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CUFC manager hunt taking longer than expected

Chairman Andrew Jenkins has said that the hunt for a new CUFC manager is taking longer than expected.

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CUFC legend: Kavanagh's dismissal 'right and inevitable'

Following the dismissal of Graham Kavanagh from Carlisle United, speculation has begun about who will be next to manage the team.

The bookies seem to be making Barrow manager and former Carlisle player Darren Edmondson the favourite at 3-1. Captain and joint-temporary boss, Paul Thirlwell has odds of 6-1 and at 8-1 is former Blues manager, now Derby County assistant, Paul Simpson. A whole host of other names are rated at around 10-1.

Earlier Ian Payne spoke to Carlisle United legend Hugh McIlmoyle about the job and began by asking who he'd like the next manager to be:

Carlisle United snapped up Hugh McIlmoyle from Rotherham United at the end of the 1962/1963 season Credit: PA

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