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SEASON REVIEW: SEPTEMBER

30 May 2016

SEPTEMBER

Doncaster 0-0 BAFC
Burton Albion slipped out of this season's Johnstones Paint Trophy at the first round stage after losing a penalty shoot-out to Doncaster Rovers following a goalless draw at the Keepmoat Stadium. Tom Naylor was the unlucky Albion man missing the Brewers third spot kick with a low effort that was easy for substitute keeper Marko Marosi to get down to. Rovers netted all of theirs, Cameron Stewart finishing things off to complete a 5-3 win on spot kicks. 

BAFC 1-2 Coventry City
Burton Albion missed out on a chance to top League One for the first time in their history as Coventry City came from behind to leapfrog the Brewers into second place courtesy of a 2-1 victory. 

BAFC 1-0 Rochdale
Shane Cansdell-Sherriff laid claim to the goal that earned the Brewers a vital three points against his former club Rochdale in an open and entertaining encounter at the Pirelli Stadium. 

Swindon Town 0-1 BAFC
Burton Albion sit proudly on top of SkyBet League One tonight after Stuart Beavon's 27th minute strike clinched another three points on the road against last season's beaten play-off finalists Swindon Town. Beavon may not have ended up with the final credit for last week's goal at an almost identical time of the game but this time there was no doubt as the striker swooped on a loose ball in the Swindon box to comprehensively beat Lawrence Vigouroux off the post. 


Chesterfield 1-2 BAFC
Jerome Binnom-Williams was Albion's matchwinning hero on an afternoon of great entertainment at the Proact Stadium. The Crystal Palace loanee chose the perfect time to score his first senior goal racing onto Nasser El Khayati's through ball in the fourth minute of added time to slot past Tommy Lee in the Chesterfield goal and send the 915 travelling Burton fans into delirium. 


BAFC 0-0 Sheffield United
A goalless draw, Albion's first for exactly eighteen months, was just enough to keep the Brewers at the top of League One as they fought off the challenge of Sheffield United in an entertaining encounter at the Pirelli Stadium. 

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