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Whitney Welcomes Nicky Devlin to the Club 

27 Jun

Following Monday afternoon's news that the Saddlers had signed Ayr United defender Nicky Devlin, Walsall manager Jon Whitney has spoken to club journalists and welcomed the right-back to the club.

Defence taking shape 

26 Jun

Defence taking shape Vitalfootball:Walsall:26/06/2017 20:14:00 Nicky Devlin today joined to become Jon Whitney's fourth summer signing...

Walsall sign Ayr right-back Devlin 

26 Jun

Walsall sign Scottish right-back Nicky Devlin following his decision to turn down a new deal with Ayr United.

Devlin Keen to Make an Instant Impact 

26 Jun

Following the news that he'd put pen-to-paper on a two-year deal, summer signing Nicky Devlin, who rejected terms with Ayr United in favour of a move to the Saddlers, has spoken to club journalists and discussed his delight as he begins a new...

Walsall Sign Ayr United Defender Nicky Devlin 

26 Jun

Walsall Football Club have completed another summer signing as 23-year-old Ayr United defender Nicky Devlin joins on a two-year-deal, subject to international clearance.

James O’Connor is Keen to Get Back Underway 

26 Jun

Walsall defender James O'Connor, who along with his teammates has returned to pre-season training, has spoken to club journalists and discussed his happiness as he can get back into the day-to-day routine.

Whitney Confirms Interest in West Ham United Midfielder 

26 Jun

As his the majority of his squad returns to pre-season training, Walsall manager Jon Whitney has spoken to the local press and confirmed his interest in re-signing West Ham United midfielder George Dobson, who enjoyed a season-long spell with...

Whitney Welcomes Liam Roberts’ New Deal 

23 Jun

Following the news that goalkeeper Liam Roberts had put pen-to-paper on a new one-year contract, Walsall manager Jon Whitney has spoken to club journalists and welcomed the deal.

Liam Roberts Signs New One-Year Contract 

23 Jun

Walsall Football Club have confirmed that goalkeeper Liam Roberts has put pen-to-paper on a new one-year contract, which also includes an extra year in the club's favour.

Whitney Welcomes Mark Gillespie to the Club 

23 Jun

Walsall manager Jon Whitney has spoken to club journalists and welcomed new recruit Mark Gillespie to the club.

The Rumour Mill | Walsall Linked With Bolton Wanderers Striker 

23 Jun

With the 2017/18 League One campaign kicking off in just over six week's time the Saddlers continue to be linked with a wide range of players.

FOOTBALL: Bolton Wanderers striker interesting Walsall, Rotherham… 

23 Jun

WALSALL are being linked with a bid for Bolton Wanderers striker Jamie Proctor - but face competition from League One rivals Rotherham United and Doncaster Rovers for his signature.

Walsall sign goalkeeper Gillespie 

23 Jun

Walsall sign goalkeeper Mark Gillespie on a two-year contract from Carlisle United on a free transfer.

Mark Gillespie – “I’m Very Excited to be Here” 

23 Jun

Following the news that the Saddlers had signed Carlisle United goalkeeper Mark Gillespie on a two-year-contract, the 25-year-old has spoken to club journalists and discussed his desire to get underway along with his delight as he begins to...

FOOTBALL: Former Newcastle United goalkeeper snapped up by… 

23 Jun

New Walsall goalkeeper Mark Gillespie says the chance to work with Neil Cutler was the big draw that convinced him to join the Saddlers.

Walsall Sign Carlisle United Goalkeeper Mark Gillespie 

23 Jun

Walsall Football Club have confirmed the signing of former Carlisle United goalkeeper Mark Gillespie, who has put pen-to-paper on a two-year contract.

Guthrie – “I’m Really Excited to Join the Club” 

23 Jun

Walsall's newest recruit, Crewe Alexandra defender Jon Guthrie, who has put-to-paper on a two-year contract which will begin on Saturday, 1st July, has spoken to club journalists and discussed his excitement at the prospect of joining the Saddlers...

Sporting dinner in Walsall with former Tottenham, West Ham and… 

23 Jun

HARRY Redknapp, the former manager of Tottenham, West Ham and Portsmouth and current manager of Birmingham City, is to hold a sporting dinner in Walsall, it has been revealed.

FA End Betting Sponsorship 

22 Jun

FA End Betting Sponsorship Vitalfootball:Walsall:22/06/2017 20:14:00 Late yesterday afternoon, the Football Association announced the result of its three month review of their relationship with gambling companies and that association now comes...

Second summer signing completed as Guthrie joins 

22 Jun

Second summer signing completed as Guthrie joins Vitalfootball:Walsall:22/06/2017 18:47:00 Defender Jon Guthrie has signed for Walsall...

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26 Jun

Staffordshire FA's 2017 FA Community Awards has taken place with 15 awards presented to deserving grassroots heroes.

Pelsall Villa U15s – 2017/18 Season 

26 Jun

Pre-season training and open trials from Thursday 29th June...

Club is Regional FA Community Club of the Year 2017 

24 Jun

The Club was delighted to hear at the Staffs FA Community Awards at Stoke City’s ground last night, that it had won not only the Staffordshire FA Community Club of the Year but also North West Region FA Community Club of Year too.


23 Jun

FA Girls Football Week is over a three week period this summer to help celebrate the Women’s Euro 2017 and follow the Lionesses journey in the Netherlands.

Harrisons Planning Permission granted! 

22 Jun

The Club is delighted to hear that it has received Planning Permission for its development of changing rooms, hospitality room.


21 Jun

The FA is delighted to announce that it will be bringing its highly successful Girls’ Football Festival in association with Continental Tyres to Staffordshire on 20th September 2017.


21 Jun

The 2016-2017 season saw a significant period of change for the Staffordshire Football Association along with some major highlights that impacted on all areas and levels of the game.

Pelsall Villa Open Trials – 24th June 2017 

20 Jun

1st team start pre-season with trials and training session...

Pelsall Villa Open Trials – 2017/18 Season 

20 Jun

1st team start pre-season with trials and training session...

9th 100 Club Member – Barts Motors Limited 

20 Jun

The 9th member of our 100 Club is Barts Motors Limited, Walkmill Lane, Bridgtown.

Club passes Healthcheck and maintains Community Club status. 

20 Jun

The Club is delighted that it’s FA Community Club Charter Standard has been renewed for another 12 months.

Club’s reach gets to 16,400!! 

17 Jun

The club website received it’s 5.5 millionth hit yesterday!! We now have: – Website members 10,900 Twitter followers 1,800 Facebook page Likes 3,700 In total 16,400 followers!! Massive thank you to all our supporters...

Free Wellbeing Training!! 

16 Jun

A personal plea for help please.

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HORSE RACING: Afjaan, Jack Hobbs and Harry Angel can shine… 

19 Jun

FIVE days, 30 races, more than 400 horses and hundreds of thousands of pounds won and lost.

SNOOKER: Neil Robertson TV clash heralds start of Darlaston… 

15 Jun

A DECADE after giving up his dream of making it on the green baize, Darlaston's Daniel Ward will hit the big time next weekend playing a former world champion on TV.

Colron Presentation Evening 2017 At Villa Park 

5 Jun

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

Soccer in the ’70s with the guys from Guy’s 

24 May

GUY MOTORS, the Wolverhampton lorry and bus makers who passed into legend late last century when the works was finally wound up, were one of those firms who had a thriving sports and social side.

From his local team to West Bromwich Albion 

24 May

A FOOTBALLER'S place of birth has very little bearing on where he plays in this day and age, but the further back in time you go, the more local lads a team would feature.

Bowls cup was founded by record-breaking swimmer 

21 May

BLOXWICH Probus Bowling Club was formed in 1976, the year of perpetual sunshine.

Warley & DistrictSunday League 

17 May

Thursday May 11Division 4Crosswells FC 1--2 Langley GoldDivision 5Albion Tividale 4--3 Sandwell SuperstarsShere Punjab Handsworth 0--7 AFC CambridgeSunday May 14Division 3Tipton Rangers 1--0 LapalDivision 4Langley Gold 5--2 Three D FCDivision...

Holders Khalsa out of Hunt Cup 

10 May

HOLDERS Sporting Khalsa failed in their bid to retain the JW Hunt Cup, beaten 2-1 by Alvechurch in a tense semi-final at AFC Wulfrunians.

Darlaston punished by St Martins’ one-man goal machine Melusi 

26 Apr

ST MARTINS 4DARLASTON TOWN 1DARLASTON returned home from their long trip to Oswestry pointless in this end of season encounter.

Warley & DistrictSunday League 

26 Apr

Thursday April 20D Smith Memorial TrophyO'Reillys 2--1 Ivy BushSurridge CupOldbury Cottage 3--2 Sporting DudleyJ.

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Rugby »

Tense Finish as Camp Hill Secure Play off Place 

23 Apr

Camp Hill 24 Walsall 17...

Walsall Waste Chances But Still Win 

10 Apr

Yardleians 12 Walsall 20...

Walker Scores Two for Walsall as they Overcome Veseyans 

2 Apr

Walsall 23 Veseyans 13...

Walsall Struggle at Salts 

26 Mar

Saltleians 19 Walsall 19...

Another Sparkling Win for Walsall 

12 Mar

Walsall 53 Tamworth 17...

Fine First Half Display Sets Up Win 

5 Mar

Newcastle 0 Walsall 52...


5 Mar

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Lions Prove Too Good for Injury Hit Walsall 

19 Feb

Walsall 9 Stourbridge Lions 30...

Momentary Lapse Proves Costly for Willenhall 

12 Feb

Last Minute Winner for Atherstone Against the 14 Men of Willenhall...

Leek Prevail in Crucial Clash 

12 Feb

Leek 21 Walsall 13...

Another Improved Display 

5 Feb

Willenhall upbeat despite defeat...


1 Feb


Late Williamson Try Secures Bonus Point Win 

29 Jan

Walsall 27 Stafford 0...

Walsall Struggle on their Travels 

22 Jan

Kidderminster 14 Walsall 13...

Essington personal weather climate at it’s best 

15 Jan

11TH December...

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