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Conor Wilkinson strike secures Gillingham victory at Walsall

Posted Saturday, November 18, 2017 by PA5 hits

Gillingham's renaissance continued under Steve Lovell as the 10-man visitors marked his first game in permanent charge with a 1-0 win at Walsall.Conor Wilkinson's goal on the stroke of half-time lifted the Gills out of the relegation zone as they ground out victory despite the 72nd-minute dismissal of Max Ehmer.Walsall went close after 12 minutes as Kieron Morris flicked his boot at Erhun Oztum...Full Story »

Luke who's back for Walsall

Posted Saturday, November 18, 2017 by PA3 hits

Defender Luke Leahy could return for Walsall to face Gillingham after battling a knee injury.The left-back limped off in the Saddlers' 1-0 Checkatrade Trophy win at Shrewsbury last week, but is hopeful of being fit. Defender James Wilson is back from suspension after sitting out the FA Cup defeat at Newport having collected five bookings.Walsall skipper Adam Chambers is just one caution away fr...Full Story »

Frank Nouble and Shawn McClousky on target as Newport edge Walsall

Posted Saturday, November 04, 2017 by PA16 hits

Newport County upset League One Walsall to earn a 2-1 triumph and a place in the second round of the FA Cup.Frank Nouble's deflected shot put the hosts 1-0 up in the first-half before Shawn McClousky caught the Saddlers napping just 25 seconds into the second period.Substitute Amadou Bakayoko gave Jon Whitney's men hope with a late header, but Newport advance thanks to the narrow win.The League...Full Story »

Simon Cox strike gives Southend victory at Walsall

Posted Saturday, October 28, 2017 by PA4 hits

Simon Cox's early strike pushed Southend up to 11th in Sky Bet League One as they ended Walsall's unbeaten home record with a 1-0 win at the Banks's Stadium.The winner came after 17 minutes as Michael Kightly intercepted a James Wilson pass and his low cross was laid off by Josh Wright for Cox to drill home from 10 yards.Walsall were close to levelling four minutes later as Joe Edwards' deflect...Full Story »

Walsall set to be unchanged for visit of Southend

Posted Saturday, October 28, 2017 by PA13 hits

Walsall could be unchanged for the visit of Southend.The Saddlers won 3-0 at Doncaster last week and boss Jon Whitney looks set to keep faith with the same side.Zeli Ismail is one man who could be pushing for a start after being restricted to a place on the bench last week following an illness.The Saddlers are unbeaten in four Sky Bet League One games but have only won one of those.Michael Turn...Full Story »

Erhun Oztumer brace inspires Walsall win at Doncaster

Posted Saturday, October 21, 2017 by PA14 hits

A Erhun Oztumer brace saw Walsall end a six-match winless run in all competitions with a 3-0 League One victory over Doncaster Rovers.The lively midfielder scored twice in a four-minute spell to come back to haunt Darren Ferguson, who managed him at Peterborough United.And substitute Kieron Morris added a third late on.It came as a shock to the system for a Doncaster side that had dominated pos...Full Story »

John Marquis set to return for Doncaster when Walsall visit

Posted Saturday, October 21, 2017 by PA19 hits

Doncaster striker John Marquis is back in contention after missing the midweek win against Portsmouth due to a one-game ban.Alfie May is struggling with a groin problem that may require surgery and fellow striker Andy Williams (thigh) remains doubtful for the clash with Walsall.Forward James Coppinger is battling to be fit after missing out on Tuesday night due to a calf problem.Defender Mathie...Full Story »

Tyler Roberts' penalty earns Walsall share of spoils

Posted Tuesday, October 17, 2017 by PA13 hits

Tyler Roberts' second-half penalty earned Walsall a 1-1 draw at MK Dons in a low-key contest between two teams in the bottom half of League One.The Saddlers have now drawn their last four games in the league and they shook off a poor first-half display to eventually share the spoils.MK Dons broke the deadlock in the 24th minute when Chuks Aneke made the most of some loose marking to nod Ousseyn...Full Story »

Viv Solomon-Otabor earns Blackpool a point at Walsall

Posted Saturday, October 14, 2017 by PA23 hits

Blackpool substitute Viv Solomon-Otabor scored with virtually his first touch to earn the Seasiders a deserved point in a 1-1 draw at Walsall.Erhun Oztumer's glorious 25-yard free-kick put Walsall ahead at the break but Birmingham loanee Solomon-Otabor fired Blackpool level midway through the second half.Blackpool came close to taking a third-minute lead as debutant Jay Spearing's corner was he...Full Story »

Adam Chambers back in Walsall frame

Posted Saturday, October 14, 2017 by PA9 hits

Walsall midfielder Adam Chambers is back in contention to face Blackpool on SaturdayChambers missed the draw with Shrewsbury last week due to a minor injury.Manager Jon Whitney reverted back to a three-man defence against the Shrews and could stick with a 3-5-2 formation again at the Banks's Stadium.It meant youngster Kory Roberts came in for only his second league start of the campaign and he ...Full Story »

Shrewsbury remain unbeaten after Walsall draw

Posted Saturday, October 07, 2017 by PA25 hits

Sky Bet League One leaders Shrewsbury maintained their unbeaten start to the season with a hard-fought 1-1 derby draw at Walsall.The Shrews have still not won at bogey side Walsall since 1993 but top scorer Stefan Payne's penalty earned them a point, cancelling out Dan Agyei's wonder-strike for the Saddlers.Walsall led after 13 minutes as on-loan Burnley striker Agyei curled a sublime 25-yard s...Full Story »

Tyler Roberts missing as Walsall host League One leaders Shrewsbury

Posted Saturday, October 07, 2017 by PA18 hits

Walsall are without Tyler Roberts for their League One clash with leaders Shrewsbury as he is on international duty with Wales Under-21s.The West Brom loanee has impressed at the Banks's Stadium and scored three goals in his first six games. Boss Jon Whitney has no fresh injury worries but has concerns over the Saddlers' defensive record this season.Walsall are yet to keep a clean sheet this te...Full Story »

Will Grigg double gives Wigan victory over Walsall

Posted Saturday, September 30, 2017 by PA13 hits

A goal in either half from Will Grigg gave Wigan Athletic a very comfortable 2-0 Sky Bet League One victory over Walsall.The Latics were always on top of a rather scrappy encounter at the DW Stadium, and deserved the three points that cements their second spot in the table.Grigg opened the scoring on the half-hour mark with a deadly finish after Nick Powell and Walsall goalkeeper Mark Gillespie...Full Story »

Walsall salvage point in frantic finish against Charlton

Posted Tuesday, September 26, 2017 by PA13 hits

Dan Agyei's late goal salvaged Walsall's unbeaten League Two record at the Bescot Stadium this season in a frenetic final few minutes in the 2-2 draw with Charlton.Ricky Holmes looked to have secured the Addicks their first win in four with two minutes remaining but the hosts responded almost immediately through Agyei as the spoils were shared.It was the visitors who went ahead in the 13th minu...Full Story »

Walsall boss Jon Whitney has selection poser ahead of Charlton's visit

Posted Tuesday, September 26, 2017 by PA12 hits

Walsall boss Jon Whitney has a selection dilemma ahead of the visit of Charlton.Whitney sprung a surprise when naming his starting line-up at Oxford on Saturday, opting to switch from the 3-5-2 formation used in recent weeks to a 4-1-4-1 system. It brought the Saddlers' first away win of the season.Winger Zeli Ismail came in for his first league start while Tyler Roberts was recalled as the lon...Full Story »

Erhun Oztumer inspires Walsall to victory against Oxford

Posted Saturday, September 23, 2017 by PA22 hits

Walsall sharpshooter Erhun Oztumer helped inspire the Saddlers to their first away win in the league since Boxing Day as they beat Oxford United 2-1 at the Kassam Stadium.Oztumer put the Saddlers ahead in the 32nd minute when he turned in Joe Edwards' left-wing cross from barely three yards out at the far post, for his fifth goal of the season.Oztumer should have had a second nine minutes later...Full Story »

Peterborough denied late winner in Walsall draw

Posted Saturday, September 16, 2017 by PA16 hits

High-flying Peterborough were denied a late winner as they came from behind to draw 1-1 at Walsall.Gwion Edwards' 71st-minute strike cancelled out former Posh man Erhun Oztumer's opener before Junior Morias looked to have won it for United - but the officials ruled it offside after a lengthy delay.Only the woodwork prevented Walsall going ahead after nine minutes as Oztumer saw a dipping 25-yar...Full Story »

Walsall boss Jon Whitney set to ring the changes against Peterborough

Posted Saturday, September 16, 2017 by PA8 hits

Walsall boss Jon Whitney is set to make changes after the Saddlers' 5-1 defeat at Rotherham. Florent Cuvelier, Dan Agyei and Kieron Morris could all start against Peterborough following the heavy loss. Shaun Donnellan, Amadou Bakayoko and Joe Edwards could all make way for the game at the Banks's Stadium. Walsall have conceded 14 goals in their seven Sky Bet League One matches and are yet to ke...Full Story »

Rotherham United vs Walsall - Richie Towell could be thrown in from the start

Posted Tuesday, September 12, 2017 by PA42 hits

Richie Towell is pushing for a place in Rotherham's starting line-up at home to Walsall after scoring in Saturday's 3-2 victory at Bury. The 26-year-old, who is on loan from Brighton, came off the bench in the 40th minute to make his home debut for the Millers before netting an 89th-minute winner for Paul Warne's side. The Irishman replaced right-back Shaun Cummings, who suffered a hamstring p...Full Story »

Ten-man Bristol Rovers snatch Walsall win

Posted Saturday, September 09, 2017 by PA10 hits

Ollie Clarke volleyed a late winner to give 10-man Bristol Rovers a 2-1 victory over Walsall at the Memorial Stadium.The midfielder shot home from eight yards in the 86th minute after a cross from the left rebounded into his path off a Walsall defender.Rovers had gone in front after only five minutes when a slip by Jon Guthrie allowed Rory Gaffney to latch on to a long ball from Chris Lines and...Full Story »

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