Abbott pens new deal

Next Story

Carlisle manager Greg Abbott has signed a two-year contract extension at the club.

The 46-year-old, who was permanent boss in December 2008, will now remain at the helm until the summer of 2013.

Abbott led the club to a mid-table finish in League One and a Wembley appearance in the Johnstone's Paint Trophy Final last season in his first full campaign in charge.

He told the club's official website: "I have thoroughly enjoyed my time at the club and I am delighted that it will continue.

"Our aim has to be to continue to improve and take this club into the Championship. That won't be easy, but I am very ambitious, as are the rest of my staff, and I know I have the full backing of the board in trying to achieve that."

Cumbrians chairman Andrew Jenkins added: "We're delighted that we have sorted this out as we feel that he is doing a great job and his team are going from strength to strength."

Copyright (c) PA Sport 2009, All Rights Reserved.

League One
Carlisle United
Next Story

Read more

Scroll for more articles below.