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Matchday Guide: Cambridge Utd vs Gillingham

27 September 2021

Club News

Matchday Guide: Cambridge Utd vs Gillingham

27 September 2021

Cambridge United host Gillingham at 7:45pm on Tuesday 28th September looking to build upon Saturday's draw with Fleetwood Town...

Home Tickets:

Tickets for Tuesday’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 Tuesday 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

The South Habbin will be back open for Tuesday’s home match, 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.

Away Tickets:

Gillingham supporters can buy tickets for the South Stand on the day of the game from the Abbey Stadium Ticket Office.

Match Sponsor:

Thank you to Tuesday’s Match Sponsor, Valerie Baker family in memory of lifelong U's fan and former Chairman, Terry Baker.

Club Shop & Ticket Office:

The Club Shop and Ticket Office is open from 9:30am 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 Tuesday’s game, the Ticket Office is also selling tickets for the following matches:

  • vs Crewe Alexandra (a) | Sky Bet League One | Sat 2nd October – 3pm
  • vs Ipswich Town (h) | Sky Bet League One | Sat 16th October - 3pm
  • vs Sheffield Wednesday (h) | Sky Bet League One | Sat 16th October - 3pm
  • vs Shrewsbury Town (a) | Sky Bet League One | Sat 23rd October - 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.


The Turnstiles around the Abbey Stadium will open from 6pm 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 Tuesday’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 and around the ground 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 prior to kick-off this Tuesday, in addition to the Dublin Bar which is open to 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.


There is no on-site car parking available at the Abbey Stadium and supporters are advised that the Cambridge Matchday Park & Ride service will not be in operation tomorrow evening.

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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Ahead of this Tuesday's home game with Gillingham, 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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