Carlisle United bow out of the League Cup in a nail biting game that saw both Derby win 14-13 on penalties.
The League Two side played away to Derby County from the Championship. Darren Bent had scored to put Derby in front but Carlisle's Mike Jones took the match into extra-time with an equaliser 5 minutes into stoppage time.
There were no more goals in the extra 30 minutes, taking it to a penalty shootout which saw players take turns until the agonising 14-13 finish.
Carlisle United get the new season underway tomorrow, playing away to League Two title favourites Portsmouth.
With at least 51 games to play for the club, Manager Keith Curle looks to the season ahead:
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Ahead of The Open teeing off, Carlisle United stars Jabo Ibehre and Jamie Devitt have been showing the pro golfers how it's done. Take a look at these incredible putts they both sunk at a golf day held in memory of the club's former commercial director Dick Young.
Players from Carlisle United were subjected to a gruelling pre-season training session today, as they took part in a boot camp in the Lake District:
Carlisle United have signed midfielder Mike Jones on a two-year deal which will keep him at Brunton Park until at least the summer of 2018.
Carlisle United face a 700-mile round trip for their first game of the 2016/2017 season after drawing Portsmouth away from home on Saturday 6th August. Kick-off is 3pm.
Their other August fixtures are:
- Saturday 13th August- CUFC vs Plymouth 3pm KO
- Tuesday 16th August- CUFC vs Cheltenham 7.45pm KO
- Saturday 20th August- Cambridge vs CUFC 3pm KO
- Saturday 27th August- Barnet vs CUFC- 3pm KO
Rock Legend Rod Stewart will play to thousands of fans at Carlisle United's Brunton Park this afternoon.
It's the final date of the singer's latest tour and local businesses are hoping the gig will provide a huge financial boost to the local economy.
His career has spanned more than five decades and includes hits like 'Baby Jane', 'Do you think i'm sexy?' and 'Hot legs'.
Irish winger, Jamie Devitt, has signed a two year contract with the Blues.
The former Morecambe player says Carlisle United doesn't deserve to be in League Two:
Carlisle United have revealed a provisional list of the friendly games they will play in preparation for next season.
- Tue 5 Jul - Queen of the South (behind closed doors)
- Wed 6 Jul - Kendal Away - 7.45pm
- Sat 9 Jul - Workington Away - 3pm
- Wed 13 Jul - Warrington Away - 7pm
- Sat 23 Jul - Barrow Away - 3pm
- Tue 26 Jul - Bury (behind closed doors)
- Sat 30 Jul - Bradford Away - 3pm
- Sat 6 Aug - Season starts
A friendly fixture with Penrith AFC is still to be arranged.