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MATCH PREVIEW: BLACKPOOL

24 December 2023

Club News

MATCH PREVIEW: BLACKPOOL

24 December 2023

THE Brewers return to the Pirelli Stadium on Boxing Day for the first of two home festive holiday fixtures.

On December 29 Shrewsbury come to the Pirelli Stadium but first it’s Blackpool on December 26 with a 3pm kick off.

The Brewers opened the season away at Blackpool and will be looking o avenge a 2-0 defeat.

DID YOU KNOW?

Blackpool won the Anglo Italian Cup in 1971 beating Roma away on the path to the final where they beat Bologna in Italy 2-1 to lift the cup.

HEAD-TO-HEAD

The two clubs have played each other eight times since the Brewers were promoted to the Football League with all the games coming in League One. It’s honours even with Albion and Blackpool both having won three times with two games finishing as draws.

FAMILY ZONE

Our regular Family Zone will be in operation for this game, now starting two hours before kick-off and it 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!

FOOD & DRINK

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.

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

SPONSORS

Our Match sponsor is Burton Kia

Burton Kia is an awarding-winning franchise dealership retailing new and used cars plus Kia aftersales. Burton Albion FC has enjoyed a long and successful partnership with Burton Kia and joining us will be Managing Director Charlie Bullock and his guests. 

Also joining us will be Finn Delap’s player sponsors Mickleover FC represented by Terry Lewis and his son Tyler.

Our Matchball Delivery sponsor ATL will also be joining us.

PROGRAMME

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 an exclusive interview with John Brayford, a tribute to Dale Anderson, Look Back in Amber, Tony’s Trivia, Ask the Ref and a detailed look at our opposition, Blackpool.

IFOLLOW

Video Match Passes are available for this game priced at £10. Audio Passes priced at £2.50 are also available. Buy now here https://www.burtonalbionfc.co.uk/ifollow/subscribe/

TICKET INFORMATION

Early bird ticket prices for the game are as follows:

Seats

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

Terrace

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.

NEXT MATCH AT THE PIRELLI STADIUM

The Brewers are at home to Shewsbury Town on Friday, December 29, with a 7.45pm kick off. Buy tickets here http://ba6.glitnirticketing.com/baticket/cms/view.php?id=tile_tile_index


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