The Latest News from the BACT Team

SUBWAY BURTON AND BACT SET TO JOIN FORCES FOR GHANA

SUBWAY Burton and the Burton Albion Community Trust (BACT) are joining forces to help build a school in Ghana, Africa. Volunteers are seeking donations of stationary in the form of pens, pencils, erasers, rulers, compasses and math sets, as well as first aid kits, plasters, toys, books, pads and sweets. You can donate items off… Read more »

CELEBRITIES TURN OUT TO RAISE FUNDS FOR BACT

A HOST of well-known celebrities entertained families at the Pirelli Stadium in a charity football match on Sunday afternoon. Teams managed by Kerry Katona and Katie Price took part in the special match to raise funds for Burton Albion Community Trust. Kerry’s team ran out 8-5 winners. Among the celebrities taking part were James Argent,… Read more »

BARKER IS PFA COMMUNITY CHAMPION 2017/2018

SHAUN Barker won the PFA Community Champion Award 2017/18 and was presented with his trophy before Saturday’s game against Bolton Wanderers. As club captain, Barker has made the most player appearances of any Burton Albion first team player this season. Burton Albion Community Trust’s Head of Community Matt Hancock said: “Shaun has become our disability… Read more »

F2 STAR JEZ JOINS THE BILL FOR SUNDAYS CELEBRITY FIXTURE

F2 Freestyler Jeremy Lynch has confirmed his attendance at the Pirelli Stadium for this Sundays celebrity football match. The event, which will see all proceeds go to Burton Albion FC’s charity arm Burton Albion Community Trust, will now see the popular figure turn out for either manager Katie Price or Kerry Katona’s team on the… Read more »

BACT SET TO LAUNCH RAMADAN LEAGUE

BURTON Albion Community Trust are pleased to announce the launch of the Ramadan Football League. The league will commence on Tuesday 15th May at Anglesey 3G pitch from 7:30-9:30pm and will run every Tuesday and Sunday evening until Tuesday 12th June. The aim of the Ramadan League is for Muslims who have been fasting to… Read more »

TOWIE STAR DRUMS UP SUPPORT FOR CELEBRITY FIXTURE

THE Only Way Is Essex star James “Arg” Argent wants to see as many people as possible at the Pirelli Stadium on Sunday for our celebrity charity match. Arg and a raft of celebrities will be taking part in the game on April 29th (3pm kick-off), which is raising funds for Burton Albion Community Trust…. Read more »

BREWERS LEGEND CHRISTIAN MOORE TO PLAY IN SUNDAY’S CHARITY GAME

FORMER Burton Albion fans favourite Christian Moore will be putting his boots back on this weekend (April 29th) alongside a number of other Brewers legends as the Pirelli Stadium plays host to a celebrity football match (3pm kick off). Moore, who made 138 appearances across three spells for the Brewers, scoring 71 goals, will be… Read more »

LOCAL HERO STUART BACON WINS COMPETITION TO PLAY IN CELEBRITY MATCH

A LOCAL man from Swadlincote, has received a number of various nominations to play in our up-and-coming celebrity football match at the Pirelli Stadium. 47-year-old, Stuart Bacon from Swadlincote, will get his chance to rub shoulders against a number of well-known celebrities this weekend (Sunday 29), after being branded a hero for his efforts during… Read more »

MILLER & HALLAHAN PAY VISIT TO OVER 50S FITNESS SESSION

BURTON Albion youngsters Will Miller and Jack Hallahan paid a surprise visit to a Burton Albion Community Trust health and inclusion session this morning. The Over 50s Fitness Session is designed to improve the fitness of people aged 50 and over, in a relaxed and welcoming environment. Dance instructor Amy Lewis, from Burton Albion Community… Read more »

BURTON ALBION TO MARK CONTRIBUTION REFUGEES HAVE MADE TO FOOTBALL THIS WEEKEND

BURTON Albion Football Club and Community Trust will be joining football clubs across the country this weekend (21-22 April) to celebrate the contribution refugee players make to the beautiful game, as part of Amnesty International’s Football Welcomes initiative. Football Welcomes, a weekend of action now in its second year, highlights the role of refugee players… Read more »