Burton Albion

Eton Park Ground, Burton-on-Trent

Founded in 1950, Burton Albion first became league opponents of the Lilywhites in 1966. At that time their home ground was the Eton Park Park Ground in Princess Way. This was their home from 1957 until they moved across the road to the Pirelli Stadium in 2005. Their previous ground had been in Wellington Street.


Southern League Premier (NL 1)

20.8.1966                 Burton Albion 0 - 2 Cambridge City                                                                                                                      Both goals for the Lilywhites were scored on the opening day of the season by Wall, as the Lilywhites visit Burton for the first time as Burton Albion had been promoted to the Southern League Premier for the first time in their history. 

17.12.1966               Cambridge City 1 - 2 Burton Albion                                                                                                           Scorer for the Lilywhites was Stevens.

7.10.1967                 Cambridge City 6 - 3 Burton Albion                                                                                                                      Goals scored for the Lilywhites were by Graham (2), Banson (2), Denton and McGeorge

24.4.1968                 Burton Albion 2 - 1 Cambridge City                                                                                                                The Lilywhites goal was scored b McNally.


Eton Park Ground


Southern Premier (NL 3)

29.8.1987                  Cambridge City 2 - 1 Burton Albion                                                                                                        Scorers for the Lilywhites were Hubbard and Bowes.

6.2.1988                    Burton Albion 1 - 4 Cambridge City                                                                                                                The goals for the Lilywhites were scored by Cullum, Lockhart, Genovese and Daniels.

13.9.1988                  Burton Albion 2 - 2 Cambridge City                                                                                                            Kevin Wilkin and Gary Grogan scored for the Lilywhites.

11.5.1989                   Cambridge City 2 - 1 Burton Albion                                                                                                                    Goals for the Lilywhites came from a penalty by Lockhart and by Kevin Wilkin.

16.12.1989                Burton Albion 1 - 0 Cambridge City

24.5.1990                  Cambridge City 0 - 2 Burton Albion

20.2.1991                  Cambridge City 2 - 1 Burton Albion                                                                                                   Genovese and McLean scored for the Lilywhites.

23.4.1991                  Burton Albion 2 - 0 Cambridge City

1991/92                     Burton Albion 2 - 0 Cambridge City

1991/92                     Cambridge City 1 - 1 Burton Albion

1992/93                     Cambridge City 1 - 0 Burton Albion

1992/93                     Burton Albion 2 - 0 Cambridge City

1993/94                     Burton Albion 1 - 1 Cambridge City

1993/94                     Cambridge City 0 - 0 Burton Albion

1994/95                     Cambridge City 2 - 0 Burton Albion

1994/95                     Burton Albion 0 - 0 Cambridge City

1995/96                     Burton Albion 0 - 0 Cambridge City

1995/96                     Cambridge City 3 - 2 Burton Albion

17.8.1996                  Burton Albion 3 - 3 Cambridge City                                                                                                 Cambridge City team: Kevin Murray, Andy Pincher, David Hercock, Gordon Retallick, Andy Jeffrey, Andy Beattie, Shaun Harrington, Keith Lockhart, Peter Leete, Chris Tovey and Ian Cambridge. Subs used were Paul Coe, Wayne Goddard and Paul Scott. Scorers for City were Pincher, Leete and Tovey

8.2.1997                 Burton Albion 0 - 1 Cambridge City                                                                                                                       Cambridge City team: Piggott, Jeffrey, Lockhart, Beattie, Gawthrop, Cook, Ian Cambridge, Halsall, Harris, Callinan and Comfort. Subs used were Pincher for Jeffrey and Leete for Callinan. Scorer for the Lilywhites was Cambridge in the 17th minute. Alan Comfort, a former England Youth International, who had played in the Football League for QPR, Cambridge United, Leyton Orient and Middlesborough was making his debut for the Lilywhites.

25.10.1997            Burton Albion 1 - 3 Cambridge City                                                                                                                   Cambridge City team: Barber, Pincher, Chattoe, Carter, Gawthrop, Hipperson, Cheetham, Bennett, Harris, Lockhart and Adams. Subs used were Cogger for Cheetham and Rutter for Adams. Scorers for the Lilywhites were Harris and Adams.

13.4.1998              Cambridge City 0 - 1 Burton Albion

1998/99                  Cambridge City 0 - 0 Burton Albion

1998/99                  Burton Albion  4 - 1 Cambridge City

1999/2000             Burton Albion 3 - 0 Cambridge City

1999/2000             Cambridge City 0 - 1 Burton Albion

6.10.2000               Cambridge City 1 - 1 Burton Albion                                                                                                                  The last time the two teams met at Milton Road saw Adam Wilde score for the Lilywhites in the 53rd minute. Their was a crowd of 826.

23.1.2001               Burton Albion 2 - 2 Cambridge City                                                                                                                       Last visit to the Eton Park Ground. The goalscorers for the Lilywhites were Girling in the 11th minute and Kevin Wilkin in the 34th.

The Pirelli Stadium, Burton-on-Trent