Guide To The Game | Cambridge United


The Addicks are back on home soil on Saturday, hosting Cambridge United in Sky Bet League One (KO 3pm GMT).

Click here to purchase your tickets for this weekend's clash. Tickets go offline two hours before kick-off but can be purchased on the gate in SE7.

Visiting The Valley for the first time? Click here to read our Visitors’ Guide

Take part in the club’s Greener Game activities

Charlton have joined forces with club partners and supporters to encourage players, staff and fans to make more environmentally-friendly decisions. 

The Addicks finished sixth in the EFL for the club’s work on environmental sustainability last season and, working with front of shirt partners RSK, are focused on continuing to reduce the club’s carbon footprint. 

Activity on the matchday includes:

  • More than 70 supporters taking part in Charlton Athletic Community Trust’s walk which starts at Eltham and finishes at The Valley
  • An organised walk to the game from North Greenwich underground station that has been coordinated by Charlton Athletic Supporters’ Trust. Click here to join the walk
  • The men’s first-team arriving to the game together in a hybrid coach provided by club partner University of Greenwich
  • A special menu in hospitality lounges with options incorporating locally-sourced products
  • A Greener Game-themed fan zone in the West Stand car park where supporters can find out more about making environmentally-friendly decisions

Fans are encouraged to make changes in their own lives to protect the future of the planet and can help Charlton climb the Pledgeball league table and be in with a chance to win prizes by pledging here.

    Enjoy a Christmas market at The Valley

    Supporters can enjoy a Christmas market in SE7 on Saturday, with gourmet hot chocolate, barista-style coffee, mince pies and mulled wine all on offer as part of a special Greener Game-themed fan zone.

    The fan zone can be found in the West Stand car park outside the stadium.

    Head over to the Meantime Fans’ Bar

    The Meantime Fans’ Bar will be opening its doors to supporters from 12pm and will serve a range of food and drink options in the build up to kick-off.

    You can enjoy a variety of food and drink options in the Meantime Fans’ bar, including the following:

    • Prime beef quarter pounder with cheese and french fries
    • Upbeats bhaji burger with french fries (VE)
    • Steak and ale pie/chicken and mushroom pie
    • Piglet’s pork sausage roll and Piglet’s rainbow vegan roll (VE)

    The screens in the Meantime Fans' Bar will be showing Saturday's early kick-off between Crystal Palace and Liverpool and the late kick-off which sees Arsenal visit Aston Villa.

    To help with the speed of service, supporters can order from their phones or devices directly to their tables using QR codes positioned around the Meantime Fans' Bar

    Supporters can win free beer in the Meantime Fans’ Bar on Saturday thanks to club partners Wearebrandnew - Sustainable Marketing Agency.

    Get your matchday programme

    Michael Hector stars on the cover of this weekend's Valley Review.

    In his exclusive interview, the experienced defender discusses his desire to get Charlton back into the Championship, his partnership with Lloyd Jones and qualifying for the Copa America with Jamaica.

    Elsewhere, former Addick Phil Chapple, who began his senior career with Saturday's opponents, stars in Cult Heroes, Ashley Maynard-Brewer reveals all in The Last Word and U21s defender Seydil Toure is the latest to feature in Academy Ace.

    As part of this weekend's Greener Game, Charlton Athletic Community Trust's Jack Willows provides some tips on how you can make your home more energy efficient to consume less, be more sustainable and save money for the long term.

    As always, Valley Review rounds up all of the latest news from the men's U21s, U18s and the women's team, while Joe Rochester takes an in-depth look at Cambridge.

    All that and more can be found in this Saturday's matchday programme, available for just £3.50 from in and around the ground (cash only). Those paying by card can purchase the programme from the club shop.

    Visit the Family Activity Zone

    Young Addicks can enjoy plenty of fun in The Valley's Family Activity Zone (FAZ) which will be open from 12.15pm until 2.15pm ahead of Saturday's fixture.

    Join the fun inside Valley Central’s FAZ and enjoy games of table tennis, table football, pool or represent Charlton on FIFA! Younger Addicks can show off their colouring skills or draft a letter to their favourite Charlton men’s or women’s player in our letters to players box! 

    Outdoors, weather-permitting, you can jump into our popular two-v-two panna cage and take a shot at our inflatable target shooter and target donut games. What's more, you can also put your football skills to the test against fellow young fans with high scorers winning a special prize!

    Get your 2023/24 Charlton wear from the club shop

    All three of the club's 2023/24 kits can be purchased in-store and online, as well as training and travel wear.

    Fans can also shop the Charlton Christmas collection in the Valley Superstore, which will be open until kick-off (3pm) and will then open for an additional 30 minutes after the full-time whistle.

    Pose for a picture with Floyd and Harvey

    Popular mascots Floyd and Harvey can always be found in and around the ground in the build up to kick-off.

    Be sure to grab a picture with the duo and share it on social media using #cafc for your chance to feature on the big screen during the game.

    Enjoy food at The Valley


    West 2: Selection of pies and Rollover hot dog 

    West 3: The Upbeats bhaji burger, Upbeats' pie of the match     

    West 4: Rollover hot dog 

    West Upper 5: Selection of pies and Rollover hot dog 

    West Upper 6: Selection of pies and Rollover hot dog 

    North 7: Selection of pies

    North 8: The Upbeats bhaji burger, prime beef burgers, Posh Dog

    North 9: Korean spiced chicken wings and cut fries, Korean spiced cauliflower wings and cut fries

    North 11: Rollover hot dog

    North 12: Selection of pies and Rollover hot dog

    North 15: Kids Corner: Tasty sausage roll, Rollover Hot Dog

    East 17: The Upbeats bhaji burger, prime beef burgers, Posh Dog 

    East 18: Selection of pies and Rollover hot dog

    Kiosk map at The Valley

    Enjoy 30% off Frankie and Benny’s on a matchday!

    Fans can access 30% off their food bill on men's and women's home matchdays at Frankie and Benny’s Bugsby’s Way branch!

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