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📝 Match Preview: Burton Albion (A)

All you need to know ahead of Saturday's match

2 September 2023

The Grecians are back on the road this Saturday to take on Burton Albion at the Pirelli Stadium in EFL League One action, 3pm.

City will be looking to build on a fantastic start to the season which has left them in second place after five league matches.

Saturday's late 2-1 win over Reading was City's third win in the League of the season and this was followed up with a penalty shootout win over Stevenage on Tuesday night to book a Carabao Cup third round tie against Premier League side Luton Town.

The Brewers have had a tough start to the season, currently sitting 22nd in the Leauge and winless. However they have picked up two strong points against Wycombe Wanderers and Bolton Wanderers.

Gary Caldwell's thoughts

Gary Caldwell has given his thoughts as City prepare to take on Burton Albion at the Pirelli Stadium on Saturday.

Match Tickets

Tickets are on sale for our trip to Burton Albion on Saturday, 2 September.

We have been allocated 600 tickets (400 terrace, 200 seats) at the Pireli Stadium, which are on sale at the following prices:

Terrace

  • Adults - £18
  • Over-65 - £16
  • 17-22 - £13
  • Under-17 - £5

Seats

  • Adults - £22
  • Over-65/17-22 - £20
  • Under-17 - £12

There are 10 pairs of wheelchair carer tickets included, with the prices as above (Terrace). Carers are free of charge. 

Supporters can purchase on the day for an extra £2 on all prices.

How to Buy

Tickets are available via your online ticketing account or in the club shop.

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The Kit

We will be wearing our Black third kit for the trip to Burton!

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Away Day Guide

Please click here to view our dedicated away day guide and plan your trip to the Pirelli Stadium!

The Stadium

  • Name: Pirelli Stadium
  • Opened: 2005
  • Capacity: 6,912 (2,034 seated)
  • Address: Princess Way; Burton upon Trent; Staffordshire; DE13 0BH

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The Pirelli Stadium was opened in 2005. The ground was built on the former site of the Pirelli UK Tyres Ltd Sports & Social Club, and having had the land donated to the club by Pirelli, in return for naming rights the ground cost £7.2 million to build.

The ground has seen minor capacity changes since its construction, and the current capacity stands at 6,912, with 2,034 being seated in the South (Main) Stand. The current record attendance for the stadium stands at 6,746 for an EFL Championship match against nearby Derby County.

How to get there

By Car

SAT-NAV POSTCODE FOR THE PIRELLI STADIUM - DE13 0AR

The Pirelli Stadium is located just off the A38. Exit the A38 at the Clay Mills junction and follow Derby Road (A5121) until you reach the second island. Take a right turn at the island and then right again into the car park.

By Train

Burton Railway Station is around a mile and a half away from the Pirelli Stadium. As you come out of the station turn left and go down the hill. Turn right into Derby Street and from there it is a straight road up to the stadium. It should take about 25 minutes to walk.

The train journey is easy from Exeter and takes around 3 hours 20 mins to four hours with a maximum of one change.

To plan your journey, please click here.

How To Follow

Can't make it to Burton on Saturday? Why not get the next best thing with coverage on iFollow?

By purchasing a video match pass at the cost of just £10 overseas or an audio match pass for just £2.50 in the UK you'll get access to the stream which includes BBC Radio Devon commentary.

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To purchase a match pass please click here.

  • For further details on iFollow, please click here
  • For a first time guide to iFollow, please click here

We will be proving live coverage on our Twitter and Facebook pages and will have reaction from Gary Caldwell and a player after the match.

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Previous Encounter

Burton Albion 1 City 0 | February 11, 2023 | EFL Sky Bet League One

After a dominant display from City, an unlucky deflection in the box allowed Burton to take all three points with Sam Winnall snatching a winner in the last ten minutes.


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