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Carlisle United manager admits there will be added edge to Luton game

Carlisle United fans are planning a protest ahead of a key game tonight.

The Blues are aiming to end a string of crushing defeats when they host play-off rivals Luton at Brunton Park tonight.

The injury-hit side have suffered four straight defeats without scoring.

The poor run of form has added to frustrations among United fans about how the club is being run.

It has led to one group planning a protest outside the Main Stand from 7pm tonight to voice their anger about the club, but stress their protests are not directed against manager Keith Curle or his players.

One of those taking part is United fan Niall Scott told ITV Border: "It's important the board know how angry the fans feel.

"There is a lack of ambition at the club and we've had to suffer years of failure."

"I am always optimistic before a game and we will still be cheering the team on. This is not about the players or Keith Curle - just against the board," he added.

There will be added spice on the pitch too following an acrimonious 1-1 draw at Luton.

Curle brimming with confidence after CUFC victory

Carlisle United manager Keith Curle says his team are now eyeing up who they can beat next after their 3-1 victory over Crawley Town.

The Blues gave the 5,600 fans who'd packed into Brunton Park plenty to smile about after making it 15 games unbeaten in the league.

Despite a 94th consolation goal by Crawley's Mark Connolly, goals from Ibehre, Kennedy and Joyce were enough to secure the three points to keep United second in the table.

Their next game is against St Albans City in the first round of the FA Cup on Sunday 6th November.

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Keith Curle sit down interview

The new football season is upon us and Carlisle United get their campaign underway away against Mansfield Town tomorrow.

After last season's desperate battle with relegation Keith Curle has had a root and branch overhaul of his squad as he looks to make sure there is a major turn around this time around.

After United's final pre-season training session he sat down with our reporter Neil Billingham to explain how he feels preparations have gone and what supporters can expect.

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