Walsall - Saddlers denied by late Carlisle show
UK time is: 20:07:40
Vital Login
Social Login

Choose your club

Other Sites

Network Navigation

Vital Partners

'If It's Football, It's Vital'

Saddlers denied by late Carlisle show


Despite a superb performance from Darren Byfield, the plucky Saddlers failed to deliver a much needed and deserved home win over a solid Carlisle outfit.

Both sides showed signs of breaking the deadlock, but it was Byfield's cool run and finish on 33 minutes after a excellent pass from Matty Richards.

The lead only lasted 11 minutes when winger Robson equalised with a stunning left-footed strike that whizzed past Rene Gilmartin's desparing arms.

After the break, the Saddlers were on the backfoot, but it was Stevie Jones that put Walsall 2-1 up on 74 minutes, after clever teamwork between Vincent and Richards on the left-hand side played Troy Deeney in, whose resulting shot rebounded off the post and into the path of Jones, who could not miss.

Just when you could smell that three points in the air, Richard Keogh sunk the hearts of Saddlers fans everywhere with a powerful header on the 90 minute mark to secure a pint all round for both teams.

Next up is a tricky trip down to Stadium:MK to face MK Dons, a place in which we took all three points after ex-Saddler Jabo Ibehre's stunning strike to give us a 1-0 win.

However, Ibehre is now with MK Dons and things will not be so easy come 3pm Saturday.

*Try Vital Mobile FOR FREE for the latest news, scores, fixtures and so much more*

Click here to join in the debate on the club forum.

The Journalist

Writer: Rich Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Monday October 5 2009

Time: 11:55PM


Have Your Say

Log in...
with your social network     OR     with your Vital account

Recent Walsall Articles

Walsall Team News v Shrewsbury (Tuesday December 1 2015)

Mark Cooper Interested In Walsall Job (Tuesday December 1 2015)

Shrewsbury v Walsall - Preview (Tuesday December 1 2015)

Next Walsall Manager Odds (Tuesday December 1 2015)

Caretaker Boss Ready For Shrews Test (Tuesday December 1 2015)

Club Statement On Dean Smith Departure (Monday November 30 2015)

Richard O'Kelly Likely To Depart (Monday November 30 2015)

Archived Walsall Articles

List All Vital Saddlers Articles
Have your say
Click here to suggest an article
Click here to suggest a poll

League Results (view all)

Latest Results
Walsall 2 - 1 Bradford
Swindon 2 - 1 Walsall
Walsall 1 - 1 Sheff Utd
Walsall 3 - 2 Gillingham
Colchester 4 - 4 Walsall
Barnsley 0 - 2 Walsall

League Table (view table)

Team P W D L GD Pts
1. Coventry 20 11 6 3 17 39
2. Gillingham 20 11 5 4 14 38
3. Burton 19 12 2 5 7 38
4. Walsall 19 10 6 3 14 36
5. Wigan 20 9 7 4 10 34
6. Peterborough 20 10 3 7 15 33
7. Millwall 19 9 4 6 4 31

Walsall Fixtures (view all)

Breaking League News

Walsall Team News v Shrewsbury
Walsall : 01/12/2015 18:51:01
Fans Confident Of Shrews Win Despite Smith Departure
Walsall : 01/12/2015 18:26:01
Midfielder wants to stay
Crewe : 01/12/2015 15:54:01
Mellon On Walsall Test
Shrewsbury : 01/12/2015 14:45:00
Abdou & Upson On Injuries
Millwall : 01/12/2015 14:37:01

Current Site Poll (view all polls)

Who Do You Want As Walsall Boss?
Suggested By:  
John Ward 1%
Adam Chambers 14%
Sean ODriscoll 57%
Graham Potter 0%
Craig Shakespeare 0%
Adrian Viveash 28%
Adam Murray 0%
Billy Davies 0%
Dean Saunders 0%
Richard Money 0%
Neil Woods 0%
Neil Cutler 0%
Micky Mellon 0%
Kevin Macdonald 0%