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Walsall Announce Partnership With LNP Sound 

26 Sep 18

LNP Sound have been commercial partners of the club for five years and have now enhanced their relationship to improve the quality of events the club offer at Banks’s Stadium, which is commercially known as ‘Walsall FC The Venue’.


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The Last Time We Met: Accrington Stanley 

26 Sep 18

Ahead of Saturday’s clash were taking a look back at the most recent meeting between the two sides, which was a Carling Cup – First Round match, which took place at the Crown Ground on Tuesday, 11th August 2009, and saw Stanley advance to the…


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Fiery Ferrier Keen to Repay the Faith 

26 Sep 18

London-born Ferrier, who enjoyed youth spells with Arsenal.


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Walsall’s 2018/19 PFA Player Ambassadors Have Been Confirmed 

25 Sep 18

Seven Saddlers players have been named player ambassadors for the 2018/19 season, coordinated by Walsall FC Community Programme and the PFA, the players visit a range of community activities at schools and local projects.


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Charlton Athletic (H): Fixture Rearranged 

25 Sep 18

The clash between the Saddlers and Addicks will now take place on the evening of Tuesday, 6th November, with kick-off scheduled for 7.45pm.


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Morgan Ferrier: Hard Working Saddlers Motivated By Underdog Status 

25 Sep 18

23-year-old Ferrier, who has bagged four goals in ten first-team appearances, is among a growing group of players who have started the season in superb form and believes that the squad is confident in it abilities and goes into games keen to…


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Keates Still Keen to Add Another Player to His Squad 

24 Sep 18

Keates, who saw his Saddlers side return to winning ways as they secured 2-1 victory over Oxford United, admitted that whilst he is happy with the squad at his disposal, there is one player he would still like to bring in.


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Zeli Ismail Named in the ‘Team of the Day’ 

24 Sep 18

24-year-old, Albania-born Ismail, a former loanee who returned to the club on a permanent basis over the summer, scored the scored the Saddlers’ second goal in a 2-1 victory over Oxford United as Dean Keates’ side returned to winning ways.


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Dan Vann Set to Go Back Out on Loan 

24 Sep 18

19-year-old, Solihull-born Dann, who joined Matlock on an initial one-month loan at the end of August, saw his spell cut short as recently-appointed manager Dave Frecklington opted to sign several new players in a bid to halt a terrible start…


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Loan Watch: Sangha & Peters Earn More Match Minutes 

23 Sep 18

Summer signing Slinn is on season-long spell with Rushall Olympic, whilst academy products Cockerill-Mollett, Sangha, and Peters are enjoying short-term stays with AFC Telford United, Ashton United, and Bromsgrove Sporting respectively.


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Audio: Keates Delighted as Walsall Get Back to Winning Ways 

22 Sep 18

Walsall-born Keates, who had seen his side suffer their first league defeat of the season in a 4-1 loss to Doncaster Rovers last weekend, spoke of his pride as goals from summer signings Morgan Ferrier, and Zeli Ismail saw the Saddlers get …


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Match Report: Oxford United 1 Walsall 2 

22 Sep 18

Dean Keates Saddlers arrived at this weekend’s match on the back of last Saturday’s defeat to Doncaster Rovers, Gavin McCann’s side inflicting the first defeat of the season upon the Banks’s Stadium side as they won the clash by four-goals-…


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Youth Alliance: Walsall 1 Preston North End 3 

22 Sep 18

The young Saddlers, who are managed by Graham Biggs, arrived at this morning’s match looking to build upon last weekend’s Alliance Cup draw with Shrewsbury Town, Alfie Bates’ first-half penalty proving enough to secure the first point of the…


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Dean Keates Expects Struggling Oxford to Pose a Threat 

21 Sep 18

The U’s, who are currently managed by Karl Robinson, sit one place above the foot of the table heading into this weekend’s meeting, and have secured victory in just one of their opening eight league games, something they will need to improve…


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Dean Keates ‘Pleased to a Point’ After Reaching Six-Months at the Helm 

20 Sep 18

The manager, who saw his side suffer their first league defeat of the season against Doncaster Rovers last weekend, replaced Jon Whitney on 16th March and has undertaken almost a complete overhaul of the first-team squad and backroom team.


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Staffordshire Senior Cup: Walsall Win on Penalties to Reach Round Two 

19 Sep 18

John Ward’s Walsall Development side went into this evening’s match with something of a young line-up as first-team boss Dean Keates looked to rest his senior side ahead of this weekend’s League One clash with Oxford United.


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Join the Club: Matchday Volunteer Vacancies 

19 Sep 18

A brand new Family Fun Zone is currently under construction in the St Francis Group Community Stand and is expected to open in mid-November, although an official date is not yet confirmed.


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Staffordshire Senior Cup: Walsall to Face Wolves Sporting This Evening 

19 Sep 18

The Saddlers, who are managed by John Ward, haven’t entered the Central League this season but will not be short of action as are hoping to make progress in the Staffordshire, Birmingham, and Walsall Senior Cups along with the Central League…


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Walsall Academy Goalkeeper Trials 

18 Sep 18

The sessions are only for Under-8s to Under-16s (age groups are for season 2018/19).


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Dean Keates to Raise Training Tempo As Busy Schedule Begins to Ease 

18 Sep 18

The Walsall-born boss, who took his side through seven unbeaten league games before they fell to Doncaster, admitted that he and Strength and Conditioning Coach Nick Barnett have been working limit the amount of training the players have to…


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Dan Vann Returns to Walsall as Matlock Town Loan Comes to An End 

18 Sep 18

The Gladiators, who recently saw manager Dave Hoole quit the club following a disastrous start to the season, have found points hard to come by over recent weeks with the side suffering six all-competition defeats in a row and will need to …


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Minutes From September’s Working Party Meeting 

17 Sep 18

The meeting saw several subjects discussed including, amongst others, the Programme Shop, the Supporters’ Trust, the upcoming Fans v Legends game, the facilities at Banks’s Stadium, and much more.


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Nicky Devlin: “We Have All Got to Stick Together” 

17 Sep 18

The Saddlers were defeated by four-goals-to-one in a tense match which saw a series of controversial refereeing decisions frustrate players, club officials and supporters as the strong unbeaten start to the season was brought to an end as goals…


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Dean Keates Insists Saturday’s Teammate Tussle is ‘Done and Dusted’ 

17 Sep 18

Summer signing Ferrier allowed anger and disappointment to get the better of him as, shortly after James Coppinger had put the visitors 3-1 up, he ran the length of the pitch to remonstrate with Leahy, with the pair having to be separated by…


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Loan Watch: Slinn, Cockerill-Mollett, and Sangha All in Action 

16 Sep 18

Summer signing Slinn is on season-long spell with Rushall Olympic, whilst academy products Vann, Cockerill-Mollett, Sangha, and Peters are enjoying short-term stays with Matlock Town, AFC Telford United, Ashton United, and Bromsgrove Sporting…


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Keates Disappointed as Walsall Suffer First League Defeat of the Season 

16 Sep 18

Keates, who had previously led his side through seven League One games without defeat, watched as goals from John Marquis (PEN), Mallik Wilks, James Coppinger, and Matty Blair, cancelled out Morgan Ferrier’s opener to secure all-three points…


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Morgan Ferrier: ‘Move to League Football Made Easier With Quality Teammates’ 

16 Sep 18

Ferrier, who has bagged three goals in nine first-team appearances since joining for an undisclosed fee, went on to praise his teammates for getting him the ball more often, allowing him to limit his wasted runs, adding to his impact in the…


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Audio: Keates Disappointed as Walsall’s Unbeaten Run Comes to an End 

15 Sep 18

The Walsall-born boss, who had seen his side go undefeated during their opening seven league games, spoke of his disappointment as goals from John Marquis, Mallik Wilks, James Coppinger, and Matty Blair, cancelled out Morgan Ferrier’s opener…


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Match Report: Walsall 1 Doncaster Rovers 4 

15 Sep 18

– Walsall captain, George Dobson got the game underway, but it was Doncaster Rovers who saw the first effort on goal, winning a free-kick in the fifth minute which Danny Andrew powered goal-wards from twenty-five yards out, but Liam Roberts…


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Callum Cockerill-Mollett Joins AFC Telford United on One-Month Loan Deal 

15 Sep 18

Leicester-born Cockerill-Mollett is a product of the club’s youth Academy and has risen through the ranks at Banks’s Stadium to sign professional terms in 2016.


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Youth Alliance Cup: Shrewsbury Town 1 Walsall 1 

15 Sep 18

Walsall haven’t been in action for two weeks and went into today’s match hoping to build upon their most recent Youth Alliance outing, which saw them take a point from visitors, Tranmere Rovers.


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Dean Keates: Players Must Give Everything to Reunite the Club With its Fans 

15 Sep 18

The gaffer, who has seen his side go undefeated in the league so far this season, made no secret of his desire to get the people of Walsall to get back behind their football club and insisted that progress has been made but it is still too …


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Walsall FC to Hold Service of Dedication at Banks’s Stadium 

14 Sep 18

The club confirmed that, following dialogue with the Walsall Football Supporters’ Trust, they have produced memorial bricks for eighteen former players, directors and club officials to be placed into the Memorial Wall outside the Main Entrance…


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Keates Has Welcome Selection Headache Heading into Rovers Clash 

14 Sep 18

Keates, who saw his side take a well-deserved point against they Tykes after ditching his favoured 4-4-2 in favour of a combination of 4-1-4-1 and 4-3-3, admits that this is exactly the type of issue all managers crave, and called upon the …


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Connor Johnson Keen to Make the Most of Walsall Opportunity 

13 Sep 18

The Kettering-born centre-back spent a portion of last season on loan with AFC Telford United and has welcomed the chance to test himself at a higher level with the Saddlers, although he knows that he will have to work hard to earn a spot in…


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Dean Keates Praises ‘Eager to Impress’ Josh Gordon 

12 Sep 18

Gordon, who joined the Saddlers from the Foxes on Transfer Deadline Day, has already opened his goalscoring account for the club, and manager Keates believes he has so much more to give, but may need to curb his enthusiasm.


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Jordon Sangha Joins Ashton United on Loan Until January 

12 Sep 18

20-year-old Sangha, who has been at the club for over a decade, has found his first-team opportunities limited so far this season and will no-doubt welcome the opportunity to prove himself in a matchday squad.


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George Dobson ‘Honoured’ to Lead the Saddlers into Battle 

12 Sep 18

Former West Ham United prospect Dobson, who returned to the club last season following a brief spell with Sparta Rotterdam, is firmly established in the Saddlers’ starting line-up but is taking nothing for granted and has committed to do everything…


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Loan Watch: More Match Action For Walsall Duo 

12 Sep 18

Stopper Joe Slinn is in the early stages of a season-long spell with local side Rushall Olympic, whilst academy products Vann, and Peters are enjoying short-term stays with Matlock Town, and Bromsgrove Sporting respectively.


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George Dobson Offers Praise For ‘Valuable’ Connor Ronan 

11 Sep 18

Dobson, who himself has been in fine form over the opening weeks of the season, thinks that Ronan adds something different to the team, with the Wolves prospect willing to do plenty of hold-u play, allowing his temporary teammates to push up…


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Keates Backs Andy Cook to Grow in Confidence Following Substitute Strike 

11 Sep 18

Keates believes that 27-year-old, Bishop Auckland-born Cook, who has seen several goal-scoring opportunities thwarted by a combination of bad luck and superb goalkeeping, will be much more confident after he came off the bench to level the …


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George Dobson Praises Teammates as the Saddlers Grab an Awayday Point 

11 Sep 18

Dobson, who has been captaining the side in the absence of Adam Chambers and Joe Edwards, praised Cook as the striker saw his spot in the starting XI disappear as manager Dean Keates opted to match the Tykes’ formation switching from 4-4-2 …


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Dean Keates Proud of ‘Fearless’ Saddlers 

10 Sep 18

The Walsall-born boss, who switched his side from his favoured 4-4-2 to a 4-3-3 formation as he sought to boost the numbers when going on a counter attack, believes his players ability to adapt and play without fear helped to make all the training…


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Loan Watch: Slinn & Vann in FA Cup Action 

9 Sep 18

Stopper Slinn, who joined the Saddlers on a free transfer from Port Vale over the summer, is with Rushall Olympic, whilst academy products Vann, and Peters are with Matlock Town, and Bromsgrove Sporting respectively.


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Dean Keates: ‘A Point Was the Minimum We Deserved’ 

9 Sep 18

Keates, who has guided his side to an undefeated start to the 2018/19 League One campaign, spoke of his pride as the Saddlers stood firm to hold off the Tykes, before going on to take a well-deserved point via Andy Cook’s 88th minute strike…


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Audio: Dean Keates Satisfied as Walsall & Barnsley Share the Spoils 

8 Sep 18

The manager, who watched as his side continued their unbeaten start to the league campaign with a one-all draw at Oakwell, admitted that he was pleased to see his side bounce back from conceding a lucky goal via a deflection off Jack Fitzwater…


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Match Report: Barnsley 1 Walsall 1 

8 Sep 18

Both the Saddlers and Tykes have started the league season in fine fettle, and find themselves among the form sides in the country, a run which both teams were keen to continue as they met on Saturday afternoon.


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Barnsley Statement: Today’s Match to Go Ahead as Planned 

8 Sep 18

The news comes after a serious incident in Barnsley town centre which saw parts of the South Yorkshire town cordoned off for much of the day, and will lead to an increased Police presence at Oakwell this afternoon.


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Saddlers Captain Adam Chambers Has Surgery on Broken Foot 

8 Sep 18

Sandwell-born Chambers, who joined the club in July 2011, has made well over three-hundred first-team appearances during his time at Banks’s Stadium and has been one of the team’s more consistent performers despite his advancing years.


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Audio: Dean Keates Looks Ahead to Saturday’s Tussle With the Tykes 

7 Sep 18

The manager, who has guided his side to an unbeaten opening to the league season, admitted that the match – which sees two of the league’s in-form sides go head-to-head – will be a tough test, but is pleased with how his team have started the…







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