22 February 2009

The Carlisle Connection

Founded: 1903
Names: 1903, Shaddongate United; 1904, Carlisle United.
Grounds: 1903, Milholme Bank; 1905, Devonshire Park; 1909, Brunton Park.

League History:
Lancashire Combination 1905/06-1909/10; North Eastern League 1910/11-1927/28; Elected to Football League 1928; Football League 1928/29-2003/04; Football Conference 2004/05; Football League 2005/06-date.

Club Honours:
Football League Best Season: 22nd (bottom) Division One (I) (1974/75).
Football League Division Two (II) Third Place (promoted) 1973/74.
Football League Division Three (III) Champions 1964/65, Runners-Up 1981/82.
Football League Division Three (IV) Champions 1994/95, Third Place (promoted) 1996/97.
Football League Division Four (IV) Runners-Up 1963/64.
Football League Two (IV) Champions 2005/06.
Football Conference (V) Play-Off Winners (promoted) 2004/05.
FA Cup Best Season: 6th round (1975)
Football League Cup Best Season: Semi-Finals (1970)
Football League Trophy Winners 1997, Runners-Up 1995, 2003.

Players capped by IFA while with Carlisle:
................. CUFC .....League ......Caps
Players......... Career ....App/Gl at CUFC Total

Welsh E. ..... 1965-1968 ... 77/20 ... 4 ... (4)

Players capped by IFA before or after playing with Carlisle:
Friars S. .... 2001 ......... 1/ 0 ............. Under-21
Harkin M. .... 2001 ......... 4/ 0 ............. Under-21
Ingham M. .... 1999 Loan .... 7/ 0 ... 0 ... (3)

Kane A. ...... 2008 Loan ....................... Under-21
Kelly D. ..... 2002-2003 ... 42/ 2 ............. Under-21
McCarthy J. .. 2002 ........ 21/ 1 ... 0 .. (18)
McCreery D. .. 1992-1993 ... 35/ 0 ... 0 .. (67) Player-Manager
Millar W. .... 1934 ........ 33/ 9 ... 0 ... (2)
Waters P. .... 1950-1957 .. 252/ 0 ............. Victory International

Carlisle were managed by Martin Harvey (1980), Harry Gregg (1986-1987) and Dave McCreery (1992-1993). Dave Craig was also a coach there during the early 1980s.

Club Links:
Official Club Site
CUFC Mad
FCHD
Wikipedia

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