Carlisle United's turbulent week against Exeter

The Blues have returned home with dashed hopes of a visit to Wembley and a promotion this season.

Carlisle lost their League Two play off second leg away to Exeter 3-2 yesterday.

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Curle: I made sure our players listened to Exeter celebrating

It's the end to a turbulent week for Carlisle United, who lost their League Two play off second leg away to Exeter 3-2.

Keith Curle says after match, he kept the changing room door open so the team could listen to Exeter cheering and celebrating their success.

Carlisle United's Wembley dream is over

Exeter City's Ollie Watkins (right) and Carlisle United's James Bailey battle for the ball during the Sky Bet League Two play-off second leg at St James Park, Exeter. Credit: PA

Carlisle United lost their League Two play off second leg away to Exeter 3-2. It means their hopes of a visit to Wembley stadium, and promotion, this season are over.

Jack Stacey's 95th-minute winner saw the Grecians beat the Blues - with an extraordinary 6-5 win on aggregate.

Carlisle United's Luke Joyce stands dejected during the Sky Bet League Two play-off second leg at St James Park, Exeter. Credit: ITV Border

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WATCH: 10,000 Blues fans celebrate match comeback

The Blues fought back from 3-1 down, to make it 3 all at yesterday's play-off tie against Exeter.

The game was played in front of the club's biggest home crowd of the season - nearly 10,000 fans.

Here's some highlights of the day, including John O'Sullivan playing it cool:

Carlisle United prepare for second leg of play-off tie with Exeter

Credit: PA

Carlisle United fans are preparing for the second leg of their play-off tie with Exeter on Thursday.

The Blues fought back from 3-1 down, to make it 3 all at yesterday's match.

The game was played in front of the club's biggest home crowd of the season - nearly 10,000 fans.

Many supporters feel the comeback bodes well for a trip to Wembley to end the season.

The fact that we came back to three all...so much strength, so much character. I actually think we are going to win the next leg I really do. 100% we'll do it at Exeter it is worth it."

– Carlisle United fan
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