Praise has been heaped on Burton Albion Football Club for waiving their share of the gate during a thrilling cup tie against Nuneaton Borough, report Coventry Live.

The Brewers’ chairman Ben Robinson agreed to let the ‘Boro keep all of the money taken on the gates during last night’s Birmingham FA Senior Cup match at Liberty Way. It was a gesture that touched the hearts of not only the ‘Boro fans but also the town’s MP, Marcus Jones, who took to Twitter to praise the club.

In a Tweet, the town’s voice in Parliament wrote: “Thank you to @burtonalbionfc chairman Ben Robinson for his decision to encourage Burton fans to tonight’s game at @NuneatonBoroFC, and generously waive the Burton share of the gate receipts.”

The hunt for a new owner or owners continues as the Boro continues to battle against well-documented financial troubles.

It is ground owner, Norman Smurthwaite, who lifted the lid on the dire situation at the club and how a new board needs to be formed before the next National League North meeting on November 1.

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