Carlisle to host Sunderland in pre-season friendly

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