 May 2011
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