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Matchday Guide: Cambridge Utd vs Portsmouth

1 January 2022

Club News

Matchday Guide: Cambridge Utd vs Portsmouth

1 January 2022

Ahead of Monday's return to Sky Bet League One clash for the U's, 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 Portsmouth's travelling supporters on Monday. For Away Fan Information including how to find the ground, catering options and travel information, please click here.


Tickets for Portsmouth fans are not available to buy on the day of the game, with the full South Stand allocation of 1,463 having sold out.

  • 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.


In addition to tickets for Saturday's game, the Ticket Office is selling Half Season Tickets and individual Match Tickets for the following matches:

  • Newcastle Utd vs Cambridge Utd - Emirates FA Cup Third Round - Saturday 8th January 2022
  • Cambridge Utd U18s vs Leeds Utd U18s - FA Youth Cup Fourth Round - Wednesday 19th January 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.

  • Shout 85258 Bucket Collection

Small change can make a big difference to mental health, which is why we are asking all supporters to bring along their space change to Monday's match and donate to Ian Darler's One Million Steps raise.

With just £1,500 left to raise from his £10,000 goal, we are hoping to reach his target figure at the game. Bucket collectors will be placed at the turnstiles and around the ground.

  • Match Programmes…

Monday's 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.

  • Food and Drink…

Supporters should please note that the Dublin Bar will be CLOSED on Saturday, as the Club extends the Signature Suite Hospitality area in-order to allow for social distancing.

Pre-match drinks can be enjoyed from the Abbey Arms which is open from 1:30pm as usual, in addition all other catering outlets. 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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