CARLISLE UNITED 

 ("The Cumbrians", "The Blues")

Year formed1903
Turned professional1903 
Limited company1921 
Previous namesShaddongate United: 1903 - 1904

Carlisle United: 1904 - .

GroundBrunton Park, Warwick Road, Carlisle CA1 1LL

(for pictures of the ground click here)

Pitch measurements114 x 74 yards (104 x 68 metres)
Ground capacity17,949
Record attendance at present ground27,500 v Birmingham City, FA Cup 3rd round, 8th January 1957 (drew 3-3)

27,500 v Middlesbrough, FA Cup 5th round, 7th February 1970 (lost 1-2)

League career

Lancashire Combination Division Two: 1905 - 1907

Lancashire Combination Division One: 1907 - 1910

North Eastern League: 1910 - 1928

Division Three (North): 1928 - 1958

Division Four: 1958 - 1962

Division Three: 1962 - 1963

Division Four: 1963 - 1964

Division Three: 1964 - 1965

Division Two: 1965 - 1974

Division One: 1974 - 1975

Division Two: 1975 - 1977

Division Three: 1977 - 1982

Division Two: 1982 - 1986

Division Three: 1986 - 1987

Division Four/Division Three: 1987 - 1995

Division Two: 1995 - 1996

Division Three: 1996 - 1997

Division Two: 1997 - 1998

Division Three: 1998 - 2004

Conference: 2004 - 2005

League Two: 2005 - 2006

League One: 2006 - 2014

League Two: 2014 - .

First Football League game25th August 1928 v Accrington Stanley, Division Three (North),

won 3-2

Honours
EuropeanNone
Domestic - LeagueDivision Three Champions: 1964-65

Division Three runners-up: 1981-82

Division Three/League Two Champions: 1994-95, 2005-06

Division Four runners-up: 1963-64

North Eastern League champions: 1921-22

North Eastern League runners-up: 1927-28

Lancashire Combination runners-up: 1907-08

Lancashire Combination Division Two champions: 1906-07

Domestic - Cup

Auto Windscreens Shield/Johnstone's Paint Trophy winners: 1996-97,

2010-11

Auto Windscreens Shield/LDV Vans Trophy/Football League Trophy/

Johnstone's Paint Trophy runners-up: 1994-95, 2002-03, 2005-06,

2009-10

Best League position22nd, Division One, 1974-75
Lowest League position23rd, Division Four/Division Three, 1987-88, 2003-04
Furthest in FA Cup6th round, 1974-75
Furthest in League CupSemi-final, 1969-70
Most League points 
2 for a win62, Division Three (North), 1950-51
3 for a win91, Division Three, 1994-95
Fewest League points
2 for a win23, Division Three (North), 1934-35
3 for a win34, Division Four, 1991-92
Most League goals scored113, Division Four, 1963-64
Most League goals conceded111, Division Three (North), 1938-39
Fewest League goals scored39, Division Three, 1986-87
Fewest League goals conceded41, Division Two, 1983-84
Most wins in a League season25, Division Three, 1964-65

25, Division Three (North), 1950-51

25, Division Four/League Two, 1963-64, 2005-06

Fewest wins in a League season7, Division Four, 1991-92
Most draws in a League season22, Division Three, 1978-79
Fewest draws in a League season5, Division One, 1974-75

5, Division Two, 1965-66

5, Division Three (North), 1930-31

Most losses in a League season28, Division Three, 1986-87
Fewest losses in a League season5, Division Three, 1994-95
Record League win8-0 v Hartlepools, Division Three (North), 1st September 1928

8-0 v Scunthorpe United, Division Three (North), 25th December 1952

Record Cup win6-0 v Shepshed Dynamo, FA Cup 1st round, 16th November 1996 
Record defeat1-11 v Hull City, Division Three (North), 14th January 1939
Highest Number of League goals scored
in a season42, Jimmy McConnell, Division Three (North), 1928-29
in total126, Jimmy McConnell, 1928-32
Most League goals in one match 5, Hugh Mills v Halifax Town, Division Three (North), 11th September 1937

5, Jim Whitehouse v Scunthorpe United, Division Three (North), 25th December 1952

Most League appearances 466, Alan Ross, 1963-79
Most capped player4, Eric Walsh, Northern Ireland, 1966-67
Youngest League playerJohn Slaven, 16 years 162 days v Scunthorpe United, 16th March 2002 
Highest Transfer Fee Received£1,500,000 for Matt Jansen to Crystal Palace, February 1999
Highest Transfer Fee Paid 

£140,000 for Joe Garner from Blackburn Rovers, August 2007