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Three points for the Blues

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Carlisle picked up a valuable three points in their relegation fight with a 2-0 victory away at Northampton Town last night.

After a goalless first half, Jason Kennedy put the Blues ahead when he slotted in Kyle Dempsey's pass.

Dempsey soon doubled the advantage heading home from David Amoo's cross.

Northampton's best chances saw James Gray's header saved by Dan Hanford and Brendon Moloney firing over the bar.

The result saw Carlisle move three points clear of the relegation zone.

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Carlisle travel to York for crucial League Two clash

Carlisle boss Keith Curle knows a win against York today would make all the difference to his side's chances of staying in the football league. Credit: PA

Carlisle United travel to York today for a crucial League Two clash.

The Blues are currently 21st in the table, just two points above the relegation zone.

York are one place above them in the table thanks to their superior goal difference but both teams have 36 points.

Kick-off is at 3pm.

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Dempsey signs until 2016

Midfielder Kyle Dempsey will stay with the club until 2016 Credit: PA

Carlisle United has confirmed that star midfielder Kyle Dempsey has signed a new contract with the club.

He will stay at Brunton Park until the summer of 2016.

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