72 Jimmy Glass Saves Carlisle Utd

Number 72 from the channel 4 show 100 Greatest Sporting Moments,Carlisle goalkeeper Jimmy Glass achieved true “legend” status when his incredible last-minute goal against Plymouth Argyle to keep The Cumbrians in the Football League.

Carlisle needed to win to avoid relegation to the Conference and, with the score stood at 1-1 and just one minute of injury time left to play, it looked for all intents and purposes like they would be playing non-league football the following season.

Elsewhere, Scarborough fans were waiting with baited breath after seeing their side draw 1-1 with Peterborough at the McCain Stadium – knowing that, were results to stay the way they were with seconds left to play at Brunton Park, it would be Carlisle relegated instead of them.

Step foward (quite literally) James Robert Glass – on loan at Carlisle at the time - who trotted forward for a 91st-minute corner, pounced on a loose ball and duly wrote his name into the annals of football folklore for evermore…



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