COLCHESTER United supporters will tonight be able to get their hands on a coveted ticket for their Carabao Cup quarter-final at Manchester United.

U's season-ticket holders or Annual Subscription holders can exclusively start buying tickets online from 6pm this evening for the much-anticipated last-eight clash at Old Trafford, which takes place on Wednesday December 18.

Manchester United have allocated Colchester a total of 8,495 tickets for the game, which is one of the biggest in the U's history.

Supporters will need to be a Colchester season-ticket holder or have an Annual Subscription, to purchase tickets tonight.

They can log onto their Col U Tickets account, where they will be able to buy up to four tickets.

Prices will start at £36 for the Carabao Cup game, for which the U's will be prioritising access to the tickets.

Supporters can gain Match Credits online access from 10am tomorrow (November 21), where four tickets per account will be available to buy.

And from 10am on Friday (November 22), there will be Privilege Card (£50 of funds added) online access, limited to two tickets per card holder.

There will then be a General Sale from 10am on Monday, November 25.

Prices for U's fans for the game range from £43 to £36 for adults.

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Meanwhile, Colchester United Supporters Association (CUSA) have started taking names for their 14th coach to travel to Old Trafford.

Coaches will depart from the Jobserve Community Stadium at 11.30am - a Braintree bypass pick up is available upon early request.

Prices will be £30 for Adult members and £28 for Senior/Student/Junior members.

CUSA membership is required to travel with them - to book a seat on the coach text 07752 531600 or 07873 294146.

Enquiries between 7pm and 9pm are also welcome but you may need to leave a message for them to return the call.

The CUSA also accept coach bookings via email