Walsall - Saddlers gotta do it: Walsall Vs Southampton
UK time is: 06:15:19
Vital Login
Social Login

Choose your club

Other Sites

Network Navigation

Vital Partners

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

Saddlers gotta do it: Walsall Vs Southampton

Walsall head into tonight's clash with Southampton knowing that even a draw will potentially propel them out of the relegation zone.

Saddlers now stand on equal points with Swindon Town and 3 points would mean they will go above them and just 2 points from 19th placed Yeovil Town. Elsewhere in the relegation zone, Bristol Rovers take on Colchester United.

Emmanuel Ledesma has been given international clearance and is in line to make his Saddlers bow tonight. He is likely to pair Matthew Richards in central midfield, replacing Richard Taundry.

Darren Byfield steps up his comeback after getting 15 minutes at the end of Saturday's draw at Rochdale and he is buzzing to get back into the playing campaign. He is likely to remain on the bench tonight as he gains fitness. 'Whilst I was excited about coming back, I know that I have to take it steady. It's all about being sensible and not trying to rush things.' He told the official site.

Macken is also likely to return from a back injury which kept him out of Saturday's clash.

It is no doubt going to be a tough test for the Saddlers, possibly the toughest of the season for them, especially with so much riding on it. Southampton are a force to be reckoned with and it was a year at the weekend that Richards fired Walsall into the lead at St Marys, only for them to be thrashed 5-1. The Saints currently lie in 5th place in League One and arrive at the Banks's off the back of 3 wins and 2 draws in February.

Likely line up - Walker, Butler, Williams, Lancashire, Lescott, Gray, Richards, Ledesma, Nicholls, Grigg, Macken.

So, it's a going to be a battle for the Saddlers but we pray for the Saddlers to get all three precious points. Saddlers are to have the game of their lives tonight, no pressure!

Up The Saddlers!






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:Tuesday March 1 2011

Time: 2:34PM

 

Have Your Say

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

Recent Walsall Articles

Forest Date Confirmed (Friday June 26 2015)

Smith Rules Out Lalkovic Return (Thursday June 25 2015)

Smith Hints At Hiwula Return (Thursday June 25 2015)

Ben Purkiss Signs For Port Vale (Wednesday June 24 2015)

Bradshaw Delighted With New Deal (Wednesday June 24 2015)

BRADSHAW SIGNS NEW DEAL (Wednesday June 24 2015)

Coventry Deny Gobern Interest (Tuesday June 23 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)

1. john baker 2

League Results (view all)

Latest Results

League Table (view table)

Team P W D L GD Pts
18. Scunthorpe 0 0 0 0 0 0
19. Sheff Utd 0 0 0 0 0 0
20. Shrewsbury 0 0 0 0 0 0
21. Southend 0 0 0 0 0 0
22. Swindon 0 0 0 0 0 0
23. Walsall 0 0 0 0 0 0
24. Wigan 0 0 0 0 0 0

Breaking League News

DRFC Former defender closing in on Rangers move
Doncaster : 29/06/2015 21:13:00
Early Kick Off For Millwall
Southend : 29/06/2015 17:59:01
Morecambe Details - Millwall Changes
Sheff Utd : 29/06/2015 17:52:01
Turnbull Arrives In Scouting Role
Sheff Utd : 29/06/2015 17:46:01
McSheffrey Signs 12 Month Deal
Scunthorpe : 29/06/2015 17:29:00

Current Site Poll (view all polls)

Do You Like The New Home Shirt?
Suggested By:  
Yes 68%
No 27%
Bring Back The Beaver 5%