Carlisle's joint caretaker manager Tony Caig did his best to sound an upbeat note despite a 1-0 defeat at Shrewsbury.
Carlisle remain rock bottom of the Football League after Jermaine Grandison's header proved enough to earn Shrewsbury a 1-0 win.
Team news for Tuesday's League Two clash between Shrewsbury Town and Carlisle United at the Greenhous Meadow.
Stevenage boss Graham Westley admitted it was about time Boro won ugly following a 1-0 win over Shrewsbury.
Stevenage ended a run of back-to-back defeats after Darius Charles' first-half goal helped secure a 1-0 win over Shrewsbury.
Team news for Saturday's League Two clash between Stevenage and Shrewsbury Town at Broadhall Way.
Shrewsbury's chief executive Matt Williams believes the power is returning to clubs and revealed they have players "pestering" to join.
Manager Colin Cooper revelled in Hartlepool's first League Two home win of the season after Shrewsbury were despatched 2-0.