The Latest News from the BACT Team

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 »

BACT MEMBERS JOIN THE FIGHT FOR PROSTATE CANCER UK IN FOOTBALL TO AMSTERDAM RIDE

FIVE participants from BACT will be representing Burton Albion FC to join the fight against prostate cancer, by taking part in this year’s Football to Amsterdam cycling challenge for Prostate Cancer UK as the charity aims to raise half a million pounds. From Friday 3 June 2016 Brewers fans will be pounding the pedals from Barnsley to… Read more »

NEW PARKLIVES SESSIONS TO BE LAUNCHED

NEW, free outdoor activities, are launching in the heart of the Burton community. Parklives has been provided through one of the Trust’s key partners ‘Street Games’ following recent Sport England funding. All sessions are free and will commence from Tuesday 7th June between 4.30-6.30pm at Carver Road Community Park. The aim is enhance the skills, knowledge &… Read more »

MCCRORY PLAYS KEY ROLE IN BACT SUCCESS

DAMIEN McCrory has picked up two awards for his role as the club’s Prostate Cancer UK ambassador, helping support the trust’s major campaign this season. He was named The Player in the Community at the Burton Albion Players’ Awards and also took the PFA Community Champion Award. The Albion defender said: “Since I came here four… Read more »

EXTRA PITCH FUNDS RECEIVED FOR BACT

MORE support has been given towards raising money for the new BACT Astro at the Pirelli Stadium, through the help of Chris Maddox, Kuldip Jamal and Santander. The pair, employees of Santander, wanted to donate the money that he raised from running the Derby 10k to a chosen charity, decided that BACT were the ideal charity for them. To… Read more »