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29 September 2018

ALBION will be looking to make it five wins in-a-row at the Pirelli Stadium when they have Stuart McCall’s Scunthorpe United this afternoon (3PM kick-off).


Of their four meetings with Scunthorpe, the Brewers have won just one. Albion overcame the Iron with a 2-1 victory the last time that the fixture was played at the Pirelli, which was also Burton Albion’s first ever League One fixture.



Nigel Clough will assess the fitness of David Templeton, Scott Fraser and Stephen Quinn ahead of today’s game, while a few other players are doubts due to illness within the Brewers camp.



Right-back Jordan Clarke will return to the Scunthorpe squad after he came through fine in the Iron’s behind-closed-doors match at Doncaster Rovers in the week. 

Goalkeepers Matt Gilks (knee) and Rory Watson (arm) remain absent from the squad.

There are no fresh injury concerns for McCall to worry about.



Peter Wright is the man in the middle this afternoon. Wright has predominantly refereed in League Two this season, taking charge of five matches and issuing three red cards, as well as 14 yellows so far.



Fans will be able to pay cash-on-the turnstiles for terrace admission to Saturday's home game against Scunthorpe (kick off 3pm).

Supporters 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.

Away fans will also be able to pay in cash on the turnstiles for the East Stand (terrace).

All fans who wish to sit down will need a ticket.

Prices on the day are:

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

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


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.



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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