Carlisle’s FA Cup Magic

Carlisle narrowly progressed to the second round of the FA Cup on Saturday, though could a lucky late victory spark more cup magic for the Blues? The annual first round brought with it excitement throughout the country, especially for the likes of Stockport County who beat League One Yeovil 3-1 to march on. For Carlisle, nonetheless, the…

FA Cup Preview: Oldham Athletic vs Hampton and Richmond Borough (A)

Oldham Athletic were frustrated on Tuesday against Notts County hitting 19 shots and not finding the back of the net in a 0-0 draw. There was still lots of positives going into Monday. Next up is a trip to sixth tier Hampton and Richmond Borough who compete in the National League South. On the face…

FA Cup Preview: Lincoln City vs Northampton Town (H)

Lincoln City will be looking to write the history books once more as they look to advance in the FA Cup when they face Northampton Town. The two clubs are sat in the same division, Sky Bet League Two, with them both having very different seasons. The Imps are sat top of the league and…

FA Cup Preview: Notts County vs Barnsley (A)

After Notts made it five winless in the league following Tuesday night’s dismal 0-0 draw at home to Oldham Athletic, it will be a welcome relief that Notts’ next two games are both in cup competitions, starting on Saturday at Oakwell in the FA Cup. Although Tuesday’s 0-0 draw looks like a solid point from…

FA Cup Preview : Carlisle vs Crewe (A)

FA Cup fever returns to the footballing audience this weekend, with this fixture not being one of the magical draws to say the least. It is however, a short trip for Blues fans, alongside an easy train journey, to hopefully see long-awaited consecutive victories – a wait dragging back to August in the league. This…

FA Cup Preview: Crewe vs Carlisle (H)

The first round of the FA Cup proper sees the visit of the Cumbrians to Gresty Road where both teams will be hoping to progress to the next round. This won’t be the first time the two sides have met this season as Carlisle came out 1-0 winners at Brunton Park towards the end of…

Oldham Athletic Preview vs Notts County (A)

Oldham are on the road again in a midweek clash with Notts County at Meadow Lane on Tuesday as they aim to get back up the table. It could be said that Oldham were unlucky to lose to Stevenage as they fell 3-2 in the last ten minutes. Some would say that it sums up…