Carlisle United will now start looking for a new manager for the first time since December 2008.
Kim Inglis has been gathering reaction to the news of Greg Abbott's departure.
Ali Ross from the Carlisle United supporters club feared the worst when Port Vale scored a dramatic injury time winner on Saturday:
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