The Latest News from the BACT Team

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 »

ADULT INCLUSION STAR WINS RUNNER-UP TROPHY

BACT are delighted to announce that ‘Adult Inclusive’ participant Simon Mear has gained the runner-up trophy in the ‘Power of Sport’ award for Staffordshire and Stoke-On-Trent. On November 1st, the Sport Across Staffordshire and Stoke-on-Trent (SASSOT) awards and recognition evening took place at the Staffordshire County Council Buildings, with a wide range of awards and… Read more »

NEW – JUNIOR BREWER COMPETITION

JUNIOR Brewers, we’re looking for you to impress us with your interview skills and take part in a special assignment with our media department at a Burton Albion press conference! Do you think you’re up to the task? We’re on the hunt for two Junior Brewers, who would like to help us out and to be part… Read more »

GENEROUS BAFC FANS DONATE TOWARDS PROSTATE CANCER UK

NEARLY £800 was donated by generous Burton Albion fans at the club’s official Prostate Cancer UK fixture. The EFL supports Prostate Cancer UK with initiatives at all of its clubs during the season and the Brewers match at home to Barnsley was Burton Albion’s official fixture supporting the charity. Burton Rotary Club volunteers organised the… Read more »

PALLETFORCE LEND HELPING HAND TO YOUNGSTERS ROAD SAFETY

BACT partners and local palletised distribution network Palletforce, have been on hand to help a Burton primary school in their quest to get a better understanding of road safety. Youngsters from Rykneld Primary School, Branston, have currently been taking to the roads on their bicycles to try and gain a better understanding of all things… Read more »

FUN PRE MATCH ACTIVITIES – BARNSLEY FC (5TH NOV)

A reminder that BACT are running pre match activity sessions from 1.30pm to 2.15pm before Burton Albion FC’s home game against Barnsley FC on Saturday afternoon (5th November 2016). There will be a number of fun activities and competitions over on the Burton Albion Community Football Centre 3G pitch, for children of all ages up to 16 years old. The… Read more »

BREWERS PLAYERS CHAMPION READING SKILLS ON SCHOOL VISIT

BURTON Albion footballers have visited a Stretton school to support BACT’s Primary Stars Programme. The youngsters at William Shrewsbury Primary School were visited by Brewers first teamers Jon McLaughlin, Kyle McFadzean, Lucas Akins and Tom Naylor. The players answered questions from the pupils not only about their football careers but also what books they liked… Read more »