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Invited Under 21 Teams Confirmed For 2018/19 Checkatrade Trophy ARSENAL'S Under 21s are the latest Academy side to sign up to the Checkatrade Trophy with the 16 invited teams for the 2018/19 campaign confirmed today by the EFL.

Sunderland 'accept bid' from Boro for star man The former Manchester United man scored against Burton Albion in April.

How England and Everton's Jordan Pickford began League career with Burton Albion Gary Rowett knew what he was talking about when Jordan Pickford joined Burton Albion on a season-long loan in August 2013. "Jordan is a player of undoubted ability who I know is regarded very highly by the coaches at the Stadium of Light," said the then-Brewers boss about the then-Sunderland goalkeeper.

Arsenal and Manchester City among academy sides Burton Albion could face in Checkatrade Trophy Arsenal, Manchester City and Chelsea are among the Premier League clubs whose under-21 sides will compete in next season's Checkatrade Trophy. The EFL have confirmed the 16 invited category one academy teams who will compete with the 48 outfits from League One and League Two, including Burton Albion, in the 2018-19 competition.

Former Albion striker reveals future plans ahead of Derby exit Darren Bent says he's open to the right offer should it come along ahead of his impending departure from Pride Park at the end of this month.

Where are they now? Six members of Burton Albion's League One promotion squad That season saw them earn a memorable promotion to the Championship, beginning their bid under Jimmy Floyd Hasselbaink and crossing the line with Nigel Clough at the helm. Here, we take a look at a selection of players who featured in that historic campaign and where they are playing now since departing the Pirelli Stadium.

Don't Miss Out - Get Your 2018/19 Season Ticket Today! DON'T miss out on an exciting Sky Bet League One campaign - Season Tickets for Burton Albion's 2018/19 season are now on sale!

The extra work done on Burton Albion's Pirelli Stadium pitch this summer Work has been completed on a new drainage system at the Pirelli Stadium as the pitch is prepared for the 2018-19 season.

Clough Looks To Make Progress In The Carabao Cup NIGEL Clough says his Burton Albion team will be again looking to make progress in the Carabao Cup despite being handed yet another away draw in this season's First Round.

Brewers Will Face Shrewsbury In Carabao Cup BURTON Albion will travel to Shrewsbury in the First Round of the Carabao Cup.

Carabao Cup first-round draw: Frank Lampard's Derby County to face Oldham Athletic Frank Lampard's first cup game as Derby manager will be away to Oldham Athletic in the first round of the Carabao Cup.

Shrewsbury Town to host Burton Albion in Carabao Cup They memorably made it to the fourth round of the competition in the 2014/15 campaign, losing 2-1 to Chelsea at the Meadow. Opening round ties are set to take place on the week commencing August 13.

Burton Albion drawn away at Shrewsbury Town in Carabao Cup Burton Albion will travel to League One rivals Shrewsbury Town in the first round of next season's Carabao Cup. The Brewers were drawn away at this season's beaten play-off finalists in Friday morning's draw, which took place in Ho Chi Minh City in Vietnam.

A World Cup XI that faced Burton Albion in the Championship - from Aston Villa to Leeds United No current Burton Albion players are involved in the tournament, although ex-Brewers player of the year Jackson Irvine is in the Australia squad, while England goalkeeper Jordan Pickford has previously been on loan at the Pirelli Stadium.

Jackson Irvine's work with Burton Albion and Hull City could be about to pay off at the World Cup Jackson Irvine says all the hard work and sacrifices of his career so far are culminating in the "dream come true" of a World Cup with Australia. The former Burton Albion midfielder is part of the Socceroos squad competing in this summer's finals in Russia, which get underway this afternoon, when the hosts take on Saudi Arabia.

Bradford City sign ex-Burton Albion defender from Aberdeen But after choosing to end his time at Pittodrie, the 25-year-old has now signed a three-year deal with Bradford to return to English football. "There's been a lot of interest in Anthony and he's very well thought of at his former club, Aberdeen," said head of recruitment Greg Abbott.

Bact Join Partnership For National Employment Day THE Steps to Work Evolve Partnership is inviting local people to attend their 'Employability Day' in partnership with Burton Albion Community Trust at the end of this month.

Odds show why 2018-19 could be unpredictable for Burton Albion A quick glance at the early bookmakers' odds for the 2018-19 League One season gives a good insight into what may lie ahead for Burton Albion.

QPR and Burton Albion target can reach the Premier League, says Fowler Lambs head coach Mike Fowler says former striker Danny Newton could follow in the footsteps of Premier League striker Ashley Barnes, writes Matt Panter. And Fowler says it would be deserved reward for Newton's work ethic if he did go on to reach great heights.

Have your say on all things Burton Albion with club survey Commercial director Fleur Robinson said: "Continual improvement has always been the focus of Burton Albion Football Club and now it's time for supporters to again help us understand the things that matter the most to them.

What are the promotion odds for Burton Albion, Sunderland and others in League One? The Brewers are preparing for only their second ever campaign in League One following last season's relegation from the Championship. Albion will be aiming to bounce back at the first attempt - and league sponsors SkyBet are offering 8/1 odds of them doing just that, whether it be automatically or through the play-offs.

Key dates for the 2018-19 season that Burton Albion fans will want to know We take a look at some of the key dates for the 2018-19 season… The EFL summer transfer window opened on May 7, following the end of the regular Championship, League One and League Two seasons. It will close on Thursday August 9, earlier than in previous season.

Chris Drops In At Pirelli Stadium On Charity Mission CHARITY fundraiser Chris Cowlin has reached Burton Albion's Pirelli Stadium on his journey around all 92 Premier League and EFL clubs.

Nigel Clough on Burton Albion's injury problems and why pre-season will be harder this time around Nigel Clough will hope the incessant injury problems of 2017-18 do not repeat themselves at Burton Albion next season. The Brewers were plagued by injuries throughout their second Championship season, from the moment club-record signing Liam Boyce ruptured his ACL in a pre-season friendly at Shrewsbury Town.

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