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Matchday Guide: Cambridge Utd vs Crewe Alexandra

21 January 2022

Club News

Matchday Guide: Cambridge Utd vs Crewe Alexandra

21 January 2022

Ahead of Saturday's match against Crewe Alexandra, take a read of our Matchday Guide for all the off-the-pitch info you need to know...

  • Home Tickets...

Tickets 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. 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      

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.

The South Habbin will be open for home supporters to use.

  • COVID certification...

COVID certification checks will be carried out once again, meaning supporters should arrive ready to prove either double vaccination, a negative LFT or PCR test within the 72 hours prior to kick-off or a medical exemption as forms of COVID certification.

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To read the answers to our FAQ's on the matter, 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 the Crewe Alexandra travelling supporters to the Abbey Stadium. For Away Fan Information including how to find the ground, catering options and travel information, please click here.

Tickets for Crewe supporters are available to buy from the Abbey Stadium Ticket Office on the day of the game.

  • 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 Globe Scaffolding, the Red Safety Netting, for sponsoring this Saturday's fixture.

  • D&A Recruitment Drop-in

Our partners D&A Recruitment are holding a Recruitment Drop-in at the Newmarket Road End Car Park from 12:30pm. U's fans can benefit from being able to get career advice from their experienced team, without having to go out of their way during the week.


  • 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.

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

  • Fleetwood Town vs Cambridge Utd - Sky Bet League One - Saturday 29th January 2022
  • Cambridge Utd vs Luton Town - Emirates FA Cup - Saturday 5th February 2022
  • Cambridge Utd vs Accrington Stanley - Sky Bet League One - Saturday 19th February 2022
  • Wycombe Wanderers vs Cambridge Utd - Sky Bet League One - Tuesday 1st March 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. Please have your COVID Pass ready incase you are requested to show proof of certification.

  • 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 and pre-ordered online from the Ignition Sports website. Please note, online orders are not available for overseas delivery.

  • Varsity Visitors...

As we begin to build up to the Cambridge University vs Oxford University Varsity football matches that are being played at the Abbey Stadium on Sunday 13 March 2022, we are delighted to welcome Isobel Boothroyd of Cambridge University Women and Matt Harris and Ben Adam of the Cambridge University Men's Team on Saturday.

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They will be competing in the Mick George Chip in the Skip Half-Time Challenge, so make sure you buy your tickets for the big games and cheer on the players as we welcome them to the Abbey Stadium.

  • Food and Drink…

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

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.

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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 COVID certification is required upon entry. Please read the Club’s guidance and stay mindful of the possible COVID-19 related risks that continue to exist.

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