Cambridge United are thrilled to announce the first Academy stadium game of the season, will see the great name of Manchester United return to the Abbey on Wednesday 24th October (K.O. 6:00pm).
Across the course of the past three seasons, the U's Academy age group have played host to the likes of Tottenham Hotspur, Liverpool, Arsenal and Chelsea, and this year the Club are delighted to welcome Manchester United as the opening fixture.
United's Under 15's will go toe-to-toe with the exciting talent being produced through the Red Devils Academy, on the first team pitch at the Abbey.
These matches not only provide the Club's academy players with the opportunity to experience the atmosphere that comes with playing at the stadium, but also for our supporters to watch the talent being developed through Academy system against high quality opposition.
The Amber Army have provided tremendous support for all of the fixtures in recent years, ensuring the experience is as beneficial as possible for the players. Cambridge United would urge supporters to show similar level of support once more for this year's crop of Under 15's.
Tickets for the fixture are priced as follows:
Adults - £5
Under 18s - £1
Tickets can be purchased online now at cufcdirect.com and in-store.
Cambridge United Academy Manager Tom Pell commented: "Once again we are delighted to be hosting another of these games at the Abbey Stadium.
"As always we require the backing of our fantastic supporters in order to create an excellent atmosphere and environment for our players to gain every possible piece of experience they can from the fixture.
"Manchester United at the Abbey, I'm sure will evoke plenty of unforgettable memories for a large proportion of our supporters and we hope our fans can help to create an equally memorable night for our players.
"We are extremely grateful to Manchester United and Nick Cox particularly for committing to the match, and look forward to taking on a new opponent at the Abbey Stadium from those we have faced over the last three years in these fixtures."