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Dean Keates: "We Have to Dust Ourselves Down & Regroup"

Dean Keates: "We Have to Dust Ourselves Down & Regroup"

Dean, who was speaking just a few minutes after his side conceded a ninety-second minute goal during their televised clash with title-chasing Barnsley, believes that his side could well have won the match by two or three goals but once again were the masters of their own downfall as thee Tykes strengthened their place in the race to secure a spot in the Championship.

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Liam Kinsella: "Confidence is Really High"

Liam Kinsella: "Confidence is Really High"

23-year-old, Colchester-born Kinsella believes a repeat of the last two performances will see the Saddlers pick up a positive result against one of the league’s most in-form teams, and despite recent defeats to Portsmouth and Sunderland, Kinsella is adamant that the whole camp remains confident that things will turn in their favour.

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Tom Bradshaw's Millwall Move Made Permanent

Tom Bradshaw's Millwall Move Made Permanent

Shrewsbury-born Bradshaw, who joined the London side on an initial loan deal during the summer, is currently sidelined with a serious knee ligament injury which could see him miss the rest of the season as he looks to recover after undergoing surgery in November.

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Dean Keates Proud of 'Fearless' Saddlers

Dean Keates Proud of 'Fearless' Saddlers

The Walsall-born boss, who switched his side from his favoured 4-4-2 to a 4-3-3 formation as he sought to boost the numbers when going on a counter attack, believes his players ability to adapt and play without fear helped to make all the training ground theory a matchday reality.

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Dean Keates: 'A Point Was the Minimum We Deserved'

Keates, who has guided his side to an undefeated start to the 2018/19 League One campaign, spoke of his pride as the Saddlers stood firm to hold off the Tykes, before going on to take a well-deserved point via Andy Cook's 88th minute strike.

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Audio: Dean Keates Satisfied as Walsall & Barnsley Share the Spoils

Audio: Dean Keates Satisfied as Walsall & Barnsley Share the Spoils

The manager, who watched as his side continued their unbeaten start to the league campaign with a one-all draw at Oakwell, admitted that he was pleased to see his side bounce back from conceding a lucky goal via a deflection off Jack Fitzwater, to secure a share of the spoils - with summer signing Andy Cook getting back among the goals.

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Match Report: Barnsley 1 Walsall 1

Both the Saddlers and Tykes have started the league season in fine fettle, and find themselves among the form sides in the country, a run which both teams were keen to continue as they met on Saturday afternoon.

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Liam Kinsella Called Up For Republic of Ireland Under-21s Duty

Ireland's young guns, who are led by Head Coach Noel King, will face Kosovo at the Stadioni Adam Jashari in Mitrovica on Friday, 7th September, before playing host to Germany at the Tallaght Stadium in Dublin on Tuesday, 11th September.

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Tom Bradshaw Set to Join Millwall on Initial Loan Deal

Tom Bradshaw Set to Join Millwall on Initial Loan Deal

The Shrewsbury-born striker, who scored forty goals in eighty-six Saddlers appearances, was believed to be on the target list of several clubs over the summer but Barnsley were initially able to hold on to the former Aberystwyth Town man as the club seeks to return to the Championship at the first time of asking.

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The Rumour Mill: Wrexham Defender to Join the Saddlers?

The teenage centre-back, who was given his first team debut last season by Dean Keates as he started the Red Dragons' 2-0 home defeat against Harrogate Town in the FA Trophy - First Round, has been offered his first professional contract by recently-appointed Reds’ boss Sam Ricketts after impressing in the youth ranks.

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