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Central League: Hartlepool United 1 Walsall 5 

24 Apr 18

Ahead of this afternoon’s match John Ward’s mid-table Saddlers were most recently in action last week in a clash which saw a strong side defeat Grimsby Town by one-goal-to-nil as Ben Kendrick was on hand to give his side the lead mid-way through…


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Fleetwood Town (A): Over 1,000 Saddlers Fans Will Make the Trip 

24 Apr 18

The Saddlers will take just over 1,000 fans to Fleetwood’s Highbury Stadium as Dean Keates looks to steer his home side away from danger following a disappointing 2017/18 campaign which has seen the team struggle to find consistent form.


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Northampton Town to Bring Over 1,400 Fans to Walsall This Weekend 

24 Apr 18

Northampton arrive at this weekend’s match in twenty-second position, two points below the Saddlers and in dire need of a positive result as they look set to drop out of the third tier, despite adding plenty of strength to their squad during…


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Adam Chambers: “There is No Room For Excuses” 

24 Apr 18

Chambers, who – if selected – will be making his forty-sixth appearance of the season as the Saddlers take on the Cobblers this weekend, admitted that the team can’t feel sorry for themselves as they head into their final three games in search…


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Dean Keates: “It’s Still in Our Hands” 

23 Apr 18

The Saddlers are now one-point above the relegation zone and with just three games remaining are in desperate need of points and, with Oldham Athletic and Rochdale in action tomorrow, could find themselves in the bottom four before they return…


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Audio: Keates Frustrated as Walsall Slip to Narrow Defeat 

21 Apr 18

The Saddlers slipped to defeat thanks to Ryan Yates’ second-half header.


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Match Report: Scunthorpe United 1 Walsall 0 

21 Apr 18

The Saddlers were in desperate need of three points heading into this afternoon’s clash with the Play-Off placed Iron, especially with the match coming off the back of a disappointing defeat to AFC Wimbledon, which saw Dean Keates’s side concede…


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Youth Alliance: Walsall 5 Shrewsbury Town 0 

21 Apr 18

Graham Biggs’ Saddlers arrived at this morning’s match on the back of an encouraging victory over mid-table Preston North End, as goals from Dylan Parker and Ethan Freemantle saw the youngsters secure three much-needed points after a spell …


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Dean Keates: Consistency the Key to Saddlers Survival 

21 Apr 18

Walsall-born Keates, who is set to take charge of just his sixth game as Saddlers boss, believes that the club has what it takes to beat the drop but will need to quickly find form as they have just four games remaining.


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Jon Guthrie: “We’ve Shown on Our Day We Can Compete With Anyone” 

20 Apr 18

25-year-old Guthrie, who joined the Saddlers last summer after five seasons with Crewe Alexandra, insisted that the team must take confidence from that result as they restricted their opponents to just one shot on target and could’ve won by…


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Jack Fitzwater Fighting Fit Ahead of Scunthorpe United Clash 

19 Apr 18

20-year-old Fitzwater, who has bagged two goals in his last two Saddlers appearances, has played twelve games since joining the club on a temporary basis in January and is quickly establishing himself as a first choice centre back.


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Dean Keates Doesn’t Want to Dwell on Defeat 

19 Apr 18

Keates, who is set to take charge of his sixth game as Saddlers manager, insisted that this is not the time to pick on individuals as everyone knows what went wrong and it is now up to them to make things right.


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Luke Leahy Working Hard to Keep His Place in Walsall’s Starting Line-Up 

18 Apr 18

25-year-old, Coventry-born defender has amassed twelve assists over the course of the season and quickly established himself as the club’s first-choice left-back, but he insists he must continue to work hard if he is to retain a place in the…


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Winter Break ‘Agreed in Principle’ For 2020 

18 Apr 18

The Football Association council were briefed on Wednesday afternoon and given updates on the progress of talks which were prompted by FA chief executive Martin Glenn almost two years earlier, and if agreed, one round of Premier League matches…


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Erhun Oztumer Named in PFA’s League One Team of the Year 

18 Apr 18

Erhun is joined in the side by Shrewsbury Town goalkeeper Dean Henderson, Peterborough United striker Jack Marriott and four players from both Wigan Athletic and Blackburn Rovers as Dan Burn and Nathan Byrne, Nick Powell and Will Grigg are …


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Central League: Walsall 1 Grimsby Town 0 

17 Apr 18

John Ward’s side, who haven’t been in action since they were thrashed six-nil by Mansfield Town in late March, arrived at this match sat in mid table having won just three of their ten Central League fixtures and were keen to leapfrog the Mariners…


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Northampton Town (H): Walsall Announce Two Ticket Offers 

17 Apr 18

News, released via the club’s official website – Saddlers.


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George Dobson: Walsall Must Give Everything to Avoid the Drop 

16 Apr 18

George, who has made seventeen first-team appearances since returning to the club on a permanent basis in January, admitted that he and his teammates are disappointed as they failed to build upon their strong half-time position, but insisted…


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Dean Keates: “It Just Was Not Good Enough” 

16 Apr 18

The manager, who had guided his side to a comfortable two-nil half-time lead, insisted that the players must now be brave as they head to Glanford Park in desperate need of three points as the battle for survival looks to be heading towards…


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Audio: Keates Frustrated, Angry and Upset Following Dons Defeat 

14 Apr 18

The manager, who took his side into the match on the back of a midweek draw with Oldham Athletic, and admitted to being frustrated, angry and upset as his side allowed the visiting Dons to control much of the second-half as they bagged three…


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Match Report: Walsall 2 AFC Wimbledon 3 

14 Apr 18

Dean Keates’ side arrived at the match on the back of Wednesday evening’s draw with fellow strugglers Oldham Athletic with the Saddlers looking secure all three points and to edge further away from the relegation zone.


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Youth Alliance: Walsall 2 Preston North End 0 

14 Apr 18

Graham Biggs’ Saddlers have had a season to forget and arrived at this morning’s match just one place above bottom-of-the-table Morecambe.


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Dean Keates Pleased With Walsall’s Disciplined Defence 

14 Apr 18

39-year-old Keates, who was appointed following the dismissal of Jon Whitney, has seen his side conceded just two goals in three games and keep an all-too-rare clean sheet along the way.


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Jack Fitzwater: Walsall Have the Quality to Move Away From Danger 

13 Apr 18

Jack, who bagged the second goal of his loan spell during the midweek draw with Oldham Athletic, insisted that if the Saddlers continue to take points from the sides below them then they’ll be able to move further away from the drop zone
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Audio: Dean Keates – “A Point Was Fair For Both Teams” 

12 Apr 18

The manager, who had seen his side secure a fourth point from two games, admitted that a point apiece was probably a fair result as both the Saddlers and Latics look to move away from the relegation dogfight.


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Match Report: Oldham Athletic 1 Walsall 1 

11 Apr 18

Dean Keates’ Saddlers arrived at the match on the back of Saturday afternoon’s narrow victory over all-but relegated Bury and were keen to grab their second win on the bounce as they look to move further away from the relegation zone.


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Dean Keates Expecting Oldham to Provide a Tough Test 

11 Apr 18

The manager, who will be without vice-captain Joe Edwards (knee) and on-loan Arsenal defender Krystian Bielik (hamstring), has an otherwise fully-fit squad to select from and is expecting the Latics to provide a tough test as both sides look…


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Liam Roberts: Confidence is Key Heading into Oldham Clash 

11 Apr 18

Walsall-born Roberts, who has made twenty-three first-team appearances so far this season, believes that although the overall performance wasn’t a bad one the three points are all that matters.


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Justin Shaibu: “I Love it Here” 

11 Apr 18

20-year-old Shaibu, who has made eleven first-team appearances since joining the club in late January, is keen to score as many goals and learn as much as he can before his temporary stay comes to an end.


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Richie Wellens: Walsall Clash is the Biggest of the Season 

10 Apr 18

Wednesday evening’s meeting will give both sides a chance to improve their hopes of survival as the 18th placed Saddlers take on Oldham.


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Dean Keates: Oldham Game is Now the Biggest of the Season 

10 Apr 18

The manager, who aside from Saturday’s Alan Thompson own-goal, is yet to see his side hit the back of the net, admitted that along with last weekend’s clash with the Shakers, the upcoming games are probably his side’s best chance to pick up…


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Youth Alliance: Rochdale 2 Walsall 0 

10 Apr 18

Graham Biggs’ side haven’t had the best of Alliance campaigns and arrived at this afternoon’s match on the back of a narrow defeat to Tranmere Rovers, as the ‘Super Whites’ secured victory by one goal to nil last Friday afternoon.


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Video: Joe Edwards Talks Recovery, Lunch With George Dobson & More 

9 Apr 18

The midfield man, who will miss the rest of the season, is out-of-contract in the summer and despite his fan-favourite status is widely expected to be among the players likely to depart Banks’s Stadium during the summer with manager Dean Keates…


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Dean Keates Delighted as Walsall Grind Out Much-Needed Win 

9 Apr 18

The manager, who secured his first win as Saddlers manager thanks to an Alan Thompson own-goal, admitted that his team have been under plenty of pressure after failing to score a single goal in their four previous outings.


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AUDIO: Dean Keates Pleased to Secure First Win as Walsall Manager 

7 Apr 18

The manager, who had just witnessed his side scrape a one-nil victory over all-but relegated strugglers Bury thanks to an eighty-ninth minute Adam Thompson own-goal, insisted that he’s not too concerned about performances as it’s the result…


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Match Report: Walsall 1 Bury 0 

7 Apr 18

Walsall arrived at this afternoon’s match on the back of four consecutive defeats, with the Bescot Stadium side failing to register a single goal in those outings.


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Keates Keen to Get More Out of Flo Cuvelier 

7 Apr 18

Flo started last weekend’s defeat to Portsmouth but has made just seventeen first-team appearances during another injury-hit spell, however Keates believes the former Portsmouth and Stoke City youth product still has a part to play.


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Dean Keates: “We Need to Stop the Rot” 

6 Apr 18

With the Saddlers heading into this match just two points above the drop zone while enduring a four game losing streak, the stakes are high if Keates’ team are to ultimately remain in the third tier of the English football pyramid.


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News From the Latest Walsall Supporters Working Party Meeting 

6 Apr 18

There were several topics on the schedule including the Supporters’ Trust’s recent application to have the club’sBanks’s Stadium designated as an Asset of Community Value (ACV) along with news from the Disabled Supporters’ Association.


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Luke Leahy: “We Need to Start Putting Things Right” 

6 Apr 18

25-year-old Leahy, who has made forty-five first-team appearances since he joined the club on a free transfer from Falkirk last summer, admitted that the season has been a poor one but there is still time to pull it round and secure safety …


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UEFA Under-17 Championship: England to Face Italy at Banks’s Stadium 

5 Apr 18

Steve Cooper’s England Under-17s have been drawn in Group A for this summer’s UEFA European Under-17s Championship which will take place at various stadiums across England between Friday, 4th and Sunday 20th May.


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Dan O’Sullivan Among LFE’s Goal of the Month Nominees 

5 Apr 18

Dan, who currently plys his trade for Graham Biggs’ Walsall Under-18s, is nominated for his stunning strike during the young Saddlers six-nil demolition of Tranmere Rovers, which took place at Ray Hall Lane in early March.


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Dean Keates: “We Need Everyone to Get Behind Us” 

5 Apr 18

Keates, who will be taking charge of his second game as Walsall boss as they take on the struggling Shakers, channeled his inner Jon Whitney and asked everyone to ‘pull together’ as the team look to secure a place in the 2018/19 running of …


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Flo Cuvelier: ‘First-Class’ Keates Has Walsall Buzzing 

4 Apr 18

Cuvelier, who has made seventeen first-team appearances during another injury-hit campaign, said that the former Saddler has made training sessions fun but is still able to get his message across.


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Figures Reveal Walsall Spent Over £40,000 in Agents Fees 

3 Apr 18

The figures also reveal that Sky Bet League One clubs spent around £3,500,000 during the same period with title-chasingBlackburn Rovers topping the table with a total spend of £764,024.


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Bradford City (A): Match Rearranged 

3 Apr 18

The match was one of many which fell victim to the weather as referee Carl Boyeson decided that, due to heavy overnight rain and a snowstorm which had hit the region over the moning, the pitch at the Bantams’ Valley Parade was unplayable.


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Devlin Admits to Pompey Error But Insists Confidence is Still High 

3 Apr 18

Devlin, who has made thirty first-team appearances since joining the club from Ayr United on a free transfer last summer, went on to admit that he was at fault for the goal that saw Portsmouth secure the win on Saturday afternoon.


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Sky Bet League One: Monday, 2nd April 2018 

2 Apr 18

Several of the teams also battling against relegation were in action on Easter Monday, with the likes of MK Dons, Northampton Town and Oldham Athletic all looking to steal a march on Keates’ struggling side.


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Dean Keates Given the Gift of Time as Bantams Clash is Postponed 

2 Apr 18

Dean, who is yet to register a win as Saddlers manager, admitted that he’d have liked to get the game played but will be better prepared for next weekend’s clash with bottom-of-the-table Bury as his side continue the fight for survival.


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Bradford City (A): Match Postponed 

2 Apr 18

Walsall will have to wait ’till next weekend’s clash with Bury if they are to register their first points under recently-appointed manager Dean Keates as the playing surface at Valley Parade has failed inspection.







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