Keith Curle appointed as first team managerCarlisle United Football Club have today appointed Keith Curle as first team manager until the end of the 2015/16 season.
Curle, 50, made over 700 appearances in a senior career which spanned over 24 years for the likes of Wimbledon, Manchester City, Wolves and Sheffield United.
He started his managerial career as player-manager with tomorrow's opponents Mansfield Town and has also held the reins at Chester City, Torquay United and Notts County.
Former Sunderland, Watford and Rangers forward Colin West, who worked with Curle at Notts County, has been appointed as assistant manager.
We'll have full reaction to the news on the official website later today.