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About the Club

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In Brief

Founded: 1888 as Walsall Town Swifts
Turned Professional: 1888

Current Division: EFL League Two
Home Stadium: Banks's Stadium (Bescot Stadium)
Address: Bescot Crescent, Walsall, West Midlands WS1 4SA

Nickname: The Saddlers
Main Sponsors 2019/20: HomeServe
Club Mascot: Swifty

Derby Matches

West Bromwich Albion, Wolverhampton Wanderers, Aston Villa, Birmingham City, Coventry City

Official 2019/20 Kits by Errea


Walsall FC - Official 2019/20 Home Kit

Red shirt with tonal horizontal pinstripes and white and black trim. White shorts with red and black trim. Red socks with white and black trim.


Walsall FC - Official 2019/20 Away Kit

Black shirt with vertical red gradient crosshatch band and red and white trim. Black shorts and socks with red trim and white detailing.


Walsall FC - Official 2019/20 Third Kit

Aqua green shirt with black geometric print sleeves and black and white trim. Black shorts with aqua trim and white detailing. Aqua socks with black trim and white detailing.

History and Honours

Previous Names

Walsall Town Swifts (1888-1896)

Stadium History

Banks's Stadium (Bescot Stadium) (1990-Present) / View Stadium
Fellows Park (1896-1990)
West Bromwich Road (1893-1896)
The Chuckery (1888-1893)

Club Honours

Division 3 Play-Off Winners: 1987/88
Division 2 (3rd Tier) Play-Off Winners: 2000/01
Division 4 Champions: 1959/60
League 2 Champions: 2006/07
Birmingham Senior Cup Winners: 1880/81, 1896/97, 1897/98, 1993/94
Staffordshire Senior Cup Winners: 1881/82, 1884/85, 1928/29, 1967/68
Walsall Senior Cup Winners: 2014/15

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1st Team Squad 2019/20

Elijah Adebayo (Forward) /  Soccerbase  
Alfie Bates (Midfielder) /  Soccerbase  
Mitchell Candlin (Forward) /  Soccerbase  
James Clarke (Defender) /  Soccerbase  
Callum Cockerill-Mollett (Defender) /  Soccerbase  
Shay Facey (Defender) /  Soccerbase  
Josh Gordon (Forward) /  Soccerbase  
Danny Guthrie (Midfielder) /  Soccerbase  
James Hardy (Midfielder) /  Soccerbase  
Rory Holden (Forward, On loan from Bristol City) /  Soccerbase  
Zak Jules (Defender) /  Soccerbase  
Jack Kiersey (Midfielder) /  Soccerbase  
Liam Kinsella (Midfielder) /  Soccerbase  
Caolan Lavery (Forward) /  Soccerbase  
Wesley McDonald (Midfielder) /  Soccerbase  
Jack Nolan (Midfielder) /  Soccerbase  
Cameron Norman (Defender) /  Soccerbase  
Sam Perry (Midfielder) /  Soccerbase  
Cameron Pring (Defender, On loan from Bristol City) /  Soccerbase  
Kory Roberts (Defender) /  Soccerbase  
Liam Roberts (Goalkeeper) /  Soccerbase  
Jack Rose (Goalkeeper, On loan from Southampton) /  Soccerbase  
Mat Sadler (Defender) /  Soccerbase  
Dan Scarr (Defender) /  Soccerbase  
Nathan Sheron (Defender, On loan from Fleetwood Town) /  Soccerbase  
Stuart Sinclair (Midfielder) /  Soccerbase  
Joe Willis (Midfielder) /  Soccerbase  

Club Staff


President: Barrie Blower MBE
Chairman: Jeff Bonser
Directors: Richard Tisdale, Roy Whalley, Nigel Bond, Peter Gilman, Leigh Pomlett, Daniel Mole, Robert Bonser
Chief Executive: Stefan Gamble

Management & Coaching Staff

Manager: Darrell Clarke (Age 43 years) / Appointed 10th May 2019 (1 year, 8 months, 11 days ago) /  Soccerbase  
Assistant Coach: Brian Dutton
Goalkeeping Coach: Maik Taylor

Former Managers

Dean Keates (Mar 2018-Apr 2019) /  Soccerbase  
Jon Whitney (Mar 2016-Mar 2018) /  Soccerbase  
Sean O'Driscoll
Dean Smith
Chris Hutchings
Richard Money
Paul Merson
Colin Lee
Ray Graydon
Chris Nicholl
Kenny Hibbitt
John Barnwell
Alan Buckley
Dave Mackay

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Club Media

Official Websites

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Official Social Media

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Official Apps

/ Club App: (iOS Universal (iPhone, iPad and iPod touch))
/ Matchday Programmes App: (iOS Universal (iPhone, iPad and iPod touch))

Local Radio Stations

/ BBC WM 95.6: (95.6 FM / 11B (218.640MHz) DAB)

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