UK time is: 12:30:05
Vital Login
Social Login

Choose your club

Other Sites

Network Navigation

Vital Partners

'If It's Football, It's Vital'

Hopefully Happier Days

There are likely to be one or two sleepless Burton nights as this week goes on and the play-off semi final second leg meeting with Southend United gets closer.

Last season the Brewers went into the second leg of the league two play-off with Bradford City holding a one-nil lead but a three-one defeat saw Burton edged out three-two on aggregate.

Gary Rowett was in charge last season, however it's memories of previous play-offs that he had been involved with that he has shared thoughts with in the Burton Mail this week. They included back-to-back end of season play-off defeats to Watford and Barnsley when he was with Birmingham City.

What he sees as key to progression this Saturday is approaching the game in the right way, he knows that his side can't just sit back and look to defend their lead but it can't be all out attack it's a case of getting the balance right.

He said: 'What's important now is we can't go down to Roots Hall and hold on and we can't go down there and invite pressure.

'We've still got to go and attack and we've still got to go and play our game.

'Obviously, we've got to be mindful of one or two things they might do and whether we can stop them we'll soon see.'

Will it be more of the same or happier times for Burton and Rowett this weekend do you think?

This site is looking for an editor (at least contributor), so if a fan can offer us a genuine opinion from someone that supports them we would love to share it with the masses!

To find out more
***CLICK HERE***




Use your social login to comment on front page articles. Login using you Facebook, Twitter, Google or LinkedIn accounts and have your say!



Click here to join in the debate on the club forum.

The Journalist

Writer: Site Staff Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Wednesday May 14 2014

Time: 9:58PM

 

Have Your Say

Log in...
with your social network     OR     with your Vital account

Recent Burton Albion Articles

Brewers 1-1 Plymouth Argyle (Monday November 3 2014)

Stevenage Borough 1-0 The Brewers (Tuesday October 28 2014)

Carlisle United 3-4 The Brewers (Thursday October 23 2014)

The Brewers 0-2 Morecambe (Sunday October 19 2014)

Northampton Town 1-2 Brewers (Sunday October 12 2014)

Brewers 0-3 Doncaster Rovers (Wednesday October 8 2014)

Archived Burton Albion Articles

List All Vital Burton Articles
Have your say
Click here to suggest an article
Click here to suggest a poll

League Results (view all)

Latest Results
Morecambe 1 - 2 Burton
Burton 1 - 1 Carlisle
Luton 0 - 1 Burton
Burton 1 - 0 Wycombe
Plymouth 1 - 1 Burton
Burton 1 - 1 Stevenage

League Table (view table)

Team P W D L GD Pts
1. Burton 44 26 10 8 +27 88
2. Shrewsbury 44 26 8 10 +37 86
3. Wycombe 44 22 15 7 +22 81
4. Bury 43 24 7 12 +18 79
5. Southend 43 22 12 9 +16 78
6. Stevenage 44 19 12 13 +9 69
7. Plymouth 44 18 11 15 +15 65

Breaking League News

Arise sir Teddy!
Portsmouth : 21/04/2015 10:35:00
Catlin delighted at significant interest
Portsmouth : 21/04/2015 09:00:00
Pompey assessment - Pompey 0-1 Bury
Portsmouth : 21/04/2015 08:51:01
On this day in history...21st April
Portsmouth : 21/04/2015 08:00:01
Penney Looks For Bury Momentum
Southend : 20/04/2015 19:37:01

Current Site Poll (view all polls)

Burton v Hartlepool?
Suggested By:  Burton Admin
Burton win 41%
Hartlepool win 26%
Draw 33%