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Matchday Guide: Cambridge Utd vs Burton Albion

20 August 2021

Cambridge United host Burton Albion at 3pm on Saturday 21st August in United’s second home game of the Sky Bet League One season…

  • Home Tickets…

Tickets for Saturday’s game can be bought online, over the phone by calling 01223 566500 (option 1) or by purchasing from the Abbey Stadium Ticket Office on Saturday from 09:30am until kick-off.

Save money by purchasing your tickets in-advance of the fixture, as all prices increase by £2 when buying in-person on the day of the game. Please view advance prices below:

Advance Match Ticket Prices Newmarket Rd/North Habbin Main Stand Family Enclosures Main Stand Blocks B, E, F & AC 1, 2 Main Stand Blocks C & D
Adult £18 £19 £22 £24
Concessions* £14 £14 £17 £20
Under 18 £8 £8 £10 £18
Under 12 £5 £5 £5 N/A
Wheelchair Disabled £15      
Ambulant Disabled supporters in receipt of higher level disability living allowance pay their relevant age category with a Carer Free of Charge, whilst the Wheelchair Disabled price also included the admission of a Free Carer Ticket, if required.
*Concessions = Seniors (64+), Young Adults (18-23), Serving or Retired Armed Forces and Full-Time Students
  • Away Tickets…

Burton supporters can buy their tickets for the South Stand by ordering from up until 2:30pm on Saturday or by visiting the Abbey Stadium Ticket Office up until kick-off.

  • South Habbin Open...

The South Habbin will be open for Saturday’s home match against Burton Albion, following feedback received from supporters.

U’s fans in the Habbin will be able to move across to the South side of the stand, if they wish, in-order to lower the concentration of supporters in the stand.

Fans in other areas of the ground that wish to transfer to the South Habbin, may do so by contacting the Club in advance of the fixture by calling 01223 566500.

  • Match Sponsor…

Thanks to Saturday’s Match Sponsor, CamTech, suppliers of a range of traditional and innovative building products that meet the needs and standards of the most demanding commercial and residential construction projects.

  • Club Shop & Ticket Office…

The Club Shop and Ticket Office is open from 09:30am until kick-off and then for a short time after the final whistle. The Shop has the new Home, Away and Third Kits on sale, as well as much more United merchandise for fans to buy.


In addition to tickets for this weekend’s game, the Ticket Office is also selling tickets for the following matches:

  • Millwall vs Cambridge Utd | Carabao Cup Round One | Tues 24th August – 7:45pm
  • Cambridge Utd vs Bolton Wanderers | Sky Bet League One | Sat 28th August – 3pm
  • Cambridge Utd vs Oxford Utd | Papa John’s Trophy | Tues 31st August – 7pm
  • Doncaster Rovers vs Cambridge Utd | Sky Bet League One | Sat 4th September – 3pm
  • Cambridge Utd vs Lincoln City | Sky Bet League One | Sat 11th September – 3pm

2021/22 Season Tickets can also be bought and supporters who have already purchased their Season Tickets can collect theirs from the collections window. Away travel for upcoming away games can be booked from the CFU kiosk.

  • Turnstiles…

The Turnstiles around the Abbey Stadium will open from 1:30pm and supporters are to be made aware that all tickets must be purchased before reaching this point of their Matchday journey. Fans are encouraged to arrive early to avoid queues close to kick-off.

  • Match Programmes…

This weekend’s Digital Matchday Programme is available to download now, and is packed full of features, articles and new content for supporters to enjoy.

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Printed Programmes will be available to buy from the Club Shop on Matchday, with home and away supporters welcome to come and make their purchase.

  • Food and Drink…

The Abbey Arms and all Tea Bars will be open from 1:30pm this Saturday, in addition to the Dublin Bar which is open from 12:30pm for Main Stand Ticket Holders.

The Dublin Bar is the main congregation point for Main Stand Ticket Holders wanting to enjoy a pre-match drink and after the final whistle, all supporters can gain access for a post-match drink.

The Paul Wanless Bar (Main Stand) and The Josh Coulson Bar (Newmarket Road End) will be serving hot drinks, soft drinks and crisps/confectionary with no alcohol available, whilst The Habbin Tea Bar will be serving all of the previously mentioned refreshments as well as lager, ale, stout and cider.

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For away supporters, the South Stand Tea Bar will be serving soft drinks, teas, coffee, bovril, crisps/chocolate bars, lager, ale, stout and cider. 

Food Outlets around the stadium will also be open and supporters are encouraged to use contactless payments which are available at all food and drink points.

  • Travel…

There is no on-site car parking available at the Abbey Stadium and supporters are advised to use the Cambridge Matchday Park & Ride service.

Home and away supporters can take advantage of the Cambridge Park & Ride for a £2.50 Matchday return ticket from Newmarket Road Park & Ride, CB5 8AA.

The ticket is valid for one passenger only. However, if travelling with children, the normal £3 Park & Ride ticket is also available to purchase, allowing children under the age of 16 to travel free with one fee-paying adult.

Ahead of the 3pm kick-off, supporters can catch any of the regular Park & Ride buses heading into the city centre, which will all stop by the ground.

On the return leg, there will be a dedicated bus waiting in the layby outside the stadium at 4.45pm, to take fans back to the Park & Ride once the game is over. For more information, please click here.

If you require disabled parking, please call the Club on 01223 566500.

  • Picturepath Visual Visitor Guide...

Cambridge United has teamed up with picturepath, to provide a visual visitor guide for supporters with an aim to help reduce anxiety for SEN Children.

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Ahead of this Saturday's home game with Burton Albion, all fans are able to benefit from using picturepath's visual timelines. The app based timelines will support fans, in particular those with additional needs and heightened anxiety such as autism, in preparation for and during their visit to the stadium.

The guides are available within the existing app that can be downloaded for free via your app store (Apple/Android), simply navigate to add routine, and then “visit with picturepath” to access the guides.

  • Supporter Safety…

U’s fans are asked to stay vigilant, aware and respectful to ensure that the Abbey Stadium is a safe place to watch football. Please read the Club’s guidance and stay mindful of the possible COVID-19 related risks that continue to exist.

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