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23 January 2023

Club News


23 January 2023

CLUB statistician Tony Bentley has gathered all the facts and figures relating to Burton Albion's clash with Peterborough United tomorrow night (7.45pm) - check it out here!


On this date in 2015 the Brewers travelled to Bootham Crescent for a 1-1 draw in League Two. A crowd of 3,398 saw Emile Sinclair give York City a 70th minute lead, before Adam McGurk scored a point winning 87th-minute equaliser, on his 26th birthday.

Altrincham were the visitors to the Pirelli Stadium on this date in 2009. The Nationwide Conference encounter was Roy McFarland’s first home game in charge of the Brewers, who were looking for a 14th consecutive league victory. A crowd of 2,124 saw Joe McNeill give the Cheshire side a 24th-minute lead. Shaun Harrad equalised in the 52nd minute as the winning run was halted.

It was another Nationwide Conference game in 2006 when Albion hosted Halifax Town. A crowd of 1,540 saw Kris Taylor give Burton an 8th minute lead. However a John Grant goal right on the stroke of half time, and a 76th minute Martin Foster penalty earned the Yorkshire side all 3 points.

Back in 2004 Accrington Stanley visited on this date, again in the Conference. A crowd of 1,614 saw Aaron Webster give Burton a 47th minute lead, before Lee McEvilly equalised 8 minutes from time to earn a share of the points.


The Brewers last hosted Peterborough United here on 6th March 2021 behind-closed-doors. Kane Hemmings opened the scoring after 54 minutes, before Hayden Carter quickly added a second goal 4 minutes later. Harrison Burrows scored a 90th minute consolation for Darren Ferguson’s side as Burton earned a vital three points as they fought to avoid relegation.

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In 2020 the two sides met here on Leap Year Day – 29th February. A  crowd of 3,795 saw Mo Eisa give Posh a 52nd minute lead, before current Brewers captain – John Brayford – earn his side a point with a 65th minute equaliser.

Peterborough last took all 3 points from the Pirelli on 27th October 2018. Joe Ward opened the scoring after 29 minutes, before Siriki Dembele doubled Posh’s lead in the 58th minute. Jamie Allen quickly reduced the deficit 2 minutes later for Nigel Clough’s side, but the majority of the 3,600 crowd went home disappointed. 

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