Burton Albion bow out of the EFL Cup in the second round after a white-wash from the Premier League side.
Burton Albion FC are looking ahead to facing Liverpool in the second round of the EFL Cup after beating Bury 3-2 at the Pirelli Stadium last night.
Two goals in extra time from Stuart Beavon and Calum Butcher against Bury yesterday (10th August), ensured Nigel Clough's side progressed through to the next round.
Thousands of people lined the streets of Burton today to celebrate their football team's historic promotion to the Championship.
Players, coaching staff and the Chairman toured the town in an open top bus to thank the fans and parade the League One runners-up trophy.
Our reporter Phil Brewster was with them.
Thousands of people are expected to line the streets of Burton to celebrate their football team's historic promotion to the Championship.Read the full story ›
Burton Albion fans are being urged to turn out in force and celebrate promotion to the Championship as the team tours the town in an open top bus on Saturday.
The Brewers secured promotion to the Championship on May 8.
In order to give the town a chance to celebrate this historic achievement for the football club, manager Nigel Clough and the first team squad will take an open top bus tour with the League One runners-up trophy.
The bus will leave the Pirelli Stadium at 11am.
The route will be: Pirell Stadium -Derby Road-Station Street-Union Street-New Street-High Street-Wetmore Road-Wharf Road-Hawkins Lane-Pirelli Stadium.
The key vantage points will be New Street, the Market Place, High Street and the Pirelli Stadium. The tour will finish back at the Pirelli Stadium.
Video from Ash Abbey.
Derby County players are among the many congratulating Burton Albion on their historic promotion today to the Championship.
Congratulations to Burton Albion
Up the Brewers, unbelievable...
Best moment in my life!!! What a felling getting promoted to the championship with @burtonalbionfc the fans were incredible!!!
This was the moment the final whistle blew, and the fans let out their relief after a nervous afternoon.
It means they will welcome the likes of Nottingham Forest and Leeds United to the Pirelli Stadium next season.