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Preview: Cambridge United vs Stags

31 December 2019

Next up for the Stags is a trip to face Cambridge United on New Year’s Day in Sky Bet League Two (3pm). Here’s all you need to know ahead of the fixture…

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Wing-back Kellan Gordon will miss the game due to a back issue, while versatile midfielder Conor Shaughnessy is also sidelined with a hamstring injury.

Defender Ryan Sweeney, who was a substituted in Sunday’s match at Bradford, will continue to be assessed ahead of the game.

For the U’s, Jabo Ibehre, Gary Deegan and Kyle Knoyle are likely to miss out.

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After three successive draws, the Stags were beaten 2-0 away at Bradford City on Sunday. Two James Vaughan penalties decided a tight affair in West Yorkshire.

Cambridge recorded a victory last time out, ending a run of three games without a win. On-loan Tottenham man Jack Roles netted the only goal in a 1-0 home victory against Morecambe.

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We last faced the U’s at One Call Stadium earlier this season, a game that ten-man Stags lost 4-0.


The referee for Wednesday’s game against Cambridge will be Neil Hair, assisted by Gareth Viccars and Garry Maskell. The fourth official will be Gregory Read.


The club has received an allocation of 770 tickets for the fixture. Tickets are no longer available to purchase from One Call Stadium but can be purchased from Cambridge on the day of the fixture at the following prices:

Category Price
Adult £22
Senior (64+) £17
Young adult (18-23) £17
Student* £17
Armed forces** £17
Under-18 £12
Under-12 £7
Under-5 £2

*Valid NUS card must be shown
**Must show valid ID


Club News

Travel guide Cambridge

31 December 2019

There is no parking at the ground. On-street parking is recommended by the club on Ditton Walk, Coldham's Lane and Whitehall Road.

The Supporters' Club at the ground, with a £2 entrance fee, allows a few away supporters in. There are few pubs in the vicinity of the ground, but the closest are the Wrestlers and the Tram Depot. Within the ground there are several Tea Bars serving the usual food and drinks.


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The match centre on will also contain Opta-populated updates, and can be accessed here.

A report of the match will be published on the club website following the full-time whistle, and post-match reaction will be available to view on and iFollow Stags.

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