Date: 5th May 2006 at 3:58pm
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County go into the last day needing to better Oxford?s results, or one of the other 4 teams on 51 points to stay up.

The game is nearing a sell out, with around 500 tickets left as of noon on Friday.

County will be without David Beharall, who picked up an injury against Barnet last week, with Rob Clare likely to step in.

Carlisle will be without Michael Bridges, who has picked up a thigh injury. Chris Lumsdon is a doubt with an ankle injury.

County boss Jim Gannon spoke to stockportcounty.com ahead of Saturdays game.

The County boss said: ‘It’s a huge game. A lot of people are building it up but I’m just taking it as another game.

‘We’re concentrating on it being a game we can win.

‘We’ve got a lot of work to do so we have the players right both physically and mentally. They’ve got to be prepared and that’s all I’m focusing on at the moment.

‘We’re not concentrating on the magnitude of the game. I’m just concentrating on my job as manager and the players will just be focusing on playing the game.

‘They did that on Saturday and they’ve done that in most of the games since I’ve been here. That’s been the secret of our success.’

Kevin Wright is the referee on Saturday. He was the referee in our 2-0 loss at Darlington earlier in the season, aswell as the referee when we were knocked out of the FA Cup in the third round by Brentford.

County go into the game as favourites with William Hills at even odds. Carlisle are at 2/1, whilst the draw is at 12/5.

Last 6
County ? DLWLWD (8 points)
Carlisle ? WLDWDW (11 points)

Match Odds
County ? Evens
Draw ? 12/5
Carlisle – 2/1

Top Scorers
County – Adam Le Fondre (8), Liam Dickinson (7), Keith Briggs (6)
Carlisle ? Karl Hawley (26), Michael Bridges (15), Derek Holmes (8)

Games Since
County Win – 2
Carlisle Win – 0
County Draw ? 0
Carlisle Draw ? 1
County Loss ? 1
Carlisle Loss ? 1

League Two Position
1st Carlisle ? Points – 85
21st County ? Points – 51