Vital Football

Latest Carlisle United News

If You Win It They Will Come

If You Win It They Will Come

It's human nature, in many ways, that something that is successful will attract more interest.

Greg Abbott, as he told BBC Cumbria, knows that results and performances have to improve this season. If they do it's likely to attract more back to Brunton Park.

He said: 'We're going to work even harder to get off to a good start, win back the fans that have gone missing and have a successful season.'

With gate receipts accounting for 35% of the clubs income the more this dwindles the more financially hamstrung Abbott becomes, and this has been the case for him again this summer.

However, whilst he would like more, he is happier to get the right players in for the right money that want to be with the club. He added: 'I'm used to having not much money to spend in summers.

'I don't want to disclose what we've paid for some of the players, but it is a lot lower than other clubs have been paying.

'What we're getting is a group who are buying into what we want to do and a group who want to be here.'

The average attendance at Brunton Park have dropped by some 2,000 in the past four-years with a drop in the number sold the case every year bar a small increase ahead of the 2011/12 season!

Apply To Be A Site Editor



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

Writer:Site Staff
Date:Wednesday July 24 2013
Time: 7:41PM

Login to post a comment

Recent Carlisle United Articles

FA Cup Set For 4th Sub Trial

The Football Association have confirmed that if IFAB approval is given, the FA Cup in 2016/17...

Match Day Ordering Announced For EFL Trophy

With the announcement earlier today of the 16 Category One sides that will take part in the EFL Trophy trial this...

EFL Trophy Groups Confirmed

A short time ago, the full draw for the Group Stage round of this season's EFL Trophy was made.

EFL Trophy Academy Teams Confirmed

A short time ago, we finally had an announcement confirming which 16 Category One Academy sides would be taking part in this year's trial with the EFL Trophy.

Archived Vital Carlisle Articles

Vital Carlisle articles from

Site Journalists

Write for Vital Carlisle
Write For Vital Carlisle
Apply Here

Current Poll (see more polls)

Carlisle v Northampton
Suggested By:
Carlisle win50%
Northampton win50%
Draw0%

League Table

# Team P W D L Pts. GD
1 Wimbledon 0 0 0 0 0 0
2 Bolton 0 0 0 0 0 0
3 Bradford 0 0 0 0 0 0
4 Bristol Rovers 0 0 0 0 0 0
5 Bury 0 0 0 0 0 0
6 Charlton 0 0 0 0 0 0
7 Chesterfield 0 0 0 0 0 0
8 Coventry 0 0 0 0 0 0
9 Fleetwood 0 0 0 0 0 0
10 Gillingham 0 0 0 0 0 0
11 Millwall 0 0 0 0 0 0
12 MK Dons 0 0 0 0 0 0
13 Northampton 0 0 0 0 0 0
14 Oldham 0 0 0 0 0 0
15 Oxford 0 0 0 0 0 0
16 Peterborough 0 0 0 0 0 0
17 Port Vale 0 0 0 0 0 0
18 Rochdale 0 0 0 0 0 0
19 Scunthorpe 0 0 0 0 0 0
20 Sheff Utd 0 0 0 0 0 0
21 Shrewsbury 0 0 0 0 0 0
22 Southend 0 0 0 0 0 0
23 Swindon 0 0 0 0 0 0
24 Walsall 0 0 0 0 0 0
Latest F1 News
Latest Vital Boxing News

Recent Carlisle United Results (view all)

Carlisle United Fixtures (view all)