The Latest News from the BACT Team

BAFC and Queen’s Hospital Offer Free Prostate Cancer Screening

BURTON Albion and Queen’s Hospital have joined forces for an innovative health campaign designed to raise awareness about prostate cancer. The campaign, which hopes to take away the ‘fear factor’ and enable men to seek advice, will see screenings take place at the Pirelli Stadium as well as a range of health activities and fund-raising… Read more »

BACT Supports Safer Internet Day

On Tuesday, 9th February, Burton Albion Community Trust supported UK SAFER INTERNET DAY through social media. Meanwhile, the charity arm of Burton Albion FC have been supporting local children on this topic for the last two year through the, Respect Burton PSHE Programme. To date E-safety and Cyberbullying sessions have been delivered in 8 local… Read more »

Brewers Players Inspire Young Footballers

  BREWERS players Sam Austin and Marcus Harness have dropped in on the next crop of aspiring young footballers to give them an insight into life with the first team.   Sam and Marcus are both products of Burton Albion Academy who have gone onto to make their first team debuts for Burton Albion.   Sam… Read more »

Former Brewers Legend to Coach Future Stars

FORMER Brewers player Aaron Webster is to take up a new role with the club helping to coach the next generation of Albion stars. Aaron’s long service at the club saw the Brewers rise from the Northern Premier League to the Football League and he played a major part in that success story. Now he’s going to guide… Read more »

#FOOTBALLTOAMSTERDAM 5-a-side Football Tournament

A Team of volunteers who will be cycling 145 miles from Barnsley FC to the Amsterdam Arena the home of Ajax FC, representing Burton Albion FC in June are swapping there bike saddles for football boots to raise cash for Prostate Cancer UK.   Local businesses, football clubs and groups of friends are being invited… Read more »

Nigel Clough unveils new £236,000 3G pitch in Burton to boost grassroots sport

Nigel Clough, Manager of Burton Albion FC, and the club’s Chairman, Ben Robinson, were in Burton-on-Trent recently (Tuesday 2 February 2016), to officially open Anglesey Primary Academy’s new £236,093 third generation (3G) artificial grass pitch (AGP). The project was made possible thanks to a £140,593 grant from the Premier League & The FA Facilities Fund,… Read more »

Healthy Families programme helping schools make change4life

IN early January seven schools from across East Staffordshire signed up to be part of a unique Healthy Families programme with the aim of encouraging children and their parents to live healthy and make positive changes 4 life.   Eton Park Junior School, Anglesey Primary Academy, Winshill Village Primary and Nursery School, Riverview Primary and… Read more »

Players help pupils with reading skills

BURTON Albion footballers have dropped into a Burton primary school to check out the youngsters’ reading skills.   First teamers Nasser El Khayati and Anthony O’Connor paid a visit to Horninglow Primary School to meet staff and pupils.   The youngsters chose a favourite book to read to the players and also asked them questions… Read more »

Junior Club Day 2016

Burton Albion’s popular Junior Club Day will take place on Saturday, March 12. Always one of the highlights of the season for young Brewers supporters, the home fixture against Fleetwood has been selected for this season’s special day for junior football clubs. Each year, Burton Albion Community Trust designates what is normally the away terrace… Read more »

Trust aim to secure funding for new artificial football pitch

Burton Albion Community Trust is aiming to secure funding to build an artificial pitch complete with changing rooms at the Pirelli Stadium. The project has already received a massive boost having secured nearly £850,000 from the Premier League & the Football Association Facilities Fund The site was earmarked for use by the Brewers as a… Read more »