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Rushall Olympic Appeal For Information Following Break-In at Dales Lane

It is believed the club's Sponsors Lounge, Boardroom, Development Room, Club Shop and bar area were all ransacked before the assailants used the club's minibus to brake through several gates before escaping in the Pelsall area.

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Number of Football Related Arrests Drops by 14%

Statistics released by the Home Office reveal that a total of 1,638 football-related arrests were made during the 2016/17 campaign, a stat which represents a 14% drop from the previous campaign, when a total of 1,895 arrests were made.

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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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Football Banning Orders Issued Following Disorder Ahead of Blackpool Match

West Midlands Police have today confirmed that four males recently pleaded guilty to affray at Walsall Magistrates Court following disorder ahead of the Saddlers' Sky Bet League 1 clash with Blackpool, which took place at Banks's Stadium on Saturday, 23rd January 2016.

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Wigan Athletic Supporter Appears in Court Following Steward Attack

A Wigan Athletic supporter, who assaulted a steward after invading the pitch during the Latics' Sky Bet League 1 trip to Banks’s Stadium on Saturday, 20th February, has appeared in court charged with entering the field of play and common assault.

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Walsall Supporter Receives Five-Year Football Banning Order

A Walsall supporter has been banned from all football matches for the next five years after assaulting a steward during a match between the Saddlers and Chesterfield, which took place at the Spireites' Proact Stadium on Saturday, 12th March 2016.

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Supporters Facing Delays Following an Accident on the Black Country Route

West Midlands Police have this afternoon confirmed that two cars have been involved in a collision on the Black Country Route near Junction 10 of the M6, the main route which links Wolverhampton to the M6, causing potential delays for fans travelling to the Banks's Stadium for today's meeting between Walsall and visitors Colchester United.

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Police Make Four More Arrests Following Clashes Ahead of Blackpool Match

West Midlands Police's Football Unit have this weekend confirmed that a further four males have been arrested on suspicion of affray following a reported clash between football fans ahead of the Saddlers' League 1 clash with Blackpool, which took place at Banks's Stadium on Saturday, 23rd January.

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Coventry City Supporters Banned Following Disorder

West Midlands Police have today confirmed that three Coventry City supporters have pleaded guilty to public order offences related to the Sky Bet League 1 fixture between the Sky Blues and Walsall, which took place at the Ricoh Arena on Tuesday, 12th January 2016.

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Four Arrested Following Trouble Ahead of Blackpool Match

West Midlands Police have confirmed that four males have been arrested on suspicion of affray following a reported clash between supporters ahead of the Saddlers Sky Bet League 1 clash with Blackpool, which took place at Banks's Stadium on Saturday, 23rd January.

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POLICE TO INVESTIGATE STADIUM DAMAGE

West Midlands Police have launched an investigation in conjunction with Walsall Football Club, into damage caused at the Banks's Stadium during Saturday's pre-season friendly versus Leeds United.

In a statement released via Twitter, West Midlands Police confirmed; "An investigation will be made into damage caused in the away bar yesterday. Damage was caused to the ceiling, this happened during half time. Also aware of other damage to the away bar In conjunction with @WFCOfficial a full investigation will be made"

PC Colin Barlow, a member of the West Midlands Police Footballing Unit, said: “During half time the ceiling and shelving around the away bar was damaged. It is believed this will cost several hundreds of pounds  to repair.”

A spokesman for Leeds United said: “We were disappointed to hear about this incident and we will be speaking to Walsall Football Club to ascertain the damage caused and we will co-operate with every party in any investigation that may arise."

The Police plan to access stadium CCTV and hope to identify those involved.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Police on 101.
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