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16 December 2022

Club News


16 December 2022

FACTS and figures relating to tomorrow’s game at Barnsley from Tony Bentley.

On This Day – December 17

On this date in 2013 the Brewers overcame League Two rivals Fleetwood Town in an FA Cup Second Round replay at the Pirelli Stadium. A crowd of 1,777 saw Billy Kee score the only goal of the game to send his team through to the Third Round, and a trip to AFC Bournemouth.

Burton were at home again in 2011 when they hosted Dagenham & Redbridge in a League Two fixture. After falling behind in the first half, Calvin Zola equalised in the 54th minute and the points were shared in front of 2,869 fans.

In 1996 Albion were again on the road to Nuneaton Borough in the Dr Martens League Cup 2nd Round. A crowd of 513 saw Albion triumph 2-1 through and own goal and one from Micky Nuttell.

Current League One side Cheltenham Town was the destination on this date in 1994. This time a Beazer Homes Premier fixture in front of 781 saw a 2-1 win for Burton with goals from Darren Stride and Jason Rhodes.

It was a trip to Alvechurch for a Southern League Cup tie on this day in 1991. A crowd of just 120 saw the Brewers earn a 4-1 win courtesy of two goals from Rob Jones, and one each from Dave Elliott and Alan Kurila.

Birthdays this week – 17th to 24th December:-

17th – Hayden Carter 23

19th – Aaron Webster 42, Sam Austin 26

21st – Joe Sbarra 24

24th – Jamie Yates 34, Marc Edworthy 50

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