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Matchday Guide: Cambridge Utd vs MK Dons

17 March 2022

Ahead of Saturday's Sky Bet League One clash against MK Dons, 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 Milton Keynes travelling supporters to the Abbey Stadium, who will be housed in the South Stand for this Saturday's game. Fans of MK are to be made aware that they have sold out their enture allocation, with no tickets for away fans available.

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

  • Level Playing Field

On Saturday the Club is supporting Level Playing Field, the charity which promotes a positive, inclusive experience for disabled sports fans and players. The United players will take to the pitch in Level Playing Field t-shirts for their warm-up.

Watch out for a Half-Time demonstration from our Walking Footballers ahead of their upcoming Walking Football Marathon fundraiser.

  • 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.

  • Mascots & Matchday Experience...

We can't wait to welcome our Mascot for this Saturday's game, 6-year-old Ralph Thompson! Joe Ironside is Ralph's favourite player. We are also delighted to have Histon Hornets Under 8s Red & Blue with us, who will be enoying a Matchday Experience!

  • Match Sponsor...

Thanks go to Scaffolding London 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.

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

  • 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
  • Cambridge Utd vs Charlton Athletic - Sky Bet League One - Monday 18th 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.

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Programmes are available to buy from the Club Shop and around the ground on Matchday for £3.50, 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 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. Supporters are asked to follow the Club’s guidance and stay mindful of the possible COVID-19 related risks that continue to exist. For avoidance of doubt, if you are displaying COVID-19 symptoms or have tested positive, you should NOT travel to the Abbey Stadium.


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