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Former Peterborough United and Norwich City defender joins League One side after West Brom trial

After a trial at Championship high-flyers West Bromwich Albion, free agent defender Russell Martin is set to join League One side Walsall in a player-coach role, according to the Daily Mail. Defender Russell Martin had a trial at West Bromwich Albion with former teammate Wes Hoolahan back in September. However, the Scotsman looks set to [...]
Published last Friday at 11:51 am on The 72

Former Norwich City defender set to join Walsall

Russell Martin is set to sign for Walsall as a player-coach, according to Sky Sports. The experienced defender has spent time on trial at Championship side West Bromwich Albion following his release by Norwich City at the end of last season. However, Martin is set to be announced as a Walsall player today and will [...]
Published last Friday at 11:46 am on The 72

Five Brentford players who Dean Smith could target for Aston Villa

Dean Smith is the new face of Aston Villa having left fellow Championship side Brentford for his boyhood club. Here are five players he could target from his former side- Romaine Sawyers- Smith managed the 26-year-old midfielder at Walsall and then signed him for Brentford in July 2016. Sawyers, who came up through the youth [...]
Published last Thursday at 10:06 am on The 72

Aston Villa manager Dean Smith looking to give club an identity

Aston Villa’s newly-appointed boss Dean Smith has claimed that he will look to give the club an identity, as reported by the Express & Star. Smith left Brentford to move to the Midlands, taking charge of the club he has supported since he was young. The former Walsall manager has been followed to Villa Park [...]
Published last Tuesday at 12:46 pm on The 72

Former Aston Villa manager claims that club are difficult to manage

Former Aston Villa manager Paul Lambert has claimed that the club are difficult to manage, as reported by The Express. The 49-year-old managed Villa between 2012 and 2015 and has lifted the lid on what it is like to be in charge of the club following the recent appointment of Dean Smith: “It’s difficult because [...]
Published last Monday at 04:06 pm on The 72

West Bromwich Albion could recall defender from Walsall loan in January

West Bromwich Albion could recall Jack Fitzwater from his loan at Walsall in January, according to Birmingham Live. The 21-year-old defender is due to spend the season with the League One side but could be made part of the Baggies’ first-team plans after impressing so far in this campaign. Darren Moore’s side will make a [...]
Published last Monday at 11:56 am on The 72

Leeds United and Aston Villa targeting Manchester United midfielder

Manchester United midfielder Scott McTominay is a loan target for Leeds United and Aston Villa, according to the Daily Star. The 21-year-old could leave the Premier League giants on loan in January to gain some regular first-team experience. Leeds United are looking for potential acquisitions to help with their promotion push. The Whites have made [...]
Published last Monday at 11:41 am on The 72

Former Aston Villa manager comments on appointment of Dean Smith

Former Aston Villa manager Ron Atkinson has spoken out about the appointment of Dean Smith, as reported by Birmingham Live. The 79-year-old has spent time in hospital after falling ill whilst on holiday in Tenerife, but is hoping to return to England tomorrow. When questioned, he wasn’t aware that Smith had been handed the reigns [...]
Published last Monday at 08:31 am on The 72

Three Aston Villa players that Dean Smith could hand opportunities to

A new era has begun at Aston Villa following the appointment of Brentford boss Dean Smith. Smith has inherited a side that have failed to impress thus far this season and the Villains currently find themselves languishing in mid-table obscurity. The former Walsall boss will be under pressure to ring the changes in an attempt [...]
Published Thursday at 07:51 pm on The 72

Peterborough united striker reflects on his time at this Saturday’s opponents – but prioritizes three points

Peterborough United striker Matty Godden has had a successful start to life at London Road after moving from League Two side Stevenage this summer. This weekend, The Posh travel to Scunthorpe United – where it all started for Posh’s top scorer Godden. Peterborough United have now gone three League games without a win, but have [...]
Published Thursday at 05:21 pm on The 72


Walsall's Results
Oct 20Luton Town0 - 2A
Oct 9Middlesbrough U213 - 1H
Oct 6Bristol Rovers1 - 0A
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Walsall's Fixtures
Oct 23Southend UnitedA
Oct 27Wycombe WanderersH
Nov 3Burton AlbionH
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League One Table
PosTeamPldGDPts
6Doncaster14525
7Luton Town14322
8Walsall13122
9Charlton13321
10Coventry City14-121
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