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About the Club

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In Brief

Founded: 1903 as Shaddongate United
Turned Professional: 1903

Current Division: EFL League Two
Home Stadium: Brunton Park
Address: Warwick Road, Carlisle, Cumbria CA1 1LL

Nickname: The Cumbrians
Main Sponsors 2020/21: The Edinburgh Woollen Mill
Club Mascot: Olga the Fox

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History and Honours

Previous Names

Shaddongate United (1903-1904)

Stadium History

Brunton Park (1909-Present) / View Stadium
Christie Park, Morecambe (2005)
Devonshire Park (1905-1909)

Club Honours

Division 3 Champions: 1964/65
Division 3 (4th Tier) Champions: 1994/95
League 2 Champions: 2005/06
Football League Trophy Winners: 1996/97, 2010/11
Conference National Play-Off Winners: 2004/05
Lancashire Combination Division 2 Champions: 1906/07
North Eastern League Champions: 1921/22
Cumberland Cup Winners: 1989/90, 1992/93, 2001/02, 2004/05, 2007/08, 2010/11, 2011/12, 2012/13

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Club Staff


Chairman: Andrew Jenkins
Director of External Affairs: John Nixon
Chief Executive: Nigel Clibbens
Directors: Lord Clark of Windermere, Steven Pattison, William Atkinson, John Jackson, Jim Mitchell
Finance Director: Suzanne Kidd
Honorary President: David Dent
Vice-Presidents: Andrew Dunning, Mark Harper, Alan Irving, Donald Marks, Barry Maxey, Chris Reay, Don Reay, Roger Smith

Management & Coaching Staff

Head Coach: Chris Beech (Age 46 years) / Appointed 26th November 2019 (1 year, 7 months, 27 days ago) /  Soccerbase  
Assistant Head Coach: Gavin Skelton
Goalkeeping Coach: Steve Collis

Former Managers

Steven Pressley (Jan 2019-Nov 2019) /  Soccerbase  
John Sheridan (Jun 2018-Jan 2019) /  Soccerbase  
Keith Curle (Sep 2014-May 2018) /  Soccerbase  
Graham Kavanagh (Sep 2013-Sep 2014) /  Soccerbase  
Greg Abbott (Nov 2008-Sep 2013) /  Soccerbase  
John Ward (Oct 2007-Nov 2008) /  Soccerbase  
Neil McDonald (Jun 2006-Aug 2007) /  Soccerbase  
Paul Simpson (Aug 2003-Jun 2006) /  Soccerbase  
Roddy Collins (Jul 2002-Aug 2003) /  Soccerbase  
Ian Atkins (Jun 2000-Jul 2001) /  Soccerbase  
Martin Wilkinson (Jun 1999-May 2000) /  Soccerbase  
Keith Mincher (Jun 1999) /  Soccerbase  
Nigel Pearson (Dec 1998-May 1999) /  Soccerbase  
Michael Knighton (Sep 1997-Dec 1998) /  Soccerbase  
Mervyn Day (Aug 1996-Sep 1997) /  Soccerbase  
Mick Wadsworth
David McCreery
Aidan McCaffery
Clive Middlemass
Harry Gregg
Bob Stokoe
Pop Robson
Martin Harvey
Bobby Moncur
Dick Young
Alan Ashman
Ian MacFarlane
Tim Ward
Ivor Powell
Andy Beattie
Fred Emery
Bill Shankly
Ivor Broadis
Bill Clarke (Secretary/Manager)
Howard Harkness
David Taylor
Fred Westgarth
Bob Kelly
Bill Hampson
George Bistow
Dave Graham
Bert Stansfield
Jack Houston (Secretary/Manager)
D McCumiskey (Secretary/Manager)
Harry Kirkbride (Secretary/Manager)

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Club Media

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Local Radio Stations

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