This week FootyMad's match preview focuses on the game between Carlisle United and Sheffield United at 15:00 on 2nd January 2012 in the League One.

Footymad preview History of the Carlisle United v Sheffield United fixture

Sheffield United travel to take on Carlisle United at Brunton Park Stadium on Monday afternoon, hoping to improve upon an average previous return from this fixture. Of the 10 games played, The Blades have recorded 4 wins, and Carlisle United have come away with 5 victories.

The last time the two teams met at Carlisle United was amazingly over twenty years ago, in March 1986, the Cumbrians carving out a narrow 1-0 victory in a Second Division match.