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8 August 2023

Club News


8 August 2023

THE Brewers Carabao Cup First Round opponents tomorrow are Leicester City with the game taking place in front of the Sky TV cameras with an 8pm kick off.

The Brewers will be hoping to create a cup upset against the team who were relegated from the Premier League last season. The game kicks off at 8pm.


Leicester City are three times winners of the League Cup, lifting the trophy in 1964, 1997 and 2000. The Foxes were Premier League champions in 2015/16.


The Brewers have played the Foxes six times – always in cup competitions, dating back to the FA Cup Third Round in 1985. Albion have won only once, a League Cup success in 2012. Leicester won the last encounter another League Cup game in 2019.


Our regular Family Zone will be in operation for this game starting two hours before kick-off and ending 30 minutes before kick-off and is open to home and away supporters.

Come and try out football, archery, inflatable fun, colouring and much more on the 3G pitch and inside the community building.

There is plenty more information for young fans on the club website such as the history of the club, how to become a mascot and fun things to do such as our autograph and colouring sheets which you can download now - click here to visit our Family Section!


Video Match Passes are not available for this game, but audio passes are priced at £2.50 and are available to buy now here


We have a wide range of food and drink inside the ground - including jacket potatoes, hot dogs, burgers, chips and our famous faggots and peas. Chips are just £2.50, a burger is £3.20. Pies and pasties are £3.

By popular demand Madri beer is available in all home bars.


Our Match sponsor is Coppice Racing, the name behind greyhounds owned or part owned by Tony Brealey an avid Burton Albion fan who is at the game with his guests.

Our Matchball sponsor is the Smith Partnership, a leading UK law firm, that prides itself on taking a straight-talking, jargon-free approach to your case. Joining us is Sarah Southall and her guests.

Our Programme sponsor is Dains Accountants, an independent firm of chartered accountants and business advisers specialising in advising growing SME businesses. The firm currently employs approximately 310 staff including 32 partners and directors. Partner John Southwell and his guests will be with us.

The Raygar logo will appear on the player’s shirt sleeves. Raygar Architectural and Engineering Supplies Ltd is an independent supplier of ironmongery, tools and fixings based in Derby. The firm supplies both tradesmen associated with the construction industry as well as the public carrying out home improvements. MD Ray Garlick will be at the game with his guests.

Our Matchball Delivery sponsor is ATL and having the honour of taking out the ball to the centre circle will be Dominic Lean, Cameron Scobie and Isobel Eaton.


The Matchday Brewer can be bought around the ground and in the Club Shop priced at £3 for 48 pages of exclusive content.

It includes a focus on our new signings, Look Back in Amber, Tony’s Trivia, Ask the Ref and much more.

There is also a detailed look at our opposition.


Early bird ticket prices for the game are as follows:


Adults: £22
Senior (65-plus): £20
Young Person (17-22): £20
Under-17: £12
Under-13: £12


Adults: £18
Senior (65-plus): £16
Young Person (17-22): £13
Under-17: £5
Under-13: £5

Early bird tickets are available up until 5pm the day before each matchday. Tickets purchased after this time will incur a £2.00 increase in price.

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

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

When collecting tickets on match day please allow plenty of time as queues tend to be long. Please note that you will be asked for ID when collecting your tickets.


Coming up at the Pirelli Stadium  on Saturday, August 26 we are at home again, when Bolton are the visitors for a Sky Bet League One game with a 3pm kick off. Buy tickets here

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