Port Vale’s assistant manager Mark Grew has declared a home tie Vs Walsall is the best draw they could have had. Continue reading
Walsall’s out of contract right back Ben Purkiss has revealed he will happily sign another deal at The Bank’s Stadium Continue reading
There is a north / south split in the Capital One Cup again this season with the two sections divided into seeds and non-seeds. Following Walsall’s fine league form of 2013 this has elevated us into the seeding part of the draw which will pair us against one of: Accrington Stanley, Last season’s cup finalists Bradford City, Burton Albion, Bury, Carlisle United, Chesterfield, Fleetwood Town, Hartlepool United, Mansfield Town, Morecambe, Oldham Athletic, Port Vale, Preston North End, Rochdale, Rotherham United, Scunthorpe United, Shrewsbury Town or York City. Continue reading
The forward left Walsall and chose The Cottagers after trials at Manchester United and Liverpool. Continue reading
Ryan McGivern looks poised to join Hibernian on a permanent deal after a successful loan spell from Manchester City. Continue reading
May 30th, 1988 went down as a great day in the history of Walsall Football Club as the team won the Third Division Play Off Replay with an emphatic 4-0 win against Bristol City at Fellows Park before a crowd of 13,007 on a Bank Holiday Monday.
Following their Play Off Semi Final success against Notts County, Walsall faced Bristol City in the Final. The away leg was at Ashton Gate on May 25th. The Saddlers produced a tremendous team effort to record a fully-deserved 3-1 win on the night to give themselves an excellent chance of gaining promotion to the Second Division. Continue reading
Airbus UK Broughton have made former Crewe Alexandra, Burnley, Walsall and Motherwell winger Steve Jones their first summer signing. Continue reading
Former Walsall forward Troy Deeney had defended Watford’s friendly with Malaga ahead of the Championship play-off final. Continue reading
Jimmy Walker has agreed a new deal to stay on as Peterborough United’s Goalkeeping Coach. Continue reading
Jake Jones looks set to become the first released Saddler to get himself fixed up with a club for next season. Continue reading
Former Saddlers striker Jabo Ibehre took the night’s big award at Colchester United’s End of Season Awards Dinner on Tuesday night. Continue reading
Shrewsbury Graham Turner has released two former Walsall players in his end of season squad re-shuffle. Continue reading
At Walsall’s End of Season Awards dinner on Sunday night, to mark the club’s 125 year anniversary there was a special award on the evening for the Greatest Goal.
Walsall players will be disappointed that not one of our stars have been named in the PFA League One Team of the Season. Voted for by their fellow pro’s there was no mention of a side who have stormed up the League One table leaving behind a relegation battle in December to just missing out on the play-offs in late April. Continue reading
At Sunday evening’s end of season awards dinner, it was Northern Ireland international Will Grigg who walked away with the biggest gongs of the night. Continue reading
Walsall Web Fans looks back at four last games of the season which were full of drama and had an impact on our future years. The most heartbreaking must surely be the sequence of events against Charlton Athletic in the 1962-3 season. Walsall needed to avoid defeat to stay in the Second Division. The opening half was scoreless with Saddlers looking comfortable enough. At half time the heavens opened and the torrential rain was so bad that the game had to be abandoned to the disappointment of the 18,820 fans at a very soggy Fellows Park who could believe what they had just witnessed when seemingly half way to safety.
Walsall Web Fans looks back to a special Centenary Year Celebration Game between Walsall and Manchester United which took place on April 22nd,1988, as part of the club’s year of special events to acknowledge this milestone. Alex Ferguson was just 18 months into his long Old Trafford career in the hot seat and fielded quite a powerful line up of international players to represent his club for this prestigious frendly game including Bryan Robson, Steve Bruce, Paul Mc Grath, Gordon Strachen and Norman Whiteside. Walsall’s team was also virtually full strength and was an opportunity for their own international striker David Kelly to show what he could do against quality defenders. Continue reading
Walsall have announced the first pre-season fixtures for the summer. Continue reading
Walsall manager Dean Smith has issued Fabian Brandy with some sound advice ahead of his contract expiry at Walsall over the summer. Continue reading