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Match Pack: Cambridge United

24 August 2018

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All the information you need ahead of tomorrow’s trip to Cambridge United.

Head to head:

The “U’s” have had the upper hand when playing the Robins previously, having won five out of the last nine fixtures, including last season’s thrilling 4-3 defeat at the Abbey Stadium.

Cheltenham’s last victory over Cambridge United came in 2015, where the Robins won 3-1 thanks to goals from Shaun Harrad, Danny Haynes and Matt Sparrow.

In total, the Robins have won three out of the nine meetings between the two sides, with there being one draw.

What they say: Russ Milton

Caretaker Manager Russ Milton looked ahead to Saturday’s game at the weekly press conference on Thursday.

“The point on Tuesday was a huge positive, we were very good second half and showed a lot of energy and could have won the game”.

“It shows you how football is, one half we were backs against the walls and the second half we were very good and another time we would have won the game”.

Watch the full interviews with Russ Milton and Scott Flinders

What they say:  Joe Dunne

Cambridge United manager, Joe Dunne, looked ahead to this weekend's match after watching his side slip to a 2-0 home defeat by Exeter City in midweek.

“It’s important we look after ourselves after the back of a decent performance on Tuesday,' he said.

Cheltenham have a decent squad, and anything could happen when there has been a change of manager.

“There will be no real big team talk on Saturday, it will be about what we do and how they line up. We have to make sure that we are ready”.

Last five matches at the Abbey Stadium:

Cambridge United 4 (Taylor 10, Maris 53, Brown 60, Corr 81) , 3 Robins (Lloyd 3, Eisa 13, 79)
April 21, 2018

Cambridge United 3 (Ikpeazu 7, Berry 56, 74), Robins 1 (Waters 85)
November, 26 2016

Cambridge United 1 (Appiah 25), 2 Robins (Richards 10, Gornell 55)
October 21, 2014

Cambridge 1 (Tudor 61), Robins 0
February 22, 2005

Cambridge United 1 (One 19), Robins 1 (Naylor 63)
October 30, 2001

Ticket News

Tickets for this match at the Abbey Stadium are available at the Robins Ticket Office until 3pm – there is a £2 price increase on the day in Cambridge.

South Stand:

  • Adult £20
  • Concessions (64+, Students, Young Adult 18-21) - £15
  • Under-18s £10
  • Under-12s £5
  • Under-5s FREE

Ambulant disabled pay the relevant category price plus carer FOC. Please contact CUFC on 01223 566 500.

Supporters bus:

We also a supporter bus going to Cambridge, that will leave at 10.15am, with places available now:

  • Members: £18 adults, £16 concessions
  • Non-members: £20 adults, £18 concessions


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