On the fortieth anniversary of the day they topped the football league Carlisle United were denied a morale boosting victory by a goal in the third minute of injury time.
The 4-4 draw with Wimbledon meant that the blues did not end their historic day glued to the bottom of english football's basement division, and there were many positives to be taken from an exciting if error strewn display.
The day began badly for United. they went behind in the fourth minute when a pair of weak backpasses by Dave Symington allowed Sean Rigg to put Wimbledon ahead.
Maryport teenager Kyle Dempsey headed Carlisle level shortly afterwards, but Patrick Brough put the Dons back in front.
Just before halftime Dempsey scored his second goal of the day to put United back on parity.
In the second half United moved two ahead with goals from Josh Gillies and Brad Potts. It looked like United would secure a first win of the season until Gary Dickerr was given a straight red card for handling a goal bound shot in the eightieth minute.
Matt Tubbs converted the penalty to bring the score back to 4-3. Ten man United looked to have ground it out until Azeez headed home with almost the last kick of the game.