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TOWN 5-4 CAMBRIDGE - Highlights, Reaction & How it Happened

30 April 2021

Club News

TOWN 5-4 CAMBRIDGE - Highlights, Reaction & How it Happened

30 April 2021

With the English Football wide social media blackout commencing at 3pm on Friday 30th April, we'll be keeping you up to date with our final home fixture of the season here. Just refresh this page for the latest updates. 

Enjoy all nine goals from Friday night's classic encounter with Cambrudge...

Here's all the pictures from a quite sensational evening at The EnviroVent - Gallery

10.07pm - Reaction from Brendan Kiernan following his hattrick against the U's...

10.01pm - Here's the Gaffer's post match reaction to tonight's victory...

9.16pm - A big smile and a big moment for the match winner Kevin Lokko!

9.10pm - Read how a Brendan Kiernan hattrick and a late goal from defender Kevin Lokko won it for Town in a thrilling final home game of the season! 

Match Report


WOW!!! What a game of football!!! A nine goal thriller at the EnviroVent Stadium and Town come out on top!!

- 90' - Four minutes have been added (5-4)

9.02pm - 88' - Digby off, Tracey on for Cambridge (5-4)


8.56pm - 83' - Burton forced into a great save as Thomson gets on the end of Francis' precie pass (4-4)

8.55pm - 83' - A change for Cambridge... Boateng off, May on (4-4)

8.49pm - 76' - Burrell is booked for tripping Mullin (4-4)

8.46pm - 73' - Goal for Cambridge. Mullin scores from the spot. Williams was booked for the tackle which resulted in the penalty (4-4)

8.46pm - 73' - Penalty for Cambridge... (4-3)

8.42pm - 70' - Chance! Hondermarck wins the ball back and plays a quality pass to Francis. The midfielder tries to dink the ball over Burton, forcing the keeper into a great save (4-3)

8.40pm - 67' - A change for Town... Roberts off, Burrell on (4-3)

8.32pm - 59' - Goal for Cambridge. Mullin connects cleanly with a cross from the left wing and makes no mistake (4-3)

8.20pm - 47' - Attempts at both ends as Hondermarck and Mullin both go close for their teams (4-2)

8.19pm - SECOND HALF - Two changes for Cambridge to start the second half... Okedina and Dunk come on for Iredale and Drysdale (4-2)

8.10pm - BK, just give him a call!

8.02pm - HALF TIME - TOWN 4-2 CAMBRIDGE - What a half of football!!! SIX goals and a hattrick for Brendan Kiernan make for an exhilarating first 45!!!

7.58pm - 44' - Nearly a fourth for Kiernan as he curls a left footed effort narrowly wide (4-2)

Three goals in the space of 20 minutes for BK!!!!

7.45pm - 32' - GOOOOAAAAAALLLLLLLLL!!!! IT'S A HATTRICK FOR KIERNAN!!! The attacker is first onto the loose ball following Thomson's drive at goal and he does enough to poke the ball into the back of the net!!! (4-2)

7.42pm - 29' - Goal for Cambridge. Hannant smashes home a second for the visitors (3-2)

7.39pm - 26' - Goal for Cambridge. Hoolahan reduces the defecit to two. (3-1)

7.34pm - 20' - Goalkeeper Callum Burton was shown a yellow card for the foul on Kiernan. (3-0)

7.34pm - 20' - GOOAALLLLLLLL! Kiernan steps up to take the pen and finishes well, sending the keeper the wrong way!!! (3-0)

7.33pm 19' - PENALTY FOR  TOWN!!! Kiernan is clean through on goal and gets wiped out by the keeper! (2-0)

7.31pm - 17' - Mullins should do better at the back stick as he volleys a first time effort wide of the far post (2-0)

7.27pm - 13' - GOOOAAAAAAAALLLLLLLLLLL! Great work by Kiernan down the right who back heels the ball to Fallowfield who then crosses first time for Mark Beck to slot home!!! (2-0)

7.23pm - 9' - GOOOOAAALLLLLLLLL! Brendan Kiernan opens the scoring, smashing the ball into the net following Fallowfield's cross from the right! (1-0)

7.20pm - 7' - Ironside's effort hits the post following a good move down the left from the visitors. (0-0)

7:19PM - 6' - Hannant has the first attempt of the evening but Cracknell deals with it comfortably. (0-0)

7.15pm -  KICK-OFF - We're underway in our final home game of the season!

7.00pm - Warm ups all done, kick-off is next!

6:18pm - And here's the Cambridge matchday squad...

Starting XI: Burton, Knoyle, Iredale, Digby, Taylor, Drysdale, Hannant, Mullin, Hoolahan, Ironside, Boateng...

Subs: O'Neil, Dunk, McKenzie-Lyle, Okedina, Alese, Tracey, May

6.15pm - Here's tonight's Town starting line-up...

6pm - There has been a delay in kick-off here at The EnviroVent Stadium due to the Cambridge team bus being delayed en route. Tonight's fixture will now kick-off at 7.15pm.

2.27pm - We're just over five and a half hours from kick-off here at the EnviroVent Stadium, get all you need to know on our opponents, plus Josh Falkingham's end of season review, in our free-to-read digital programme.

Cambridge Programme

12.19pm - It's a big night for Cambridge tonight on their first visit to The EnviroVent Stadium with Mark Bonner's side knowing a win would seal promotion to League One.

Read our full preview here...


9.14am - We spoke to Simon Weaver yesterday, who looked ahead to tonight's encounter against a team he feels are one of the best two we have come up against this season...

8am - It's Match day! We play our final home fixture of the season this evening as Cambridge United visit The EnviroVent Stadium.

We'll be building up to the fixture throughout the day right here, before team news is revealed at 6pm.

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