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CUFC: FA Cup tie with Peterborough United

Carlisle United manager says they're looking forward to their first round FA Cup tie with Peterborough United.

It's a tough tie against higher-ranked opposition. Although Keith Curle insists that their priority is to stay in the Football League, they're going to try their best for a cup run.

Our reporter Ryan Dollard also managed to get an interview with Curle's daughter who's already picked her favourite player.


New Carlisle United stadium by 2018?

In an exclusive interview Carlisle United Managing Director John Nixon tells ITV Border he would like the club to be in a new stadium by 2018.

He also says the feel good-factor is back at Brunton Park and despite a turbulent start to League 2 he's still hopeful about making the play-offs.

Watch an extended version of his interview with Katie Hunter:

Carlisle still aiming for League 2 play-offs

Managing Director John Nixon Credit: ITV News Border

Carlisle United Managing Director John Nixon says the club remains ambitious despite a poor start to the season.

United are still hovering above the relegation zone but Nixon says the play-offs are still a possibility: "It's a big ask at this stage of the season but it's early days and we think we've still got a chance."

Nixon denied that hiring Graham Kavanagh was a mistake and said he believes the former Carlisle manager will be successful in the future.

Watch the full interview with John Nixon at 6pm on Lookaround.


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