Advanced Development

BACT aims to provide talented players (aged 9-16) playing in grassroots football, with an opportunity to practice and play in a professional environment whilst representing Burton Albion Community Trust and Burton Albion Football Club.

We intend to further enhance the development of these gifted players following a trial period.

Further Information:

  • * Invite only
  • * Trials for squad selection
  • * All registered players need to be living within 1 hour away of the stadium
  • * Games programme during school holidays with our Premier League and Football League partner clubs including Burton Albion Academy
  • * X2 annual Player development reviews
  • * High quality coaching from UEFA A & B qualified coaches
  • * Player centred syllabus linked with attacking and defending principles of play
  • * GK specific programme
  • * 1 hour weekly sessions across a 36 week programme during the school term