The Latest News from the BACT Team

HORNETS ARE BUZZING FOLLOWING DEVELOPMENT DONATION

BURTON Albion Community Trust’s Pro Team Coaching initiative has once again managed to strike a partnership with another local junior team, due to the help of a very generous donation from a local company. Hatton United Juniors goal is to keep the cost of playing grassroots football as low as possible, however, this means that… Read more »

COUNCIL LEADERS CHECK OUT COMMUNITY PITCH PROJECT

WITH work now well under way on a new 3G football pitch at the Pirelli Stadium, the name of the facility has now been revealed. Burton Albion Community Football Centre will open in the autumn providing all-weather football opportunities for a wide range of organisations. The £1 million project has received nearly £850,000 of funding… Read more »

BACT STILL RECRUITING FOR GIRLS FOOTBALL & EDUCATION PROGRAMME

EFL Championship Burton Albion Community Trust is currently recruiting female players aged 16 -18 to join next seasons’ further Education 11 aside football programme. This is a great opportunity to stay in full time education, train and play like professional athletes. We have dedicated UEFA A & B FA licensed coaches supported by highly skilled… Read more »

BACT SUMMER HOLIDAY COURSES TIMETABLE RELEASED

BURTON Albion Community Trust are delighted to announce the up and coming summer holiday programme for 2016. Our summer course for children aged 5-12 of all abilities, our Baby Brewers session for children aged 2-4, our GKU goalkeeping sessions and our Girls Only sessions are now all live and are ready to book via our website. The programme will provide children a… Read more »

ADVANCED DEVELOPMENT CENTRE FOOTBALL TRIALS – BOOK NOW!

BACT are now offering children aged between 12-15 the chance to have a trial to join our advanced development centre. Click here to book yourself a place on the trial day that fits for you. Successful participants will receive an elite and high level of coaching from BACT staff, playing alongside other players of similar abilities, with… Read more »

PIRELLI DONATE TOWARDS PITCH FUND

BUSINESSES are being urged to sign up and support Burton Albion Community Trust as it looks to secure the final funding for a much-needed new community facility. BACT has submitted plans to build an artificial pitch adjacent to Burton Albion’s Pirelli Stadium which will be for community use and which will benefit a wide range… Read more »

CELEBRATE THE 2016 OLYMPICS WITH BACT

THIS summer, international football will be played in cities of France and Brazil, where the world’s top, elite athletes will be competing for gold in August’s Olympic Games. It will be an exciting summer of sport and youngsters who are inspired by the Euros and Olympics don’t have to look far for their own slice of sporting… Read more »

BACT RIDERS COMPLETE FOOTBALL TO AMSTERDAM CYCLE

FIVE riders representing Burton Albion completed their Football to Amsterdam on Sunday, in aid of Prostate Cancer. The challenge began on Friday as the riders set off from Barnsley’s Oakwell stadium and made their way to Hull where they headed on board the ferry to Rotterdam. Men United’s Three Lions, Luther Blissett, Terry Butcher and… Read more »

TOWERVIEW PRIMARY SHOW SUPPORT FOR THE BREWERS

A LOCAL primary school from the Winshill area of Burton have been taking their time to celebrate the Brewers League One promotion success, by making their very own Burton Albion montages. Pupils from Towerview Primary School celebrated the promotion of the Brewers by researching and creating bio’s of their favourite Burton Albion players and displaying them… Read more »

COMMUNITY EMBRACE PROSTATE CANCER CAMPAIGN

A PROSTATE cancer campaign organised by Burton Albion and Queen’s Hospital has not only helped raise awareness of the dangers of the disease but has also been embraced by the community, say the organisers. The innovative project aimed to take away the ‘fear factor’ and enabled men to seek advice at the familiar surroundings of… Read more »