UK time is: 01:20:03
Vital Login
Social Login

Choose your club

Other Sites

Network Navigation

Vital Partners

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

Moving along: Walsall FC meets Walsall councillors

The future of the Banks's Stadium is taking a small step closer as the Walsall board will meet with Walsall councillors tonight.

The Banks's stadium was put up for sale in March and a new buyer is being sought.

Walsall chairman, Stefan Gamble confirmed the invitation from 60 Walsall councillors from Labour, Conservative and the Liberal Democrats.

The meeting will be chance for Walsall FC and the councillors to discuss the prospect to the council of owning the Banks' Stadium.

'This is an unique investment opportunity.The Council would be acquiring an asset which would yield an annual profitable return.' Gamble told the official site.

The move mirrors the actions of other football league club where the stadium is owned by the council. Gamble is also keen to reiterate that the club are financially stable and securing the landlord of the club has big impact on that.

'This represents a hugely exciting opportunity to work together to expand current community and educational activities, as well as joint entertainment and recreational initiatives.

'We hope that Councillors will take a positive view of what we have to say, and will share our enthusiasm for the relationship that can only be beneficial for the town and local community.' Gamble added.

So we will look forward to the outcome!

In the next few days, hopefully we will find out who have chosen to sign new contracts. We are waiting on the answers from Richards, Gray, Bevan and Ledesma.

Up The Saddlers!





Source: www.saddlers.co.uk




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 June 21 2011

Time: 5:58PM

 

Have Your Say

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

Recent Walsall Articles

Smith Proud Of First Wembley Visit (Tuesday January 27 2015)

Wembley Ticket Info (Tuesday January 27 2015)

WALSALL FC ARE GOING TO WEMBLEY (Tuesday January 27 2015)

Smith Backs His Troops To Shine (Tuesday January 27 2015)

2018 Euros Coming To Walsall? (Tuesday January 27 2015)

Preston Have Sold Around 800 Tickets (Monday January 26 2015)

O'Donnell - First Goal Is Massive (Monday January 26 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. loular28Ss 1

League Results (view all)

Latest Results
Colchester 0 - 2 Walsall
Walsall 1 - 4 Scunthorpe
Walsall 0 - 2 Coventry
MK Dons 0 - 3 Walsall
Walsall 1 - 4 Swindon
Sheff Utd 1 - 1 Walsall

League Table (view table)

Team P W D L GD Pts
12. Notts County 25 9 7 9 -1 34
13. Oldham 25 8 10 7 -3 34
14. Doncaster 24 9 7 8 -3 34
15. Walsall 26 8 9 9 -2 33
16. Gillingham 27 8 7 12 -8 31
17. Scunthorpe 24 8 6 10 -7 30
18. Coventry 27 7 9 11 -10 30

Breaking League News

Walsall MP Congratulates Team
Walsall : 28/01/2015 01:04:00
Smith Proud Of First Wembley Visit
Walsall : 27/01/2015 23:22:00
Wembley Ticket Info
Walsall : 27/01/2015 23:07:00
WALSALL FC ARE GOING TO WEMBLEY
Walsall : 27/01/2015 23:01:00
Scunthorpe : 27/01/2015 21:56:00

Current Site Poll (view all polls)

Who is the best keeper we have had since Jimmy Walker?
Suggested By:  
Clayton Ince 20%
Richard O'Donnell 61%
Other 19%