Stuart Beavon joins Burton Albion on loan

A general view of the ground before the FA Cup 1st Round match between Burton Albion and Oxford United at the Pirelli Stadium on November 7, 2010
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Preston North End striker Stuart Beavon joins League Two's Burton Albion on loan for the 2014-15 season.

Burton Albion have announced that Stuart Beavon has joined the League Two side on a season-long loan from Preston North End.

The 30-year-old striker featured in 32 games for Preston last season, scoring three goals.

He told BBC Sport: "This club has what it takes to get promoted.

"Having been involved at Preston in the playoffs last season, I didn't really want to leave League One, but having seen what this club can do I'm really looking forward to joining up with the lads and getting started."

Burton face Oxford United in their opening match of the season on August 16.

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