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Burton Albion Move Six Points Clear of Walsall 

30 Apr

Walsall's hopes of securing automatic promotion to the Sky Bet Championship were dealt a blow on Saturday afternoon as second-placed Burton Albion defeated Play-Off chasing Gillingham by two-goals-to-one at the Pirelli Stadium.

Wigan Athletic Secure Promotion to the Sky Bet Championship 

30 Apr

Walsall's Sky Bet League 1 rivals Wigan Athletic have this afternoon secured promotion to the Sky Bet Championship thanks to a superb second half display.

Whitney – “We’re Playing for Livelihoods Now, For Memories & the History Books” 

30 Apr

Walsall's Interim Head Coach Jon Whitney has spoken to club journalists ahead of Monday afternoon's SkyBetLeague 1 clash with Fleetwood Town, and has insisted that the team is in a rare position of being on the verge of club history, with ...

YOUTH ALLIANCE | Walsall to Round off Season at Home to Wigan Athletic 

30 Apr

Later this morning, Walsall's Under 18s will play host to Wigan Athletic Under 18s in the Saddlers' final Football League Youth Alliance (North West) fixture of the season.

Saddlers Stars to Appear on ‘Nick Kicks’ Later This Morning 

30 Apr

Several members of Walsall Football Club's first-team squad will appear on this morning's edition of Football League's weekly kids show ' Nick Kicks ', which is broadcast on NickToons from 8:00am and Sky Sports 1 from 8:30am.

Jon Whitney urges Walsall players to adopt cup mentality 

30 Apr

Boss Jon Whitney has urged his Walsall players to adopt a cup mentality as they bid to overtake Burton and clinch automatic promotion.

Whitney – “We’ve Got to Keep Pushing On” 

29 Apr

Walsall's Interim Head Coach Jon Whitney has spoken to club journalists ahead of Monday afternoon's Sky Bet League 1 clash with Fleetwood Town, and has called upon his side to treat the game like a cup Semi-Final, insisting; "It’s about building...

Joe Masi’s 60-second Walsall update – April 29 

29 Apr

Joe Masi gives his latest Walsall update...

IN BRIEF | End of Season Awards – Tickets Sell Out 

29 Apr

Walsall Football Club have today confirmed that tickets for the 2015/16 End of Season Awards, which will take place at Banks's Stadium just hours after the final game of the season which is away to Port Vale, have now SOLD OUT.

VIDEO | PLAYMAKER | Marc Czuczman 

29 Apr

In the latest of the Saddlers' behind the scenes videos, Walsall's First-Team Physio Marc Czuczman becomes the latest Saddler to sit down with Multimedia Officer Dale Moon and share his top five tracks of all time.

Anthony Forde hails Jon Whitney’s positive impact at Walsall 

29 Apr

Winger Anthony Forde has praised the role boss Jon Whitney has played in Walsall’s push for automatic promotion.

Walsall’s Jon Whitney’s keeping a close eye on Burton Albion and Gillingham clash 

29 Apr

Boss Jon Whitney admits he will be keeping a close eye when promotion rivals Burton and Gillingham clash tomorrow.

Sports Desk Live – April 29 

29 Apr

Follow all the latest breaking news today from our sports reporters and our clubs.

Forde to Keep an Eye on Burton Albion as Fleetwood Town Clash Looms 

29 Apr

Walsall winger Anthony Forde has spoken to club journalists as he and his teammates continue to prepare for Monday afternoon's televised Sky Bet League 1 clash with Fleetwood Town, and has discussed Saturday's clash between Burton Albion and...

Walsall Successfully Defend the Midland Youth Cup 

28 Apr

On Thursday evening, Walsall's Under 18s travelled to Greenwich Avenue in Nottingham to take on Basford United in the Final of this season's Midland Youth Cup.

TICKETS | v Port Vale (A) | Over 1,700 Sold for Final Fixture of the Season 

28 Apr

Walsall Football Club have sold around 1,700 tickets for their final Sky Bet League 1 fixture of the season, which is against Port Vale, and takes place at Vale Park on Sunday, 8th May.

WATCH: Matt Maher’s 60-second Walsall update – April 28 

28 Apr

Matt Maher gives his latest Walsall update...

Whitney Revelling In Promotion Push 

28 Apr

Whitney Revelling In Promotion Push Vitalfootball:Walsall:28/04/2016 12:59:00 Boss insists he will not waste the chance and doesn't feel any pressure...

Woods Looks Ahead to Midland Youth Cup Final 

28 Apr

Walsall's Head of Youth Neil Woods has spoken to club journalists ahead of this evening's Midland Youth Cup Final clash with Basford United, and has discussed his desire to see his side end their season by retaining the Midland Youth Cup.

Adam Chambers: Anything can happen at Walsall 

28 Apr

Adam Chambers insists there is still a long way to go in the race for automatic promotion as Walsall prepare for must-win games against Fleetwood and Port Vale.

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Non-league football »


29 Apr


More from Girls Football Week 

29 Apr

As part of The FA Girls’ Football Week, the Club arranged free after school coaching to 12 girls at Coppice High School on Wednesday of this week.

FA Girls’ Football Week continues… 

29 Apr

The Club organised a Y3/Y4 Schools tournament yesterday, with 5 teams from Tameside, St Peter’s, St John’s and Moat Hall taking part.

Boys Development Centre back on 3G astro 

29 Apr

The Boys Development Centre – sponsored by FCL Global Limited – is back on the 3G at Cheslyn Hay Leisure Centre every Saturday morning 10:30 to 12:00 with effect from tomorrow.

Kidsgrove Athletic – 1 v 4 – Rushall Olympic 

29 Apr

Wednesday 27th April 2016 saw the 124th Senior Challenge Cup Final take place when Rushall Olympic claimed their second title in three years as they saw off Kidsgrove Athletic in a 4 v 1 victory at Port Vale.

Statement: Walsall Senior Cup Final 

29 Apr

The Staffordshire FA can confirm that the Walsall Senior Cup Final between Lichfield City and Rushall Olympic will now take place at Chasetown FC on Monday 9th May 2016.


28 Apr

APRIL 28th 2016 WYRLEY JUNIORS U16’s season 2016/17   Wyrley Juniors are entering a team into the Midland Junior  Premier League at u16’s next season.


28 Apr


FREE Coaching Exhibition at St. George’s Park 

28 Apr

In connection with Burton Albion Community Trust, Staffordshire FA will be hosting a FREE one day Coaching Exhibition at The National Football Centre, St.

Cup winners get the ball rolling! 

27 Apr

Congratulations to Mossley AFC and Rushall Olympic on becoming the first EVO-STIK Northern Premier League clubs to win silverware this season...

FA Girls’ Football Week – latest news… 

27 Apr

The latest Club initiative to support The FA Girls Football Week took place tonight at the clubhouse.

Pics aiming for cup glory 

26 Apr

Only Kidsgrove stand in the way...


26 Apr

Following events at Rushall Olympic's home Evo-Stik Premier Division game against Darlington 1883, the club reiterates its stance on racism.

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Other Walsall sport »

Davis Cup tennis star backs Walsall club’s survival bid 

30 Apr

BRITISH Davis Cup tennis players are set to appear at Walsall Tennis Club next month as part of its fund-raising campaign.

Bank Holiday Training 

29 Apr

Classes are running as normal this bank holiday weekend.

Darlaston do double over Hereford 

29 Apr

DARLASTON TOWN 1HEREFORD LC 0DARLASTON extended their unbeaten run with a thrilling win against promotion hopefuls Hereford Lads Club.

Bank Holiday Training 

26 Apr

There will be no training at Bloxwich Class on Monday 2nd of may due to the building being closed for May bank holiday.

June 2016 – Colour belt grading 

19 Apr

Next Colour Belt grading as follows Sunday 26th June at Dudley Start at 11am Make sure you arrive at least 15 minutes early to warm up.

Darlaston frustrated by wet Worcester 

15 Apr

DARLASTON players and their band of travelling supporters made the long trip to Worcester Raiders FC in vain when a torrential outburst of rain saw the referee postpone the game just as the players were about to take the field.

Wednesbury RUFC near brink at Bloxwich 

15 Apr

BLOXWICH 24WEDNESBURY 15FOR this week's game Wednesbury travelled to Bloxwich, and with the home side already relegated and Wednesbury with a very slim chance of survival this game was of vital importance.

A-Z of West Midlands Football 

13 Apr

WORKINGTON have never played Aston Villa, Birmingham City, West Bromwich Albion or Wolves at competitive level, but they have met Walsall.

April 2016 Black Belt Grading Area timetable start times 

11 Apr


There is no training this Saturday 16th April 2016 at Bewdley 

11 Apr

There is no training this Saturday 16th April 2016 at Bewdley , As we are all at the power seminar.

More Other Walsall sport

Rugby »

Under 16 Staffs Cup Final 

25 Apr

Great game - Disappointing result...

Walsall 34 v Burntwood U16/U15’s 

24 Apr

A Great End To The Season.

Stepping Up! 

23 Apr


RUGBY: Walsall RFC give stalwarts super send-off with Burton win… 

19 Apr

WALSALL RFC 9 BURTON 0Midlands One WestWALSALL gave two departing stalwarts a stylish send-off as they rounded off a disappointing relegation campaign on a high with a win over local rivals Burton.

Walsall Under 16’s V Stafford 

18 Apr

Goosd win...

Walsall Finish with a Win 

18 Apr

Walsall 9 Burton 0...

Luke Chapel Memorial Tournament 

17 Apr

A Festival Of Rugby Played On A Fine Sunday Day.

Stafford U14 v Walsall U14 

17 Apr

Great spirit in adversity...

League Leaders Secure an Efficient Win 

11 Apr

Bridgnorth 52 Walsall 7...

Walsall Under 16’s V Kidderminster 

10 Apr

Good Game, Good Result...

Stourbridge / Warley v Walsall 

10 Apr

A Great Advert For Junior Rugby Development...

Willenhall 36 – 8 Eccleshall 

9 Apr

Willenhall’s comeback revenge on rivals Eccleshall...

Willenhall 2nds vs Walsall 3rds 

9 Apr

Willenhall score victory in win against Walsall...

Tamworth RFC under-13s 85 Walsall 5 – in pictures 

5 Apr

Gallery created by Tamworth Herald...

Bournville Secure Impressive Win 

4 Apr

Walsall 12 Bournville 63...

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