CUFC League Two Fixtures 2014 - 2015

A comprehensive list of Carlisle United's fixtures for next season, starting with Luton Town at Brunton Park on Saturday 9 August.

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CUFC sign another striker

Stephen Elliott during his time at Coventry City
The striker has played at international level Credit: PA

Carlisle United have signed former Republic of Ireland striker, Stephen Elliott.

He joins the blues on a one year year deal.

Elliott, 30, joined Coventry City two years ago and scored four goals in 25 appearances.

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Carlisle United hit kit supplier problems

Carlisle United new kit
Carlisle United's new home kit for the 2014/15 season Credit: Carlisle United

Carlisle United have confirmed that the club's new home kit won't be available for supporters to buy in time for the start of the 2014/15 season.

Production problems with the club's new kit supplier - Sondico Professional Ltd - have mean't that the new home shirts will not be available until the end of next week. Despite Carlisle's opening match of the new League Two season against Luton Town taking place on Saturday.

The first-team home kit is being delivered later this week to allow the players to wear it against Luton.

The club also confirmed that 3,500 free blue T-shirts are being supplied for fans to wear during the game at Brunton Park on Saturday.

The design of Carlisle United's new home kit is based on the strip the club wore during the 1974/75 season.

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Kavanagh praises "performance" in home defeat to Sunderland

Carlisle United suffered their first pre-season defeat with a 1-0 loss to Sunderland last night (Tuesday 22nd July).

The Carlisle boss Graham Kavanagh reacted to the friendly defeat at home to Premier League Sunderland.

"I was hoping for a performance and we definitely got that", he told ITV News Border. Meanwhile, Blues defender Sean O'Hanlon described the scoreline as a "fair result".

Mikael Mandron's 72nd minute strike, which came after a neat passing move, proved the difference between the two sides.

Carlisle United lose first pre-season match

Carlisle United lost for the first time in their pre-season last night, Tuesday 22 July.

Premier League Sunderland won thanks to a seventy first minute goal from substitute Michael Mandron.

However the Blues created plenty of chances against a team three divisions higher than them, and manager Graham Kavanagh says he was pleased with the team's performance.

Carlisle to host Sunderland in pre-season friendly

The Blues lost to Sunderland in the FA Cup third round in January
The Blues lost to Sunderland in the FA Cup third round in January Credit: PA

Carlisle United's most high-profile pre-season friendly takes place tonight, as the Blues take on Sunderland.

Big crowds are expected at Brunton Park when United host the Black Cats.

United are currently unbeaten in their pre-season campaign after drawing against fellow Cumbrians Barrow at the weekend

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