INTERVIEW: I wanted to be in the best condition I could be20 July 2017
Defender Shaun Brisley has been one of the stand-out performers through pre-season as he has come back looking determined to stake a claim for one of the central defensive positions with the season now just two weeks away.
INTERVIEW: If it wasn't for your team mates you wouldn't get through19 July 2017
Club captain Danny Grainger was another who led by example at the Cassius Camps training day on Monday and, with it being the third time he’d taken the challenge on, we wondered if it was getting any easier as the years go by.
INTERVIEW: We need to carry on the good habits17 July 2017
Defender Gary Liddle showed his versatility once again on Saturday as he carried out a number of roles when he put a full game under his belt in United’s latest friendly against Blyth Spartans.
INTERVIEW: It was good to get the first test out of the way16 July 2017
Midfielder Mike Jones missed out on 20 games last season through two separate spells of absence as he nursed a nasty ankle injury, picked up first in the away game against Luton in December and then again when Cambridge visited Brunton Park in March.
INTERVIEW: It's a chance to show I can play first team football regularly15 July 2017
Midfielder Samir Nabi secured a one-year deal with the club following a successful short-term stay at Brunton Park at the end of last season and he admitted this week that he’s enjoying his first pre-season experience of being right at the heart of a first team squad.
INTERVIEW: I'm happy and playing football - what's not to enjoy?14 July 2017
Winger Nicky Adams has been one of the stand-out performers in United’s first three pre-season friendlies with a no-nonsense approach which has caught the eye and produced a host of opportunities as he’s peppered the box from both the left and right flanks.
INTERVIEW: What we're doing now is helping us to get ready13 July 2017
Striker Shaun Miller made it three goals from three pre-season friendlies on Wednesday evening when he stroked a lovely finish into the bottom corner to give his side the lead early in the second half at Borough Park.
INTERVIEW: I want to put goals into my game10 July 2017
We caught up with winger Jamie Devitt at the club Open Day on Sunday afternoon to get his thoughts on the pre-season training package so far.
INTERVIEW: It's about showing the manager you're ready9 July 2017
Midfielder Jason Kennedy put last season’s injury woes well and truly behind him on Saturday afternoon when he carried on from where he’d left off at the Exeter City game in May with two very well taken goals.
INTERVIEW: This feels like a great opportunity7 July 2017
New signing Tom Parkes joined the club on a two-year deal earlier this week and he revealed when meeting the press that a big part of the reason for him making the move from London to Cumbria was the talks he had with United manager Keith Curle when he was going through the process of making up his mind about which career step he would be taking next.
INTERVIEW: They made it clear what they want me to achieve5 July 2017
United boss Keith Curle added more quality to the midfield department last week when he signed 29-year-old Kelvin Etuhu on a two-year deal having monitored the combative tough tackler for a number of seasons.
INTERVIEW: Being back together brings a bit of a buzz3 July 2017
Midfielder Luke Joyce is one of those annoying people who quite literally takes running in his stride so we caught up with him on Saturday morning to confirm that he does in fact, in some way, quite enjoy the intensity of a very tough pre-season programme.
INTERVIEW: I've come to a place where I feel wanted2 July 2017
United manager Keith Curle finally got his man when striker Hallam Hope put pen-to-paper on a two-year deal this summer having been chased by the Carlisle boss almost from the moment his 2015/16 season loan spell at Brunton Park came to a conclusion.
INTERVIEW: I want the chance to show people what I can do1 July 2017
Brentford keeper Jack Bonham joined the club this week on a six-month loan deal following positive talks with both manager Keith Curle and keeper coach Simon Tracey which very quickly turned into confirmation that a deal could be done.
INTERVIEW: We have a great dressing room here30 June 2017
The United squad reported back for their first pre-season training session on Thursday morning and their warm-up in the gymnasium took a familiar turn as a debate raged over the relative merits of two of the world’s best footballers, Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo.