All posts tagged with: Walsall FC

League One Season Preview 2017-18

The last League One season saw Sheffield United secure the title, ending their six-year Championship exile as Bolton Wanderers cut short their own. The award for most dramatic promotion however, went to Millwall. Their fate was decided by two 85th minute winners: one to take the last play-off place on the final day, the other… Read more →

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 →

Saddlers edge derby thriller

Five goals, two red cards, an all-action second half… oh, and a late Erhun Oztumer winner scored directly from a corner. Walsall’s 3-2 win over Shrewsbury had no shortage of drama, even if it looked a quieter affair earlier on. The first quarter of an hour saw both defences on top. Neither side committed men forward so… 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 →