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PREVIEW: BREWERS VS SOUTHEND UNITED

2 October 2018

SOUTHEND United visit the Pirelli Stadium this season, as the Brewers aim to extend their unbeaten run at home.

HEAD 2 HEAD 

Of the 14 games between the two sides, Albion have won seven. The biggest of these wins came at the Pirelli Stadium in May 2014. Adam McGurk scored the only goal of the game to give the Brewers a 1-0 lead in the play-off semi-finals. 

McGurk scored again in a 2-2 draw at Roots Hall to send us to Wembley.

 

BURTON ALBION TEAM NEWS

No fresh injury concerns have been reported after the Scunthorpe game, although goalkeepers Stephen Bywater and Bradley Collins both remain injured.

 

SOUTHEND TEAM NEWS 

Defender Dru Yearwood may play a part after returning from a long-term injury to make a substitute appearance at the weekend.

 

OFFICIALS

Sebastian Stockbridge has refereed five League Two matches and one League One game. He has issued a combined 14 yellow cards and one red card. He has also awarded one penalty.

 

TICKETS

Brewers supporters will be able to pay cash-on-the turnstiles for tonight’s home game against Southend (kick off 7.45pm).

Fans making a late decision to come to see the Brewers or who wish to bring a friend or family member with them on the day, will be able to pay in cash on the turnstiles at both the North and West Terraces.

All fans who wish to sit down will need a ticket. Away fans will also need a ticket and cannot pay in cash on the day.

Prices on the day are:

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.

  

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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