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More Boxing Day football fixtures called off

Burton Albion's game away at Bradford City has also been called off today because of heavy rain in the North leading to a waterlogged pitch.

The club say a new date will be rearranged for this fixture.


Burton Albion allow QPR to interview Hasselbaink

Jimmy Floyd Hasselbaink has enjoyed a lot of success at Burton Albion Credit: Stephen Pond / PA Wire/Press Association Images

Burton Albion have given permission for Queens Park Rangers to interview their manager.

Jimmy Floyd Hasselbaink has been at the Pirelli Stadium for a year and won League Two with the Brewers last season.

Burton are currently top of League One after victory last night.

Championship club QPR are searching for a permanent manager after sacking Chris Ramsey.


New Burton Albion signing looking to give '100 percent' to the club

Burton Albion signing Timmy Thiele has spoken about his excitement at joining the club on a one year contract.

I’m happy to be here and I would like to give 100 per cent and I hope I can help the team."

“In England you play good football, very fast and it’s a good fight. I’m a fast player and I hope I can make a good contribution."

– Timmy Thiele

The German striker joins the Brewers from the reserve team of Bundesliga side Borussia Dortmund and believes he can make a valuable contribution to the team.

I can shoot with both feet and I can also play on the right or left side, wherever I’m needed.”

“I’m happy to be here and I would like to give 100 per cent and I hope I can help the team. The team has already been great with me."

– Timmy Thiele

Burton Albion staff 'friendliest' in Football League

Burton Albion celebrating promotion to League One Credit: Dave Howarth/PA Wire

Staff at Burton Albion Football Club have been voted the friendliest in the Football League.

The Brewers have also won the Football League’s Family Excellence Award for 2015 for the fifth time in six years.

The club celebrated the League Two title last weekend.

We are delighted to win this award for the fifth time and it demonstrates our commitment to young supporters and families.

We’ve always tried to maintain affordable pricing for all of our supporters. This award is testament to our overall matchday experience for families.

– Chairman Ben Robinson
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