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Player Focus: Few Standout Performances as Walsall Leave it Late

It was evidenced by match-winner Leahy's comments post-match, admitting Coventry were the better side in their last-gasp 2-1 win. However, the result said more about their resilience - leapfrogging Saturday's opponents into the top half.

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Audio: Dean Keates Happy to Take a 'Scruffy' Win

Audio: Dean Keates Happy to Take a 'Scruffy' Win

Keates, who watched as his side left it until second-half stoppage time to bag the two goals needed to take all three points, admitted that his side lacked a bit of quality throughout the match but did enough to warrant at least a share of the spoils.

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Dean Keates: 'We Need to Be at Our Best to Give Ourselves a Chance'

Dean Keates: 'We Need to Be at Our Best to Give Ourselves a Chance'

Keates, who has seen his side go winless in their last five league outings, went on to push his side to give everything they've got as they look to build upon recent improved performances and secure three much-needed points with a view to getting back among the teams battling it out for a place in the Play-Off places.

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Audio: Dean Keates - "We Got Our Rewards Today"

Audio: Dean Keates - "We Got Our Rewards Today"

The Walsall-born manager, who watched as the Saddlers bagged three goals to send the Sky Blues out of the competition, praised his side as they maintained their composure  - despite the Sky Blues getting back on level terms - to go on and secure a spot in Monday evening's Second Round draw.

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FA Cup Match Report: Walsall 3 Coventry City 2

Following two home league defeats on the bounce Dean Keates' Saddlers arrived at this match in need of a positive display as they looked to reach the Second Round of the FA Cup for the first time since 2015.

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Dean Keates: 'We Need to Get Back to What We're All About'

Dean Keates: 'We Need to Get Back to What We're All About'

Keates, who has seen his side slip to back-to-back home defeats for the first time this season, revealed that he and his squad have spoken about the recent dip in form and know they have to try and get back to the hard-working style which separated them from much of the opposition during the opening stages of the campaign.

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Amadou Bakayoko Joins Coventry City on a Two-Year Deal

Amadou Bakayoko Joins Coventry City on a Two-Year Deal

Sierra Leone-born Bakayoko, who saw his stay with the Saddlers extended for a further year after officials opted to exercise an option in his deal, is a product of the club's youth system, having joined as a scholar in his mid-teens, before going on to earn a professional contract in 2013.

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Walsall Under-18s Pre-Season Schedule

Graham Biggs side, which will include several new scholars, will be facing teams such as Lichfield City, Stratford Town, Coventry City and Cheltenham Town as they look to build fitness ahead of the very busy youth schedule.

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Goalkeeper Chris Dunn Joins on a One-Year Deal

30-year-old Dunn, who joins the Saddlers on a free transfer following the expiration of his Dragons deal, kept fifteen clean sheets in thirty-five first-team appearances for the Racecourse Ground side last season, helping them set a new club shut-out record.

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Figures Reveal West Midlands Clubs Paid Over £5m For Matchday Policing

New figures, released by West Midlands Police, reveal that a total of £5,196,527 has been paid to the force by the region's six professional clubs since the 2013/14 season - However the force says the amount only covers part of the total match day costs – and campaigners today called for the clubs to pick up a larger slice of the bill.

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AUDIO | Whitney - 'Walsall Are Weary Following a Busy Few Weeks'

Walsall manager Jon Whitney spoke to BBC WM 95.6 following Tuesday evening's Checkatrade Trophy draw with Coventry City, which saw the Sky Blues earn an extra point following a penalty shoot-out, and admitted that the Saddlers could've done without the match given next weekend's League One clash with table-topping Shrewsbury Town.

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