The Latest News from the BACT Team

BREWERS SUPPORT KNOW THE SCORE BOWEL CANCER CAMPAIGN

THIS afternoon’s fixture with Middlesbrough saw Burton Albion players support the Know the Score campaign for Bowel Cancer Awareness Month, which is this month. Bowel cancer is the UK’s fourth most common cancer, with over 41,200 new cases each year. It’s also the second biggest cancer killer. Every 90 minutes three people die of the… Read more »

CELEBRITY GAME LOCAL HERO COMPETITION

ONE lucky person from the general public will get the chance to take part in the celebrity football match at the Pirelli Stadium. Burton Albion and Burton Albion Community Trust are looking for nominations for a ‘local hero’ to take part in the fixture, which will see that person line-up against a host of well-known… Read more »

DRAYTON MANOR PARTNERS UP WITH UEFA EUROPEAN UNDER-17 CHAMPIONSHIP

Drayton Manor Park is proud to kick off a partnership with the UEFA European Under-17 Championship Final Tournament 2018 as part of a joint initiative to help provide affordable, fun outings for the whole family to enjoy. The popular theme park, based in Staffordshire, will work with tournament organisers to enhance the overall spectator experience… Read more »

BARKER AND COTTERILL CELEBRATE EFL DAY OF ACTION

BREWERS club captain Shaun Barker says that making an impact in the community is of vital importance to Burton Albion. Barker and young defender Jayden Cotterill were on hand as pupils from Fountains Primary and Secondary School came to the Pirelli Stadium as Burton Albion Community Trust showcased the impact of its work as part… Read more »

CLUBS UNITE FOR EFL DAY OF ACTION

All 72 EFL clubs and their community trusts will come together today for the EFL’s Day of Action to demonstrate the positive impact football can have in changing young people’s lives. From Plymouth to Peterborough and Sunderland to Southend, EFL clubs across all three divisions will showcase the innovative and ground breaking work they do… Read more »

PRESS CONFERENCE WINNERS JOIN BREWERS MEDIA TEAM FOR THE DAY

TWO winners from a recent Burton Albion press conference competition, got the chance to join the Brewers media team last weekend for a full behind-the-scenes match day experience. John Taylor High School’s Georgia Standley and Liam Bryan (both year 8), won the chance to shadow the Brewers media team for the afternoon, following their fine… Read more »

REACH OUT PROJECT AWARDED PREMIER LEAGUE FANS FUND GRANT

Burton Albion Community Trust’s new Reach Out project, which looks to inspire new supporters and improve the match day experience for existing fans, has been made possible thanks to a grant of £17,900 from the Premier League Fans Fund. The grant will enable Burton Albion Community Trust to grow its match day Fan Zone using… Read more »

JOIN US FOR OUR SPECIAL FAMILY DAY

COME and join us at the Pirelli Stadium for our special Family Day this Saturday. Experience the big match Championship atmosphere as Burton Albion take on Bristol City (kick off 3pm), with special activities pre-match to keep youngsters entertained and a bargain family ticket that will help you save money as well!  The family ticket… Read more »

BURTON ALBION WELCOMES PUPILS IN TO PRESS CONFERENCE

BURTON Albion opened its doors to 10 secondary school pupils from the local area on Wednesday, offering the opportunity to participate in the club’s press conference. Alongside BBC Radio Derby and the Burton Mail, youngsters from John Taylor, de Ferrers, Pingle, Abbot Beyne and William Allitt questioned manager Nigel Clough and first-team star Lucas Akins… Read more »

PIRELLI PARADE WILL RAISE CASH FOR BURTON ROTARY CLUB

AT Saturday’s home game with Bristol City Burton Rotary Club will be collecting funds to support good causes in the town. Volunteers will be asking fans to donate cash so please give generously to support this local charity group. In addition, at half-time, there will be a parade of sandwich boards. These boards have all… Read more »