Cambridge United have provided the following guide to supporters, so the Amber Army can play their part in making this evening’s test event a success for the Football Club.
All supporters attending tonight’s first fixture back will have been sent a code of conduct via email, which has been attached in the terms of conditions of the e-ticket supporters have received to enter the ground tonight.
Firstly Cambridge United wishes to strongly encourage supporters to read the full code of conduct before attending this evening’s fixture. Click here now to read the code of conduct. By purchasing an e-ticket, supporters are also confirming that they are not displaying any symptoms of Covid-19 and have not tested positive for Covid-19 within the last 14 days.
WEAR A MASK
Everyone entering the Abbey Stadium will be required to wear a mask, once within the ground.
Entering the Ground
Please arrive in good time, observe a two metre distance wherever possible, or one metre plus, from fellow supporters who are not in your social bubble whilst queuing, and have your e-ticket ready to be scanned by the turnstile operators. Screens have been put in place in the turnstiles.
Once through the turnstiles, please follow the red arrows on the floor which clearly indicate which direction you should take when making your way into your respective stand. The arrows have been marked out a suitable distance apart to maintain social distancing.
Please be aware of maintaining your social distance from supporters who are not in your social bubble when in place within the terrace.
Use the red arrows on the floor to enter the terrace in the correct direction. When walking up gangways to enter the terrace, please continue to social distance and avoid face to face brush pasts with other supporters. The Club have marked out on the floor in white paint, “pass areas” for fans to stand in to allows other to pass, if there is traffic in a gangway, which will allow fans to maintain their social distance.
At the end of the match, it is VERY important supporters please stay in place and await further instruction from the stewards who will allow supporters to filter out in an organised manner.
Mead Plant & Grab Stand
Once through the turnstiles, use the red arrows on the floor to make your way into the stand in the correct direction.
Please sit in the seat attributed to your e-ticket. When taking bookings, the Club have already put all the protocols in place for those seated, so it is imperative supporters sit in the correct seats so that social distancing between bubbles can be maintained. Stewards will be there to help you find your seats.
During the game, please remain seated where possible.
At the end of the match, supporters are asked to please remain in their seats and await instruction from stewards who will filter out supporters in a suitable and safe manner.
The Football Club have arranged for portaloos to be put in place right across the stadium. When departing a stand to go to the toilet, please avoid face to face contacts with supporters from outside of your social bubble, use the red arrows on the floor to depart the stand in the correct direction and please observe social distancing when queueing for the toilet. When re-entering the stand, please once again use the red arrows on the floor to enter the stand in the right direction.
The groundstaff have gone to extra lengths to put in place additonal bins right across the stadium. Cambridge United kindly asks supporters to use the bins rather than dispose of litter on the floor. This limits the cleaning process and will allow the grounstaff to quickly moving on to preparing the Abbey for Saturday's fixture with Carlisle United.
Cambridge United’s stewards will be there to help supporters, with any queries regarding the social distancing protocols in place for tonight’s fixture.