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MATCH UPDATE: Handy info ahead of the weekend

Catering, tickets and more ahead of the visit of Swindon

16 February 2022

It's the Robins who swoop on Brunton Park this weekend.

Don't forget that ticket prices increase by £3 on a match day.

Click HERE for full home match ticket details, including prices and purchase options.

Click HERE to purchase your match tickets online.

Alternatively, you can purchase your tickets in-person here at our main ticket office during office hours (Pioneer Stand), or over the phone by ringing 0330 094 5930 (option 1).

Buy in advance and save on match day prices!


Ascott Transport Ltd

Thank you to ATL - Ascott Transport Ltd - sponsors of our eye-cayching match ball delivery plinth.

A renowned national logistics company, who are a long-standing tenant with Kingmoor Park at the north of the city, they have sponsored a mini-pallet which allows the ball to be delivered to the referee in the centre circle ahead of the pre-match line-up photo opportunity and coin toss.

In addition the distinctive ATL logo will now appear on the big screen before the game and during half-time, along with an advertising board that has been placed pitchside here at Brunton Park.

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Click HERE to visit the ATL official website.

Thank you to our sponsors:

Match sponsor - Border Brite

Click HERE to visit the official Border Brite website.

Associate sponsor - Fantails

Click HERE to visit the official Fantails website.

Associate sponsor - TC Scaffolding

Click HERE to visit the official TC Scaffolding website.

Match ball sponsor - Heineken

Click HERE to visit the official Heineken website.


Welcome to our away fans!

Click HERE for a detailed away fan guide to Brunton Park.


Special guests

We have guests from Cumbria Pride and Pride in North Cumbria at the game as the club continues its work in the community to involve and welcome new groups into the club. 

A Cumbria Pride board will be unveiled in the Waterworks and two new banners will be in place in the Pioneer concourse (expected to be in position over the course of the next few weeks).


Ticket collections (windows open at 1.30pm):

Collections for West Stand and Paddock tickets are from the West Stand ticket office.

Collections for the Warwick and Pioneer Stand are from the Pioneer ticket office.

All collections for away fans are from the away ticket office.


Not Today or Any Day!

Throughout season 2021/22, the EFL will be promoting a new ‘Together Against Discrimination’ match day message which will see clubs across all three divisions adopting a unified position on a matchday reiterating that racism, discrimination and abuse is not welcome in our game or in our communities.

If you see or hear it, report it.

Download the free Kick It Out reporting App HERE.

Alternatively email to register your concern confidentially, or ring 0800 169 9414.

We also have a club number dedicated to the reporting of such instances - 07891 779 015.


Car Parking:

The supporters' car park will be open from 12.30pm for this fixture.

Car parking costs £3.

Car park season tickets are valid for this game.

Please adhere to local parking restrictions should you choose to park close to the stadium.


Foxy’s Restaurant: 

Don’t forget that even if the coming game is sold out - you can join us in Foxy's Restaurant and make a day of it if you book in advance, with our popular match day three-course carvery as part of your package.

Priced at just £50 your three-course carvery package includes your match ticket, pies at full-time and a complimentary team sheet.

Join us to make it an extra-special day – but book quickly, spaces are selling fast!

Three-course carvery, £50 per adult (£30 if you already have your match ticket) and reduced prices are available for season ticket holders, seniors and children.

Please note - Foxy's is now running a cashless service.

For further information call 0330 094 5930 (option 3).

Alternatively email and your booking can be secured in that manner.


Join us in our bars!

The Sunset Suite and Sporting Inn will open at 12.30pm as we begin the build-up to the big kick-off. 

Both bars will close one hour after full time.

We'll have a selection of bottled Real Ale on-sale in the Sporting Inn and at Balderstone's - please do give it a try.

Don't forget that contactless payment is available at all outlets.



We are delighted to have Stackerz-Grill Bar with us again for this fixture. They'll be here with their famous Cumbrian steak mince Stacker Burgers, home made chips, and more ... their match day offerings are proving to be extremely popular!!

Click HERE for more information on Stackerz.

And The Chippie Van will also be on hand once again with their award-winning fish and chip style selection of mouth-watering match day food.

Click HERE for more on our partnership with The Chippie Van.


Vouchers on offer - it could be you!

We'll be giving out five vouchers for The Chippie Van - they'll be inside randomly selected match day programmes (a bit of a Willy Wonka moment!) - which means you could be eating a meal from the van with a significant discount applied if you flick through the pages and see the voucher staring back at you.

Purchase a match programme and keep your eye out on the day!

And our younger fans can get a 10% discount on their ice cream selection from the Ice Cream Van!

Again, we'll be handing out vouchers to the children we see on the west side of the stadium - our meeters and greeters will have vouchers in their possession - so please do ask them for one if you see them ... and make sure you don't miss out.

Chidren who are with us as part of our Cumberland Community Stand scheme will find an Ice Cream voucher inside their goody bag.

Remember - Ice Cream vouchers will be distributed around the west side of the stadium, and Chippie Van vouchers will be hidden inside five separate match day programmes ... it really could be you!!

These vouchers cannot be redeemed for cash - they are for discounts on the relevant products only.


Click and collect app now live - buy food and drink using a brand-new app!

Fans can order their match day refreshments via an app which provides a 'click and collect' service for the purchase of food and drink inside the stadium.

And this weekend there’s an added bonus for our in-stadium app users with prices slashed to just £2.50 a pint for John Smith’s and Fosters (if ordered using the app) from the following bars:

+ McVitie’s Bar
+ Pioneer Bar
+ Balderstone’s Bar
+ Ross’s Bar (now with pizza/pasta and a can of alcohol for just £6.50!)
+ Sunset Suite

To download the app click HERE for Apple or HERE for Android.


+ Select the products you want.
+ Pick the collection time.
+ Pick the location.
+ Pay.

It's then a case of going to the collection point at your chosen time and your food and drink will be ready to enjoy!


Horesbox Bar and Fellwater Coffee Van

These were very popular additions early in November, and we're delighted to announce that the ‘Horsebox Bar’ is with us again as we continue to look to provide quality match day refreshment provision.

The eye-catching bar facility will serve a selection of Tirril Brewery Real Ales, as well as Fosters and Beer Moretti – all on draught as we utilise an innovative vertical extraction pumping system.

All purchases will be cashless and the Horsebox Bar will be open from 1.30pm until after half time.

In addition we are also extremely pleased to reveal that the Fellwater Coffee Van will also be joining us, serving a range of coffees and hot chocolate drinks.

Click HERE to find out more about Fellwater Coffee - they'll be in the west stand car park from pre-match until after half time.

With the Horsebox Bar and Fellwater Coffee taking up their new positions, adjacent to our existing and fantastic food and ice cream outlets, it will give the area a ‘Food Court’ feel where fans can meet and enjoy some food and drink prior to heading into the stadium.

The addition of more tables and chairs, along with the increased presence of safety barriers, has made the Food Court a popular place to be.

Come along and give us a try.


Family Zone

Carlisle United’s Family Zone is in full swing again this season with hundreds of children and youngsters making use of what is a fantastic facility in the East Stand.

The Family Zone opens at 1.30pm on a Saturday match day, and at 6.30pm for an evening fixture, and provides a fun place to meet new friends and play games ahead of the big match action.

The Zone is open through to half time and, with staff in place to keep an eye on things, gives a safe and secure environment where children of all ages can relax.

Click HERE for more information on our Family Zone.


Kiosks open:

The kiosks will be open in all areas of the stadium with a selection of McCall’s pies on offer, as well as soft drinks and our fantastic Brunton Blend coffee, supplied by John Watt & Son, and Cumbrian Tea, for the leafier drinkers amongst you.

And we can also confirm that our range of Tugo Neo Pizza and 4ork Pasta will be available from Ross’s Bar in the Pioneer Stand.

Sprite at £1 per bottle - while stocks last!

Both Balderstone's and McConnell's will be running a cashless service.

Don't forget your Pie & Pint offer at just £5.50!

Also don't forget that contactless payment is available at all outlets.


Match Programme

Pick up your 48-page copy of the match day publication for just £3.

Fun pages, away team info and club updates are included.

In this edition we say farewell to Carlisle and Swindon favourite Steve Finney, who sadly passed away at the beginning of this month. Members of Steve's family will be at the game  and we send them our deepest condolences on their loss.

Keep an eye out for the selling points around the ground or get it from the Blues Store.

Flick through your match day programme as soon as you've made your purchase - a voucher for £5 off a purchase from the Chippie Van has been placed inside five of our programmes this weekend.

The voucher is valid for the day of the game only - so don't leave it until you get home to check ... it'll be too late by then!

If you're one of the lucky ones simply present your voucher at the Chippie Van when you make your purchase and the discount will be applied.

The voucher cannot be redeemed for cash - it is for a Chippie Van purchase discount only.


Contactless payment:

We’re delighted to confirm that we have contactless payment, with the cash payment option reduced to one till per refreshment point.

We hope this provision enhances your match day experience.


SLO Team

SLO team meeters and greeters will be around the stadium to help with any queries. Please stop them and speak to them if you have any issues, or to give feedback. They are there to help you to get the most out of your day.

We’re looking forward to seeing you all.

For the latest on the club’s Covid-19 guidelines, click HERE.

We recommend that face coverings are worn – this is NOT a mandatory requirement, but you will see that all club staff will be wearing face coverings throughout your visit.

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