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Walsall to Face Romulus in the Birmingham Senior Cup 

7 Sep 18

The Saddlers will be taking on Romulus in the opening round of this season’s challenge cup with manager John Ward hoping to guide his team safely through the round as he seeks to secure as many matches as possible, following the club’s decision…


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Liam Roberts ‘I Have to Keep Improving to Make Sure I Keep My Place’ 

7 Sep 18

Walsall-born Roberts, who is enjoying his first full season as Saddlers number one, has been in impressive form over the opening few weeks of the season.


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Connor Ronan Keen to Build Upon Debut Display 

7 Sep 18

20-year-old Ronan, who spent a seventeen game loan spell with Walsall’s league rivals Portsmouth last season, played a major role in Josh Gordon’s ultimately match-winning goal and is keen to retain his spot in the Saddlers’ starting eleven…


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Cameron Peters Making the Most of Sporting Spell 

6 Sep 18

Hereford-born Peters, who bagged a hat-trick during last weekend’s league clash with Aylesbury United, admitted that he was enjoying his time with the Evo-Stik Southern Division One Central side and getting the chance to play against experienced…


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Liam Roberts Hails Walsall’s ‘Outstanding’ Defence 

6 Sep 18

Walsall-born Roberts, who has firmly established himself as the Saddlers’ first-choice stopper over the last twelve months, thinks that Keates has not only improved the team’s performances, but also their mentality
The 24-year-old thinks that…


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Loan Watch: Walsall Trio in Action Once Again 

6 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 Pleased as Shuffled Saddlers Secure the Win 

5 Sep 18

The manager, who made eight changes from the side that played out a goalless draw with Blackpool last weekend, was particularly happy with on-loan Wolverhampton Wanderers duo Connor Johnson and Connor Ronan, with the pair making their debuts…


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Dean Keates Among August’s Manager of the Month Nominees 

5 Sep 18

Keates, who returned to the club last season – replacing then-boss Jon Whitney – saw his side collect thirteen of a possible fifteen points over the month as they registered an opening-day victory over Plymouth Argyle and a draw at Scunthorpe…


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Checkatrade Trophy Match Report: Burton Albion 1 Walsall 2 

4 Sep 18

The Saddlers reached their midweek Checkatrade Trophy outing on the back of a busy opening spell which saw them play eight games in twenty-nine days and reach Round Two of the Carabao Cup.


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Keates Set to Ring the Changes for This Evening’s Trophy Clash 

4 Sep 18

The manager, who has already seen his side reach the Second Round of the Carabao Cup and go undefeated in Sky Bet League One, expects Burton and the other sides also taking part in this evening’s matches to explore their options with many fringe…


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Kieron Morris Thriving Under the Pressure to Perform 

4 Sep 18

Kieron, who has made over one-hundred and fifty club appearances since turning professional in 2012, has managed to break through to Dean Keates’ starting XI over the last few weeks and is keen to prove his worth as some of his rivals begin…


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1998/99 Reunion Announced 

4 Sep 18

Under the guidance of manager Ray Graydon, the Saddlers achieved promotion against all the odds after finishing runners-up in Division Two, joining league champions Fulham, and eventual Play-Off winners Manchester City in Division One.


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Graham Biggs Pleased With Young Saddlers’ Dominant Display 

4 Sep 18

Long-time club servant Biggs, who was appointed academy boss following the departure of Neil Woods in November 2016, has seen his side struggle over the early stages of their EFL Youth Alliance and Alliance Cup campaigns went on to back his…


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Liam Kinsella: Walsall Midfielder Called Up By Republic of Ireland Under-21s 

3 Sep 18

The Ireland squad will travel to Kosovo on Friday, 7th September before playing host to Germany on Tuesday, 11th September.


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Dean Keates Hoping to Add a Free Agent to His Squad 

3 Sep 18

The manager, who has led his side through an undefeated start to the league season, revealed that he is hopeful of recruiting a free agent to his side, with the potential new arrival being described as a ‘great addition to the football club…


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Walsall to Face Wolverhampton Sporing in the Staffordshire Senior Cup 

3 Sep 18

The match is currently scheduled for Wednesday, 19th September and will take place at Sporting’s home of Pride Park, which is on Hazel Lane in Great Wyrley, and will kick-off at 7.45pm.


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Keates Pleased to Land on-Loan Wolves Duo as Clearance is Confirmed 

3 Sep 18

The Saddlers, who had already seen Dan Vann and Mitchel Candlin depart earlier in the day, left it late to sign the Wolves prospects and were faced with something of an anxious wait as EFL and Football Association clearance didn’t arrive until…


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Loan Watch: Peters Hits Three as Walsall Trio Earn More Minutes 

2 Sep 18

Slinn, who joined the Saddlers on a free transfer from Port Vale over the summer, is expected to spend the whole campaign with the Pics, whilst Vann and Peters are out on short-term loans with the Gladiators and Rouslers respectively.


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Dean Keates: Lacklustre Saddlers Didn’t Really Get Going 

2 Sep 18

Keates, who had led his side through five unbeaten League One outings heading into the clash with the Seasiders, was happy to see his side claim their first clean-sheet of the campaign but admitted that there are a couple of areas to work on…


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Audio: Dean Keates – ‘We Didn’t Do Enough to Win the Match’ 

1 Sep 18

The manager, who has guided his side to an unbeaten opening to the season, including today’s goalless draw, admitted that his side didn’t do enough to win the game, with a draw probably being the fairest result.


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Match Report: Walsall 0 Blackpool 0 

1 Sep 18

The Saddlers arrived at this weekend’s clash on the back of a disappointing midweek Carabao Cup – Round Two defeat to Macclefield Town.


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Youth Alliance: Walsall 1 Tranmere Rovers 1 

1 Sep 18

The young Saddlers arrived at the morning’s match after failing to secure victory in any of their first three league outings, and also suffering a narrow 2-1 defeat to Doncaster Rovers during their opening Youth Alliance Cup group game last…


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Dean Keates: ‘There Will Be No Cup Exit Hangover'” 

1 Sep 18

Keates’ side had enjoyed a flying start to the 2018/19 campaign, winning five and drawing one of their opening six matches in all competitions, but were unable to keep that run going as last season’s National League champions secured a penalty…


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Andy Rammell to Be in the Stadium Suite This Afternoon 

1 Sep 18

The target man netted twenty-five goals in eighty first-team appearances for the club, helping us win promotion from Division Two as runners-up in 1998/99, and scoring derby winners against Wolves, West Brom and Birmingham City.


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The Bescot Beat: Episode One – Super Saddlers Starting Strong 

1 Sep 18

In the first episode, Luke Hatfield welcomes Walsall correspondent Joseph Masi into the booth as they recap a summer of mystery at Banks’s Stadium, culminating in a phenomenal start to the League One season.


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Walsall Sign Wolves Duo Connor Johnson and Connor Ronan On Loan 

31 Aug 18

The news comes just over an hour after the loan window had closed as manager Dean Keates and his backroom team continue to put in the hours in order to add to their somewhat understaffed squad.


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Candlin ‘Can’t Wait to Get Playing’ as He Joins Blackburn Rovers on Loan 

31 Aug 18

18-year-old, Stafford-born Candlin, who is a product of Walsall’s academy system, rose through the ranks at Banks’s Stadium to sign professional terms in August 2017, earnling plenty of plaudits along the way.


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Walsall Striker Mitchel Candlin Joins Blackburn Rovers on Initial Loan Deal 

31 Aug 18

Tony Mowbray’s side, who knocked Lincoln City out of the Carabao Cup earlier this week, were not the only club said to be keen to acquire the Stafford-born striker with Premier League sides Brighton and Hove Albion, and Watford, along with …


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Dan Vann Joins Matlock Town on One-Month Loan Deal 

31 Aug 18

19-year-old, Solihull-born Dann, who forms part of John Ward’s development side, is a product of the club’s youth system and rose through the ranks to turn professional in November 2016.


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Online Shop to Relaunch on Monday – Third Kit Set to Go Back on Sale 

31 Aug 18

The club are hoping to have the new online shop up and running on Monday morning, whilst a new batch of the third kit is currently scheduled to arrive at Banks’s Stadium on mid-September.


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Dean Keates Hoping to Make Deadline Day Signings 

31 Aug 18

The manager, has already rebuilt his attacking line over the summer, is keen to add another central defender to his squad, easing the pressure on the current players and also adding another option, should he wish to mix things up.


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Josh Gordon Keen to Prove He’s No Flash in the Pan 

30 Aug 18

Gordon, who joined Walsall for an undisclosed fee on Transfer Deadline Day, has been unable to make the breakthrough to the Saddlers starting line-up as fellow summer signings Andy Cook, and Morgan Ferrier continue to lead the line.


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Dean Keates: “There Were a Lot of Positives to Take Out of the Game” 

29 Aug 18

The manager, who saw his side bounce back from going two goals down to lead by three-goals-to-two late on, only for the Silkmen to equalise in second-half stoppage time, admitted that he was disappointed to see his side exit the tournament …


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Audio: Keates Keen to Take the Positives as Walsall Crash Out of the Carabao Cup 

29 Aug 18

Keates, who watched as his side came back from 2-1 down to lead by three-goals-to-two, before going on to draw the match at full time, admitted that he was disappointed to exit the competition, but insisted that spot kicks are a lottery and…


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Dylan Parker Makes Professional Debut 

29 Aug 18

18-year-old Parker, who recently put pen-to-paper on a short-term professional deal, joined the Saddlers on trial last season and soon earned a brief scholarship before penning pro-terms at the end of the campaign.


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Match Report: Walsall 3 Macclesfield Town 3 – Silkmen Win 3-1 on Penalties 

28 Aug 18

Walsall arrived at Tuesday evening’s match in search of an all-too-rare place in the Third Round.


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Dean Keates: “Macclesfield Will Give Us a Big Test” 

28 Aug 18

The manager, who has already seen his side eclipse last season’s EFL Cup performance following their Round One triumph over Tranmere Rovers, went on to talk about the possibility of facing a Premier League side in the next round, admitting …


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Nicky Devlin: Walsall Taking Nothing For Granted Heading Into Cup Clash 

28 Aug 18

The Saddlers have already eclipsed last season’s Carabao Cup performance by reaching Round Two, and the 24-year-old is under no illusions that the Silkmen will provide a tough test, something that they will have to overcome of they are to make…


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Loan Watch: More Match Minutes For Walsall Duo 

27 Aug 18

Slinn, who joined the Saddlers on a free transfer from Port Vale over the summer, is on a season-long loan with Rushall Olympic, whilst Academy product Peters is in the early stages of an initial three-month stay with Bromsgrove Sporting.


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Keates Backs Zeli Ismail to Bounce Back From Disappointing Dismissal 

27 Aug 18

Zeli, who grabbed what would go on to be the Saddlers’ winning goal thirteen minutes from time, was first booked for time-wasting after seventy minutes, before collecting a second caution for handball.


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Dean Keates Confident of Adding to His Squad Ahead of Loan Deadline 

26 Aug 18

Keates, who has already added strength to several positions on the pitch, including a brand new attacking line in the shape of Andy Cook, Morgan Ferrier, Josh Ginnelly, and Zeli Ismail, is believed to be keen to add to his defence, with numbers…


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Loan Watch: Saddlers Duo Play a Part as Temporary Sides Are Defeated 

26 Aug 18

Slinn, who joined club on a free transfer from Port Vale over the summer, is enjoying a season-long loan with local Evo-Stik Southern Premier Central side Rushall Olympic, whilst Peters is in the early stages of an initial three-month stay …


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Audio: Keates ‘Couldn’t Be More Proud’ as Walsall Grind Out Another Win 

25 Aug 18

Keates, who saw his side win by two-goals-to-one as summer signings Josh Ginnelly, and Zeli Ismail hit the back of the net in either half, spoke of his pride as his team ‘put in a shift’ and stood firm, under plenty of pressure, to secure the…


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Match Report: Rochdale 1 Walsall 2 

25 Aug 18

Dean Keates’ Saddler arrived at this weekend’s clash on the back of a midweek triumph over AFC Wimbledon, and without suffering defeat in all competitions so far this season.


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Walsall Slip to Defeat in Opening Youth Alliance Cup Outing 

25 Aug 18

The young Saddlers, who will also face Shrewsbury Town, and Lincoln City in their cup group, have endured a difficult start to their 2018/19 campaign having drawn one and lost two of their opening three league games, and were hoping to kick…


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Morgan Ferrier: Walsall Motivated By Underdog Status 

25 Aug 18

The Saddlers were widely tipped to struggle at the start of the campaign, but are yet to taste defeat so far this season, and have already booked a place in the second stage of the Carabao Cup, putting them among the form sides in the 92.


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Jon Guthrie: Walsall Working Hard to Improve Defensive Solidity 

25 Aug 18

Dean Keates’ side remain undefeated in all competitions so far this season, but despite being much harder to break down, have been unable to keep their sheet clean, with the last two goals against coming late in the game when victory had already…


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Morgan Ferrier: “It’s Been a Surreal Few Weeks” 

24 Aug 18

The 23-year-old, who joined the Saddlers for an undisclosed fee on Transfer Deadline Day, admitted that it had been a surreal few weeks, but believes that the trust which Dean Keates has shown in him has helped him to hit the ground running…


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Dean Keates Expects Rochdale to Provide a Tough Test 

24 Aug 18

Keith Hill’s side have conceded four goals in each of their two home league games and will be looking to get back to winning ways after enduring a difficult start to the 2018/19 campaign.


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University of Wolverhampton to Sponsor Walsall’s Academy 

23 Aug 18

The deal, which will see the University’s logo adorn the Saddlers Under-18s home and away kits, further strengthens the relationship between the club and the institution and will see both working together in a variety of ways.







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