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Walsall v Swindon - Preview

Walsall
vs.
Swindon

Banks's Stadium

28.01.14

19:45

We welcome Swindon Town to the Banks's Stadium as 6th meets 8th in one of League 1's games of the day.

Vital Quotes:

Andy Butler ""The big games are coming up and he will have a big role to play in them. We`re looking forward to them and it was nice to see so many fans at the game to witness a five-star showing"

"We move on now to Tuesday`s game. We did well at their place earlier in the season but we are aware of their threats and won`t be taking anything for granted."

Walsall Team News:

Walsall will be without defender Andy Taylor as he continues to recover from a knee injury.

Player to watch: Febian Brandy

The on loan star showed what he is capable of when he netted the 'perfect hat-trick' on Saturday against Notts County.

Swindon Team News:

No teams news as of yet.

Player to watch: Michael Smith

Michael Smith arrived earlier last week from Charlton and opened his Swindon debut with two goals. Previously he had scored 10 goals in 20 appearances for AFC Wimbledon.

Match Facts & Stats

Walsall are unbeaten in 2014 and unbeaten in their last 6 matches.

Swindon have won just two away games this season.

Both teams have faced each other 91 times with Swindon winning 33, Walsall 32 and drawing 26.

Walsall's last victory against Swindon at WS1, was a 2-1 victory in 2008 thanks to gols from Alex Nicholls and Michael Ricketts.

Ref Watch:

Mark Brown from Yorkshire is the man in the middle. His last two officiated games that involved the Saddlers resulted in a red card for the Saddlers on both occasions.

Match Prediction:

Walsall easily despatched Swindon earlier this season but Swindon will be out for revenge, however Swindon's away record is one of the worst in League 1 - 3-1 Walsall.

Next Fixtures:

01.02.14- Coventry v Walsall
01.02.14 - Swindon v Oldham


Writer:Kev
Date:Monday January 27 2014
Time: 10:46AM

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