A look ahead to the clash with the CumbriansEXETER CITY vs CARLISLE UNITED
SKY BET LEAGUE 2
ST JAMES PARK
SATURDAY 12TH MARCH 2016
EXETER CITY look to keep up their recent good form as they prepare to welcome Carlisle United to St James Park on Saturday.
The Grecians have taken seven points from the past available nine, with up a 1-0 away victory against Cambridge United last time out
Boss Paul Tisdale will do without Alex Nicholls, who underwent an operation on Thursday. Carlisle boss Keith Curle hinted in midweek that he may look to bring a few loan signings in before the close of the window.
A donation will be made from the club and the Trust to Carlisle United pre-match following the recent Cumbrian floods.
You can pay on the gate at St James Park - see here for tickets.
CARLISLE UNITED 1-0 EXETER CITY - BRUNTON PARK - OCTOBER 17 2015
Young Carlisle loan signing Alex Gilliead turned in a man of the match performance and got the winner as the Grecians were narrowly beaten at Brunton Park.
Read the match report of that game here.
Head to Head:
Exeter City wins: 21
Carlisle United wins: 17
Referee: Nicholas Kinseley
Assistants: Brett Huxtable, Neil Radford
Fourth: Adam Bromley
Norwich City host Manchester City in the Premier League in Saturday's lunchtime kick-off. There's two options post-match - Everton meet Chelsea in the FA Cup Quarter-Final, while England host Wales at Twickenham in the Six Nations.
Not able to attend? All the action will be live in audio on Grecian PlayerHD.
David Noble is the cover star and feature interview of this weekend's edition of The Grecian.
Also, Manny Oyeleke tries to set the new top score in our Ten Questions quiz.
This and much more, all available for £3 in the Club Shop and around St James Park.
"Carlisle are a competent team. They are slightly above us in the league, and played particularly well when we lost up there in October. They are well-organised, strong and have good disciplines. They certainly deserved to score against Dagenham in midweek, going by the stats, and like us, they are still going for the play-offs. Keith Curle has built a very effective team over the last twelve months, and they have players who can score goals. Most games in League 2 will pose a challenge, and this one definitely will this week." - Paul Tisdale
Read Paul's pre-match thoughts in full here, and listen to them here.
Central Under-8s Under-9s take on the half-time shootout on Saturday. Enjoy your day all!
Match Ball Sponsors are Shadow Security and Hopkins Bricklaying Contractor.
SATURDAY 2ND MARCH: MATCHDAY 36
Accrington Stanley vs Plymouth Argyle
Bristol Rovers vs Mansfield Town
Hartlepool United vs Dagenham & Redbridge
Luton Town vs Crawley Town
Morecambe vs AFC Wimbledon
Northampton Town vs Cambridge United
Oxford United vs Leyton Orient
Portsmouth vs Newport County AFC
Wycombe Wanderers vs Stevenage
Yeovil Town vs Notts County
York City vs Barnet
Exeter City 5/4
Carlisle United 11/5