Cambridge United are pleased to announce the list of ex-players set to attend tomorrow’s Former Players Celebration Match Day at the Abbey Stadium.

This Saturday’s Sky Bet League Two fixture against Exeter City has been designated as the Club’s now annual celebration of those who have previously pulled on the black and amber shirt or played a key role in our heritage as a player or manager.

Following on from the success of last season’s celebration against Mansfield Town, once again this year the gathering will see over 30 former stars welcomed back to the Abbey for the Amber Army to show their appreciation.

Set to attend will be:


Colin Bate
Sam Harris
Brian Hart
Derek Haylock
Vic Phillips


Bryan Boggis
Brian Grant
Tom Higgins
John Hiner
Peter Hobbs
Tony Willson


Brendon Batson
Sammy Morgan
Ian Seddon
Dave Stringer
Graham 'Willie' Watson
Malcolm Webster


Andy Beattie
Graham Daniels
Richard Key


Roy McFarland
John Taylor
Paul Wanless
Tom Youngs


Dan Chillingworth
Adam Davies
Ashley Fuller
Ryan Lockett
Stephen Smith

The day will include an opportunity for supporters to mingle alongside their former heroes both before and after the match, whilst the stadium will collectively be given the chance to show it’s gratitude as each legend is introduced to the crowd at half time.

Schedule for the day:

Pre-match – 2pm – Former Players available to meet in the Abbey Arms (Behind Main Stand)
Half-Time – Former Players introduced to the Abbey on the pitch
Post-match – Former Players available to meet in the Dion Dublin Bar/Premier Travel Suite

Tickets for tomorrow’s fixture against Exeter City are available online here.