Walsall

If you’re planning to travel to support your favorite team in Walsall, you’ll want to experience the lively atmosphere at the Walsall Football Club.

Our comprehensive guide to the Bank’s Stadium away fans offers all the necessary information for away fans, such as where supporters usually gather before and after games in the area surrounding the stadium, and which pubs, restaurants, and cafes are friendly to visiting fans.

Walsall FC is a professional football club that competes in the League Two. The team is currently managed by Michael Flynn and has a rich footballing history that we cover in our guide, along with details on the current squad, upcoming fixtures, and recent results.

Walsall Registered Squad

Here is a list of the registered squad for Walsall 2024:

Goal Keepers

GoalkeeperPldGYCRC
Owen Evans26 (0)031
Jackson Smith27 (2)020
George Barrett
Tommy Jackson

Defender

DefenderPldGYCRC
David Okagbue33 (1)141
Stephen Ward
Liam Gordon46 (2)280
Mat Sadler
Donervon Daniels40 (0)130
Priestley Farquharson21 (0)130
Joe Foulkes17 (6)040
Oisin McEntee27 (0)680
Harry Williams11 (5)020
Chris Hussey6 (0)111
Rollin Menayese2 (1)100
Shay Facey
Rio Sawyers
Emmanuel Adegboyega11 (3)320

Midfielder

MidfielderPldGYCRC
Joe Riley12 (7)020
Stuart Sinclair
Tom Knowles35 (5)2141
Brandon Comley34 (4)191
Danny Guthrie
Jack Earing13 (5)320
Jack Kiersey
Mitchell Candlin
Isaac Hutchinson47 (4)1580
Ryan Stirk37 (6)370
Joe Willis
Cayden Bennett
Shay Willock
Jaiy Leydon
Charlie Wragg
Dylan Thomas0 (2)000
jack shaw

Strikers

StrikerPldGYCRC
Douglas James-Taylor10 (21)320
Josh Gordon18 (2)140
Jamille Matt19 (21)640
Aramide Oteh5 (10)210
Taylor Allen25 (7)331
Mo Faal9 (11)620
Ross Tierney19 (16)330
Jayden Reid
Marvellous Onabirekhanlen
Danny Johnson12 (15)620

Walsall Upcoming Fixtures

Walsall Previous Results

DateMatchResultScoreCompetition
05 Aug 2023Morecambe v WalsallL2-1League Two
08 Aug 2023Blackburn Rovers v WalsallL4-3League Cup
12 Aug 2023Walsall v Stockport CountyW2-1League Two
15 Aug 2023Wrexham v WalsallL4-2League Two
19 Aug 2023Crewe Alexandra v WalsallD2-2League Two
22 Aug 2023Walsall v Brighton and Hove Albion AcademyL2-3Football League Trophy
26 Aug 2023Walsall v Grimsby TownD1-1League Two
02 Sep 2023Walsall v Colchester UnitedW1-0League Two
09 Sep 2023Salford City v WalsallW1-2League Two
16 Sep 2023Swindon Town v WalsallL2-0League Two
23 Sep 2023Walsall v AFC WimbledonL1-3League Two
30 Sep 2023Bradford City v WalsallW1-3League Two
03 Oct 2023Walsall v Milton Keynes DonsD0-0League Two
07 Oct 2023Sutton United v WalsallL4-0League Two
10 Oct 2023Walsall v Forest Green RoversD1-1Football League Trophy
14 Oct 2023Walsall v GillinghamW4-1League Two
20 Oct 2023Newport County v WalsallD3-3League Two
24 Oct 2023Walsall v Crawley TownD1-1League Two
28 Oct 2023Mansfield Town v WalsallL2-1League Two
03 Nov 2023Sheppey United v WalsallW1-4FA Cup
11 Nov 2023Walsall v Harrogate TownL0-1League Two
14 Nov 2023Shrewsbury Town v WalsallL3-2Football League Trophy
25 Nov 2023Walsall v Forest Green RoversD0-0League Two
28 Nov 2023Barrow v WalsallL2-0League Two
05 Dec 2023Alfreton Town v WalsallD0-0FA Cup
09 Dec 2023Notts County v WalsallW1-2League Two
12 Dec 2023Walsall v Alfreton TownW1-0FA Cup
16 Dec 2023Walsall v Tranmere RoversW1-0League Two
23 Dec 2023Accrington Stanley v WalsallL2-1League Two
26 Dec 2023Walsall v Crewe AlexandraW2-0League Two
29 Dec 2023Walsall v WrexhamW3-1League Two
01 Jan 2024Grimsby Town v WalsallW1-6League Two
06 Jan 2024Southampton v WalsallL4-0FA Cup
13 Jan 2024Stockport County v WalsallL3-1League Two
27 Jan 2024Walsall v Sutton UnitedD1-1League Two
03 Feb 2024Gillingham v WalsallD1-1League Two
10 Feb 2024Walsall v Newport CountyL0-3League Two
13 Feb 2024Crawley Town v WalsallD1-1League Two
17 Feb 2024Walsall v Mansfield TownW2-1League Two
20 Feb 2024Walsall v MorecambeW3-0League Two
24 Feb 2024Harrogate Town v WalsallW0-2League Two
27 Feb 2024Walsall v Accrington StanleyW2-1League Two
02 Mar 2024Walsall v Doncaster RoversW3-1League Two
09 Mar 2024Forest Green Rovers v WalsallL2-0League Two
12 Mar 2024Walsall v BarrowD1-1League Two
16 Mar 2024Colchester United v WalsallD1-1League Two
29 Mar 2024Milton Keynes Dons v WalsallL5-0League Two
01 Apr 2024Walsall v Salford CityW2-1League Two
06 Apr 2024Tranmere Rovers v WalsallW1-3League Two
09 Apr 2024Doncaster Rovers v WalsallL2-1League Two
13 Apr 2024Walsall v Notts CountyL1-3League Two
16 Apr 2024Walsall v Swindon TownW2-1League Two
20 Apr 2024Walsall v Bradford CityL2-3League Two
27 Apr 2024AFC Wimbledon v WalsallL5-1League Two

Popular Questions

When was Walsall Football Club founded?

Walsall Football Club was founded in 1888 as Walsall Town Swifts.

Who are some notable players who started their careers at Walsall Football Club?

Some notable players who started their careers at Walsall include Troy Deeney, who went on to play for Watford in the Premier League, and Scott Dann, who played for Crystal Palace and Blackburn Rovers in the Premier League.

What is the highest level that Walsall Football Club has reached in its history?

The highest level that Walsall has reached in its history is the First Division, which they achieved in 2002. However, they were relegated back to the second tier after just one season.

Manager History

PeriodManagerCountryborn
20/04/2023 – 30/06/2024Mat SadlerEngland26/02/1985
15/02/2022 – 19/04/2023Michael FlynnWales17/10/1980
10/02/2022 – 14/02/2022Neil McDonaldEngland02/11/1965
01/07/2021 – 09/02/2022Matthew TaylorEngland27/11/1981
15/02/2021 – 30/06/2021Brian DuttonEngland12/04/1985
01/07/2019 – 14/02/2021Darrell ClarkeEngland16/12/1977
08/04/2019 – 30/06/2019Martin O’ConnorEngland10/12/1967
16/03/2018 – 06/04/2019Dean KeatesEngland30/06/1978
07/03/2016 – 12/03/2018Jonathan WhitneyEngland23/12/1970
18/12/2015 – 06/03/2016Sean O’DriscollIreland01/07/1957
01/12/2015 – 17/12/2015John WardEngland07/04/1951
04/01/2011 – 30/11/2015Dean SmithEngland19/03/1971
20/01/2009 – 04/01/2011Chris HutchingsEngland05/07/1957
11/01/2009 – 19/01/2009John SchofieldEngland16/05/1965
22/04/2008 – 10/01/2009Jimmy MullenEngland08/11/1952
01/05/2006 – 22/04/2008Richard MoneyEngland13/10/1955
23/04/2006 – 02/05/2006Mark KinsellaIreland12/08/1972
25/02/2006 – 22/04/2006Kevan BroadhurstEngland03/06/1959
11/02/2006 – 18/02/2006Mick HalsallEngland21/07/1961
17/04/2004 – 06/02/2006Paul MersonEngland20/03/1968
24/01/2002 – 16/04/2004Colin LeeEngland12/06/1956
06/05/1998 – 22/01/2002Ray GraydonEngland21/07/1947
25/06/1997 – 05/05/1998Jan SørensenDenmark14/05/1955
01/08/1994 – 30/06/1997Chris NichollNorthern Ireland12/10/1946
01/07/1990 – 30/06/1994Kenny HibbittEngland03/01/1951
01/01/1989 – 30/06/1990John BarnwellEngland24/12/1938
01/07/1982 – 01/08/1986Alan BuckleyEngland20/04/1951
27/06/1979 – 01/01/1982Alan BuckleyEngland20/04/1951
01/03/1977 – 31/08/1978Dave MacKayScotland14/11/1934
01/07/1974 – 30/06/1977Doug FraserScotland08/12/1941
01/07/1973 – 31/12/1973Ronnie AllenEngland15/01/1929
01/07/1969 – 30/06/1972Billy MooreEngland00/00/1913
01/03/1968 – 31/05/1968Dick GrahamEngland06/05/1922
01/10/1964 – 28/02/1968Ray ShawEngland18/05/1913
01/07/1957 – 30/06/1964Billy MooreEngland00/00/1913
01/07/1953 – 30/06/1955Frank BuckleyEngland03/10/1882
01/07/1944 – 30/06/1951Harry HibbsEngland27/05/1906
01/07/1934 – 31/12/1937Andy WilsonScotland14/02/1896
01/07/1930 – 30/06/1932Peter O’RourkeScotland22/09/1874
01/02/1926 – 31/01/1927David AshworthIreland02/06/1867

Walsall Trophies

HonourPositionYear
League Division FourChampion1959-60
League Division ThreeRunner-up1960-61
League Division FourRunner-up1979-80
League Division 3Runner-up1994-95
League Division 2Runner-up1998-99
League TwoChampion2006-07
Football League TrophyRunner-up2014-15

Summary

Walsall Football Club is a professional football club based in Walsall, West Midlands, England. Founded in 1888 as Walsall Town Swifts, the club joined the Football League in 1892 and has played in various local and national leagues since then.

Walsall has a loyal fan base and a reputation for developing young talent, with players such as Troy Deeney and Scott Dann going on to play in the Premier League after starting their careers at the club.

The team has mostly played in League One and League Two in recent years, with their highest level reached being the First Division in 2002.

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