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Ticket Bulletin: Monday, 4th February 2019

Ticket Bulletin: Monday, 4th February 2019

Walsall will face Blackpool's Bloomfield Road on Saturday, 9th February before visiting Coventry City's Ricoh Arena on Saturday, 16th February, after which they will travel to Burton's Pirelli Stadium on Saturday, 2nd March, with all three games due to kick-off at 3.00pm.

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Dean Keates: Saddlers Must Learn From Their Mistakes

Keates, who watched as his side slipped to a 3-1 defeat at home to the Brewers, thinks that Albion deserved their win but the Saddlers were also architects of their own downfall and have to react in a positive manner as the League One fixtures continue at a pace.

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WFCCP: School Partners Game This Weekend

WFCCP: School Partners Game This Weekend

The 'School Partners' initiative aims to introduce the next generation of Saddlers supporters and this weekend's group of fans have received tickets through their Walsall FC Partner School at reduced prices for this one-off game.

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Dean Keates: "We Have to Make Sure That We Turn Up"

Dean Keates: "We Have to Make Sure That We Turn Up"

Walsall-born Keates, who will be taking charge of his 100th game as a manager - including 71 at Wrexham - is hoping that his side can build upon last weekend's vicotry over Wycombe Wanderers but knows that the Brewers, who are managed by Nigel Clough, will pose a real threat when they visit Banks’s Stadium on Saturday afternoon.

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Central League Cup: Burton Albion 1 Walsall 2

The Saddlers, who are also drawn in the group alongside Bristol Rovers and Shrewsbury Town, are not competing in the Central League this season but will have no shortage of action as they look to make progress in the Birmingham, Staffordshire, and Walsall Senior Cups along with the odd behind closed doors friendly.

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Central League Cup: Shrewsbury Town Fixture Postponed

The match was originally scheduled to take place at Ray Hall Lane on Tuesday, 6th November but has been postponed as the Saddlers' first-team fixture against Charlton Athletic has been rearranged for the same date.

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Dean Keates Pleased as Shuffled Saddlers Secure Victory

Dean Keates Pleased as Shuffled Saddlers Secure Victory

The manager, who made eight changes from the side that played out a goalless draw with Blackpool last weekend, was particularly happy with on-loan Wolverhampton Wanderers duo Connor Johnson and Connor Ronan, with the pair making their debuts after joining on Loan Window Deadline Day.

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Checkatrade Trophy Match Report: Burton Albion 1 Walsall 2

The Saddlers reached their midweek Checkatrade Trophy outing on the back of a busy opening spell which saw them play eight games in twenty-nine days and reach Round Two of the Carabao Cup.

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Central League Cup: Walsall to Face Shrewsbury, Burton, & Bristol Rovers

The Saddlers, who will not be taking part in the Central League this season, will play host to Shrewsbury on Tuesday, 6th November at Birmingham County FA's Ray Hall Lane headquarters, before facing Bristol Rovers at Yate Town FC on Tuesday, 11th December. The date for our match against the Brewers, which will be played away, is yet to be confirmed.

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Defensive Duo Remain on Trial as Keates Considers His Options

The duo, who played a part in the recent pre-season victory over Ajax Amsterdam, are the only remaining trialists from the five who line-up against the Dutch footballing giants and are said to be high on Keates' list of potential signings with both impressing the manager and supporters during the run up to the 2018/19 campaign.

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Former Slovan Liberec Defender Among Walsall's Trialists?

Former Slovan Liberec Defender Among Walsall's Trialists?

23-year-old Egert began his career as an apprentice with Bohemians 1905 and Slovan Liberec before turning professional with the later in 2014. He made just one professional appearance for Slovan but did enjoy loan spells with Spartak Trnava II, FK Slavoj Vyšehrad, FK Viktoria Žižkov, and Slavoj Vyšehrad, making over forty first-team appearances.

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Middlesbrough Added to Walsall's Checkatrade Trophy Group

Middlesbrough Added to Walsall's Checkatrade Trophy Group

The tournament, which the Saddlers exited at the Second Round stage last season, remains controversial as, despite plenty of protest from supporters and an overwhelmingly negative response overall, the EFL continue to invite selected Under-21 teams to take part - often resulting in poor attendances.

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