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Luke Leahy Focused on Victory Ahead of 100th Club Appearance

Luke Leahy Focused on Victory Ahead of 100th Club Appearance

The Saddlers play host to Karl Robinson's midtable Oxford United on Saturday afternoon and Leahy, who - if selected - will be making his 48th first-team appearance of the season, believes that there is no room for error if the team are to battle their way back to safety before the season comes to an end in early May.

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Dean Keates Issues Rallying Cry Ahead of Oxford United Clash

Walsall-born Keates, who has seen his side defeated in each of their last four league outings, believes the fans' backing will be crucial as the Saddlers enter the final six games of the 2018/19 campaign, and called upon the Saddlers faithful to recreate the atmosphere generated during last year's season-saving win over Northampton Town.

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Dean Keates: 'In-Form Oxford Prove Fortunes Can Change'

Dean Keates: 'In-Form Oxford Prove Fortunes Can Change'

United are unbeaten in their last four games, winning three on the bounce against Bradford, Coventry and Wycombe in the process and Keates is wary of the threat they will pose. However, the Walsall-born boss is looking to start off this crucial run of six games with a much-needed win against Karl Robinson’s men.

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Cameron Norman: "I'm Absolutely Buzzing"

Cameron Norman: "I'm Absolutely Buzzing"


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23-year-old Norman, who began his career with hometown club Norwich City, became the Saddlers' second defensive signing in two days as he joined Forest Green Rovers left-back Scott Laird at the club, and is keen to hit the ground running, with a potential debut coming away to Gillingham this weekend.

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Cameron Norman: Oxford United Defender Joins on Two-and-a-Half-Year Deal

Norman becomes the Saddlers’ fourth signing of the January Transfer Window – and second in as many days following the arrival of Scott Laird on loan from Forest Green Rovers yesterday.

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Audio: Keates Delighted as Walsall Get Back to Winning Ways

Audio: Keates Delighted as Walsall Get Back to Winning Ways

Walsall-born Keates, who had seen his side suffer their first league defeat of the season in a 4-1 loss to Doncaster Rovers last weekend, spoke of his pride as goals from summer signings Morgan Ferrier, and Zeli Ismail saw the Saddlers get back to winning ways, a win he believes his side fully deserved.

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Match Report: Oxford United 1 Walsall 2

Dean Keates Saddlers arrived at this weekend's match on the back of last Saturday's defeat to Doncaster Rovers, Gavin McCann's side inflicting the first defeat of the season upon the Banks's Stadium side as they won the clash by four-goals-to-one.

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Dean Keates Expects Struggling Oxford to Pose a Threat

The U's, who are currently managed by Karl Robinson, sit one place above the foot of the table heading into this weekend's meeting, and have secured victory in just one of their opening eight league games, something they will need to improve upon if they aren't to be one of the sides struggling for the whole campaign.

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Liam Roberts Named in the 'Team of the Day'

Walsall goalkeeper Liam Roberts has been named in the Football League Paper's Team of the Day following his Man of the Match winning display which saw the Saddlers grab three much-needed points against Oxford United on Saturday afternoon.

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AUDIO: Whitney Pleased as Walsall 'Dig In' to Take All Three Points

Walsall manager Jon Whitney has spoken to BBC WM Sport following Saturday afternoon's League One victory over Oxford United, and has praised his side as they secured all-three points during a tough encounter with the U's.

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MATCH REPORT: Walsall 2 Oxford United 1

After a little under two weeks without a match the Saddlers returned to action this weekend as they welcomed Oxford United to Banks's Stadium. We were in attendance, and you can read our match report below.

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Oztumer Named in the Football League Paper's Team of the Day

Walsall attacker Erhun Oztumer have been named in the Football League Paper's League One 'Team of the Day' following his goal-scoring display against Oxford United on Saturday afternoon. You can find out who joins him in the XI, below.

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AUDIO | Whitney Satisfied as Walsall Win Away From Home

Walsall manager Jon Whitney spoke to BBC WM 95.6 following Saturday afternoon's League One victory over Oxford United, and has praised his side as they earned their first away league win since Boxing Day 2016, insisting it was a comfortable away win.

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