HAVING tasted defeat in midweek, the Brewers will be looking to bounce back with a win this afternoon over Blackpool.
HEAD 2 HEAD
The Brewers have won two of their three games against Blackpool, although it was the Tangerines that came out on top earlier this season, managing a 3-0 win over Albion at Bloomfield Road.
BURTON ALBION TEAM NEWS
As was the case in midweek, Nigel Clough has no fresh injury worries ahead of this afternoon’s game, meaning that the Brewers manager has a fully fit squad to choose from.
He said: “We have one or two niggles from the Charlton game but nothing major. It’s more fatigue than anything with the midweek game and the long journey.
“But as we stand everyone is fully fit and we still express our surprise at this time of the year that everyone is fully fit.
“That’s testament to the players and the work that Nick Fenton and Chris Beardsley do with them - a lot of injury prevention. The regime before and after games has certainly helped that.”
BLACKPOOL TEAM NEWS
The visitors will be missing multiple players this afternoon through injury, with Donervon Daniels, Curtis Tilt and Ollie Turton all currently on the sidelines.
Defenders Marc Bola and Michael Nottingham could feature, with the latter scoring against Doncaster in midweek.
Anthony Backhouse is the referee for today’s game. He has issued 31 yellow cards, two red cards and awarded five penalties in 14 League One games.
Alan Clayton is one of the assistant referees, while Adrian Tranter (assistant referee) and Mark Jones (fourth official) are late replacements from the officials listed in the Matchday Brewer.
Home 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 Don Amott and UK Waterproofing Solutions terraces.
Away fans can also pay in cash on the turnstiles at the Russell Roof Tiles Stand (terrace).
All fans who wish to sit down will need a ticket.
MATCHDAY PRICES ARE AS FOLLOWS:
Senior (65-plus): £22
Young Person (17-22): £22
Senior (65-plus): £18
Young Person (17-22): £15
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.