Late Carlisle header saves Clarets

Clarke Carlisle's stoppage-time goal gave the 10 men of Burnley a welcome point in a 1-1 draw at Championship rivals Ipswich Town on Saturday.

Last Updated: 14/08/10 at 17:35 Post Comment

Carlisle: Late header earned Clarets a draw

Carlisle: Late header earned Clarets a draw

More of the games that matter

Upgrade in minutes or watch with a NOW TV Day Pass.

Burnley looked like they would pay for playing the last 10 minutes a man light following David Edgar's red card when David Norris scored with four minutes remaining.

But Carlisle still found time to head home a corner and give Brian Laws' side a draw.

Ipswich boss Roy Keane - who was a team-mate of Laws at Nottingham Forest in the early 1990s - is keen to add to his squad before the end of the transfer window and needs to find a cutting edge if his side are to mount a challenge this year.

Keane did hand Spurs winger Andros Townsend an instant debut after arriving on loan on Thursday but captain Jon Walters was not in the squad as speculation continues to link him with a move to Stoke.

Ipswich forward Tamas Priskin fired over in a lively start before Townsend ended a mazy dribble with a shot which he dragged wide.

Both sides were struggling to get their passing game in order but it was the visitors who came close to an opener in the 25th minute.

Captain Graham Alexander and Dean Marney combined well in midfield to release the overlapping Ross Wallace down the left flank.

Wallace surged into the area before picking out Wade Elliott on the stretch but his shot was brilliantly tipped over the crossbar by Fulop.

Wallace and Townsend traded long-range strikes as the half drew to a disappointing close.

Keane made a change at the break, with midfielder Grant Leadbitter replaced by Colin Healy.

Healy was into the action quickly as he did well to block a Marney strike on the edge of the area as the Clarets slowly took control of the midfield battle.

Elliott did well to buy a yard of space on the right and from his deep cross Martin Paterson was able to flick a header narrowly wide.

Ipswich were fired into life and Jon Stead saw his low cross-shot hacked off the line by Edgar - who then blotted his copybook by getting sent off.

Edgar had been booked in the first period by referee Grant Hegley and saw red with 11 minutes left for a trip on Norris.

And Norris finally broke the deadlock with four minutes left.

Healy delivered a deep corner from the right and when Stead guided a header down into the danger area, Norris was able to flick in from in front of Brian Jensen for his third goal of the week.

But the Clarets stole a point in stoppage time when Carlisle thundered in a header from Alexander's corner.

Football365 Facebook Fan Page

The Football365 fan page is a great place to meet like minded people, have football related discussions and make new friends.

Footer 365

Premier League: Martin Skrtel's late header earns Liverpool 2-2 draw with Arsenal

A 97th-minute bullet header from defender Martin Skrtel earned Liverpool a 2-2 draw with Arsenal at Anfield on Sunday.

Transfer news: Labour MP Iain Wright warns Hartlepool against signing Ched Evans

Labour MP Iain Wright has told Hartlepool to "think again" over their interest in signing convicted rapist Ched Evans.

Premier League: Neil Warnock blasts officials after Crystal Palace's 3-0 defeat at Man City

Neil Warnock said the decision to disallow a Crystal Palace goal in the 3-0 defeat to Manchester City was "disgraceful".

Mail Box

More Players In The Wrong Bloody Shirt

Plus Cristiano Ronaldo, who looks 'heart-breakingly well-suited to a Real Madrid shirt' according to one United fan. Plus, words from the good doctor and plenty more...

Players Plainly Wearing The Wrong Strip...

There are some players who just look plain daft in whatever shirt they're wearing. Like Cesc and Robin. It's a cracking mailbox with a load of different themes...

© 2014 British Sky Broadcasting Ltd. All Rights Reserved A Sky Sports Digital Media property