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MATCH PREVIEW: BREWERS V OXFORD

22 October 2021

BURTON Albion will be looking to make it three wins on the spin when Oxford United are the visitors to the Pirelli Stadium on Saturday (kick off 3pm).

FORM GUIDE

The Brewers beat Morecambe at home 3-2 last Saturday and then went to Fleetwood and came back with another three points after a 1-0 success. Oxford beat Shrewsbury 2-0 last time out and before that lost 3-1 to Plymouth – their only defeat in the last six games. Oxford eliminated the Brewers from the Carabao Cup this season.

SPONSORS

MATCH Sponsors – Burton Albion Community Trust

Matt Hancock, BACT Head of Community said: “We are delighted to be Match sponsors during a very important week for the charity which has seen the launch of our new three-year strategy which sets out ambitious new aims for us. The game also sees the start of our new-look Family Zone over on the 3G pitch and gives us an opportunity to put girls’ and women’s football in the spotlight. Burton Albion is a fantastic club that has been at the forefront of the local pandemic response, and we have a lot to be proud of and to celebrate so thanks to all of our partners, sponsors, staff and volunteers who make it all possible.”

SPECIAL GUESTS

Enjoying hospitality are the Player Sponsors of Lucas Akins, Particle Technology. The firm is one of the UK's leading and most respected particle testing and manufacturing companies and FFS Associates who are Michael Bostwick’s Player Sponsors. FFS offers forward thinking financial strategy and solutions.

Happy 70th birthday to Gus Stuart who is celebrating in the Albion Suite with his family.

FAMILY ZONE

Families can start their matchday experience 90 minutes before kick off, with activities on the 3G pitch next to the BACT building.

The Family Zone will feature music, lots of games and activities, teas and coffees and on Saturday ahead of the Brewers home game with Oxford, a chance to meet two Brewers first team players – Louis Moult and John Brayford.

Visitors to the Family Zone will be encouraged to grab an ‘honesty flag’ to use during the game to cheer on Jimmy Floyd Hasselbaink’s team which we ask you to return after the match.

The Family Zone will be open from 1.30pm to 2.45pm on Saturday.

It will then take place before every home game, starting 90 minutes before kick off.

More information for families: https://www.burtonalbionfc.co.uk/fans/families/

 

GIRLS’ AND WOMEN’S FOOTBALL TAKEOVER

This Saturday, the cover of the Matchday Brewer will be handed over to the women’s first team while inside there will be two player interview features and a look forward to their Vitality Women's FA Cup tie against Mansfield Town, which will be played at Rocester FC on Sunday at 2pm.

The Women and Girls Takeover will also see a number of teams and participants from across Burton Albion Football Club and Burton Albion Community Trust attend the fixture to promote and celebrate their love of the game. 

Burton Albion Women’s Team, along with the Burton Albion girls’ age groups, Mums Play and Over 30s Vets football teams will take part in pre-match and half-time activities. 

It is all part of the club’s campaign to inspire positive change and encourage the further growth of the game which is gaining increasing recognition across the media.

IFOLLOW

This game is not available to live stream, but you can buy an audio only Match pass for £2.50. https://www.burtonalbionfc.co.uk/ifollow/subscribe/

TICKETS

Book your tickets right now via our online ticket store or, if you are purchasing on your mobile phone use our new web-based app:

https://ba6.glitnirticketing.com/baticket/mobile/evlistm.php

You can also purchase tickets by visiting the Club Shop at the Pirelli Stadium or you can call 01283 565938.


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