Vital Football

Latest Walsall FC News

Boss On Cup Exit

Boss On Cup Exit


I am actually surprised that Dean Smith was still able to talk to the press labelled 'Walsall manager'. Following last nights disaster showing and the past 11 games without a win, I think a few people wouldnt have been surprised had we woken up to.... Dean Smith Sacked As Walsall Manager.

Yet we wake up to more excuses from the manager and a few more 'we were good a few weeks ago' remarks....

Dean had this to say to the O/S...''They got men behind the ball and made it difficult for us; my job now is to build the confidence back up but the players also have to help themselves and be better'

He continued 'At the start of the season there were no expectations on us and we started well with some really good results. With that came more pressure because those expectation levels were raised and we have to be able to live with that and deal with it'

I agree with his sentiments that what happened in September wasnt expected but at the same time the complete reversal in October and November wasnt expected neither.

However to talk about our form in September just after our defeat to Lincoln is laughable. Even a team who had lost every league game upto this point would have still given Lincoln a tougher test in those two games!

Credit to Lincoln though who thoroughly deserved their victory.

.....I wonder if come May when we are fighting another relegation scrap, Dean and Gamble will continue to talk about the football we played in September?!

Message to the staff of Walsall FC, FORGET SEPTEMBER



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

Writer:Vital Walsall
Date:Wednesday November 14 2012
Time: 10:22AM

Login to post a comment

Best of Vital Network

Recent Walsall Articles

Massive Weekend Ahead In League 1 Survival Race

We look ahead to this weekends fixtures and the next few weeks in our battle for survival.

Bad Omen Referee In The Middle Tomorrow

David Webb is the man in the middle and the Saddlers dont have a great record when he has officiated our games.

Match Preview - Scunthorpe v Walsall

We head to Scunthorpe for the first of our four cup finals as we continue to fight for our survival in League 1 - how did it come to this?! Time for the players to stop talking and to start walking. N

Oztumer Named In PFA Team Of The Year

Oztumer named in PFA Team Of The Year

Walsall Archived Articles

Vital Saddlers articles from

Site Journalists

Vital Walsall
Editor email
Profile
TP1992
no email
Profile

Current Poll (see more polls)

Will Walsall Stay Up?
Suggested By:
Yes73%
No27%
The Vital Football Members League
Latest F1 News
Latest Vital Boxing News
Vital Football Comment

Recent Walsall Results (view all)

Walsall Fixtures

Write for Vital Football