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Match Previews


11 March 2022

THE Brewers return to home league action tomorrow, as Jimmy Floyd Hasselbaink’s men take on Fleetwood Town at the Pirelli Stadium (3pm kick-off).

Albion will look to secure all three points in the first home game at the Pirelli Stadium in last three weeks.


Both sides find themselves out of winning form at the moment and will both hoping to be on the end of a positive result come 5pm on Saturday evening.

Albion go into the game off the back of a disappointing 4-1 defeat away at promotion pushing Oxford United. The Brewers have lost the last three games and will aim to end that streak this weekend against the Cod Army.

The visitor’s last outing came in a 3-1 defeat against Sunderland at the Stadium of Light on Tuesday night, despite initially taking the lead. Stephen Crainey’s side are without a win in their last 10 games and will hope to change their fortunes in order to move them away from the relegation zone.


There is nothing to separate Albion and tomorrow’s visitors on the head-to-head record. Since the Brewers promotion to the EFL, the sides have both recorded eight wins a piece, with only one draw in the 17 games played between the two clubs in all competitions.


The last meeting at the Pirelli Stadium between the Brewers and tomorrow’s opponents came in the later stages of the 2020/21 season. Albion secured a comfortable 5-2 win in what was the first match after the side secured a remarkable turnaround to avoid relegation.


Brewers midfielder Ciaran Gilligan has returned to training after missing the last few weeks through injury. He is available for selection but Jimmy Floyd Hasselbaink confirmed it may still be too early for the academy graduate to return to action. 


Ellis Harrison and Barry Baggley both came off in their recent game against Sunderland with injury and it is not known if they will feature tomorrow. Centre-back Zak Jules will not feature tomorrow due to suspension.


Oliver Langford will take charge of tomorrow’s fixture at the Pirelli Stadium and will be assisted by Shaun Hudson and George Byrne. The Fourth Official for tomorrow’s game will be Daniel Middleton.


Tickets for tomorrow’s home game against Fleetwood are still on sale and will also be available to be purchased on the gate tomorrow. Click the banner below to purchase tickets 


Over 400 students, staff, parents and carers associated to The de Ferrers Trust will be present at tomorrow’s game.

Burton Albion are looking forward to welcoming the de Ferrers Academy, The Pingle Academy, Granville Academy, Lansdown Infants, Eton Park Juniors, Horninglow Primary and Richard Wakefield CE Primary, as they take over the East Stand Terrace for the game.

50/50 DRAW

Have a go on our 50/50 draw to be in with a chance of winning a cash prize. Not only does buying a ticket for the draw give you a chance at winning big, but it will also go directly to supporting the work of Burton Albion Community Trust.

The proceeds from the draw will help to fund the work of BACT. You can buy a ticket from one of our sellers around the ground. Remember, even if you don’t win the prize, you are still making a huge difference by supporting Burton Albion Community Trust.


The Family Zone will be open 90 minutes prior to kick-off on the 3G pitch next to the Burton Albion Community Trust Building.

At the Family Zone, there will be music, activities, games, tea and coffee. Visitors to the Family Zone are welcome to take an ‘honesty flag’ to use during the game to show their support for the Brewers. We kindly ask you to return the flags at the end of the match.

The Family Zone will be open from 1.30pm-2.45pm

There are lots of activities to do on the family section of our website to do prior to the game. Click the link below to be taken to the page where you can do things such as colouring, wordsearches and letter writing to Billy and Betty Brewer.


The matchday playlist for tomorrow’s game will be Brewers midfielder Michael Mancienne. Keep your ears open in the build up to kick-off as Michael gets you prepared for the game. The playlist will soon be available to listen to on Spotify, keep an eye out on social media later on today for the full song list. 


After the success of our recent addition of jacket potatoes to our matchday menu, we will continue to serve them at our refreshment kiosks throughout the stadium.

Originally introduced as part of our aim to implement supporter feedback to offer healthier options at refreshment kiosks, we will continue to sell the topped potatoes following positive feedback from the fanbase.


Coppice Racing is the name behind greyhounds owned or part owned by Tony Brealey an avid Burton Albion fan.

Coppice Racing currently has more than 40 dogs racing or

in schooling preparing to race. Working with two trainers -

Kevin Hutton who’s home track is Towcester and Newcastle-based Jimmy Fenwick. Both race throughout the UK. Two football themed pups have recently started racing, Coppice Brewer (Billy) and Coppice Fox (Filbert).

Filbert is competing in the Monmore Puppy Derby semi-final today. Coppice Racing can boast 158 Open and Graded Race wins. The most successful dog to date was Headford Ranger winning 48% of his races and winner of the Steel City Cup in 2020.


The game is not available to live stream, but you can buy an audio only pass for £2.50.


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Match Reports


12 March 2022

A barnstorming second half comeback saw the Brewers come from two goals down against Fleetwood Town as Oumar Niasse's brace and a first Burton goal for Louis Moult secured a dramatic 3-2 win.

Trailing 2-0 after an hour Albion showed plenty of character and spirit to hit back and take all three points after a nervy opening period where an unfortunate own goal from Deji Oshilaja put the visitors in front and things got worse for Albion early in the second half when substitute Dan Butterworth scored within seconds of arriving on the pitch.

The two goal lead, crucially, lasted only a couple of minutes as Niasse grabbed his first and the visitors were largely on the back foot as Moult, himself a substitute, scored within a couple of minutes of arriving on the pitch before Niasse completed the turnaround in the final minute with a calm finish.

Back on home soil after three straight defeats there were five changes in the starting line-up. Conor Shaughnessy returned and slotted in as a defensive midfielder in a 4-2-3-1 formation that saw Tom Hamer switch to left back, John Brayford move to right back with Sam Hughes and Deji Oshilaja in the middle. Michael Mancienne was recalled to partner Shaughnessy and Charlie Lakin was pushed into an attacking midfield role, Jonny Smith and Harry Chapman providing the wide support behind Oumar Niasse.

Shaughnessy hooked an early Burton corner wide of the target before Ben Garratt was called upon to make the first save of note pushing away an angled effort from Ged Garner.

After a scrappy opening to the game it was the visitors who took the lead in strange fashion on 19 minutes. A long free kick into the Burton box tempted Garratt off his line but he failed to get a punch on it and the ball appeared to loop up off OSHILAJA and bounce into the net.

Garner saw enough of the goal to have another shot from the edge of the box but again Garratt went low to push away his effort.

Albion rattled the post on 25 minutes, Smith finding space inside the box at the back post, unmarked but having driven the ball across goal and past former Albion stopper Kieran O'Hara there was frustration as the ball thudded against the post and bounced out.

The game struggled for any real flow as both sides struggled to create any fluent moves but Albion created a half chance from a corner on the left, Sam Hughes getting his head to the ball but unable to do enough to seriously test O'Hara.

Half time: Burton Albion 0-1 Fleetwood Town

Albion started the second half brighter and a teasing ball forward from Chapman had Smith racing into the box but after cutting inside onto his favoured left foot he lifted his shot high and wide of the target.

Fleetwood made a change and substitute BUTTERWORTH scored with his first touch prodding home Cian Hayes cross from inside the six yard box.

Albion almost conjured up an immediate response when NIASSE turned sharply in the box to fire a shot against the post but the big striker was on the scoresheet on 61 minutes heading in from close range after Shaughnessy had looped a header against the bar and Smith had forced a good save from O'Hara on the follow-up.

Substitute Christian Saydee whipped a low ball through the six yard box on 65 minutes but Niasse was unable to reach it as the Brewers showed renewed vigour to try and force an equaliser.

Garratt came up with a crucial save to deny Butterworth a second after Hughes had been all too easily dispossessed thirty yards from his own goal. And it was the same again on 78 minutes as the substitute worked a shooting chance on the edge of the box but the Burton keeper was equal to his effort to deny Fleetwood a third.

Albion threw Moult on and took off Brayford in the last ten minutes in search of an equaliser and the striker was on the spot to swivel and fire home when Hughes hooked the ball into the danger area.

Moult also saw a scrambled effort cleared off the line as a flurry of corners saw Albion applying late pressure. And the pressure told in the final minute of normal time as NIASSE showed great composure to turn once again turn and find space inside the box, latching on to Saydee's hooked ball forwards before calmly dinking the ball home to complete a breathtaking finish to the game and secure a much needed three points.

ALBION: Garratt; Brayford (Moult, 82), Hughes, Oshilaja, Hamer; Shaughnessy, Mancienne (Saydee, 60); Smith, Lakin (Gilligan, 60), Chapman; Niasse.
Substitutes: Kovar, Borthwick-Jackson, Ahadme, Maddox.

GOALS: ALBION - Niasse (61, 90), Moult (84) ; FLEETWOOD - Oshilaja (18 own goal), Butterworth (57)

Referee: Oliver Langford

Attendance: 2,648

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Ticket News


17 February 2022

TICKETS are now on sale for our home game against Fleetwood Town.

This Sky Bet League One game takes place at the Pirelli Stadium on Saturday, March 12, at 3pm.

The Brewers secured a 1-0 win at Fleetwood in October and are now looking to complete the double.

Early bird ticket prices for the game are as follows:


Adults: £22
Senior (65-plus): £20
Young Person (17-22): £20
Under-17: £12
Under-13: £12


Senior (65-plus): £16
Young Person (17-22): £13
Under-17: £5
Under-13: £5

Early bird tickets are available up until 5pm the day before each matchday. Tickets purchased after this time will incur a £2.00 increase in price.

Book your tickets right now via our online ticket store or, if you are purchasing on your mobile phone use our web-based app:

You can also purchase tickets by visiting the Club Shop at the Pirelli Stadium or you can call 01283 565938.

When collecting tickets on match day please allow plenty of time as queues tend to be long. Please note that you will be asked for ID when collecting your tickets.

All supporters will need to abide by our Covid-19 Code of Conduct which can be read HERE

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