There were remarkable scenes at Brunton Park as the Piatak era got under way.

Carlisle United's new American owners received a huge and colourful welcome as they took to the pitch before the first game of their reign.

Fans waved blue flags featuring the 'Own the North' slogan and chanted 'USA, USA' as the six family members returned supporters' affections ahead of the 1-1 draw with Charlton Athletic.

It came as a 10,477 crowd greeted the start of the new regime under the Florida business family.

Here's how the Cumbrian faithful greeted the owners...