The Latest News from the BACT Team

A FEAST OF FOOTBALL AS BACT WELCOME THE PREMIER LEAGUE TROPHY

IT was a feast of football for primary school pupils at the Pirelli Stadium when the Premier League Trophy arrived at the home of Burton Albion. Premier League Primary Stars is the new Premier League schools programme which was launched in the autumn term of 2016 to use the appeal of football and sport to… Read more »

SUCCESSFUL START FOR ABLE TOO ALBION TEAM

BACT inclusion session, ‘Able Too Albion’, has recently branched out to enter a number of local tournaments, participating in football matches across Staffordshire. Our PAN Disability Football sessions for 5-16 year olds, help teach new skills, to a targeted area of children, with the aim of helping them to meet new friends in a relaxed and friendly environment. When… Read more »

SPANISH COACHES RETURN BACK HOME AFTER SUCCESSFUL PERIOD WITH BACT

THIS week BACT had to say goodbye to our Spanish visiting coaches, who have been working for with us for the past month to look at the way we coach and run projects over here in England. This is the third time that we have welcomed football coaches over from Spain, this time welcoming Jo… Read more »

BREWERS PLAYERS DROP IN TO LOCAL PRIMARY SCHOOL

BURTON Albion footballers have visited a Branston primary school to support reading projects within the school. The youngsters in reception classes at Rykneld Primary School were visited by Brewers first teamers Stuart Beavon and Lee Williamson. The players answered questions from the pupils not only about their football careers but also what books they liked to read…. Read more »

BLACK FRIDAY DEAL – ONE DAY ONLY!!!

*** If you book your place on any of our Xmas Holiday Camps ON FRIDAY 25th NOVEMBER you will automatically be entered into a prize draw to win x1 adult and x1 child ticket to watch a BAFC first team game! *** MIXED HOLIDAY CAMPS Burton Albion Community Football Centre – Pirelli Stadium (DE13 0AR)… Read more »

BACT FEATURE ON THE ONE SHOW

BURTON Albion Community Trust this week featured on the BBC One series ‘The One Show’. The feature helped to cover an innovative project that BACT and BAFC have been helping to raise the awareness of, prostate cancer. BACT’s campaign was organised with Burton’s Queen’s Hospital and has not only helped raise awareness of the dangers of the disease… Read more »

ARMY GENERAL PRAISES BAFC COMMUNITY WORK AND SPIRIT

MAJOR General Mitch Mitchell has praised Burton Albion for their willingness to be a part of the local community, calling the town his new “spiritual home”. Mitchell, Chairman of the Army FA, spoke before the Game of Remembrance, which saw British and German soldiers take to the football pitch in commemoration of the Battle of… Read more »

BREWERS PLAYERS DROP IN TO VISIT PINGLE SCHOOL PUPILS

BURTON Albion first team players have dropped in on a South Derbyshire school. Midfielders Hamza Choudhury and Ben Fox took time out from preparation for Saturday’s away trip to Reading to meet pupils at Pingle School. The school sponsors both of the players, who were delighted to get a chance to meet the pupils. Fox… Read more »

CLOUGH URGES FANS TO SUPPORT GAME OF REMEMBRANCE

BURTON Albion manager Nigel Clough hopes as many Brewers fans as possible will turn out for the Game of Remembrance on November 16. The Brewers boss met some of the Army organisers of the special event before last Saturday’s clash with Barnsley Clough said: “The Barnsley match was Burton Albion’s official Remembrance fixture and our… Read more »