Select a Team

Prev Game: Sky Bet League 1 Sat 30th Apr

prev game - Burton Albion
team 1 score team 2
Burton Alb 2 - 1 Gillingham

Next Game: Sky Bet League 1 Sun 8th May

next game - Burton Albion
team 1 score team 2
Doncaster 12:30 Burton Alb

Pesch hunting central defender

Last Updated: 19/08/11 5:40pm

  • Share:
Stanton: Injury woe for Brewers

Stanton: Injury woe for Brewers

Sky Bet

    • Retrieving latest Sky Bet odds

Paul Peschisolido is scouring the market for a centre-back due to Burton's defensive injury crisis.

Nathan Stanton requires an operation on his knee, putting him out for months, while on-loan centre-half Tom Parkes suffered a broken ankle in the club's last match against Port Vale.

Ryan Austin, Tony James and veteran club skipper Darren Moore are all available to Peschisolido but Moore's fitness issues leave Burton vulnerable.

"A few days ago I had five centre-halves and I was thinking how strong we looked in that department," Peschisolido told the Burton Mail. "Now we're down to three and two of those aren't what you would call regulars.

"I've really got to pull out all the stops to see if I can get someone in as soon as possible because one more injury or suspension and we'll be in trouble.

"We need cover in the short-term but, looking at the injuries to Stanton and Parkes, I think I've also got to look at a permanent signing."

  • Share:

Most Popular

Features

Loan Watch: Who has impressed?

Loan Watch: Who has impressed?

Man Utd, Crystal Palace and Bournemouth loanees impressed in the Football League last month - watch their best bits.

Best-ever JPT final team?

Best-ever JPT final team?

Adam Lallana, Ben Foster, Tim Cahill...Who are the best players to have played in a Johnstone's Paint Trophy final?

Coventry's comeback?

Coventry's comeback?

Coventry chief Chris Anderson tells us about his ambitions for the club - on and off the pitch.