When Robert Osbourn walked through the turnstiles at the Abbey Stadium on Saturday, January 13, 1979, little did he know that a special relationship was about to be formed.
One bond was already developing, and that connection led to an introduction to Cambridge United that has only grown stronger and stronger down the years.
Osbourn is now chairman of supporters’ group Cambridge Fans United, but it was through his wife Val that he was first introduced to football.
“My wife, who wasn’t at that time my wife, had a season ticket with her dad and it was when we were playing in Division Two and it was a game where we beat Cardiff 5-0,” said Osbourn.
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