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:Kev
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

Club respond to supporter questions on budget

Club issue response to supporter queries

Ticket News - Portsmouth (a)

Ticket news for the Saddlers' trip to Portsmouth

Whitney praise for Candlin

Manager Jon Whitney heaps the plaudits on Mitch Candlin

No timescale on O'Connor injury

The injury to James O'Connor saw him miss the first two friendlies

Archived Vital Saddlers Articles

Vital Saddlers articles from

Site Journalists

TP1992
Editor email
Profile
Kev
no email
Profile

Current Poll (see more polls)

Where Will Walsall Finish?
Suggested By:
Automatic Promotion9%
Play Offs19%
Mid Table Medicority48%
Relegation24%
Write for Vital Football
Latest F1 News
Latest Vital Boxing News
The Vital Football Members League

Recent Walsall Results (view all)

Vital Football Comment