Vital Football

Latest Walsall FC News

Walsall travel to Bury

Bury
vs.
Walsall

Gigg Lane

Tuesday 5th December

7-45pm

Walsall never find Bury an easy place to visit and decent results have been in short supply in recent encounters. This trip is not likely to be anything other than tough.

Vital Quotes:

Mark Kinsella has been talking up the youth set up but warning the Saddlers youngsters that they will have to wait for there turn.
Looking at the game the saddlers are expecting a tough game and the management have stated that in no uncertain terms, but DD remains positive, when is he anything different.

Bury Team News:

Tom Youngs is pushing for a tarting spot have returned from injury to regain a place on the bench.
Bury star and last years conference top scorer and ex saddlers player Andy Bishop missed saturdays cup game with Chester but will be fit to face the Saddlers. It seems that the Bury manager will have a virtually full squad to choose from. Although the return of loanee goalkeeper Mr Schmicheal means the defence maybe a little unsettled.

Player to watch: Andy Bishop

Came through the ranks with Matty Fryatt, Andy quiet often looked the better player, but Matty had that killer touch in the box. Andy left the saddlers as it became clear his chances were limited to break through into a championship side (those were the days) and a spell in the conference with York City gave him chance to improve and earn another chance at league football, and so far he doesn't look out of place.

Walsall Team News:

Saturday's day off has given a chance for a few knocks to be rested. Anthony Gerrard may come back into the squad, although Roper and Dann will be tough acts to shift. Westwood had his best game in a Walsall shirt against County so will be looking to kick on. Midfield Dobson Kinsella with Keates and Wright wide is the favoured combination but DD isn't affraid to make changes to get the service right to Tommy Wright and Martin Butler up front.

Player to watch: Martin Butler

A change of strike partner brought a renewed performance from Martin. Ten days training with new side kick Tommy Wright means the saddlers are hopeful the goals will start to flow for Martin. He has good memories of games at Gigg lane but if a goal doesn't come the pressure will get greater, especially now Par Cedarquesist waits in the wings.

Match Facts & Stats

Bury's home form LWWLWD
last 6 results of this fixture
Football League One Bury 2-0 Walsall 09-09-2000
Football League One Bury 2-1 Walsall 08-04-1997
Football League Two Bury 0-0 Walsall 04-05-1995
Football League Two Bury 1-2 Walsall 02-04-1994
Football League Two Bury 2-1 Walsall 09-01-1993
English Division 3 (old) Bury 0-2 Walsall 16-12-1989

Match Prediction:

I would take a draw given our past meetings but with Swindon, up next it would be nice to go into that game on the back of another win.

Next Fixtures:

Swindon visit Bescot in League Two's match of the day on saturday 9th December at 3pm


Writer:Jorge's Jottings
Date:Monday December 4 2006
Time: 7:21PM

Best of Vital Network

Vital Boxing - Ingle Talks Brook

Login to post a comment

Site Journalists

TP1992
Editor email
Profile
Kev
no email
Profile

Current Poll (see more polls)

Where Will Walsall Finish?
Suggested By:
Automatic Promotion8%
Play Offs21%
Mid Table Medicority50%
Relegation21%

League Table

# Team P W D L Pts. GD
C Sheff Utd 46 30 10 6 100 45
P Bolton 46 25 11 10 86 32
3 Scunthorpe 46 24 10 12 82 26
4 Fleetwood 46 23 13 10 82 21
5 Bradford 46 20 19 7 79 19
6 Millwall 46 20 13 13 73 9
7 Southend 46 20 12 14 72 17
8 Oxford 46 20 9 17 69 13
9 Rochdale 46 19 12 15 69 9
10 Bristol Rovers 46 18 12 16 66 -2
11 Peterborough 46 17 11 18 62 0
12 MK Dons 46 16 13 17 61 2
13 Charlton 46 14 18 14 60 7
14 Walsall 46 14 16 16 58 -7
15 Wimbledon 46 13 18 15 57 -3
16 Northampton 46 14 11 21 53 -13
17 Oldham 46 12 17 17 53 -13
18 Shrewsbury 46 13 12 21 51 -17
19 Bury 46 13 11 22 50 -12
20 Gillingham 46 12 14 20 50 -20
R Port Vale 46 12 13 21 49 -25
R Swindon 46 11 11 24 44 -22
R Coventry 46 9 12 25 39 -31
R Chesterfield 46 9 10 27 37 -35
The Vital Football Members League
Latest F1 News
Latest Vital Boxing News
Vital Football Comment

Recent Walsall Results (view all)

Vital Members League Table

RankNamePoints
1.Northants Saddler1
2.telfordsaddler1
3.Dale Derrivale1
Write for Vital Football