After a run of home games the Reds return to the road to make a difficult trip to Carlisle.

Brunton Park has not been a happy hunting ground in the past but Stanley will be out to bring three points home from Cumbria.

It’s a first away game in over a fortnight for Stanley, who head to Carlisle looking for a first league win since the opening day.

A Stanley side hasn’t won at Brunton Park since way back in 1956 but John Coleman will be out to mastermind a win.

This season has often been a case of fine margins and the manager has called on his players to produce a 90 minute performace to return to winning ways.

Stanley’s only league win so far came against Doncaster on the opening  day of the season.

They’ve lost back to back matches in the league, against Exeter and then last weekend against Morecambe.

In midweek a changed side lost to Crewe in the Checkatrade Trophy.

Team News

Mark Hughes is out as he serves the one match ban picked up for his red card against Morecambe last weekend.

Fellow defender Zak Vyner comes into the squad after he completed his deadline day loan move from Bristol City.

Shay McCartan is away on international duty with Northern Ireland under 21’s and Terry Gornell, Chris Eagles, Scott Brown and Jordan Clark remain doubtful.

Carlisle have had a good start to the League Two season and haven’t yet lost a game. They have won two and drawn three of their five league encounters and sit sixth in League Two.

Keith Curle has made a number of new signings over the summer as they look to improve on last season’s 10th place finish – they were eight points outside the play-off spots.

Defender Keith Curle captained Manchester City in the Premier League in his playing days and also lists the likes of Bristol Rovers, Torquay, Reading and Wolves on his CV.

He was player-manager at Mansfield Town from 2002-5 and also managed Chester, Torquay and Notts County before becoming Carlisle boss in 2014.

Admission

Adult £19
Senior (65+) £16
Young Person (18-22) £13
Junior (11-17) £10
Child (10 and under) £7
Child (6 and under) Free

1 adult + 1 Junior £27
1 adult + 2 Junior £35
1 Senior + 1 Junior £24