The controversy over Hartlepool United's visit to Brunton Park on Saturday has been blown out of proportion, according to the club's chairman.
Football equality campaigners Kick It Out warned fans over their plan to attend this Saturday's League Two game at Carlisle in Bob Marley-themed costumes.
But club chairman Russ Green says the away supporters are not planning to "black up" as some had feared.
It is a fantastic, celebratory event.
"Bob Marley was a big football fan - there was nothing derogatory or wrong with it I don't think.
"I think it is great. It is all about a good day out and I just think sometimes some of these things are taken out of proportion."
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Hartlepool fans' tradition of dressing up for the last away game of the season has caused some concern for Carlisle United.
Hundreds of supporters of the north-east side are expected to don Bob Marley costumes at Brunton Park a week on Saturday.
It's the latest in a running tradition of fancy dress ideas, with previous years' themes including the Thunderbirds and the Smurfs.
But the Blues have said they are seeking advice from Kick It Out, football's anti-discrimination organisation, over concerns some fans could "black-up" as part of their efforts.
Carlisle United Manager Keith Curle has said he has concerns about the health and safety implications, but isn't personally worried about the racial connotations of the costumes.
Their League Two status may have been secured, but Keith Curle insists Carlisle United won't be resting on their laurels.
He says they'll be looking to finish the season on a high - particularly as yesterday marked the twentieth anniversary of the day the Blues made their debut at the old Wembley Stadium.
Those heady days are a reminder that there's still plenty of work to do, to get United back to their best:
On this day, 20 years ago, Carlisle United made their first appearance at the old Wembley stadium.
Tony Caig was the club's 21-year-old goalkeeper that day, and he's now the team's goalkeeping coach:
You've been sharing your memories of Carlisle's first appearance at Wembley Stadium in 1995.
Here's a few of them:
Twenty years ago today, Carlisle United played at Wembley for the first time.
Dressed in their infamous 'deckchair' away strip, the Blues lost 1-0 to Birmingham City in the Auto Windscreen Shields Final at the old Wembley Stadium.
Take a trip down memory lane and relive the highs and lows with our 1995 match report.
Today is the twentieth anniversary of Carlisle United's first ever game at Wembley.
On 23 April, 1995, the Blues took on Birmingham City under the twin towers of the old Wembley stadium in the Auto Windscreen Shields Final.
They lost 1-0 on that day, but went on to win the competition at the same venue in 1997 and 2011.
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