UK time is: 09:43:23
Vital Login
Social Login

Choose your club

Other Sites

Network Navigation

Vital Partners

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

The Snowball Gathers: Walsall Vs Huddersfield

After two away games, tommorow sees the Saddlers return to the Banks's and home debuts for (probably) goalkeeper David Bevan and caretaker manager Dean Smith.

Walsall have had a mini revival after 2 draws, both times coming from behind to snatch a point at Tranmere Rovers and Bristol Rovers.

Huddersfield have lost loanee Graham Carey, who has returned to Celtic, but defender Tamas Kadar could keep his place after making his debut last week. The Terriers lie in an enviable 4th position, on the back of three wins.

The Saddlers wait on the fitness of midfielder Richard Taundry and goalkeeper Jimmy Walker.

David Bevan was welcomed into the side by caretaker manager Dean Smith for the Tranmere game, a chance which he is relishing. He told the official site: 'I'm loving it and want to get the feeling every week now that I have had a taste of it.' However, whether he will be chosen over a fit Walker remains to be seen.

Smith has been experimenting with the midfield, as 19 year old Paterson started the Tranmere game and was subbed for Gray. At Bristol Rovers', Gray started and Paterson came on for Alex Nicholls, who started in place of Jones from the Tranmere game. Both games contained Richards and Marshall.

Alongside striker Will Grigg,also 19, who scored his first goal for the club at Bristol Rovers, Jamie Paterson has been pushing for his space in the side for a while. Of his inclusion of youngsters to the senior side, Smith added to the official site: 'I see them doing it on the training ground and now they are starting to do it in matches. As manager I will pick teams to win football matches and Will and Jamie are certainly part of that.'

Last time out: Huddersfield ran out narrow 1-0 winners back in October, which saw the debut of goalkeeper Walker.

Score: After two draw, Saddlers should kick on and go for the win: Walsall 2-1 Huddersfield.

What do you think of Saddlers' chances? 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:Saturday January 15 2011

Time: 9:00AM

Your Comments (oldest first)

Change to most recent first
Gooner in peace, you lot might enjoy this http://www.arsenal.vitalfootball.co.uk/article.asp?a=521788
Little Dutch
Report Abuse
15/01/2011 13:08:00

 

Have Your Say

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

Recent Walsall Articles

Match Officials v Crewe Alexandra (Friday April 17 2015)

Crewe v Walsall - Preview (Friday April 17 2015)

Tayls - Confidence Is High (Friday April 17 2015)

Bradshaw And Downing Deals Close (Friday April 17 2015)

Vote - Walsall Fan Of The Season (Thursday April 16 2015)

Walsall Through To Senior Cup Final (Thursday April 16 2015)

Hiwula Delighted With Win (Wednesday April 15 2015)

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)

League Results (view all)

League Table (view table)

Team P W D L GD Pts
12. Gillingham 43 14 14 15 -3 56
13. Peterborough 42 16 7 19 -6 55
14. Oldham 43 14 13 16 -11 55
15. Walsall 42 13 15 14 0 54
16. Scunthorpe 42 14 11 17 -10 53
17. Port Vale 44 14 9 21 -10 51
18. Coventry 43 12 14 17 -11 50

Breaking League News

Swindon Town Name Puma New Kit Supplier
Swindon : 18/04/2015 09:34:01
O's Prepare For MK Test - MK Dons (A)
Leyton Orient : 18/04/2015 09:00:01
DRFC The general a huge price for first goal
Doncaster : 18/04/2015 09:00:00
Gillingham v Rochdale - Team News
Gillingham : 18/04/2015 07:00:01
Crawley v Notts County - Team News
Crawley : 18/04/2015 07:00:01

Current Site Poll (view all polls)

Vital Walsall Player Of Season
Suggested By:  
O'Donnell 78%
Purkiss 5%
O'Connor 2%
J.Chambers 0%
Downing 0%
Taylor 0%
A.Chambers 4%
Sawyers 4%
Cook 0%
Forde 0%
Bradshaw 5%
Baxendale 0%
Cain 2%
Flanagan 0%