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INTERVIEW: Being able to adapt is massive

29 July 2021

United wrap up their pre-season programme on Friday night with a home game against Halifax Town and with the new season kick-off just eight days away.

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INTERVIEW: He'll take confidence from it

28 July 2021

The undisputed goal of the day on Tuesday afternoon, when the Everton U23s came to town, was the strike from Manny Mampala which wrapped the scoring up on the day, and which put United ahead for the...

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INTERVIEW: There was some really good stuff

28 July 2021

United left it late to claim their win over Everton under-23s on Tuesday afternoon with two goals in two minutes from Lewis Bell and Manny Mampala adding to an earlier strike from Jon Mellish.

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INTERVIEW: I thought he looked good from the off

28 July 2021

Tuesday afternoon’s friendly against David Unsworth’s Everton under-23 side saw a welcome return to action for defender George Tanner, who got a very useful 77 minutes under his belt.

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INTERVIEW: Two productive nights

22 July 2021

The word ‘muggy’ probably best describes the conditions at Kendal on Wednesday night as the Blues got more good minutes under their belt in what was a feisty encounter.

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INTERVIEW: We're looking at people in different positions

19 July 2021

Saturday afternoon’s double-header of friendly fixtures brought a return to action for attacking midfielder Brennan Dickenson and defender Rod McDonald, with both having missed out on a few days of...

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INTERVIEW: It's a really impressive place

18 July 2021

United had two squads in action on Saturday afternoon with assistant head coach Gav Skelton on manager duties against Hebburn Town, with South Tyneside bathed in sunshine on what was the hottest day...

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INTERVIEW: They now understand what it takes

16 July 2021

Tuesday night’s first outing at Frenchfield Park saw a crop of second years gain some valuable experience as they took to the pitch to play alongside the senior professionals.

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INTERVIEW: It helps everybody start to bond

15 July 2021

Tuesday night at Penrith brought a first appearance for United’s new arrivals in front of a healthy attendance that reminded everybody just what we’d been missing during the pandemic lock-out.

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INTERVIEW: A good night's work

14 July 2021

United’s pre-season fixture schedule kicked off with an entertaining encounter at Frenchfield Park on Tuesday night and it was an opportunity for 670 fans to see the players for the first time...

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MANAGER: We thank every team who is hosting us

13 July 2021

It’s already week three of pre-season with the days literally flying by as the lads visibly get fitter and sharper with every session they face.

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MANAGER: We've had a few lads with us

13 July 2021

United boss Chris Beech confirmed that tonight’s game at Penrith will provide an opportunity for trialist Manasse Mampala to get game time having already enjoyed a fortnight of pre-season training...

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MANAGER: It's something I like to do early

12 July 2021

United boss Chris Beech has moved quickly once again to name his captain and vice-captain for the coming season with confirmation of the roles coming at the beginning of just the third full week of...

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MANAGER: It gets a response from the players

5 July 2021

Details for the return of fans are still be finalised, but with season tickets on sale and the fixture list published, there’s a general feeling of excitement as we get ready to welcome supporters...

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MANAGER: A good game to look forward to

4 July 2021

Almost missed in the excitement of fixture release, kit launch and other end-of-week activities 10 days ago was the fact that United had been pulled out of the hat to face Sheffield United in the...

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MANAGER: Carlisle people want to see things like this

4 July 2021

The Blues head into the new season with a decent crop of homegrown talent in the first team ranks with Lewis Bell, Josh Dixon, Keelan Leslie and Taylor Charters all flying the flag for the club’s...

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