Posts Tagged: carlisle united

The Pilgrimage to Brunton Park, Carlisle

Hughie McIlmoyle loiters outside Brunton Park, home to Carlisle United

The two founders of visited one of the fabled slogs of the 92 with a day trip to Carlisle. Carlisle hosted Yeovil in a League Two clash, where football most certainly wasn’t the winner Follow author Michael on Twitter here. The Pilgrimage Brunton Park, Carlisle. Home to one of the most remote grounds in the 92. For many clubs in the football league, the away trip to Carlisle is the longest they’ll have to make. When the fixture list computer is unkind, a dreaded ‘away to Carlisle United on a Tuesday’ can be the most daunting thing to see… Read more »

Second time lucky at Brunton Park

terrace at carlisle united ground brunton park

Blogger Michael Pilcher continues to make inroads into his 92 this season. After a previous failed attempt it was second time lucky as he made the trip to Carlisle… Ground: Brunton Park (80/92) Game: Carlisle United 1 – 0 Plymouth Argyle Date: 13/08/2016 For years I was under the impression Carlisle was a lot further away than it actually was. It’s only ten miles from the Scottish border which is why I’d got it into my head Carlisle was going to be a mission to get to, it always looked so far away on the maps. It was only after… Read more »

The 92 Club gets a new Member at Brunton Park

gates at brunton park the home of league 2 side carlisle united

Blogger Tim Dove makes the long journey to Cumbria to tick off Brunton Park, the home of Carlisle United and in doing so join the much coveted 92 club. Ground: Brunton Park 92/92! Game: Carlisle United 0-1 Newport County Date: 26/09/2015 Thoughts on the ground: So, this was it. Ground 92. Left deliberately so as to attend a traditional ground with football history as the last ground. A ground with terracing and located within walking distance of the town centre. Having completed my attendance at the 91st ground in the opening weeks of the 2015-6 season then it meant I… Read more »

Interview: We speak to our first 92 club member

Geoff Jackson,’s first official 92 club member speaks to the Groundsman about his journey to do the 92 Football League Grounds. The Groundsman: Hi Geoff, firstly congratulations on completing the 92! Which was your final ground and did you commemorate the occasion? Geoff: My Final ground was the Liberty Stadium for Swansea V Norwich last Feb. To commemorate the occasion my friends at Carlisle United had contacted Swansea and a little note was placed in the programme (right). Norwich striker Grant Holt scored 2 for the Canaries that day, his mum lives directly behind our house. And it was former Carlisle… Read more »