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Scott Laird Keen to Extend His Saddlers Stay 

27 Oct

The Saddlers' on-loan Scunthorpe United defender Scott Laird has spoken to the local press ahead of this weekend's League One clash with Coventry City, and hinted at a possible longer stay at the club.

AUDIO | Scott Laird – Walsall Loan Has Re-Ignited My Fire 

27 Oct

Walsall's on-loan Scunthorpe United defender Scott Laird has spoken to BBC WM Sport ahead of this weekend's Sky Bet League One clash with Coventry City, and has discussed how much he is enjoying his spell with the club.

When Walsall feels like a Take That song 

27 Oct

Scunthorpe United left-back Scott Laird says his loan move to League One rivals Walsall has "reignited my fire".

Joe Masi’s Walsall update – Oct 27th 

27 Oct

Joe Masi provides all the latest from Walsall in his 60-second video...

Whitney Won’t Get Carried Away With Walsall’s Recent Good Form 

27 Oct

Walsall manager Jon Whitney has spoken to the local press ahead of Saturday's 'M6 Derby' against Coventry City, and has insisted that he will not get too carried away with the Saddlers' recent good form, which has seen them go undefeated through...

Walsall legend Chris Marsh gives fans the chance to relive promotion season 

27 Oct

Walsall fans have a unique opportunity to relive their 1987/88 promotion winning campaign at a special event taking place at the Banks’s Stadium.

Walsall’s feet are on the ground says Jon Whitney 

27 Oct

Boss Jon Whitney insists resurgent Walsall won’t be getting ahead of themselves as they look to round off an excellent October in style against Coventry.

Saddlers Signing Session Later Today 

27 Oct

Walsall Football Club will be hosting a signing session with several members of the first-team squad set to visit The Club Shop at Banks's Stadium later today.

E&S Football Podcast – Episode 11 – Zenga bus to the scrapyard 

26 Oct

Listen to Episode 11 of the new ES Football Podcast - a Walter Zenga sack special...

Matt Maher’s 60-second Walsall update – October 26 

26 Oct

Matt Maher gives his latest Walsall update.

Erhun Oztumer: I’m in the form of my life right now at Walsall 

26 Oct

Saddlers magician Erhun Oztumer believes he is in the form of his life after his stunning two-goal display against Swindon Town on Saturday.

After Game Player Interviews Explained 

25 Oct

After Game Player Interviews Explained Vitalfootball:Walsall:25/10/2016 22:00:00 Scientific researchers have discovered that a tendency for professional footballers to overuse the words 'um' 'ah' and 'err' in post game...

Walsall Victorious in First Round of the Birmingham Senior Cup 

25 Oct

On Tuesday evening John Ward's Walsall Development side made the short trip down the M6 to take on Coventry United in the First Round of this season's Birmingham Senior Cup.

Matt Maher’s Walsall update – Oct 25th 

25 Oct

Matt Maher provides the latest news from Walsall.

Afghan International Maz Kouhyar Out For Six Weeks 

25 Oct

Afghan International Maz Kouhyar Out For Six Weeks Vitalfootball:Walsall:25/10/2016 13:08:00 Kouhyar injury not as bad as first thought and will be back in around six weeks.

Whitney Praise for ‘Honest, Hard-Working’ Makris 

25 Oct

Walsall manager Jon Whitney has spoken to the local press and praised club-record signing Andreas Makris,who is yet to find the net in fourteen appearances for the Saddlers, as the Cypriot international continues to make his way in the English...

AD | EA SPORTS FIFA Are Looking For Walsall Experts! 

25 Oct

Want to be involved with EA SPORTS FIFA and more specifically the data for FIFA 17? The FIFA Talent Scout team are looking for people like you right now! With over 6,000 active members, the Talent Scout community are looking for knowledgeable...

Walsall Legend Dean Keates Unveiled as New Wrexham Boss 

25 Oct

Walsall legend Dean Keates, who made over two-hundred league appearances for the Saddlers, has today been named as the new manager of Vanarama National League side Wrexham.

Walsall Legend Becomes Wrexham Manager 

25 Oct

Walsall Legend Becomes Wrexham Manager Vitalfootball:Walsall:25/10/2016 10:53:00 Walsall legend Dean Keates becomes the new manager of Vanarama National League side Wrexham.

Former Walsall midfielder Dean Keates named Wrexham AFC Manager 

25 Oct

Former Walsall midfielder Dean Keates has been named as Wrexham AFC Manager after agreeing an 18-month contract with the club.

More Walsall FC

Non-league football »

From Syria to Stars 

27 Oct

Continental Star was founded 40 years ago to create opportunities for those marginalised by life’s circumstances who longed to exhibit their football skills at grassroots level and beyond, and the latest addition to the fold is no different...

Thank You FCL Global!! 

27 Oct

The Club is extremely grateful to the support received from Kulbir Sohi and FCL Global this season and for the previous two years too.

Please shop using Easyfundraising 

26 Oct

We understand it’s coming up to Christmas? Probably most will do their shopping from the comfort of their settee.

Express & Star vouchers – please hand in. 

26 Oct

The Express Star Cash for Your Community token competition has come to an end, Can you be kind enough to hand any you have to you club contact before November 6th as they need to be sent to E S by the 10th.

Managers v Managers Match November 26th 

26 Oct

The Club has organised a managers v managers match at Long Lane, 12.30 kick off on Saturday November 26th.

Harrisons – AVIVA COMMUNITY FUND Nominees 

24 Oct

PLEASE, PLEASE HELP THE CLUB WIN £25,000 towards floodlights.

Harrisons’ plans. 

22 Oct

The Club’s project to regenerate Harrisons is now starting to move rapidly.

Long Lane improvements 

22 Oct

Big thanks to Darren Hardware of our Under 10s Lionnesses Girls team who kindly rebuilt the steps down to the main pitch at Long Lane this morning.

Girls v Teachers for FA Girls Football Week 

21 Oct

Pictured below another photo from our support of The FA Girls Football Week.

SFA Coaching Roadshow Continues at SGP 

20 Oct

Staffordshire FA's Coaching Roadshow continues into the month of December as an Introduction to Futsal CPD course is to be held at the National Football Centre, St.

VACANCY: Community Football Coach 

20 Oct

Staffordshire FA are looking to appoint a Community Football Coach on a short term contract until August 2017.

Sheffield Wednesday linked with non-league goalscoring sensation 

20 Oct

SHEFFIELD Wednesday are one of a host of Football League and National League sides watching Rushall Olympic hitman Alex Reid.

Annual Main Trophy awards decided! 

19 Oct

At the Managers’ Meeting on Monday the committee and teams voted for the 4 main club awards.

More Non-league football

Other Walsall sport »

Darlaston make it six in a row 

26 Oct

DARLASTON TOWN 3KINGTON TOWN 1AN IMPRESSIVE and confident display saw Darlaston notch their sixth consecutive league win with a commanding performance against Kington Town.

Town march on in FA Vase 

19 Oct

DARLASTON TOWN 3AZAAD SPORTS 1DARLASTON made it seven wins on the bounce as they progressed into Round 2 of the B'ham County FA Vase after avoiding a potential banana skin against their Division Two opponents.

Orders due for West Mids Kit 

17 Oct

If you want any of the below items please order and pay through your instructor NOW to guarantee pre-Xmas delivery! Suit £45 Tracksuit £45 T-Shirt £17 Training Bottoms £25 Cap £10 Bag £27 Hoody/Zip Hoody £30 The post Orders due for West Mids...

Calling All Under 9 Goalkeepers 

17 Oct

Opportunity To Join A Really Good Established Team - Colron Under 9's .

Wednesday 19th October 2016 Return of the Super Sparring Session. 

11 Oct

Venue: Wednesbury Central Methodist Church Spring Head Wednesbury WS10 9AD Time: 7:00-8:00pm Cost £7 regular class price.

No training at Dudley Tonight Thursday 6th October 

6 Oct

Due to open evening at the scholl, there will be no training at Dudley Tonight Thursday 6th October The post No training at Dudley Tonight Thursday 6th October appeared first on West Midlands Tae Kwon Do .

SWIMMING: No plans to slow down as Ellie targets Tokyo 

6 Oct

ELLIE Simmonds has no intention of hanging up the goggles any time soon, insisting Tokyo 2020 is firmly on the radar albeit after a well-earned rest first though.

Darlaston dig in for win 

5 Oct

BROMYARD TOWN 1DARLASTON TOWN 2DARLASTON extended their winning sequence to four games with a hard fought win against a plucky Bromyard side languishing near the foot of the table.


4 Oct


Matthew Dennant battles on PDC Pro Tour 

3 Oct

Bloxwich’s Matthew Dennant registered one win over two Players Championship tournaments in Ireland before the World Grand Prix got underway.

More Other Walsall sport

Rugby »

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...

Cup game 

22 Oct

Tenbury do not travel...

A Good Cup Clash 

16 Oct

Walsall United 11 Burton 2nds 27...

Brave battlers 

16 Oct

A game of two halves...

Desperately Disappointing Display by Walsall 

9 Oct

Stafford 20 Walsall 19...

A Point To Prove 

3 Oct

Colts rally together...

Walsall Good in Spells 

2 Oct


Early Exit from Cup for Walsall 

25 Sep

Earlsdon 26 Walsall 19...

Good Win for Walsall 

19 Sep

Shrewsbury 0 Walsall 46...

Encouraging Start for Walsall 

12 Sep

Walsall 30 Camp Hill 23...

Second Half Performance Sees Walsall Lose Cup Tie 

5 Sep

Walsall 7 Lichfield 51...

Patchy Performance by Walsall 

5 Sep

Coalville 17 Walsall 17...

England v Australia Games 

9 Jun

The Club will be open for all the Australia v England matches.

Aviva Final & Eng v Wales 

24 May

Sat 28/5 Kick Off 3pm - Saracens v Exeter Sun 29/5 Kick Off 3pm - England v Wales...

More Rugby

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