The Latest News from the BACT Team

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 »

JUNIOR BREWERS COMPETITION WINNERS MEET BREWERS STARS

TWO lucky brothers got the chance to meet their favourite Burton Albion players last week, as a reward for winning a Junior Brewers competition. Young fans Isaac (10) and Thomas Robb (7) chose to meet Brewers stars Liam Boyce and Jacob Davenport ahead of our fixture against Hull City last Tuesday evening. Their fine effort… Read more »

NEW SESSION – Fiit FANS

IN partnership with Burton and South Derbyshire College, Burton Albion Community Trust are pleased to announce the launch of a new FiiT Fans project. The new FiiT Fans project goes live this April and is a health initiative aimed at those who are looking to lose weight, increase their physical activity levels and develop the… Read more »

BBO EVOLVE PROJECT AIMING TO HELP THE LOCAL COMMUNITY TAKE STEPS INTO WORK

BURTON Albion Community Trust (BACT) are providing a ‘Building Better Opportunities Evolve’ programme, designed to support long term unemployed individuals and to help them find the right direction into employment, education or further training. This project is being funded by The Big Lottery Fund (BLF) and the European Social Fund (ESF). Dan Brooks, BBO Evolve… Read more »

THE VOICE UK & TATTOO FIXERS STARS TO FEATURE AT CELEBRITY GAME

TWO more names have been added to the list for our celebrity game at the Pirelli Stadium on April 29th (3pm kick off). Local singer Kirby Frost has announced that she will be singing prior to our game, with E4’s Jay Hutton from show ‘Tattoo Fixers’, also confirming that he will take part in the… Read more »

NEW CELEBRITIES ADDED TO THE LIST FOR PIRELLI STADIUM OCCASION

FIVE more star-studied names have confirmed that they will be in attendance for the celebrity football match at the Pirelli Stadium. Singer and TV personality Kerry Katona will manage one of the sides on the day, whilst James ‘Arg’ Argent (TOWIE), Shayne Ward (Singer & Coronation Street), Warren Phillips (Survival of the Fittest 2018) and… Read more »

U17 EURO FINALS DRAW MADE AT ST. GEORGE’S PARK

ENGLAND will kick-off the UEFA European U17 Championship on home soil against Israel, following Thursday’s draw The Pirelli Stadium will be hosting numerous games throughout the tournament.. All 16 nations that have qualified for the finals, which England are hosting for the first time at venues across the Midlands and South Yorkshire from May 4-20,… Read more »

SORDELL, SBARRA AND COTTERILL JOIN JUNIOR BREWERS EASTER PARTY

YOUNG Burton Albion fans got the chance to meet their Brewers heroes at yesterday evenings annual Junior Brewers Easter party. The event at the Pirelli Stadium saw first team players Marvin Sordell and youngsters Joe Sbarra and Jayden Cotterill, drop in to meet the youngsters and join in the fun. The players took part in… Read more »

MORE BREWERS LEGENDS CONFIRMED FOR CELEBRITY FOOTBALL MATCH

THREE more iconic figures from Burton Albion’s recent history, have confirmed their attendance to feature in the up and coming celebrity football match at the Pirelli Stadium. Former captains Darren Stride and John McGrath, as well as former manager Jimmy Floyd Hasselbaink, will lace up their boots along with the already confirmed Aaron Webster and… Read more »

JUNIOR BREWERS EASTER PARTY

ALL Junior Brewers are invited to our annual Easter Party from 4.30pm-6pm tomorrow (Wednesday 4th April). The party will include an egg-cellent ground tour, an Easter Egg Hunt around the Pirelli Stadium and the chance to meet two of Burton Albion’s star players! Plenty more surprises will also happen on the evening, so make sure… Read more »