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DOF: I understand the frustration our fans feel

15 October 2021

Sitting too close to the bottom of the table is never a nice place to be, but director of football David Holdsworth insisted at his Thursday press conference that talk of a struggle against relegation...

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DOF: The nature of the beast

14 October 2021

Parting ways with a head coach or manager is never an easy thing to do, whatever the circumstance, and director of football David Holdsworth admitted this week that his call to outgoing boss Chris...

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DOF: It's not something we can rush

14 October 2021

It stands to reason that the departure of any manager or head coach triggers the process of appointing a replacement, and with the season almost a quarter done it also stands to reason that the Blues...

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DIRECTOR OF FOOTBALL: There are those players available

7 September 2021

With the summer transfer window now behind us it leaves a number of players – in some cases well-known names – without clubs and with their immediate futures in a state of some uncertainty.

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DIRECTOR OF FOOTBALL: It was stopped very sharply

6 September 2021

Director of football David Holdsworth confirmed ahead of the game on Saturday that he’d headed off a potential bid for captain Callum Guy during the summer transfer window, with the intention of...

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DIRECTOR OF FOOTBALL: We worked until the minute it closed

5 September 2021

United’s director of football David Holdsworth sat with the local press ahead of kick-off on Saturday to talk all things transfer window, with the summer 2021 version having just closed.

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GEORGE MELLING: United help to raise vital funds

27 July 2021

United’s friendly fixture against Kendal last Wednesday evening provided an excellent opportunity to raise more funds for former Town player George Melling, who announced in February that he was...

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DIRECTOR OF FOOTBALL: We feel really positive about where we are

7 June 2021

United’s director of football David Holdsworth confirmed today that work is ongoing behind the scenes as the football department looks to add to the squad ahead of the new campaign, with talks with...

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KITCHEN REBELS: Another strong local partnership

13 May 2021

Having already announced a fantastic new partnership with Thomas Graham, who will be our front-of-shirt sponsors for the 2021/22 season, we are delighted to confirm that we will be keeping it local...

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DoF: They will be launched early to mid-June

23 April 2021

With United’s front of shirt sponsor changing to local firm Thomas Graham next season, director of football David Holdsworth went on record this week with a thank you to EWM, who had held the...

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DoF: I would love to be able to have a community facility

23 April 2021

As we head into the summer months the winter problems with training facilities tend to shuffle to the back of the mind, but director of football David Holdsworth admitted this week that it was an...

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DoF: We didn't feel we had a decision to make

23 April 2021

United’s director of football David Holdsworth spoke this week about the difficulties faced by the club through January, and into February, following what had been an unprecedented set of...

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DoF: We're dealing with young people's futures

22 April 2021

United’s director of football David Holdsworth spoke this week abut how tough it is for every club when it comes to under-18 second-year decision day, particularly knowing that the young players who...

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DoF: I'm confident in knowing what we can and can't do

22 April 2021

Director of football David Holdsworth sat down with the press on Thursday morning to discuss a range of subjects, with the season now into its final three weeks.

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INTERVIEW: It's about finding the right people

1 February 2021

As the January 2021 transfer window comes to a close (in February, just to add another hint of daftness to these already crazy times) we caught up with director of football David Holdsworth to get his...

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DIRECTOR OF FOOTBALL: Everything we do is success related

21 January 2021

A stat released in graphic form at the back end of last week showed that Carlisle United was the club to have made most progress in terms of league position across all divisions over the course of the...

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