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Josh Ginnelly: The best is yet to come at Walsall 

6 Dec

Winger Josh Ginnelly is adamant he is yet to hit his peak for Walsall.

Joseph Masi’s Walsall update – Nov 6 

6 Dec

Joseph Masi returns to bring you the latest gossip and goings-on at the Saddlers including a chat with young star Josh Ginnelly who is finding his feet at the Banks'.

Josh Ginnelly happy to man up at Walsall 

6 Dec

Josh Ginnelly admits he is experiencing a steep learning curve at Walsall – but the winger insists he is enjoying every minute.

Sky’s 10 In 10 – Who Features? 

5 Dec

Sky's 10 In 10 - Who Features? Vitalfootball:Walsall:05/12/2016 22:31:00 Sky Sports being their festive 10 in 10 this week, so who features in the football screening overload for 2016/17...

v Fleetwood Town (A) | Tickets, Travel & More 

5 Dec

On Saturday afternoon Jon Whitney's Saddlers will travel North as they visit Highbury Stadium, the home of Fleetwood Town, for the latest Sky Bet League One fixture of the season.

PAPER TALK | Bakayoko – “We Are An Honest Group & It Will Come” 

5 Dec

Walsall striker Amadou Bakayoko has spoken to the local press ahead of this weekend's League One clash with Fleetwood Town, and has backed his side to move up the table, before discussing his belief that his work for the team is more important...

Ian Sharps & Scott Laird Feature on Tonight’s Episode of Saddlers TV 

5 Dec

This evening's edition of Saddlers TV, which will air on 'Made in Birmingham' at 7:30pm, will see club Media Officer Dale Moon interview newly appointed First-Team Coach Ian Sharps and on-loan Scunthorpe United defender Scott Laird.

Joe Masi’s 60-second Walsall update – Dec 5 

5 Dec

Joe Masi gives his latest Walsall update.

Amadou Bakayoko: Play-offs not impossible for Walsall 

5 Dec

Striker Amadou Bakayoko reckons a promotion challenge remains a possibility for Walsall this season.

HALF-SEASON TICKETS | Be the 12th Man for 12 Games 

4 Dec

There is plenty more to come from Walsall Football Club this season and the club needs YOU to be their 12th man! While Jon Whitney and his team continue to make steady progress on the pitch, they need your vocal backing off it.

TICKETS | v Fleetwood Town (A) 

4 Dec

Walsall Football Club have confirmed the ticket information for the Saddlers' Sky Bet League One clash with Fleetwood Town, which takes place at Highbury Stadium on Saturday, 10th December.

YOUTH ALLIANCE | Walsall 2 Morecambe 0 

3 Dec

On Saturday afternoon Graham Biggs' Walsall Under 18s side returned to action as they played host to Morecambe Under 18s in the latest EFL Youth Alliance (North West) fixture of the season.

Ex-Walsall striker Troy Deeney opens up on turning away from crime 

3 Dec

Former Walsall striker Troy Deeney, whose career was disrupted when he was jailed for affray, has told of how he turned away from crime to get his life back on track.

Jon Whitney: Beliefs helped stir Walsall from slump 

3 Dec

Boss Jon Whitney reckons staying true to his beliefs was key to pulling Walsall out of their recent slump.

YOUTH ALLIANCE | Walsall Take on Morecambe Later Today 

3 Dec

Graham Biggs' Walsall Under 18s side are back in EFL Youth Alliance action this weekend as they play host to Morecambe Under 18s at Ray Hall Lane.

SMILE FOR JOEL | Banks’s Stadium to Host Celebrity Football Match 

2 Dec

Walsall Football Club have confirmed that the Banks's Stadium will be hosting a celebrity football match on Saturday, 13th May in aid of the 'Smile for Joel' and Compton Hospice charities.

Matt Maher’s Walsall update – Dec 2nd 

2 Dec

Matt Maher provides all the latest from Walsall in his video update.

Walsall Schedule Family Fun Day For Saturday, 17th December 

2 Dec

Walsall Football Club have confirmed that they will be hosting one of their ever-popular family fun days at the Banks’s Stadium on Saturday, 17th December as the Saddlers play host to Bradford City.

QUIZ: Test your Walsall knowledge – December 2 

2 Dec

Friday is quiz day at the Express Star and we've put together five tough teasers to test your Walsall knowledge.

Break will do Walsall good says James O’Connor 

2 Dec

James O’Connor reckons the current mini-break represents a chance for Walsall to recharge the batteries ahead of the busy festive period.

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Saturday’s Premier Division action review 

4 Dec

It proved to be an excellent Saturday for Rushall Olympic as they moved to the top of the EVO-STIK Northern Premier League Premier Division table after winning the game of the day against overnight leaders Whitby Town, writes Pitchero's Steve...

New Disability Football Sessions Starting January 2017 

30 Nov

Staffordshire FA are pleased to confirm in partnership with the local authorities and local charter standard clubs we will be offering new football sessions for players with disabilities starting in January 2017.

Thank You Tescos Great Wyrley!! 

29 Nov

A big thank you to Tescos Great Wyrley for their very kind donation to the club for its fundraising activities!! Without the support of local businesses, the club could not exist – thanks again...

Christmas Fair success 

29 Nov

A big thank you to all the helpers at the Christmas Fair tonight, who helped raise £500 for the Harrisons Fund, Big shout for Theresa Hilton who organised it and the table hirers.

Respect Weekend Press Release 

27 Nov

The 65 teams within Wyrley Juniors FC supported the Club’s Respect weekend to support The FA’s stance on improving behaviour in grassroots football.

Wyrley Juniors Warriors U-8 match report 27/11/16 

27 Nov

Our campaign moved on to Goals Willenhall for the first time this season.

Spaces available on Welfare Officers Workshop Course 

25 Nov

Monday 5th December will see Staffordshire FA host a Welfare Officers Workshop in Kidsgrove.

Black Friday bargains at Discount Football Kits 

25 Nov

Shop with our retail partner this Black Friday weekend and receive 35% off the RRP on all Nike branded team wear garments.

Whites vs Black football match 

24 Nov

The picture shows an all-black team of professional players that was assembled to play in a testimonial game.

Wyrley Respect Weekend – this weekend!! 

24 Nov

The Club is carrying out an initiative this weekend to support the FA Respect Campaign.

Managers v Managers Game this Saturday 12.30 Long Lane. 

24 Nov

The Big Match of the season takes place at Long Lane on Saturday 12.30 kick off.

Walsall Senior Cup Final Details Announced 

24 Nov

The Walsall Senior Cup Final has been confirmed to take place on Wednesday 3rd May 2017 at the Bank's Stadium, home of Walsall Football Club.

FOOTBALL: Henry gives Rushall the perfect start but derby win’s… 

24 Nov

RUSHALL OLYMPIC 3 SUTTON COLDFIELD TOWN 1Evo-Stik Northern League Premier DivisionRUSHALL saw off struggling Sutton to go second in the Northern Premier table after a real game of two halves against former Pics manager Richard Sneekes' new ...

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Colron Presentation Evening 2017 

4 Dec

The Date has been announced for the fabulous presentation evening at Villa Park...

Luke Paddock overwhelms a late call up 

4 Dec

Bloxwich’s Luke Paddock was all over his late replacement opponent “like a nasty rash” on Friday night but still had to settle for a points whitewash.

Hamzah Ahmed takes delayed area final 

2 Dec

Walsall Wood’s Hamzah Ahmed will join his West Midlands compatriots in the semi-finals of the National Association of Boys and Girls Clubs Championships.

Paddock aims to give Rudolf Seasons Beatings 

1 Dec

Bloxwich’s Luke Paddock is determined to find more punch power than his record suggests when he returns to the ring tomorrow night.

T.A.G.B. MIDLANDS CHAMPIONSHIPS Arena Sports – Sunday 22nd January 2017 

30 Nov


Albion v Wolves – the complete history of the Black Country… 

30 Nov

IN THE summer of 1935 Albion recruited the Walsall centre-forward Gilbert Alsop as cover for W.

Darlaston winning streak ends at Tipton 

30 Nov

TIPTON TOWN 4DARLASTON TOWN 3TEN-MAN Darlaston fell to their first League defeat in 11 games in a 7 goal thriller at local rivals Tipton Town.

Martin Gethin upsets the odds by knockout 

28 Nov

Walsall’s Martin Gethin upset the odds by cold cocking John Wayne Hibbert after being called up at less than a week’s notice.

Martin Gethin took the fight in Morrisons! 

25 Nov

Walsall’s Martin Gethin was doing the weekly shop at Morrisons when he was offered the tasty test of tomorrow’s fight night.

BOXING: Retirement thoughts shelved as Walsall’s Gethin lands big… 

24 Nov

MARTIN Gethin has gone from contemplating retirement to the brink of a return to big time boxing in the space of 48 hours.

More Other Walsall sport

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Jack frost can’t stop us Playing 

4 Dec

Sunday 4th December...

They say what a difference a day makes, but 2 weeks!!!!! 

4 Dec

27th November 2016...

Salts Give Walsall Stern Test 

28 Nov

Walsall 29 Saltleians 7...

Close But No Cigar 

27 Nov

Another HUGE Step In The Right Direction...

RUGBY UNION: Carless anything but careless as he kicks Walsall to… 

24 Nov

TAMWORTH 16 WALSALL RFC 18Midlands Two West NorthWALSALL maintained their challenge at the top of Midlands Two West North after a last-gasp penalty secured them a win over Staffordshire rivals Tamworth.

Encouraging Start Despite Result 

22 Nov

Big Steps Forward Under New Management...

Carless Kicks Walsall to Victory 

21 Nov

Tamworth 16 Walsall 18...

Win for Willenhall U14s 

7 Nov

Willenhall 29 - DK 10...


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6 Nov


A bridge too far 

31 Oct

Tough day...

Hi flying or high tackle 

30 Oct


Stalemate at Stourton 

30 Oct

Stourbridge Lions 13 Walsall 13...

It’s Sunday again 

25 Oct

Bromsgrove 23rd October 2016...

Lay’s Late Score Secures Crucial Win for Walsall 

23 Oct

Walsall 24 Leek 21...

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