Carlisle vs Yeovil preview
Last Updated: 26/10/18 12:46pm
Carlisle could have a fitness boost ahead of Yeovil's League Two visit.
Boss John Sheridan, who admitted to playing square pegs in round holes in the 2-2 draw at Lincoln on Tuesday, has confirmed that Jamie Devitt, Danny Grainger and Gary Liddle have all returned to training.
Tom Parkes is still waiting for results of his scan on his leg injury suffered against Macclesfield. Hallam Hope is expected to miss out.
Yeovil are also in the midst of an injury crisis, with a number of players missing. Skipper Omar Sowunmi is out for 10-12 weeks with an ankle injury while Diallang Jaiyesimi's season is over due to a knee problem.
Gary Warren and Jordan Green are waiting for scan results on their injuries, though neither is expected to be serious. James Bailey and Francois Zoko are back in training after knee injuries but may not make the 674-mile round trip.
In all competitions, Carlisle have won eight and drawn four of their last 12 matches against Yeovil since a 0-2 defeat on the final day of the 2010-11 League One season.
There have been 23 goals scored in the last five league meetings with Carlisle and Yeovil at Brunton Park (15 for Carlisle, 8 for Yeovil), with the U's winning four and drawing one of those games.
Carlisle have lost each of their last four league matches at home, they have not lost five successive games at Brunton Park in the EFL since November 2003 (run of six).
Yeovil are winless in their last seven matches in League Two, the longest current run in the division alongside Cheltenham Town.
Carlisle manager John Sheridan is winless in six league meetings with Yeovil (D3 L3) since a 3-0 win as Oldham boss in February 2008 in League One.