Carlisle United - Loanee Targeted By Abbott
UK time is: 03:14:05
Vital Login
Social Login

Choose your club

Other Sites

Network Navigation

Vital Partners

'If It's Football, It's Vital'

Loanee Targeted By Abbott

Such are Carlisle's defensive problems, due to injuries, Matty Robson had to fill in at left back against Scunthorpe.

This is a position that Greg Abbott, as he told The News & Star, feels he can fill in at if needed, however he's keen to move into the loan market: 'Matty has been great going forward, but had a game where he found it tough. The whole back four did.

'It's an area where I'd like to get some options.'

Finances are tight at Brunton Park but the Carlisle boss is hopeful of getting the support needed to bring in a loanee, he added: 'I would like to be able to go into the open market, but I'm working in a very limited market.

'We haven`t got the fortunes that other people have to play with. I look at Bournemouth spending £400,000 on a player in January and I feel a bit sorry for myself at times.

'But no excuses, we will try and make the squad a little bit stronger. It's an area where we probably need options. If I can do it with the support of the board with what we've got, I will try and make it happen.'

If a deal is financially viable for Carlisle then the board would most likely sanction a move into the loan market to ensure League One survival, which seems likely, and maybe even give that boost to push on for a late play off spot, which seems less likely though.

Apply To Be A Site Editor

Use your social login to comment on front page articles. Login using you Facebook, Twitter, Google or LinkedIn accounts and have your say!

Click here to join in the debate on the club forum.

The Journalist

Writer: Site Staff Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Thursday February 14 2013

Time: 12:52PM


Have Your Say

Log in...
with your social network     OR     with your Vital account

Recent Carlisle United Articles

Blues 2-3 Morecambe & Highlights (Monday October 12 2015)

Curle - Beaten By The Better Team (Monday October 12 2015)

Stats: Carlisle v Morecambe (Saturday October 10 2015)

Carlisle v Morecambe - Team Sheets (Saturday October 10 2015)

League 2 - Blues v Morecambe (Friday October 9 2015)

Carlisle Fans Paid £14.08 Per Game? (Friday October 9 2015)

A Massive Cleansheet (Tuesday October 6 2015)

Miller In Team Of The Week (Tuesday October 6 2015)

Archived Carlisle United Articles

List All Vital Carlisle Articles
Have your say
Click here to suggest an article
Click here to suggest a poll

League Results (view all)

League Table (view table)

Team P W D L GD Pts
6. Wycombe 11 6 3 2 8 21
7. Leyton Orient 12 6 3 3 6 21
8. Northampton 12 6 3 3 4 21
9. Carlisle 12 5 4 3 0 19
10. Luton 12 5 3 4 6 18
11. Exeter 12 5 3 4 0 18
12. Morecambe 12 5 2 5 0 17

Carlisle United Fixtures (view all)

Breaking League News

Striker continues York hold
York : 13/10/2015 22:41:01
City face Tykes test
York : 13/10/2015 22:14:01
No early return
York : 13/10/2015 21:51:01
Squad update: Blues sign Jason McCarthy on loan.
Wycombe : 13/10/2015 16:07:01
Bingham Confident - Duckworth Set For A Return
Hartlepool : 13/10/2015 15:34:01

Current Site Poll (view all polls)

Carlisle v Exeter
Suggested By:  VitalCarlisle
Carlisle win 0%
Exeter win 0%
Draw 100%