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REPORTS | Romaine Sawyers Undergoing Brentford Medical 

28 Jun

Reports this evening suggest that attacking midfielder Romaine Sawyers, who recently rejected the Saddlers' offer of a new three-year deal, is currently undergoing a medical with Dean Smith's Brentford, with a view to completing a move on ...

Portsmouth sign Lalkovic from Walsall 

28 Jun

Portsmouth sign Milan Lalkovic from Walsall after the two clubs reached a compensation agreement.

Walsall Sign Southampton Starlet On Loan 

28 Jun

Walsall Sign Southampton Starlet On Loan Vitalfootball:Walsall:28/06/2016 15:03:00 Walsall sign highly rated Southampton centre back on loan until January.

Lalkovic Set to Complete Portsmouth Switch – Walsall Compensated 

28 Jun

Walsall Football Club have confirmed that, following his decision to turn down the Saddlers' offer of a new one-year deal, winger Milan Lalkovic has today agreed terms with Sky Bet League Two side Portsmouth, with the deal set to commence ...

Southampton loan McCarthy to Walsall 

28 Jun

Walsall sign Southampton defender Jason McCarthy on loan for the first half of next season.

Whitney Expects McCarthy to be an Integral Part of the Squad 

28 Jun

Following the news that Southampton defender Jason McCarthy has joined the club on a six-month loan, Walsall manager Jon Whitney has spoken to club journalists and has discussed how long he has been scouting the former Wycombe Wanderers loanee...

Southampton Defender Jason McCarthy Arrives On Loan 

28 Jun

Walsall Football Club have this afternoon completed the loan signing of 20-year-old Southampton defender Jason McCarthy.

Walsall sign Southampton’s Jason McCarthy on loan 

28 Jun

Walsall have snapped up promising Southampton defender Jason McCarthy on loan – as it was revealed the club did not receive a bid from Rotherham for Tom Bradshaw.

THE RUMOUR MILL | Anthony Forde Linked With Rotherham United 

28 Jun

Walsall winger Anthony Forde, who is yet to agree terms on a new contract, is reportedly a transfer target of Sky Bet Championship side Rotherham United as manager Alan Stubbs looks to add to his side ahead of the 2016/17 campaign.

WALSALL FC: Southampton defender signs loan deal with Saddlers 

28 Jun

WALSALL have signed young Southampton defender Jason McCarthy on a six-month loan - and Saddlers boss Jon Whitney hopes the deal will be the start of a fruitful relationship with the Saints.

VIDEO | FIRST WORD | Joe Edwards 

28 Jun

In the latest of Walsall Football Club's behind the scenes videos, defender Joe Edwards, who recently agreed terms on a two-year deal, talks to Saddlers Media Officer Dale Moon .

IN BRIEF | Lalkovic Trains With Portsmouth Squad After Agreeing Terms 

28 Jun

Following his recent decision to turn down Walsall's offer of a new one-year deal, winger Milan Lalkovic is today edging closer to completing a move to Sky Bet League Two side Portsmouth.

Saddlers Set to Return to Training Ahead of 2016/17 Campaign 

28 Jun

With the 2016/17 Sky Bet League One campaign starting in just over five weeks time, much of Jon Whitney's squad will return to the Saddlers' Essington Training Ground for briefings ahead of a full return to training later in the week.

Sports Desk Live – June 28 

28 Jun

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

Walsall’s New Kit to be Unveiled at New Invention Junior School 

28 Jun

Following a competition which was conducted by Walsall FC's main sponsor HomeServe, it has been confirmed that the Saddlers' 2016/17 kit will be unveiled atNew Invention Junior School, which is on Cannock Road in Willenhall.

Are Players Set For A Football Exit? 

28 Jun

Are Players Set For A Football Exit? Vitalfootball:Walsall:27/06/2016 23:56:00 With the country narrowly voting to leave the European Union in Thursday's Referendum, there are certainly plenty of real questions that have to be addressed...

Walsall reject £250,000 Tom Bradshaw bid from Rotherham United 

27 Jun

Walsall have rejected a £250,000 bid from Rotherham United for star striker Tom Bradshaw.

Walsall Reject Rotherham Bid For Tom Bradshaw 

27 Jun

Walsall Reject Rotherham Bid For Tom Bradshaw Vitalfootball:Walsall:27/06/2016 19:28:00 Walsall reject bid of pound;250k from Rotherham for striker Tom Bradshaw...

BREAKING | Walsall Reject Rotherham United’s Bradshaw Bid 

27 Jun

Reports this evening suggest that Walsall Football Club have received and rejected a £250,000 bid from Sky Bet Championship side Rotherham United for top-scorer Tom Bradshaw, as the Welsh international continues to attract interest from clubs...

BREAKING – Paul Downing Joins MK Dons 

27 Jun

BREAKING - Paul Downing Joins MK Dons Vitalfootball:Walsall:27/06/2016 18:05:00 Former defender and vice captain officially joins MK Dons.

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Non-league football »

Ever wondered how the pathway of the likes of John Stones has helped him to develop into an International Footballer? 

27 Jun

Staffordshire FA are pleased to announce that Nick Levett, FA Talent Identification Manager, will be sharing research and current updates in the Field of Talent ID and the role grassroots has in helping support players of the future at our...


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24 Jun


Staffordshire FA Youth Council Recruitment 2016/2017 

24 Jun

Staffordshire FA are now accepting applications to be part of the Staffordshire FA Youth Council for the 2016/ 2017 season.

Inspirational FA Girls Football Festival hits St. George’s Park 

23 Jun

On Friday 10th June Staffordshire FA in partnership with The FA held The FA Girls Festival in Association with Continental Tyres.

Join us for a special grassroots coaching webinar 

17 Jun

On Tuesday 21 June at 6pm, FA Education will host a special webinar for L1-5 coaches focused on: How to equip your players and teams with the creative skills to break down compact defences.

Grassroots heroes recognised at County FA Awards 

16 Jun

Staffordshire FA's 2016 FA Community Awards has taken place with over 8 awards presented to deserving grassroots heroes.

Office Closed: Staff Training 

15 Jun

During the hours of 10:00am and 4:00pm the office will be closed due to staff training.

Be part of the nation’s biggest sports day! 

14 Jun

What is your club doing on Saturday 27th August...

Girls Academy postponed tonight. 

14 Jun

With the weather forecast not looking good,the Girls Academy has been postponed tonight.


13 Jun

Daniel Dubidat is the latest new signing at Rushall Olympic for the 2016-17 Evo-Stik Premier Division campaign.

Sunday Youth Cup final 

12 Jun

Continental Star U18 reach yet another final played at the Birmingham County FA.


10 Jun


More Non-league football

Other Walsall sport »

Fight fans can still get their fix on July 9! 

24 Jun

Tyson Fury versus Wladimir Klitschko may have been delayed but the show is still on at Walsall Town Hall that same evening.

Liam Etheridge as good as gold for Pleck 

24 Jun

Liam Etheridge was as good as gold for Pleck Boxing Club as he brought home the West Midlands’ only top honours from the Haringey Box Cup.

Exciting opportunity for West Mids juniors! 

23 Jun

We have been personally contacted by ITV to ask if we would like to send anyone along to these Auditions.

Change to Monday class times 

20 Jun

A reminder that monday evening training times have changed starting tonight 20/06/16.

Lee Glover showing no near of failure 

19 Jun

Tipton’s Lee Glover has no fear of failure as he attempts to rebuild his career starting with a fight at Walsall Town Hall next month.

When Willenhall Town went all the way to Wembley 

18 Jun

35 YEARS ago Willenhall Town played at Wembley Stadium, in the final of the FA Challenge Vase a high point in the club's 63 year history.

Colron Tournament 

15 Jun

Saturday 3rd September...

Colron Tournament 2016 

15 Jun

Saturday 3rd September @ Streetly Community Centre...

4 Weeks until next grading 

13 Jun

There are only 4 weeks to go until our next grading, Saturday 9th July at Bloxwich.

Crocodile cup identified 

12 Jun

ON LAST week's back page, we featured a team photograph of Yale FC of Willenhall, with a trophy they had just won.

More Other Walsall sport

Rugby »

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...

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...

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