Matchday Guide: Cambridge Utd vs Accrington Stanley

Ahead of Saturday's Sky Bet League One clash against Accrington Stanley, take a read of our Matchday Guide for all the off-the-pitch info you need to know...

  • Tickets

Fans can buy tickets for Saturday's match, which are available online, over the phone by calling 01223 566500 (option 1) or by visiting the Abbey Stadium Ticket Office.

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. 

Supporters can save time by selecting e-ticket delivery and scanning their way through the turnstiles via a mobile device. We are asking for supporters to ensure their e-ticket QR codes have a white background or have the relevant email attachment open to show the turnstile operator.

  • COVID certification...

COVID certification checks will no longer be carried out at the Abbey Stadium. For more information, please click here.

  • Abbey Helpers...

If you have any questions or queries on the day of the game, please speak to our Abbey Helpers who are wearing high-viz jacket and will be located around the ground.

  • Away Fans...

Cambridge United looks forward to welcoming Accrington's travelling supporters to the Abbey Stadium, who will be housed in the South Habbin for this Saturday's game. For Away Fan Information including how to find the ground, catering options and travel information, please click here.

  • Mead Plant & Grab Family Stand Day

Saturday's game is the Mead Plant & Grab Family Stand Day, where U’s supporting families will take over the South Stand for the afternoon. Families of Academy players, Community Trust participants and Youth Development players can buy an Adult and Child ticket in the stand for just £10 as we aim to fill out what is usually the away end with as many home supporters as possible.

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  • Abbey People Food Hub Collections

We are also appealing for fans to bring donations for the Abbey People Food Hub, who serve an average of 150 households a week with fresh food and store cupboard essentials, to help where families are struggling to afford enough food. Click here to read the list of requested items.

Collection points outside the Abbey Arms, in-front of the Newmarket Road End Turnstiles and outside the South Stand will be in operation so please bring what you can and play your part. The donations will go directly to people in our community.

  • Marvin the Moose

Our resident mascot, Marvin the Moose will be strutting his stuff around the Abbey in the build up to kick-off, so make sure to say hello, give him a wave or stop for a photo if you see him out and about!

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  • Birthday Messages...

If somebody you know has their big day coming up soon, send us an email with all the relevant details to make sure it gets read out on the tannoy at half-time.

  • Match Sponsor...

Thank you to Carter Jonas Estate Agents and Property Consultants for sponsoring this Saturday's fixture.

  • Club Shop & Ticket Office…

The Club Shop and Ticket Office is open from 12pm until kick-off and then for a short time after the final whistle.

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In addition to tickets for Saturday's game, the Ticket Office is selling Match Tickets for the following fixtures:

  • Cambridge Utd vs Plymouth Argyle - Sky Bet League One - Tuesday 22nd February 2022
  • Oxford Utd vs Cambridge Utd - Sky Bet League One - Saturday 26th February 2022
  • Wycombe Wanderers vs Cambridge Utd - Sky Bet League One - Tuesday 1st March 2022
  • Cambridge Utd vs Shrewsbury Town - Sky Bet League One - Saturday 5th March 2022
  • Cambridge Utd vs MK Dons - Sky Bet League One - Saturday 19th March 2022
  • AFC Wimbledon vs Cambridge Utd - Sky Bet League One - Saturday 26th March 2022
  • Cambridge Utd vs Wycombe Wanderers - Sky Bet League One - Tuesday 5th April 2022
  • Cambridge Utd vs Morecambe - Sky Bet League One - Saturday 9th April 2022

Away travel for upcoming away games can be booked from the Cambridge Fans United (CFU) kiosk near the Club Shop.

  • Turnstiles…

The Turnstiles around the Abbey Stadium will open at 1:30pm and supporters are advised to arrive early to avoid queues close to kick-off.

  • Match Programmes…

Our new-look Matchday Programme is on sale this weekend, produced in partnership with Ignition Sports Media. The Programme features all of the regular pages that you know and love but with a fresh design and four additional pages of content.

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Programmes are 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. Alternatively, individual programmes can be ordered online from the Ignition Sports website. Please note, online orders are not available for overseas delivery.

  • Food and Drink…

The Dublin Bar is back open to home supporters on Saturday, whilst following the success of the Abbey Arms extension and marquee at the last home game, this will remain in-place before, during and after the game. 

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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. All food and drink outlets will open in conjunction with the turnstiles at 1:30pm. 

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.

Click here for more information on the Park & Ride service.

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. Face Masks must be worn in all indoor areas and supporters are to follow the Club’s guidance and stay mindful of the possible COVID-19 related risks that continue to exist.