Carlisle have extended Reece Brown's loan stay from Watford until the end of the season.
Assistant manager David Irons admitted that no-one at Carlisle saw the 6-1 thrashing at Preston coming.
Craig Davies' second-half hat-trick led Preston to a 6-1 win at Deepdale as Carlisle fell back into the League One relegation zone.
Team news for Saturday's League One clash between Preston North End and Carlisle United at Deepdale.
Danny Redmond is not looking beyond the end of the season after extending his loan spell at Carlisle.
Graham Kavanagh saluted match-winner Gary Madine after the striker's solitary goal clinched Carlisle a 1-0 win against Swindon.
Carlisle ended a winless run of eight games to boost their survival hopes with a 1-0 win over Swindon, whose play-off hopes took a hit.
Team news for Saturday's League One clash between Carlisle United and Swindon Town at Brunton Park.