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MATCH PREVIEW: BREWERS VS AFC WIMBLEDON

31 August 2018

AFC Wimbledon are today’s visitors as the Brewers look to make it three wins at home in a row in all competitions.

HEAD 2 HEAD

Of their eight meetings, Albion have come out on top twice. Wimbledon have won three times and there have been three draws.

BURTON ALBION TEAM NEWS

Nigel Clough has already confirmed that new recruit Bradley Collins will start in goal, following an injury to Stephen Bywater.

Fellow loan signings Devante Cole, Jake Hesketh and Jake Flannigan could all make their Burton Albion debuts.

Joe Sbarra and Damien McCrory will likely be given time to recover from injury, with Tuesday night’s Checkatrade Trophy calsh with Walsall in their sights.

John Brayford went off with injury against Aston Villa, while Kyle McFadzean is suspended for today’s game.

AFC WIMBLEDON TEAM NEWS

New striker Jake Jervis goes straight into Wimbledon's squad, having joined the Dons yesterday. 

OFFICIALS

Anthony Backhouse has refereed three League One games this season and has issued seven yellow cards.

TICKETS

Brewers supporters can purchase pay on the day, with our cash turnstiles in operation for today’s game.

Prices are as follows:

Seats
Adults: £24
Senior (65-plus): £22
Young Person (17-22): £22
Under-17: £14
Under-13: £14

Terrace
Adults: £20
Senior (65-plus): £18
Young Person (17-22): £15
Under-17: £7
Under-13: £7

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 1.15PM and 2PM.

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.


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