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Matchday Guide: Cambridge Utd vs Oxford Utd

6 August 2021

Club News

Matchday Guide: Cambridge Utd vs Oxford Utd

6 August 2021

Cambridge United host Oxford United at 3pm on Saturday 7th August in the opening Sky Bet League One fixture of the 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…

Oxford supporters are to be aware that their allocation has been fully sold-out and that there will be NO SALES on the day of the game. Away fans should not travel to the Abbey Stadium if they haven’t got a ticket.

  • Match Sponsor…

Club partners AstraZeneca are this weekend’s Match Sponsor and guests from the company will be in attendance for Saturday’s match.

Before the game, we will be showcasing the Trust’s award-winning ‘Active Science’ primary school programme and supporters will be encouraged to show their support for the Cambridge-based pharmaceutical and biotechnology business, who have played a major role in helping combat the current pandemic with their COVID-19 vaccine.

  • 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.

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

  • Cambridge Utd vs Swindon Town | Carabao Cup Round One | Tues 10th August – 3pm
  • Accrington Stanley vs Cambridge Utd | Sky Bet League One | Sat 14th August – 3pm
  • Plymouth Argyle vs Cambridge Utd | Sky Bet League One | Tues 17th August – 7:45pm
  • Cambridge Utd vs Burton Albion | Sky Bet League One | Sat 21st August – 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.

  • 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.

  • NHS Clap of Appreciation...

Make sure you are in your seat or place on the Terrace ahead of kick-off, to take part in a pre-match minute of applause for the NHS, to show our appreciation for their outstanding service over the past 18 months and beyond.

  • Match Programmes…

The first edition of this season’s Digital Matchday Programme is available to download now, and is packed full of features and new content for supporters to enjoy.

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A limited number of Printed Programmes will be available to purchase from the Club Shop on Matchday.

  • Entertainment...

Marvin the Moose and his friend Mick the Skip will be around the Abbey so make sure to say hello if you bump into our furry friends! Our partners Mick George will also be giving away free t-shirts from 1pm-2pm at the Abbey Arms and the Chip in the Skip Half-Time Challenge returns, with two home fans set to take on two away fans in the battle of the U's.

Check out how the First Team got on when they tried the challenge earlier this week:

  • Food and Drink…

With Wilson Vale now on-board as the Club’s new Catering Partner, The Abbey Arms, Tea Bars 1 (no alcohol), 3, 6 and 7 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.

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Tea Bar 1 (The Paul Wanless Bar – Main Stand) will be serving hot drinks, soft drinks and crisps/confectionary with no alcohol available, whilst Tea Bar 3 (The Habbin Tea Bar) will be serving all of the previously mentioned refreshments as well as lager, ale, stout and cider.

For away supporters, Tea Bar 6 (South Stand) 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.

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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.

  • 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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