Calling in on….Carlisle United

It’s an outpost, is Carlisle. For most football teams visiting the Cumbrians, it is the journey from hell. Certainly, if you take the train, it’s a seven hour-plus round-trip and by the time to get beyond the Prestons and Warringtons of this world, the carriages thin-out as you hurtle towards the last frontier. When Carlisle were relegated from the Football League in 2004, a lot of people sighed with relief. No more trips to the frozen north. But they came back at the first attempt from the non-league wilderness and they’re on the fixture list once more. Carlisle, as a … Continue reading Calling in on….Carlisle United