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Founded just 70 years ago in 1950, Burton currently play at Pirelli Stadium – which holds just under 7,000 fans – and have done since moving from Eton Park in 2005. They are nicknamed ‘The Brewers’, derived from the town’s brewing heritage date back hundreds of years and don’t forget, you can find all the latest Burton Albion news right here.
Burton competed in non-league football from 1950 to 2009 before they were promoted to the Football League. They rose as high as the Championship after finishing second in the 2015/16 League One campaign and spent two seasons in the second tier of England football before dropping back down to the third tier in 2018.
The Brewers’ best FA Cup performance came back in 2010/11 where they reached the fourth round and were knocked out by Burnley. However, they did reach the semi-finals of the League Cup in 2018/19 but were subsequently knocked out by Manchester City over two legs.
The club’s widest margin of victory came back in 1954 after they defeated Coalville Town 12-1 in the Birmingham Senior Cup. Richie Barker remains Burton’s record top goalscorer, netting 159 times in 270 appearances for the club. Darren Stride holds the record for most appearances, featuring 646 times between 1993 and 2010.