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EFL | Clubs Indicate Support for Early Closure of Transfer Window 

21 Sep 17

The EFL have released a statement confirming that clubs have indicated they would be in favour of an earlier closure of the transfer window from next season onwards.


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IN BRIEF | Whitney Looks Ahead to Kassam Stadium Clash 

21 Sep 17

Walsall manager Jon Whitney has briefly spoken to club journalists ahead of Saturday afternoon’s League One clash with Oxford United, and insisted that Pep Clotet’s side, who sit four places and three points above the Saddlers, will pose a …


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AUDIO | Cutler – “We Were Excellent From Start to Finish” 

19 Sep 17

Walsall coach Neil Cutler spoke to BBC WM 95.6following Tuesday evening’s Checkatrade Trophy – Northern Group E victory over West Bromwich Albion’s Under-21s, and has discussed his delight as the rotated side earned a comfortable win.


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Checkatrade Trophy | Walsall Win Against Weakened West Brom 

19 Sep 17

Jon Whitney’s Walsall were back in action on Tuesday evening as they played host to West Bromwich Albion’s Under-21s in the opening group game of this season’s Checkatrade Trophy competition.


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Walsall Duo Named in the Team of the Day 

18 Sep 17

Walsall duo Shaun Donnellan, who is on-loan from West Bromwich Albion, and Erhun Oztumer have been named in the Football League Paper’s League One ‘Team of the Day’ following their solid performances against Peterborough United on Saturday …


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Callum Cockerill-Mollett Set For a Spell on the Sidelines 

18 Sep 17

Walsall manager Jon Whitney has revealed that young defender Callum Cockerill-Mollett is set for a spell on the sidelines after injuring his knee while on international duty with the Republic of Ireland’s under-19s a couple of weeks ago
Jon…


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Whitney Praise for Versatile Erhun Oztumer 

18 Sep 17

Walsall manager Jon Whitney has spoken to the press following Saturday afternoon’s League One draw with Peterborough United, and praised Erhun Oztumer, who bagged his fourth goal of the season as the Saddlers took on his former side.


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AUDIO | Whitney Pleased as Walsall Secure a Point Against the Posh 

16 Sep 17

Walsall manager Jon Whitney spoke to BBC WM 95.6following Saturday afternoon’s League One draw with high-flying Peterborough United, and insisted that his team deserved the point as they bounced back from their midweek defeat to Rotherham.


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MATCH REPORT | Walsall 1 Peterborough United 1 

16 Sep 17

The Saddlers returned to League One action on Saturday afternoon as they took on Peterborough United at Banks’s Stadium.


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Joe Edwards Doesn’t Want to Dwell on Defeat 

16 Sep 17

Walsall vice captain Joe Edwards has spoken ahead of this afternoon’s League One clash with Peterborough United, and has discussed how he has learned to deal with defeat, not allowing it to play on his mind.


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Jon Whitney – “Our Pride Has Been Dented But We Have a Chance to Put it Right” 

15 Sep 17

Saddlers manager Jon Whitney has spoken ahead of Saturday afternoon’s League One clash with Peterborough United, and has insisted that he and his team have looked back at the midweek defeat to Rotherham United and are determined to right the…


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Adam Chambers – ‘We Know We Have to Respond’ 

15 Sep 17

Walsall captain Adam Chambers has spoken ahead of Saturday’s League One clash with Peterborough United and insisted that he and his teammates know that they have to respond to the midweek defeat to Rotherham United.


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Walsall Through to Round Two of the Birmingham Senior Cup 

13 Sep 17

On Tuesday evening John Ward’s Walsall Development side travelled to the Sports Ground in Stourbridge to take on Lye Town in Round One of this season’s Birmingham Senior Cup.


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AUDIO | Whitney – “That Can’t Be Allowed to Happen” 

13 Sep 17

Jon Whitney spoke to BBC WMfollowing Tuesday evening’s disappointing defeat to Rotherham United, and admitted that his team simply didn’t compete, before apologising to Saddlers supporters, insisting that there is no excuse for the result.


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MATCH REPORT | Rotherham United 5 Walsall 1 

12 Sep 17

On Tuesday evening Jon Whitney’s Saddlers returned to action as they travelled North to the AESSEAL New York Stadium where they took on Rotherham United.


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Wilson Determined to Get Back to Winning Ways 

12 Sep 17

On-loan Sheffield United defender James Wilson has spoken ahead of this evening’s League One clash with Rotherham United, and has backed the Saddlers to bounce back from last weekend’s defeat to Bristol Rovers.


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EFL and Sky Sports Agree new Five-Season Broadcasting Deal 

12 Sep 17

The EFL has successfully concluded negotiations with Sky Sports for live domestic broadcasting rights in a deal that will run for a further five seasons from 2019/2020.


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Whitney Remains Confident as Walsall’s Poor Away Form Continues 

11 Sep 17

Walsall boss Jon Whitney has spoken following Saturday’s League One defeat to Bristol Rovers, which saw the Saddlers continue a streak which sees them winless on the road in 2017, and has backed his side to get back to winning ways very soon…


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Bristol Rovers Supporters Ejected Following Reports of Racial Abuse 

10 Sep 17

Following Saturday’s League One clash between Bristol Rovers and Walsall, which saw the Saddlers slip to a late defeat as Ollie Clarke’s 86th minute strike secured all three points for his side, Pirates Safety Officer Dave Parker has released…


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AUDIO | Whitney – “I Thought We Were the Better Team” 

9 Sep 17

Jon Whitney spoke to BBC WM Sport following Saturday afternoon’s League One defeat to Bristol Rovers, and admitted that he was disappointed with the result but happy with the performance, insisting that his side was the better of the two.


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MATCH REPORT | Bristol Rovers 2 Walsall 1 

9 Sep 17

On Saturday afternoon Jon Whitney’s Walsall journeyed South to the Memorial Stadium where they took on Bristol Rovers in their latest League One fixture of the season.


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YOUTH ALLIANCE | Walsall Face Carlisle United Later Today 

9 Sep 17

Graham Biggs and his Walsall Under-18s side are back in Youth Alliance action this weekend as they travel North to take on Carlisle United.


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Donnellan Happy to Bide His Time 

8 Sep 17

On-loan West Brom defender Shaun Donnellan has spoken ahead of Saturday’s League One clash with Bristol Rovers and has praised his temporary teammates for their performance against Plymouth Argyle.


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Whitney Happy to Have a Selection Headache 

7 Sep 17

Saddlers boss Jon Whitney has spoken ahead of Saturday’s League One clash with Bristol Rovers, and discussed the selection headache which he has when it comes to picking his attacking players as he has Simeon Jackson, Amadou Bakayoko, Tyler…


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Whitney Praise for ‘Outstanding’ Kory Roberts 

6 Sep 17

Walsall manager Jon Whitney has spoken to the local press and praised young central defender Kory Roberts, who impressed during the Saddlers League One victory over Plymouth Argyle last weekend, insisting the Birmingham-born defender has what…


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Leahy Happy With Plymouth Performance – Praise for Dan Agyei 

5 Sep 17

Walsall wing-back Luke Leahy has spoken to the local press following last weekend’s League One victory over Plymouth Argyle, and has discussed the level of belief currently doing the rounds at Fortress Bescot.


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CENTRAL LEAGUE | Walsall 0 Port Vale 3 

5 Sep 17

On Tuesday afternoon, John Ward’s Walsall Development side played host to Port Vale in the opening Central League fixture of the season.


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Whitney’s Walsall Has Goals ‘All Over the Pitch’ 

5 Sep 17

Walsall manager Jon Whitney has spoken to the local press and admitted that he is pleased with the number of attacking options currently at his disposal following a promising conclusion to the Summer Transfer Window.


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Luke Leahy Happy to Be Proving the Doubters Wrong 

5 Sep 17

Walsall wing-back Luke Leahy, who has registered two goals and three assists since arriving from Falkirk over the summer, has spoken to the local press and insisted that he always knew that he was good enough to play at this level, and is enjoying…


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Walsall Open Their Central League Campaign Later Today 

5 Sep 17

John Ward’s Walsall Development side begin their 2017/18 Central League campaign at home to Port Vale later today.


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Daniel Agyei Named in the Football League Paper’s Team of the Day 

4 Sep 17

Walsall’s on-loan Burnley forward Daniel Agyei has been named in the Football League Paper’s League One ‘Team of the Day’ following his goalscoring debut against Plymouth Argyle on Saturday afternoon.


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YOUTH ALLIANCE | Biggs Disappointed as Wigan Ease to Victory 

4 Sep 17

Saddlers Academy Manager Graham Biggs has spoken to club journalists following Saturday’s Youth Alliance defeat to Wigan Athletic, which saw Joe Willis grab a consolation goal as the Latics ran out comfortable winners, and has admitted that…


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Dan Agyei – Whitney Call Convinced Me to Join the Saddlers 

4 Sep 17

On-loan Burnley forward Daniel Agyei, who made a goalscoring debut after joining the club on Transfer Deadline Day, has spoken to the local press and revealed that an eleventh hour phone call from Jon Whitney convinced him to turn down other…


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Daniel Agyei Makes a Goalscoring Debut 

2 Sep 17

Walsall’s on-loan Burnley forward Daniel Agyei, who joined the club on Transfer Deadline Day, marked his Saddlers debut with a goal as they took on Plymouth Argyle at Banks’s Stadium on Saturday afternoon.


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AUDIO | Whitney Pleased With Creative Saddlers 

2 Sep 17

Walsall manager Jon Whitney spoke to BBC WM Sport following Saturday afternoon’s League One victory over Plymouth Argyle, and praised his side as they secured their second victory of the season.


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MATCH REPORT | Walsall 2 Plymouth Argyle 1 

2 Sep 17

Walsall were back in action on Saturday afternoon as they took on Plymouth Argyle at Banks’s Stadium.


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Edwards – “We Want to Make the Banks’s a Fortress” 

2 Sep 17

Walsall vice-captain Joe Edwards has spoken to club journalists ahead of this afternoon’s League One clash with Plymouth Argyle and discussed his desire to make the Banks’s Stadium a fortress, before calling upon Saddlers fans to cheer them…


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Youth Alliance – Wigan Athletic Next Up for Biggs’ Boys 

2 Sep 17

Following last weekend’s Youth Alliance Cup defeat to Shrewsbury Town, Walsall Under-18s return to League action this weekend as they play host to Wigan Athletic at Ray Hall Lane.


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International Saddlers – Tyler Roberts Scores as Wales Ease to Victory 

1 Sep 17

Walsall’s on-loan West Brom striker Tyler Roberts was named among the starting XI as Wales Under-21s took on Switzerland Under-21s in their openingUEFA European Under-21 Championship qualifier on Friday evening.


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Plymouth Argyle (H) – Pilgrims Boss Looks Ahead to Banks’s Stadium Clash 

1 Sep 17

Plymouth Argyle manager Derek Adams has spoken to the press ahead of Saturday afternoon’s Sky Bet League One clash between Walsall and the Pilgrims, and described the Saddlers as a ‘top side’.


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Whitney Explains Why Saturday’s Match Goes Ahead 

1 Sep 17

Walsall manager Jon Whitney has spoken to club journalists ahead of Saturday’s League One clash with Plymouth Argyle, and discussed his reasons for going ahead with the game despite having several first-teamers called up for international duty…


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Deadline Day – Ismail Delighted to Join the Saddlers 

31 Aug 17

Following the news that he’d joined the Saddlers on a six-month loan deal, Bury winger Zeli Ismail has spoken to club journalists and discussed excitement as he joins a club which he has always admired.


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Deadline Day – Bury Winger Joins on Loan 

31 Aug 17

Walsall Football Club have completed the Deadline Day signing of 23-year-old Bury winger Zeli Ismail, who joins the club on a six-month loan deal.


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Deadline Day – Whitney Pleased as Agyei Saddles Up 

31 Aug 17

Following the news that 20-year-old Burnley forward Daniel Agyei had joined on a six-month loan deal, Walsall manager Jon Whitney has spoken to club journalists and welcomed him to the club.


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Deadline Day – Walsall Sign Burnley Forward on Six-Month Loan 

31 Aug 17

Walsall Football Club have completed the Deadline Day signing of Daniel Agyei, who joins the club on a six-month loan from Premier League outfit Burnley.


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O’Connor Thanks the Fans Following Deadline Day Release 

31 Aug 17

Following the news that he had agreed to have his Walsall contract terminated by mutual consent, central defender James O’Connor spoke to club journalists and thanked Saddlers fans for their support during his time with the club.


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Deadline Day – James O’Connor Leaves Walsall by Mutual Consent 

31 Aug 17

Walsall Football Club have confirmed that 32-year-old central defender James O’Connor, who has been out of favour at Banks’s Stadium, has had his contract terminated by mutual consent.


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AUDIO | Jon Whitney Working on Deadline Day Deal 

31 Aug 17

As Transfer Deadline Day continues to tick away, Walsall manager Jon Whitney has spoken to BBC WM Sport and offered an update on any potential incomings at Banks’s Stadium.


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Baka Keen to Be More of a Physical Presence 

31 Aug 17

6ft 4in Saddlers striker Amadou Bakayoko, who has scored two goals so far this season, has spoken to the local press and discussed his desire to improve the physical side of his game.


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Whitney Working on Deadline Day Deal 

31 Aug 17

Walsall manager Jon Whitney has spoken to the local press and confirmed that he is hopeful of signing one more attacking player ahead of this evening’s transfer deadline, but nothing is guaranteed.







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