League One Preview: Burton host Chesterfield while Walsall travel to Crewe
Feb12

League One Preview: Burton host Chesterfield while Walsall travel to Crewe

Burton Albion have the chance to go seven points clear at the top of League One when they take on Chesterfield on Friday evening. The leaders are four ahead of second-placed Walsall, despite losing two of their last four matches. Manager Nigel Clough remains confident his side do not need to replace their top-scorer Nasser El Khayati, despite selling the striker in January. The visitors are a struggling Chesterfield side just one...

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League One Round-Up: Burton move four points clear, Barnsley make it seven straight wins
Feb08

League One Round-Up: Burton move four points clear, Barnsley make it seven straight wins

Burton comfortably put aside Bradford as they moved four points clear at the top of League One. Mason Bennett’s deflected effort gave the Brewers the lead before Tom Naylor and Mark Duffy added to the scoreline. Rory McArdle’s late strike in stoppage-time was only a mere consolation for the visitors. Walsall lost ground on leaders Burton with a 3-0 loss at home to Millwall, who have now won four of their last five matches. Lee...

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League One Preview: Promotion rivals Walsall and Millwall clash, leaders Burton desperate for a win over Bradford
Feb06

League One Preview: Promotion rivals Walsall and Millwall clash, leaders Burton desperate for a win over Bradford

After suffering their second loss in three league games, table toppers Burton need to get back to winning ways when Bradford visit this weekend or risk getting knocked off their perch. Forward Nasser El Khayati was rejoined with former Albion manager Jimmy Floyd Hasselbaink at QPR on deadline day, a deal which boss Nigel Clough said was “good enough for a player that wanted to go.” The leaders are ahead by a single point, on 57 after...

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League One: Manager, Player and Goal of the Month (January)
Feb03

League One: Manager, Player and Goal of the Month (January)

Player of the Month: Sam Winnall (Barnsley) It’s no surprise that Winnall’s hot streak of form has coincided with Barnsley’s resurgence this month. The former Scunthorpe striker netted an astonishing seven goals in five games to fire his side to within touching distance of a play-off place. He also scored two in the last game in December, taking his current streak to nine goals in his last six outings. He began the month with a header...

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League One Round-Up: Rochdale rock league leaders Burton as Gillingham miss the chance to go top
Feb02

League One Round-Up: Rochdale rock league leaders Burton as Gillingham miss the chance to go top

Burton Albion missed the chance to extend their lead at the top of League One after a 2-1 loss at Rochdale. Callum Camps put Dale ahead after just eight minutes with a wonderful 25-yard effort, before Ian Henderson doubled their lead with a penalty before half-time. Lucas Atkins pulled one back for the Brewers with a cheeky lob. Whilst Gillingham were unable to capitalise on Burton’s defeat as they lost 1-0 to Blackpool. A match that...

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League One Preview: Burton travel to Rochdale and Gillingham face Blackpool
Jan30

League One Preview: Burton travel to Rochdale and Gillingham face Blackpool

An FA Cup weekend means another Saturday with a reduced fixture list in League One, however five of the top six clubs are still in action. The highlight sees league leaders Burton travel to Rochdale’s Spotland in the hope of preserving their three-point cushion at the summit. A 1-0 victory against play-off hopefuls Peterborough in midweek saw Albion maintain the gap to second-placed Gillingham, but Nigel Clough’s men have a crucial...

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