UK time is: 01:37:34
Vital Login
Social Login

Choose your club

Other Sites

Network Navigation

Vital Partners

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

New defender for the Saddlers

The Saddlers have signed centreback Andy Butler, to help ease the defensive woes for the Saddlers.

Butler, a 6ft left footed central defender and 27 years old, started his career at Scunthorpe United, making 306 appearances and spent some time on loan at Grimsby Town, making 11 appearances. He then moved to Huddersfield Town in 2008 making 58 appearances, enjoying a further loan spell at Blackpool, making 7 appearances as they gained promotion to the Premier League last season.

He left Huddersfield at the end of last season by mutual consent and joins Walsall after impressing in the 7-0 reserves drubbing of Rotherham on Tuesday.

Saddlers boss Chris Hutchings told the official website: ''He's got the leadership qualities that we are looking for and is not afraid to get stuck in. He's got a good left foot and is strong in the air.'

As he goes straight into the squad for tomorrows meeting with Bournemouth, he seems like a quality player on paper. It was a shame to lose Andrew Davies to injury, let's hope Butler will have the potential to bring stability and security to the back four.

What do you think? Comment in the forum!




Use your social login to comment on front page articles. Login using you Facebook, Twitter, Google or LinkedIn accounts and have your say!



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

The Journalist

Writer: Robyn Richards  Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Friday November 12 2010

Time: 3:38PM

 

Have Your Say

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

Recent Walsall Articles

Smith On Mantom Injury (Thursday November 20 2014)

Bradshaw Doubtful For Fleetwood (Thursday November 20 2014)

Walsall Team To Face Shrewsbury (Tuesday November 18 2014)

Cain Extends Loan Deal (Monday November 17 2014)

Walsall 0-0 Peterborough United (Saturday November 15 2014)

Walsall Team To Face Peterborough (Saturday November 15 2014)

Final League Game Moved (Friday November 14 2014)

Archived Walsall Articles

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

Vital Members League (view all)

1. john baker 1

League Results (view all)

Latest Results
Walsall 0 - 0 Bradford
Walsall 3 - 1 Preston
Walsall 0 - 1 Crewe
Scunthorpe 2 - 1 Walsall
Port Vale 1 - 1 Walsall
Oldham 2 - 1 Walsall

League Table (view table)

Team P W D L GD Pts
13. Bradford 17 6 4 7 -1 22
14. Chesterfield 17 5 6 6 -1 21
15. Crawley 17 5 5 7 -10 20
16. Walsall 17 4 7 6 -2 19
17. Doncaster 15 5 3 7 -8 18
18. Colchester 17 4 5 8 -3 17
19. Gillingham 17 4 5 8 -7 17

Breaking League News

Crewe in the capital
Crewe : 21/11/2014 21:38:00
Team News: Bradford City v Gills
Gillingham : 21/11/2014 19:43:00
Team News: U's v Coventry City
Colchester : 21/11/2014 19:12:00
Team News: Bristol City v North End
Preston : 21/11/2014 19:06:00
DRFC Can Rovers dump the dale?
Doncaster : 21/11/2014 19:00:00

Current Site Poll (view all polls)

Who is the best keeper we have had since Jimmy Walker?
Suggested By:  
Clayton Ince 18%
Richard O'Donnell 77%
Other 5%