All posts tagged with: Rico Henry

Walsall Season Preview: reliance on youth

Look at previous League One tables and last season’s 14th place finish looks in line with Walsall’s previous form. Speak to a lot of Saddlers fans however and there is some disgruntlement at the failure to build on the promotion push of 15/16. Did results flatter performances last year? Were expectations raised? And is the current regime… Read more →

Walsall v Bolton: solid Trotters

The work these respective clubs have done in the summer has defined the type of season they are in for. Bolton appointed a good manager in Phil Parkinson, they disposed with many of the players who let them down last year and added players who are proven at this level. Regarding Walsall, some allowances must… Read more →

Walsall Season Preview: summer rebuild

Walsall always prioritize financial sustainability over short-term results. Based on their steady progress over the last half a decade, it is hard to argue with such a frugal approach. While high gates have allowed fellow play-off competitors Millwall and Bradford to retain the core of their squad, a lack of summer investment has seen Walsall… Read more →

Hiwula winner sinks timid Shrimpers

Jordi Hiwula’s dramatic winner breathed life into Walsall’s automatic promotion charge, as Jon Whitney’s side completed a 1-0 win over Southend. The visitors defended from deep for much of the game and stayed level through a combination of resolute defending, poor opposition shooting and a Daniel Bentley masterclass. Their resistance held until the 88th minute when Hiwula’s header… Read more →