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DAILY DIGEST: 11/07/2017

11 July 2017

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Think you may have missed any news that has broken out of the Pirelli Stadium today? Don’t worry, we’ve got you covered in our daily digest.

VARNEY PLEASED WITH TOUGH PRE-SEASON SO FAR
Brewers forward Luke Varney is pleased with how his Burton Albion teammates have faired so far during pre-season as they completed their seventh day of fitness work. Click here to read the full story.

ALBION FORWARD REACTS TO FUNNY INCIDENT AT X-RUNNER COURSE
Luke Varney who slipped when the side did the X-Runner at Holme-Pierrepont on the hay bails on the assault course said: “I said before we started to Tom Naylor and Luke Murphy before that I’d take it a bit easy but once the group began the competitive edge took over me and I finished third. I caught my big toe in the hay and unfortunately fell.” Click here to watch the video.

DAVID FREEMAN GOES FULL-TIME WITH THE ACADEMY
Youth Development Phase Lead Coach David Freeman has become a full-time member of the Burton Albion academy. Click here to read the full story.

KIDSGROVE ATHLETIC: TEAM NEWS
Nigel Clough has confirmed that everybody will be involved in the first pre-season fixture, apart from the injured Jake Buxton and Marvin Sordell. There will be 2 XIs, each will play 45 minutes. Jackson Irvine and Liam Boyce will play a part in the friendlies after returning from international duty earlier this week. The Albion manager also confirmed trialist Matty Fryatt will play 45 minutes against Kidsgrove. Click here to read the full preview.

CARDIFF CITY TICKETS NOW ON SALE
Tickets for Burton Albion’s first Sky Bet Championship game of the 2017/18 season are now on sale. The Brewers host Cardiff City at the Pirelli Stadium on Saturday 5 August, 3PM kick off, which will see the return of former Albion boss Neil Warnock. Click here for more information.


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