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PREVIEW: HULL CITY

10 April 2018

BURTON Albion will be looking to claim a vital three points when they face Hull City at the Pirelli Stadium this evening (7:45 kick-off).

HEAD 2 HEAD

This fixture has only happened once before in the league. The Brewers travelled to the KCOM Stadium in August. Hull ran out 4-1 winners after Jackson Irvine, who scored for Burton, was sent-off in the first-half. Abel Hernandez scored a hat-trick in the game.

BURTON ALBION TEAM NEWS

Jacob Davenport, John Brayford and Damien McCrory are all doubts for the game this evening. Lucas Akins could return to the starting line-up after he replaced McCrory early in the game against Birmingham City.

HULL CITY TEAM NEWS

The Tigers’ top scorer Jarrod Bowen is likely to sit the game out after nursing a foot injury in recent weeks, with Kamil Grosicki pushing hard for only his second start since Boxing Day after scoring in Hull’s 4-0 win over QPR.

REFEREE

Peter Bankes has handed out 105 yellow cards, and five reds, in 28 Championship fixtures this season. The Merseyside referee has awarded seven penalties in second-tier games this season.

CAR PARKING

Supporters can park in the Pirelli Stadium car park for just £5, as well as Burton Albion's overflow car park at Ryknild Industrial Estate, left at the island for £5. the Pirelli Tyres staff car park is available this season (£3 per car).

Burton Albion encourages fans to walk to the ground or use public transport to get to the stadium if possible. Supporters who do come to the ground in vehicles are encouraged to car share. 
All supporters are asked to park responsibly and to be aware of parking restrictions and the needs of residents when leaving their vehicles.

PRE-MATCH ACTIVITIES
The Burton Albion Community Trust (BACT) will be hosting a mixture of footballing activities on the Burton Albion Community Football Centre 3G before today's game.

Activities include small sided games, penalty shoot outs, skill challenges and much more. It's completely FREE with a match ticket! Just turn up between 6.15 and 7PM.

TICKETS 

Albion supporters can still purchase tickets for this afternoon's game, and can do so online, over the phone (01283 565938) or in person by visiting the club shop during opening hours.

Ticket prices are as follows (terrace):

Adult: £20.00

Senior 65+: £18.00

Young Person 17-22: £15.00

Under 17: £7.00

FAMILY AREA

After a successful trial Burton Albion Football Club is making its Family Area a regular feature for the remainder of the 2017-18 Season.

Fans wishing to use the Family Area should enter the ground by the North Stand turnstiles and then turn right and enter the stand at the far end. They should then use section J of the stand which will be reserved for under 16s and their families. No person will be allowed into this area unless they are with an under 16. There will be zero tolerance of bad language in the Family Area.

BAG POLICY
Burton Albion is reminding fans that they are encouraged not to bring bags to the Pirelli Stadium.

The policy is in operation for security and safety reasons and is in line with other football clubs in the EFL.

The club does not permit holdalls and rucksacks in the stands, terraces or in hospitality areas. The club also discourages bringing smaller bags into the ground. Anyone bringing any bag to the Pirelli Stadium will have to have it checked and tagged by security staff. This will mean that supporters must be willing to present their bags for checking on arrival and that there may be queues meaning extra time will be needed to enter the stadium.

NEW FAN GUIDE

Are you coming to the Pirelli Stadium for the first time today?

Check out our 'First Time Fan Guide' for Burton Albion supporters here  

 


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