The Latest News from the BACT Team

Green light given for BACT all-weather sports facility

AMBITIOUS plans to create a new £1m all-weather sports facility at the home of Burton Albion have been given the green light by planners. East Staffordshire Borough Council has given approval for the new community facility which could now be ready for use in the autumn. Burton Albion Community Trust is behind the project to… Read more »

Under 7’s Futsal Development League comes to Burton

Burton Albion Community Trust, in conjunction with Staffordshire FA and the Burton Junior Football League are piloting an Under 7’s futsal development league to be held at Meadowside Leisure Centre. The first of its kind in Burton will be a 5 week programme that kicks starts with a CPD accredited event for coaches on Wednesday… Read more »


AN innovative project to raise awareness of the dangers of prostate cancer and to provide vital funds to fight the disease has been hailed as a major success. In the UK, about 1 in 8 men will get prostate cancer at some point in their lives, which is why Burton Albion Community Trust and Queen’s… Read more »

Albion legends take part in charity five-a-side tournament

A team of Burton Albion legends helped make a fund-raising five-a-side tournament a “fantastic event”. The tournament saw 12 teams, made up of local businesses and charities, battle it out in order to be crowned champions. The ‘Burton Albion Legends’ team was entered by former  Brewers hero Aaron Webster, and was made up of former… Read more »


BURTON Albion first team coach Andy Garner has signed up for a free prostate cancer screening at the Pirelli Stadium. Andy kicked off a week of men’s health initiatives being organised by Burton Albion Community Trust by taking coaching at a weekly football session for the over 50s. The over 50s are the target age… Read more »


We are proud to announce that Burton Albion Community Trust (BACT) has been named Midlands Community Club of the Year and is also shortlisted for the national award along with five other community schemes. The Football League Awards 2016 take place on Sunday, April 17, in Manchester where the overall winners will be announced. The… Read more »

BJFL Day 2016 Gallery – Can you spot yourself in the crowd?

Saturday’s Burton Junior Football League Day for Burton Albion FC’s home game against Fleetwood Town was once again a huge success story for Burton Albion Community Trust. Over 1,500 youngsters and their families took part to fill the usual away end at the Pirelli Stadium and helped to create a carnival atmosphere, leading to the… Read more »

Kids for a Quid @ BAFC vs Oldham

AFTER more than 1,500 junior footballers created a “brilliant atmosphere” at the Fleetwood home game Burton Albion will be offering all youngsters the chance to see a key match for just £1. The club has announced a Kids for a Quid promotion at the Easter Saturday clash with Oldham – which will be screened live… Read more »


BURTON MP Andrew Griffiths dropped into a Burton school to take a first-hand look at an innovative project aimed at encouraging youngsters to adopt healthier lifestyles. Riverview Primary School is taking part in the Ferrero +Sport Move and Learn project, delivered by Burton Albion Community Trust. It is a six-week programme designed for Year 5 children with a dual… Read more »