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Nigel Clough: Villa are 'such a massive club'

Burton Albion manager Nigel Clough says tonight's opponents, Aston Villa, are "such a massive club".

Burton are currently 19th in the Championship table, while Villa sit 9th.

Clough says his side are looking forward to playing at home.

Former Wolves CEO joins Burton Albion board

Jez Moxey Credit: PA

The former Chief Executive of Wolverhampton Wanderers has joined Burton Albion as a non-executive director.

Jez Moxey currently represents the Championship on the board of the English Football League and represents the EFL on the board of The Football Association.

I'm happy and honoured to have joined Burton Albion and the board and will do whatever I can to assist the club continue its remarkable success story.

– Jez Moxey



England manager opens new Burton football facilities

Gareth Southgate Credit: Steve Clamp/ITV News Central

England manager Gareth Southgate was at the Pirelli Stadium this morning alongside Burton Albion manager Nigel Clough to open new community football facilities.

Money from Premier League and FA grants have gone into providing the new set up.

It includes a 3G artificial grass pitch and changing room pavilion - and it's hoped that it will help boost grass-roots football in Staffordshire.

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