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Question Time: Burton Albion

Learn a little about Tuesday's opponents.

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With the games already coming thick and fast, Bolton Wanderers come up against League One's Burton Albion in the Capital One Cup tomorrow. As such, we've spoken to Burton fan Josh Brewer, so we can learn a little bit about Tuesday's opponents.

1) What's the story of your promotion to League One?

Well, we started off as little old Burton Albion, who then decided to build a bigger stadium. Then a cup tie against Manchester United followed, so we were able to pay off the debt from building the new ground using the money we earned from that match. Ever since then it's been success after success, and we've done it the right way.

2) How is Jimmy Floyd Hasselbank as a manager?

It's early days into his management career, so it's too early to say much, but winning the league is obviously a huge achievement. People always mention the job Rowett's done, and that has to be noted, but I don't believe we'd have got promoted if there was not a change in management.

3) You won your first game in League One, how did that feel?

It was great and slightly unexpected considering the players Scunthorpe have and the money they've spent. We're a small fish in a big pond this year, so any and all wins will no doubt feel amazing.

4) How do you think the season will go for you, another promotion? Back down to League Two?

We're lucky in a sense, because League One is the weakest it's been some time this season. I think we'll finish in mid-table but could push for the Play-offs if we make the Pirelli Stadium a fortress.

5) So who are your best players? I must admit, I know nothing about Burton.

Stuart Beavon and John Mousinho were our best two players last season. However we've made some good signings this summer too, such as Mark Duffy on loan From Birmingham City and also Zeli Ismail from Wolverhampton Wanderers, who made a huge impact when we had him last season and is destined to go far in football.

6) Will Hasselbank rotate his team a bit on Tuesday or can we expect your strongest XI?

I'd expect us to make a lot of changes, our number one goalkeeper was suspended on Saturday, as he got sent off on the last day of last season, so I imagine he and all the substitutes will start the game and a few of the starters from Saturday will be given a rest.

7) What type of football can Bolton expect from Albion?

It all depends on who we play, Beavon is a hard worker and we like to pass it through to him, but Thiele could start who's a totally different player. If he does, then we'd probably play more direct with long ball up to him.

8) This may sound a little condescending, as I only support little old Bolton, but does this game mean a lot to Burton fans as you're playing a side who were alright once? Will there be a big away crowd?

It probably doesn't mean as much as it would have done a few years ago, but it's still a big tie for us. Many of our fans would never have been to the Macron Stadium before, so it's another new ground for most and after a decent cup run last season we'll be hoping for the same again.

9) Are there any Bolton players you're worried about going into the game?

I don't know an awful lot about the majority of the Bolton squad, but you've obviously got a lot of players that have played at a higher level. I'd expect Emile Heskey, if he plays, to cause us a few problems as we're not used to coming up against players of his caliber very often.

10) Finally, what's your score prediction for the tie?

1-1 after 90 minutes, but no idea what will happen after that, it could go either way.

We thank Josh for his time and ask you to follow him on Twitter @_JoshBrewer.