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FA Cup Match Report: Sunderland 0 Walsall 1

The Saddlers and Black Cats met at the Stadium of Light to decide which side would advance to the Third Round of this season's FA Cup with a match against Bolton Wanderers already scheduled for the victor.

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Sunderland v Walsall: How You Can Listen Live

Sunderland v Walsall: How You Can Listen Live

If you're not visiting the Stadium of Light this evening you can listen to BBC WM Sport's kick-by-kick coverage as they take us through a huge clash, which could see the Saddlers reach the Third Round of the competition for the first time in many years.

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Emirates FA Cup: Third Round Draw Numbers

Emirates FA Cup: Third Round Draw Numbers

The draw, which will take place on Monday evening at Chelsea's Stamford Bridge and is set to be conducted by former Blues player-manager Ruud Gullit and ex-Manchester United and Liverpool midfielder Paul Ince.

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FA Cup Match Report: Walsall 1 Sunderland 1

The Saddlers and Black Cats arrived at this match looking to book a place in Monday evening's Third Round draw. Walsall, who were held to a draw by Sunderland last weekend, hoping to reach the Third Round for the fist time in many years.

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Keates Keen to Secure Third Round Spot

Keates Keen to Secure Third Round Spot

The Saddlers play host to the Black Cats for the second successive weekend, and the gaffer is hoping that his players will be able to feed off the atmosphere at Banks's Stadium, just like they did during last weekend’s entertaining two-all draw, which saw the Reds surrender a two-goal lead to take a share of the spoils.

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Josh Gordon: "We Deserved to Get the Three Points"

Josh Gordon: "We Deserved to Get the Three Points"

Former Leicester City prospect Gordon, who bagged one of the Saddlers' two goals, went on to praise the atmosphere at Banks's Stadium as almost 8,000 fans were in attendance to see the his side face the Black Cats, before looking back at the clash.

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Dean Keates Disappointed by Walsall's Poor Decision Making

The Saddlers went in to a two goal lead as Josh Gordon and Josh Ginnelly struck during the opening stages of the second-half but Keates, who was clearly frustrated, believes his side made enough chances to score three, maybe even four goals during the match but failed to remain solid at the back as the Black Cats ultimately got the match back on level terms.

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Audio: Dean Keates - 'We Have to Learn From Our Mistakes'

Audio: Dean Keates - 'We Have to Learn From Our Mistakes'

Keates, who watched as his side let slip a two-goal lead to draw with the Black Cats, admitted that he was disappointed as his side failed to capitalise upon their lead, somewhat naively allowing the visitors, who had been reduced to ten men, to take a point back to the Stadium of Light.

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Match Report: Walsall 2 Sunderland 2

Last weekend's televised draw between the Saddlers and Fleetwood Town gave Dean Keates' side plenty to build upon heading into Saturday afternoon's clash with Jack Ross' title-chasing Sunderland.

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Dean Keates: 'Sunderland is a Test We're Looking Forward To'

Keates, who recently saw his side held to a draw by Joey Barton's Fleetwood Town, also admitted that his team will be classed as underdogs for the upcoming clash, but that is no different from the beginning of the campaign, where the Saddlers were among the favourites to be scrapping at the foot of the table, rather than remaining within just a few points of the Play-Off places.

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Dean Keates Among August's Manager of the Month Nominees

Dean Keates Among August's Manager of the Month Nominees

Keates, who returned to the club last season - replacing then-boss Jon Whitney - saw his side collect thirteen of a possible fifteen points over the month as they registered an opening-day victory over Plymouth Argyle and a draw at Scunthorpe United, before recording three successive victories, against Gillingham, AFC Wimbledon and Rochdale respectively.

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