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Thousands of Carlisle United fans have been snapping up tickets for the FA Cup tie at Sunderland, but the players cannot afford to look that far ahead.
The trip to Wearside may be more glamorous, but for now, tomorrow's trip to Walsall is more important, as Ryan Dollard reports.
Graham Kavanagh has been discussing the club's ambitions over the busy Christmas period.
Carlisle United have five games over the next 16 days, with 12 league points up for grabs ahead of the big FA cup tie against Sunderland United at the Stadium of Light on Sunday 5 January.
Carlisle United travel to Walsall in League One this weekend.
Manager Graham Kavanagh's side will be going for their third consecutive victory in all competitions - he spoke to ITV Border about his hope's for his team.