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Nickname: The U's
Ground: The Abbey Stadium
- English Third Tier Champions: 1991
- English Fourth Tier Champions: 1977
Cambridge United FC was founded in 1912 as Abbey United; they are nicknamed The U’s and play their home matched at the Abbey Stadium in Cambridge. The U's won election to the Football League in 1970.
The club enjoyed great success in the early 1990s under the management of John Beck winning the first ever play-off final at Wembley Stadium, gaining promotion from the Fourth Division, reaching two successive FA Cup quarter finals in 1990 and 1991, winning the Third Division in 1991 and reaching the Division Two pay-offs in 1992.
After 35 years in the Football League Cambridge United were relegated to the Football Conference in 2005.
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