THE Pirelli Stadium is set to host a CHARITY football match on Saturday 7 May, kick off 4pm, made up of former Burton Albion playersex-professional footballers, and other special guests in order to raise funds for Sam's Superheroes and the fantastic Burton Albion Community Trust. This really is fun for all the family with a FREE* Pre-Match FAMILY FUN DAY included as well!


Tickets only £10 for adults and £1 for children (18 years or younger) 


A host of former Brewers favourites including Aaron Webster, John McGrath, Lloyd Dyer and Shaun Harrad will take on a team of ex-professional footballers and special guest players including the likes of ex-England internationals Darren Bent and Des Walker, and former Premier League stars Jermaine Pennant, Deon Burton, Darren Ambrose, Marlon Harewood, David Thompson and many more.


The fixture has been organised in partnership with Mickleover FC and by former Burton Albion player Aaron Webster, former Brewers player and current Mickleover FC manager John McGrath, and former Derby County and Mickleover FC player Pablo Mills. 



FREE* (*only accessible with a match ticket) Pre-Match Family Fun Day will also take place from 2pm on the Burton Albion Community Football Centre 3G Pitch. The day will feature a wide range of children’s activities including:

  • Football Activities
  • Inflatables
  • Face Painting
  • Arts & Craft Stalls
  • Street Food
  • Music
  • Magic
  • Petting Zoo
  • And much more to be confirmed…



  • The game will take place at Pirelli Stadium, on Saturday 7 May
  • Kick off 4pm



  • £10 for adults 
  • £1 for children (aged 18 and under), you get over FOUR hours of fun for just £1! 
  • BOOK your TICKETS NOW (click here), via Burton Albions ONLINE TICKET STORE or via their MOBILE PHONE APP use their web-based app.
  • You can also purchase tickets by visiting the Club Shop at the Pirelli Stadium, or you can call 01283 565938. 
  • Only South Stand (West) seating (blocks 5,6 & 7) currently available to select online.
  • Vice President tickets are available at £15 per ticket - please contact ticketing@burtonalbionfc.co.uk or call the Club Shop on 01283 565938 to purchase.



Anybody interested in hospitality and sponsorship packages or would like to know more about supporting the event, please contact: rob.slater@burtonalbionfc.co.uk.

Sponsorship Packages for the event start at just £200+VAT, and you get:

  • MATCH PROGRAME: Advert (half Page)
  • SCOREBOARD: Extensive coverage of company logo on scoreboard throughout the day (inc. 4 x 15 seconds in game)
  • SOCIAL MEDIA: Logo Featured on Twitter, Facebook & Instagram before and after the event (Burton Albion FC & Sam's Superheroes Accounts)
  • WEBSITE: Company name mentioned before & after the event
  • FREE MATCH TICKETS: Two COMPLIMENTARY match tickets (adults)



BREWERS ALL STAR XI (current confirmed names):


Aaron Webster / John McGrath / Darren Stride / Darren Bent / Shaun Harrad / Dale Anderson / Shaun Barker / Lee Williamson / Lloyd Dyer / Danny Holmes / Dan Robinson / Ben Turner / Cleveland Taylor / Jake Buxton / Guy Branston

Justin Richards / Ryan Austin / Chris Palmer / Lee Bell / Michael Simpson / Chris Hall / Marc Goodfellow


SPECIAL GUEST EX-PRO XI (current confirmed names):


  • Des Walker (Nottingham Forest, Sampdoria, Sheffield Wednesday & England International)
  • Jermaine Pennant (Arsenal & Liverpool)
  • Darren Ambrose (Newcastle United, Charlton Athletic, Crystal Palace)
  • Neil Danns (Birmingham City, Crystal Palace, Leicester City)
  • Pablo Mills (Derby County & Rotherham United)
  • David Thompson (Liverpool, Coventry City, Blackburn Rovers)
  • Nathan Ellington (Wigan Athletic, West Bromwich Albion, Watford)
  • Febian Brandy (Manchester United, Swansea City, Walsall)
  • Izale McLeod (Derby County, MK Dons, Charlton Athletic)
  • Deon Burton (Derby County, Brentford, Sheffield Wednesday & Jamaica International)
  • Kemy Agustien (Birmingham City, Swansea City, Brighton & Hove Albion)
  • Ricky Ravenhill (Doncaster Rovers, Notts County, Bradford City)
  • Lee Holmes (Derby County, Southampton, Preston North End, Exeter City)
  • Rob Kozluk (Derby County & Sheffield United)
  • Carl Dickinson (Stoke City, Watford, Port Vale)
  • Dean Howell (Crawley Town & Fleetwood Town)
  • Nick Fenton (Man City, Notts County, Rotherham United)
  • Marvin Robinson (Derby County, Chesterfield, Lincoln City, Oxford United)



  • Facebook Event: click here to keep up to date with the latest event news both on the Pre-Match Fun Day and Charity Game
  • Sam's Superheroes Facebook Page: (click here) to follow our Facebook Page and here our latest news
  • Burton Albion Community Trust Facebook Page: (click here)

MAIN EVENT PARTNER - Raygar Architectural & Engineering Supplies Ltd


A massive thank you to Raygar Architectural and Engineering Supplies Ltd who are the main event partner.