Newcastle v Cambridge tickets sold out – Newcastle United club site announcement
The official Newcastle United club site has announced that the Newcastle v Cambridge tickets are now sold out.
Saturday’s third round FA Cup match saw NUFC initially only put tickets on sale for the lower bowl (not level 7).
However, once they sold out and Level 7 tickets went on sale, they have been rapidly selling this week, the club putting them on sale block by block at the top of the Milburn stand.
Wednesday late morning has now seen this message appear on the official NUFC ticketing site
As you can see, the site showing all ‘normal’ tickets sold out, with only a small number of hospitality options left to sell.
Cambridge took an allocation of 5,000 tickets and they have sold all but a couple of hundred of those tickets as per their ticketing site and via club announcements.
One small discrepancy is that two blocks of seating don’t appear to have gone on sale to either set of fans in Level 7.
Newcastle fans could buy tickets in Level 7 above the Milburn stand, whilst Cambridge fans had the usual away sections above the Leazes and then extending across and into the corner between Leazes and Milburn. However, sections LWC-L7A and LWC-L7B in that corner don’t seem to have gone on sale to either set of supporters, so I don’t know whether that is for segregation purposes or whatever.
Anyway, quite remarkable that we are set to see over 50,000 inside St James Park on Saturday for this FA Cup game, yet another positive message from the fans to the change of ownership.
Maybe an added bonus will be Kieran Trippier presented to Newcastle fans ahead of Saturday’s game?
NUFC Policing Team via Twitter (@NPNUFC) 5 January 2022:
“Warm welcome to Cambridge United FC fans heading to Newcastle United NUFC this weekend.
“Had a few enquiries in regard to ‘away’ bars.
“There are no designated away bars in Newcastle, supporters are welcome throughout the city.
“Most pubs are mixed and welcome away fans.”
This is how Cambridge fans reacted to the third round FA Cup draw via Twitter:
‘Absolute belter of a draw there, Newcastle United away.’
‘Arguably our BIGGEST AWAY GAME since OT in 2015!
Incredible City, Incredible Stadium, Incredible Fans
Fill the stands with our Amber Army!
The Atmosphere will be ELECTRIC
How we love the FA CUP.’
‘Where can visiting fans go for a drink?’
(Newcastle fan) ‘Hi Lads! Good Luck for the game….gentle reminder, in Newcastle we don’t have away pubs! Just find a pub, grab a pint and enjoy the away day.’
(Newcastle fan) ‘Looking forward to seeing you all, we also have the highest amount of pubs close to the ground compared to any other English team.’
‘Isn’t it something daft like 100 pubs more than whoever is in 2nd place?’
‘I’ve done it with the Arsenal – epic away trip. What you gain in proximity to the station and pubs/clubs you lose in terms of that oxygen-required schlep up to the highest away section in British football Bring the binoculars!’
‘My first match was at home against Newcastle, so this makes me very happy.
I hope Andy Cole won’t be fit for this one because he battered us in 93.’
‘Dreaming of a 3rd Round upset at the richest club in world football!
Incredible Stadium and City- Get up there CUFC Fans!!’
‘Long trip Jesus Christ.’
‘Yeah a long 2h 20m from Peterborough.’
‘Just about the best possible option for me, absolutely brilliant.’
‘It’ll be an experience like no other!!’
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