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Kory Roberts Continues to Work Towards a Return to Fitness

Kory Roberts Continues to Work Towards a Return to Fitness

The versatile youngster has been on the sidelines since suffering a nasty double leg break during the Saddlers' pre-season clash with Championship side Stoke City back in July, with the Birmingham-born centre-back working hard alongside the club's medical department in a bid to return to action before the season ends.

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Kory Roberts Pleased to Have Job Security as Walsall Deal is Extended

Kory Roberts Pleased to Have Job Security as Walsall Deal is Extended

The Birmingham-born defender, who suffered the long-term injury during a collision with Potters defender Ryan Sweeney, welcomed the contract extension, insisting that the security of another year allows him to forget about any potential departure and concentrate on returning to full fitness in time for the 2019/20 campaign.

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Walsall Extend Kory Roberts' Contract as Prospect's Rehab Continues

The 20-year-old, Birmingham-born defender has made twenty-eight first-team appearances since progressing through the Saddlers’ youth ranks, even winning the Young Player of the Season award at the end of the 2017/18 campaign.

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Dean Keates to Make Final Decision on Trialist Duo Next Week

Dean Keates to Make Final Decision on Trialist Duo Next Week

The manager, who, despite releasing all other trialists in the aftermath of the team's famous victory over Ajax has allowed the duo to remain with the squad for the last week, is expected to offer the duo contracts as he desperately needs to add numbers to his backline with Jon Guthrie currently being the only fit first-team central defender.

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Paper Talk: Sweeney & Souttar Among Walsall's Stoke City Options

Paper Talk: Sweeney & Souttar Among Walsall's Stoke City Options

City boss Gary Rowett spoke to the press shortly after the full-time whistle and, along with wishing Kory a speedy recovery, pledged to do 'all he can' to help the Saddlers after highly-rated Roberts suffered the season-threatening injury during a collision with Sweeney, towards the end of the second-half.

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Kory Roberts Facing Lengthy Spell on the Sidelines as Double Leg Break is Confirmed

Kory Roberts Facing Lengthy Spell on the Sidelines as Double Leg Break is Confirmed

Birmingham-born Kory, who looked set to secure a place in Dean Keates' starting line-up for the upcoming campaign, went down holding his leg after colliding with Potters midfielder Ryan Sweeney, and required oxygen and several minutes of treatment from both medical teams before leaving the field on a stretcher and being transported to Walsall Manor Hospital.

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Kory Roberts Suffers Suspected Double Leg Break

Keates, who had seen his side defeated by goals from Bojan, Ibrahim Afellay and Peter Crouch, admitted that it looks like 20-year-old Roberts, who made twenty-four appearances during a breakout 2017/18 campaign, has suffered a double leg fracture and is currently being treated at Walsall Manor Hospital.

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Kory Roberts Stretchered Off During Pre-Season Defeat to Stoke City

Kory Roberts Stretchered Off During Pre-Season Defeat to Stoke City

Birmingham-born Kory, pictured warming up ahead of the recent pre-season clash with Rushall Olympic, made twenty-four first-team appearances last season, entering several superb displays, and is highly thought of at the club with many seeing him as as a major prospect, thanks in-part to his determined performances and beyond-his-years maturity.

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Walsall Duo Named in the 'Team of the Day'

Walsall attacker Erhun Oztumer and defender Kory Roberts have been named in the Football League Paper's League One 'Team of the Day' following their superb performances against AFC Wimbledon on Saturday afternoon. You can find out who joins them in the XI, below.

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Whitney Praise for 'Outstanding' Kory Roberts

Whitney Praise for 'Outstanding' Kory Roberts

Walsall manager Jon Whitney has spoken to the local press following Saturday afternoon's one-all draw with league leaders Shrewsbury Town, and praised central defender Kory Roberts - likening the 19-year-old to former Saddler Scott Dann.

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Donnellan Happy to Bide His Time

Donnellan Happy to Bide His Time

On-loan West Brom defender Shaun Donnellan has spoken ahead of Saturday's League One clash with Bristol Rovers and has praised his temporary teammates for their performance against Plymouth Argyle.

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Whitney Praise for 'Outstanding' Kory Roberts

Whitney Praise for 'Outstanding' Kory Roberts

Walsall manager Jon Whitney has spoken to the local press and praised young central defender Kory Roberts, who impressed during the Saddlers League One victory over Plymouth Argyle last weekend, insisting the Birmingham-born defender has what it takes.

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