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Matchday Guide: Cambridge Utd vs Ipswich Town

14 October 2021

Cambridge United host Ipswich Town at 3pm on Saturday 16th October in a sell-out fixture at the Abbey Stadium...

  • Sell Out

Saturday's match is a complete sell-out with no tickets available in either the home or away end. Please do not travel to the Abbey Stadium if you don't already have a ticket.

Supporters are to be reminded of section 18 of the Ground Regulations, that state "Any individual who has entered any part of the Ground designated for the use of any group of supporters to which they does not belong may be ejected from the Ground either for the purposes of his own safety or for any other reason."

  • Match Sponsor…

Thanks to Saturday’s Match Sponsor, Mick George Ltd. Mick George have been proud front-of-shirt sponsors of the U's since the 2013/14 season and are the longest serving shirt sponsor in the club's history.

  • Minute's Applause

Supporters are asked to take part in a minute's applause in memory of former United defender, Teddy Eades, who passed on October 4th at the age of 77. A member of the U's famous 1970 promotion winning team, a Cambridge United Hall of Fame inductee and a multiple Player of the Year recipient, Terry's contribution to the club can not be understated.

  • 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 kit on sale, as well as much more United merchandise for fans to buy.

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Although tickets for Saturday's game are unavailable, the Ticket Office is selling tickets for the following matches:

  • Cambridge Utd vs Sheffield Wednesday | Sky Bet League One | Tues 19th October - 7:45pm
  • Shrewsbury Town vs Cambridge Utd | Sky Bet League One | Sat 23rd October - 3pm
  • Doncaster Rovers vs Cambridge Utd | Sky Bet League One | Tues 26th October - 7:45pm
  • Cambridge Utd vs AFC Wimbledon | Sky Bet League One | Sat 30th October - 3pm
  • MK Dons vs Cambridge Utd | Sky Bet League One | Sat 13th November - 3pm
  • Cambridge Utd vs Wigan Athletic | Sky Bet League One | Tues 23rd November - 7:45pm

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 at the earlier time of 1:15pm and with a busy crowd in attendance, supporters 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 content for supporters to enjoy.

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

If you would like to guarantee your copy, place your order online now and collect from the CFU Outlet outside the Club Shop on Saturday.

  • 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.

With the hospitality industry struggling with staff due to COVID-19, supporters may need to wait longer than normal for their refreshments, so please be patient remain patient and show understanding as staff do their best.

  • 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. Click here for more information.

For supporters who have difficult accessing public transport, the Club has partnered with Dial a Ride to offer home-to-stadium transport. 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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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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