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Burton Albion FC Match Report : Bolton

The fight for Championship survival goes to the final day of the season. First half goals from Hope Akpan and Lucas Akins proved enough to overcome a Bolton side also dragged deep into relegation trouble on a nervy day at the Pirelli. Albion chose the perfect moment to make it three consecutive Champiosnhip wins in… Read more »

Manager’s Verdict : Bolton Wanderers

Nigel Clough hailed a “brilliant” Brewers performance as his team beat Bolton 2-0 to take the survival fight to the final game of the season. The Albion manager said: “Bolton got a lot of bodies forward, put a lot of balls forward but we dealt with it brilliantly. We scored two great goals and had… Read more »

Burton Albion Community Trust BBO EVOLVE PROJECT AIMING TO HELP THE LOCAL COMMUNITY TAKE STEPS INTO WORK

BURTON Albion Community Trust (BACT) are providing a ‘Building Better Opportunities Evolve’ programme, designed to support long term unemployed individuals and to help them find the right direction into employment, education or further training. This project is being funded by The Big Lottery Fund (BLF) and the European Social Fund (ESF). Dan Brooks, BBO Evolve… Read more »

Manager’s Verdict: Sunderland

NIGEL Clough said that you couldn’t get a more dramatic end to any game and he was delighted that Albion came out on top to keep survival hopes alive. The Albion manager said: “We are delighted to take the three points and we think we deserved it on the strength of our second half performance… Read more »

Match Report : Sunderland v Burton Albion

A stunning climax at the Stadium of Light as the Brewers claimed a thrilling late victory to keep their Championship survival hopes alive whilst extinguishing the last flickers of Sunderland’s chances of avoiding the drop to League One. With 85 minutes gone Albion were facing up to a frustrating 1-0 defeat after Paddy McNair had… Read more »

15 things you (probably) didn’t know about Double Diamond

Ind Coope’s Double Diamond has returned as Dual Diamond, but how much do you know about the original beer? It has a longer history than you may think. 1) Before the actual name Double Diamond was used, Ind Coope & Co. used a double interlocking diamond mark on casks prior to the 1870s. 2) The… Read more »

Captains off to a flying start supporting Midlands Air Ambulance

BRANSTON CAPTAINS VINTAGE FLYING STYLE DRIVE IN LAUNCHES BUMPER GOLFING YEAR SUPPORTING THE MIDLANDS AIR AMBULANCE Branston Golf & Country Club’s golf captains got their year underway with the traditional ‘drive-in’ and charity fund launch at the club recently. One hundred and forty golfers joined Club Captain Mike Doyle, Lady Captain Jane Docksey and Junior… Read more »

MANAGER’S VERDICT: DERBY COUNTY – News – Burton Albion

NIGEL Clough says that hard work saw his patched up team through in a 3-1 win over Derby County that ended a seven-month wait for a home win. The Albion manager said: “We didn’t play anywhere near as well as we have done at times. Even against Hull on Tuesday we played more fluently at… Read more »