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Loan Watch: A Clean Sheet For Slinn as Peters Grabs a Goal 

19 Aug

Stopper Slinn, who joined the Saddlers on a free transfer over the summer, is on a season-long loan with local Evo-Stik Southern Premier Central side Rushall Olympic, whilst striker Peters, an academy product, is enjoying an initial three-month...

Dean Keates Pleased as Walsall Overcome ‘Tough’ Gills Test 

19 Aug

The manager, who saw his side secure victory with goals from summer signings Morgan Ferrier and Isaiah Osbourne, was delighted with the desire his team displayed as they took the game to their previously undefeated opponents and looked to have...

Audio: Keates Happy as Walsall Continue Their Superb Start to the Season 

18 Aug

The Saddlers continued their undefeated start to the season as they defeated Gillingham by two-goals-to-one at Banks's Stadium.

Match Report: Walsall 2 Gillingham 1 

18 Aug

Both Walsall and Gillingham arrived at this weekend's clash undefeared in the league so far this season, and were keen to keep their run going as they faced-off at the Saddlers' Banks's Stadium.

Josh Ginnelly is Delighted With Walsall’s Open Style of Play 

17 Aug

Ginnelly, who returned to the club on a permanent basis following a fourteen game loan spell at the start of the 2016/17 campaign, insisted that the gaffer's desire to play attacking football has helped him, fellow winger Zeli Ismail, and strikers...

Dean Keates Planning to Add Another Central Defender to His Squad 

17 Aug

The gaffer, who has seen his side remain undefeated in the league and also progress to the second stage of the Carabao Cup, admitted that his central duo have been superb but he is still keen to boost his options with plenty of the season remaining...

Carabao Cup: Round Two Draw 

16 Aug

Dean Keates' Saddlers have been rewarded for their Round One victory over Tranmere Rovers by being drawn against last season's National League Champions, Macclesfield Town, with the match set to take place at Banks's Stadium during the week...

Carabao Cup: Walsall to Play Macclesfield Town in Round Two 

16 Aug

Dean Keates' side, who easily defeated League Two outfit Tranmere Rovers by three-goals-to-one on Tuesday evening, have reached the second stage of the competition for the first time since the 2015/16 campaign, during which they welcomed Premier...

Dean Keates Pleased With Walsall’s Rebuilt Attacking Line 

16 Aug

Keates, who recruited Andy Cook, Morgan Ferrier, and Josh Gordon over the summer, admits that it is still early days but is happy with what he has seen from his new front-line, especially with the partnership between Cook and Ferrier alreadybeginning...

The Trust: Fans v Legends Match Details Confirmed 

16 Aug

The match is scheduled to kick-off 2.00pm and will see twenty-two Saddlers fans fans take on a Walsall FC Legends and Guests side, in what has become the Supporters' Trust's largest fundraising event of the year.

Carabao Cup: Round Two Ball Numbers and Draw Details Confirmed 

15 Aug

The EFL have also confirmed that the draw for the Second Round will take place live on Sky Sports Football on Thursday, 16th August, ahead of Sunderland’s Round One clash against Sheffield Wednesday.

Carabao Cup: Walsall Ball Number 23 For Thursday’s Round Two Draw 

15 Aug

The Saddlers earned a comfortable 3-1 victory over Rovers on Tuesday evening as goals from summer signings Morgan Ferrier, Josh Ginnelly, and Zeli Ismail proved to be more than enough to make Larnell Cole's second-half strike a simple consolation...

Walsall’s Development Team Put Five Past Nike Academy 

15 Aug

Despite not entering this season's running of the Central League, Ward's side won't be short of match action as, along with various behind closed doors friendlies, they will be taking part in the Walsall, Staffordshire, and Birmingham Senior...

Dean Keates: “I Think We Could Have Made Things a Bit Easier” 

15 Aug

Keates saw his side reach the Second Round for the first time since the 2015/16 campaign with goals fro Morgan Ferrier, Josh Ginnelly, and Zeli Ismail proving enough to make Larnell Cole's late strike nothing more than a consolation.

Loan Watch: Rushall Hold Coalville to a Draw With Injury Time Equaliser 

15 Aug

19 year-old Slinn, who joined the Saddlers on a free transfer after being released by Port Vale at the end of last season, enjoyed a loan spell with the Pics towards the end of the 2017/18 campaign and will be keen to maximise his playing time...

Audio: Keates Pleased as Walsall Knock Tranmere Out of the Carabao Cup 

15 Aug

Goals from summer signings Morgan Ferrier, Josh Ginnelly, and Zeli Ismail saw Keates' side secure safe passage to the Second Round.

Carabao Cup Match Report: Tranmere Rovers 1 Walsall 3 

14 Aug

Walsall arrived at this evening's match in good form having taken four points from a possible six in their opening League One games.

Cameron Peters Joins Bromsgrove Sporting On Loan 

14 Aug

Sporting, who ply their trade in the Evo-Stik Southern Division One Central, have had Cameron on trial for the last few weeks and were keen to sign him to a more long-term deal, with the Hereford-born youngster already hitting the back of the...

Keates Backs Andy Cook to Take the Game to Tranmere 

14 Aug

Cook, who bagged twenty-eight goals for the Super Whites last season, joined the Saddlers on a two-year deal over the summer and has been backed to take on his former side in the same way he does all of his opponents, with Keates insisting ...

Dean Keates: Momentum is Key Heading into Cup Clash 

14 Aug

Keates, who has seen his side take four points from a possible six so far this season, insisted that he will send his team out with the same attitude as they have in their league outings, with a desire to dominate proceedings by playing on ...

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Simple Emergency contact sheet – an essential part of good coaching practice 

9 Aug

Wyrley Juniors Emergency Contact Sheet...

Wyrley Gin Festival – September 15th 

6 Aug

The Wyrley Gin Festival is back and will be hosted by Louise from The Cheese Gin Ale Barn.

Club Quiz night for outside defibrillator – October 12th 

6 Aug

The Club is holding a quiz night on Friday October 12th at the clubhouse.

Grace and Millie sign for WBA! 

6 Aug

More success for the Club’s record of developing players!   Pictured below are sisters Grace and Millie Rogers who have both been signed by West Bromwich Albion Regional Talent Centre.

Girl footballers wanted. 

31 Jul

The Club is looking for enthusiastic girls to complete squads at the following age groups: – U10s – school Years 4 and 5 U12s – school Years 6 and 7 U13s – school Years 7 and 8 U14s – school Years 8 and 9 U15s...

Managers for U7s and U8s boys wanted. 

29 Jul

We have had so much demand for players joining new teams that we are looking for enthusiastic individuals who would like to manage more new teams at the following age groups: – Under 7s boys Under 8s boys The club will provide coaching...

Welcome new players, parents and managers. 

16 Jul

A huge welcome to our new teams.

Wildcats on show!! 

13 Jul

Pictured below 21 of our 25 Wildcats who attend our Tuesday Centre at Long Lane each week.

U11s Allstars after players 

13 Jul

Our U11s Allstars (18/19 season) are looking for players.

World Cup at the clubhouse 

7 Jul

It’s comi….

2018/19 Affiliation numbers. 

27 Jun

Mens Section  – U-STA1771 Boys Section – U-STA1772 Ladies Section ­ U-STA1774 Girls Section –  U-STA1773...

Summer Holiday Camp announced 

12 Jun

The Club is delighted to announce details of a week long football camp on Monday July 30th until Friday August 3rd.

U15s JAguars (18/19 season) looking for players. 

12 Jun

We have anew U15s (18/19 season) – Wyrley Jaguars – who are looking for committed players as they enter the Walsall Junior Youth League.

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All Teams Renamed For 2018/19 Season 

8 Jul

All teams have been renamed ready for the new season.

Colron Presentation Evening 2018 At Villa Park 

23 May

Please see managers for tickets- tickets are priced at £8 each - Colron players are already paid for.

Exclusive: Matty Fryatt on goals, glory, Walsall, Merson and the injury that wrecked his career 

16 Feb

After announcing his retirement last week, former Walsall star Matty Fryatt spoke exclusively to Saddlers reporter Michael Beardmore.

Walsall 4 Doncaster Rovers 2 – Saddlers down dire Donny 

13 Feb

Walsall hit the goal trail to move closer to League One safety.

Stoke City and West Bromwich Albion loans impress – in Five Things We Learned from Walsall 1 MK Dons 0 

5 Feb

Loan rangers and substitution scepticism were among the issues to arise as the Saddlers claimed a crucial win to ease their drop fears.

Stoke City loan striker bags vital winner – Walsall 1 MK Dons 0 

3 Feb

New loanee Ngoy helps Walsall edge vital relegation six-pointer.

Arsenal, Stoke City and West Bromwich Albion youngsters join Walsall on deadline day loan deals 

1 Feb

Walsall have put their faith in a young squad to get them out of relegation danger.

Ex-Birmingham City loan player set to join Walsall from Arsenal – reports 

31 Jan

Young centre back returning to fitness...

Blackburn Rovers 3 Walsall 1 – Danny’s double downs Saddlers 

30 Jan

Danny Graham's first-half brace was too much of a mountain for Walsall to climb at impressive Blackburn.

Aston Villa scouting report: The fab four destined for claret and blue stardom 

23 Jan

Aston Villa's young guns dominated West Brom at Walsall's Bescot Stadium last night...

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Rugby »

What’s on this weekend? 

15 Aug

Inter club trial game...

‘Try and Buy’ Official Willenhall Rugby merchandise 

8 Aug

CLUB SHOP - "Try it on...

Willenhall defeat Wolverhampton to keep preseason on track 

7 Aug

Willenhall win...

Senior training continues… 

7 Aug

Senior training...

Focus on the Minis and Juniors 

7 Aug

Thriving Juniors at Willenhall RUFC...

Exciting times ahead for the Senior section in 2018/19 

18 Jul


Meet the new Seniors headcoach 

7 Jul

Old boy returns.

Walsall United Just Fail to Lift the Cup 

29 Apr

Bridgnorth 2nd XV 22 Walsall United 17...

Walsall Denied Final Game Victory 

22 Apr

Walsall 28 Crew & Nantwich 34...

Woeful Display by Walsall 

16 Apr

Cleobury Mortimer 34 Walsall 30...

League Champions Pushed All the Way 

8 Apr

Walsall 21 Whitchurch 36...

Hard work pays off 

26 Mar

Another testing game shows our U16's growing confidence and team spirit.

An Entertaining Encounter at Delves Road 

25 Mar

Walsall 35 Vesyans 22...

Walsall Fail to Hang on in the Snow 

18 Mar

Walsall 9 Spartans 13...

Late Score Secures Win for Walsall 

11 Mar

Tamworth 28 Walsall 29...

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