Vital Football

Latest Walsall FC News

FT: Walsall 0 - 4 Wolves

FT: Walsall 0 - 4 Wolves

Walsall were beaten 4-0 by Wolves tonight.

Richard Taundry was the captain for the night, at times he showed leadership, though he was shut down on occasions as powerful Wolves quelled his voice. 6/10

Wolves started busily and Walsall did not get much of a look in in the first 15 minutes. The first goal coming from Ashley Hemmings. He snuck in past Darryl Westlake and Wolves got a goal that was itching to come.

Walsall began to pass the ball as the first half settled down, with Matthew Richards seeing the 1st shot of the game going just wide. Richard Taundry followed up just moments later but his shot too went achingly wide.

Some good work between Taundry, Jones and Deeney on minute 35 saw the ball miss the target. However, Wolves were hot on their heels as the ball was sent straight up the other end and Sam Vokes was gifted his first of two goals, with Manny Smith failing to deal with the threat.

Vokes waited just minutes for his second, as the Saddler defence didn't react quickly enough, leaving goal keeper Brain furious.

The second half saw a lot of changes for both teams, with Wolves changing their entire team, bar one player, half way through.

Wolves started quietly in the second half, with some good play between the Saddler midfield and forwards.

However, Wolves fourth and final goal came 65 minutes in, with Sylvan Ebanks- Blake sending a powerful strike into the back of the net, slipping through an vitally absent defence.

The Saddler's picked themselves up and the rest of the game saw fairly even play. This was a credit to the Saddler's show, as there were mainly youngster substitutions, against a strengthened Wolves side..

Deeney came with a good chance on 80 minutes,but was fouled on the edge of the box.

Richard Taundry was awarded the Man of the Match award, deservingly after a tenacious performance. The attendance was 4,963.

Team: Brain,Westlake,Lescott,McDonald,Smith,Jones,Richards,Deeney,Nicholls,Marshall,Taundry

Subs

Lancashire for Mcdonald

Byfield for Nicholls, Min 63

Stokes for Westlake, Min 71

Geddes for Richards, Min 76

Grigg for Deeney, Min 80

Paterson for Jones, Min 88

So what can the Saddler's take from the game? Comment in the forum!



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

Writer:Robyn Richards
Date:Tuesday July 20 2010
Time: 11:32PM

Login to post a comment

Recent Walsall Articles

500,000+ Season Tickets Sold In 2016/17

More than 500,000 Season Tickets were sold in the Football League pyramid for the 2016/17 season.

How Do Walsall Fare In The BBC's 2016 Survey?

The BBC's Price Of Football survey for 2016 was released a week last Wednesday evening and as ever they looked at everything from the price of tickets through to the price of pies...

Etheridge In Team Of The Week (28/11/16)

Walsall are represented in the latest Football League team of the week that has been selected after this week's action.

Sheffield United v Walsall - PREVIEW

We travel to Sheffield tomorrow facing one of the most in form teams in the division as the Blades finally look like mounting a serious promotion push this term.

Archived Vital Saddlers Articles

Vital Saddlers articles from

Site Journalists

Kev
Editor email
Profile

Current Poll (see more polls)

Where Will Walsall Finish?
Suggested By:
Automatic Promotion9%
Play Offs25%
Mid Table Medicority45%
Relegation21%

League Table

# Team P W D L Pts. GD
1 Scunthorpe 20 13 5 2 44 24
2 Bolton 20 12 4 4 40 12
3 Sheff Utd 20 11 5 4 38 12
4 Bradford 20 9 8 3 35 9
5 Rochdale 20 9 3 8 30 2
6 Peterborough 19 8 5 6 29 7
7 Wimbledon 20 7 8 5 29 6
8 Fleetwood 20 8 5 7 29 5
9 Millwall 19 8 4 7 28 1
10 Southend 20 7 7 6 28 -1
11 Charlton 19 6 9 4 27 7
12 Port Vale 20 7 6 7 27 -5
13 Bristol Rovers 20 7 6 7 27 -6
14 Oxford 20 7 5 8 26 0
15 Gillingham 20 7 5 8 26 -3
16 Walsall 20 6 8 6 26 -5
17 Northampton 20 6 6 8 24 0
18 Swindon 20 6 5 9 23 -7
19 MK Dons 20 5 6 9 21 -5
20 Bury 20 6 2 12 20 -10
21 Coventry 20 4 7 9 19 -8
22 Chesterfield 20 5 3 12 18 -10
23 Oldham 19 3 8 8 17 -10
24 Shrewsbury 20 3 6 11 15 -15
Vital Football Comment
Latest F1 News
Latest Vital Boxing News
Write for Vital Football

Recent Walsall Results (view all)

Walsall Fixtures (view all)

Dec 10 2016 3:00PM : Fleetwood Town (a)
Sky Bet League One
Dec 17 2016 3:00PM : Bradford City (H)
Sky Bet League One
Dec 26 2016 3:00PM : Port Vale (a)
Sky Bet League One
Dec 31 2016 3:00PM : Oxford United (a)
Sky Bet League One
Jan 2 2017 3:00PM : Rochdale (H)
Sky Bet League One
Jan 7 2017 3:00PM : Millwall (a)
Sky Bet League One
The Vital Football Members League