Season Preview: Walsall

By Rob Miles (BarnsleyBoy)
Last updated : 07 August 2015

Also known as: The Saddlers

Ground: Bescot Stadium

Capacity: 11,300

Year Formed: 1888 (as Walsall Town Swifts)

Website: www.saddlers.co.uk

FootyMad Site: www.walsall-mad.co.uk

Manager: Dean Smith (since January 2011)

Odds to win the League: 33/1. Odds for Promotion: 10/1 Odds for Relegation: 9/2

 

2014-2015:

 

League (League One): W: 14 D: 17 L: 15 F: 50 A: 54 GD: -4 Points: 59

Home Record: W: 8 D: 8 L: 7 F: 28 A: 24

Away Record: W: 6 D: 9 L: 8 F: 22 A: 30

Pos: 14th

Top Scorer: Tom Bradshaw (19)

Worst Discipline: James Chambers (7 yellows)

 

FA Cup: First Round Replay (lost 1-0 to Shrewsbury after a 2-2 draw)

League Cup: Second Round (lost 3-0 to Crystal Palace)

Last Five League Positions: 14th (League One), 13th (League One), 9th (League One), 19th (League One), 20th (League One)

 

Head To Head v Barnsley: W: 15 D: 13 L: 15

Last season v Barnsley: 13/12/14 Walsall (Jordan Cook 31,90, Tom Bradshaw 34) 3-1 Barnsley (Lewin Nyatanga 29) & 7/3/15 Barnsley (George Waring 15,71, Sam Winnall 89) 3-0 Walsall.

Last Five Results v Barnsley: lost 3-0, won 3-1, lost 2-1, won 2-0, drew 1-1.

Meet in 2015-2016 on: Tuesday 20th October at Oakwell & Saturday 5th March at Bescot Stadium.

Barnsley Match Reports

Sky Bet Championship Sat 9th December 15:00

Barnsley 0 - 3 Derby County

Last game - Match Centre


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