Posts Tagged: The Pirelli Stadium

Championship Football moves a step closer at the Pirelli Stadium

burton albion pirelli stadium

As the Football League season entered its penultimate round Michael Pilcher made another lengthy journey from Kent following Gillingham. Burton was the destination as the Brewers sought to inch closer to Championship football while the Gills still had hopes of a play off place. Ground: The Pirelli Stadium 78/92 Game: Burton Albion 2 – 1 Gillingham Date: 30/04/2016 Burton was in a cluster of grounds around the middle of the country I had yet to tick off, and what was supposed to be a top-of-the-table clash against my team Gillingham looked a good opportunity to get it ticked off. Alas,… Read more »

92 before 30 – The Pirelli Stadium Burton Albion

Burton Albion v Blackpool at the Pirelli Stadium League 1

Blogger Katie recounts a trip to the Pirelli Stadium, the home of League 1 promotion hopefuls Burton Albion as she continues her journey to reach the 92 club before turning 30. Ground: The Pirelli Stadium 62/92 Game: Burton Albion 1 – 0 Blackpool Date: 02/01/2016 Thoughts on the ground: The Pirelli Stadium is another modern stadium which was built in 2005. The main stand seats around 2000 people and I did have a bit of a panic on the drive down to Burton when I read that all the seats had sold out. It seems though that a large percentage… Read more »