Matchday Guide: Cambridge Utd vs Shrewsbury Town

Ahead of Saturday's Sky Bet League One clash against Shrewsbury Town, 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.

  • 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 Shrewsbury's travelling supporters to the Abbey Stadium, who will be housed in the South Stand for this Saturday's game with tickets available from the Ticket Office on the day of the game.

For Away Fan Information including how to find the ground, catering options and travel information, please click here.

  • Women's Football Weekend

A whole host of activities and initiatives will be carried out this Saturday as we mark Women’s Football Weekend by celebrating our female supporters, staff and players, whilst also raising awareness of the barriers and discrimination that Women continue to face when supporting or playing for their team.


We look forward to welcoming local Girls grassroots sides and Cambridge United Girls players to the game, who can attend free of charge with a minimum of one £10 paying adult.

If you run a local girls team and would like to take advantage of the offer, please email for more information.

For more information on the Matchday activities, please click here.

  • Donations to Ukraine

Following the devastating invasion of Ukraine over the past week, club partners A&R Haulage, A&R Containers and A&R Commercials are pulling together their resources to send vital donations across to the country in conflict.

United supporters can show their solidarity with the people of Ukraine by bringing donations to this Saturday's game against Shrewsbury Town to make a meaningful and practical action that will directly help those in need.

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Basic medication, clothing, toys, toiletries, hygiene products, bedding & non perishable food-stuffs are all desperately needed. Donations will be taken in-front of the Club Shop at the Newmarket Road entrance to the ground.

A shirt raffle will also be held from the CFU Caravan, with all proceeds going towards the purchase of aid for the Ukranian people. 

For more information please visit the A&R Group Facebook page. To donate towards their crowdfunding efforts, please click here. For any questions or to get-in touch, please send an email to Roland Hollings, Managing Director of A&R Group.

  • 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...

Thanks go to SOS Leak Detection for sponsoring this Saturday's fixture.

  • 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.


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

  • Sheffield Wednesday vs Cambridge United - Sky Bet League One - Saturday 12th March 2022
  • Cambridge University vs Oxford University - Varsity Match - Sunday 13th 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 and features a Women's Football Weekend takeover.

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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 the Abbey Arms extension and marquee 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.