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Berwick arrange Newcastle United friendly

Berwick Rangers will host Newcastle United at Shielfield Park on Friday 7 September Credit: ITV

Berwick Rangers have announced the club will host Newcastle United in a friendly match on Friday 7 September.

The Scottish Third Division side have organised the clash with the Magpies as there are no domestic games this weekend due to international fixtures.

The match at Shielfield Park kicks off at 7:45pm.

Carlisle to face Tottenham in Capital One Cup

Carlisle United will host the Premier League side in the third round. The Brunton Park game will pit Greg Abbott's men against top names like Jermain Defoe, Kyle Walker and Gareth Bale. Spurs finished fourth in the Premier League last season.

The last time the sides met - for a League Cup clash in 1997 - Carlisle suffered a 3 - 2 defeat at White Hart Lane, and then lost the second leg 2 - 0 at Brunton Park. This year's game will be played in the week starting 24 September.

Cumberland win cricket final

There are celebrations for Cumberland's cricketers. They have won their first one day competition for 23 years. They beat Wiltshire by seven wickets in the final of the MCCA trophy in Buckinghamshire.

Wiltshire were bowled out for 184, Cumberland easily made their target reaching186 for 3.

The top scorer was Josh Tolley with 67. The youngest player Liam Livingston scored 16 not out and hit a boundary to win the match.

Ian Sharp the team manager said:

'It's been a hell of a journey but I am very pleased, it's the proudest moment in my eight years as the club team manager."

– Ian Sharp


Queens score shock win over SPL side Hibs

Second Division Queen of the South scored a 2 - 0 win over Hibernian last night, in a major upset for the Scottish Premier League side. Queens dominated the Scottish Communities League Cup match from the start, with Nick Clark scoring after 13 minutes.

Gavin Reilly then doubled Queens' lead just before half-time, and his side got several more chances in the second half. Hibs manager Pat Fenlon said he was 'disgusted' with his team's performance.

CUFC face Ipswich in the League Cup

Carlisle United fans are dreaming of a giant-killing as Greg Abbott's team take on Ipswich Town, from the Championship in the second round of the league cup.

The Blues go into the game full of confidence after a big win over Portsmouth at the weekend and Ipswich Manager Paul Jewell, who once played football with Greg Abbott at Bradford, has said his side will pay Carlisle "the utmost respect".

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