Posts Categorized: Burton Albion

Burton Albion 1 – 3 Sheffield United – Match Report by Jack Stout

Burton Albion’s struggle at home so far this season continued, as Sheffield United easily strolled towards all three points at the Pirelli stadium. The brewers made just two changes from their surprise 1-0 win at Millwall two weeks ago, with Tom Flanagan and Sean Scannell dropping to the bench. They were replaced by Stephen Warnock… Read more »

Burton Albion 1-2 Ipswich Town – Match Report by Jack Stout

Burton Albion’s run without a win continued, as Ipswich Town’s Bersant Celina broke the brewers’ hearts with a 90th minute, game winning free-kick. Sean Scannell, John Brayford and Stephen Bywater all dropped out of the team. Scannell and Brayford were both struggling with hamstring injuries, meanwhile Bywater dropped out for personal reasons. Connor Ripley came… Read more »

Burton Albion 0 – 4 Wolverhampton Wanderers – Match Report by Jack Stout

Burton Albion suffered their second 4-0 defeat at the Pirelli stadium to the hands of Wolverhampton Wanderers. The brewers were forced to make changes following their 4-0 hammering against Aston Villa in midweek, after Ben Turner and John Brayford both went off with hamstring injuries. They were replaced by Tom Flanagan and Lloyd Dyer, whereas… Read more »

Burton Albion 2 – 1 Fulham FC – Match Report by Jack Stout

Burton Albion clung onto all three points against a dangerous looking Fulham side in their fourth game at the Pirelli this term. The brewers lined up in a 3-5-2, with Stephan Bywater regaining his place in goal. Captain Jake Buxton, Kyle McFadzean and Ben Turner made up the back three, with Stephan Warnock and John… Read more »

Burton Albion 1-Sheffield Wednesday 1 Match report by Jack Stout

Despite lacking many key players, Burton Albion forced a point out of play-off hopefuls Sheffield Wednesday. Nigel Clough opted for a basic 4-4-2 formation. With the brewers lacking full backs, Tom Naylor filled in at left back, and Damien McCrory slotted in to his natural left-back position. Ben Turner and Jake Buxton completed the back… Read more »

Burton Albion 2 Birmingham City 1 Match Report by Jack Stout

Burton Albion would earn their first points of the 2017/18 Championship season, after a strong 2-1 win under the lights at the Pirelli Stadium against Harry Redknapp’s Birmingham City. The brewers lined up in what appeared a 3-6-1. Marvin Sordell began alone up-front, with support from Lucas Akins and Lloyd Dyer, who were on the… Read more »

Tom Flanagan Signs New Brewers Deal

DEFENDER Tom Flanagan has signed a new two-year deal with Burton Albion. The Northern Ireland international’s contract ran out this summer but the 25-year-old has now agreed terms with the Brewers after initially deciding not to accept a new contract offer. Flanagan originally joined the Brewers from MK Dons in 2015 and became a key… Read more »

Match Report by Jack Stout – Burton Albion 0 – 1 Cardiff City

The brewers would suffer a heart-breaking defeat on the opening day of their championship season, as they were beaten by promotion hopefuls, Cardiff. Albion started in a 4-5-1 without the ball, but a more attacking 4-3-3 when in possession. Sordell played in front of Mousinhio on the right, and Lucas Akins was alone up front…. Read more »

Burton Albion Sign Keeper on Season Long Loan

Burton Albion have signed goalkeeper Connor Ripley on a season-long loan from Middlesbrough. The 24-year-old is the son of former Boro player Stuart Ripley and has been with the club since 2009. He spent last season on loan at Oldham Athletic and picked up two Player of the Season awards from the club’s fans. Ripley is… Read more »

Match Report by Jack Stout – Burton Albion 2 – 1 Leicester City

Burton Albion’s final 2017/18 pre-season friendly would be one to remember, as they rode out 2-1 winners in a clash with former Premier League champions Leicester City. The brewers started with a formation that looked like a 4-5-1. Shortly before the team was announced, it was revealed that Liam Boyce, stretchered off during Burton’s 1-0… Read more »