Vital Football

Latest Walsall FC News

Ray Graydon Invited To Anniversary Match v Villa

Ray Graydon Invited To Anniversary Match v Villa


The Walsall Supporters Trust have confirmed that legendary ex Walsall manager Ray Graydon will be at our 125th anniversary game against his former club, Aston Villa.

Sir Ray needs no introduction to the Walsall or Villa fans following his history with both clubs.

Ray secured promotion to Division 1 with a low budget side - driven by hard work and determination. That Walsall side will always be a pivotal role model to the team we all desire to watch once more. Following our instant relegation the following season Ray vowed 'We will come back' and the following year we did! Its a season that will live long in the memory given our play-off final win against Reading.

Ray played for Aston Villa between 1971 and 1977 and scored 67 goals in 193 games, including the winning goal in the 1975 League Cup Final.

Ray was voted in the top 50 all time Villa greatest players.

We encourage as many Walsall and Aston Villa fans to turn up and show their appreciation to one of the greats of Midland football....There's only one Ray Graydon!



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

Writer:Vital Walsall
Date:Friday July 5 2013
Time: 10:30AM

Comments

0
One of my first Villa heroes. Hope you get a bumper gate.
cropped
05/07/2013 10:39:00
0
One of the all time Walsall and Villa legends! Think Ray alone will add another 1,000 on the gate!
walsallkev
08/07/2013 21:36:00
Page 1/1
  1. 1

Login to post a comment

Recent Walsall Articles

Whitney Calls For Fans To Show Patience To Young Stars

Walsall boss Jon Whitney has backed his young guns to shine and calls on patience from Walsall fans.

POLL Results - Walsall Fans Expect Fleetwood To Win

Over 273 votes cast on our Twitter page saw 74% of Walsall fans backing Fleetwood to win this evening.

Match Preview - Walsall v Fleetwood

Following Saturdays defeat, the Saddlers now face Fleetwood just one point above the relegation. It really is squeaky bum time!

Stats: Walsall v Gillingham

All the stats from Walsall (0) vs (1) Gillingham , Banks's Stadium, 18.11.17 Att: 4,917

Archived Vital Saddlers Articles

Vital Saddlers articles from

Site Journalists

Vital Walsall
Editor email
Profile
TP1992
no email
Profile

Current Poll (see more polls)

Is Whitney still the right man for the job?
Suggested By: Vital Walsall
Yes10%
No90%
Vital Football Comment
Latest F1 News
Latest Vital Boxing News
Write for Vital Football

Recent Walsall Results (view all)

The Vital Football Members League