• UTS Match Preview - Bury (A)

    Written on August 02, 2017
    Match Preview 2

    In the first Match Preview of the 2017/18 season, UpTheSaddlers look ahead to Walsall's opening game away to high-spending Bury.

  • ​ A Lack of Forward Planning

    Written on July 24, 2017

    Other than the four teams relegated from League One last season, only Shrewsbury and Oldham scored fewer goals than Walsall...

  • Match Preview: Solihull Moors (A)

    Written on July 14, 2017
    Moor Apreview

    ​The Saddlers step up preparations for an 11th consecutive season in League One with a short trip to National League outfit Solihull Moors (3pm K.O).

  • ‘Swifty’ speaks out on Walsall exit

    Written on July 07, 2017

    UTS reporter May Dupp has spoken exclusively to former ‘Swifty’ Scott Beard following his departure from a short-term stint as Walsall’s winged mascot.

  • UTS Interview: Martin O'Connor

    Written on June 07, 2017
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    Talking with UTS this week Martin O’Connor discussed his controversial move from the club, the Premier League starlet he tried to bring to Bescot, and why he advised the club not to sell Troy Deeney.

  • Isaiah: Pariah, messiah, available for hire

    Written on May 21, 2017
    Comment 1

    Back in late January Jon Whitney was quoted in the local media and on the official website, praising the form of Saddlers’ midfielder Isaiah Osbourne...

  • Chexit: The Checkatrade Story

    Written on May 17, 2017
    Chexit Banner

    Just recently, the stalwarts of football clubs in League One and League Two, were asked to vote on the future of their EFL Trophy, sponsored by Checkatrade.

  • Grounds for optimism?

    Written on May 14, 2017
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    Saddlers fan James Springer​ shares his opinion on the Walsall FC managerial debate by offering five positives from Jon Whitney's first full season as manager.

  • EFL vote spells victory for B Team bullies

    Written on May 12, 2017
    Efl Vote Comm Banner

    Earlier this week the Walsall board raised hopes by voting against​ the continued inclusion of B teams in the competition, however other clubs at our level have failed to adopt such high levels of integrity.

  • Short memories and short fuses

    Written on May 08, 2017
    Whitin Opi 2017

    Our managerial debate continues with the thoughts of life-long Saddler Adam Guest, who calls for supporters to offer the same patience and respect for the current Walsall boss as they afforded to former manager Dean Smith.

  • Jon Whitney: Why he has to go

    Written on May 06, 2017
    Whitout Comm 2017

    Kev Paddock is a vocal advocate of #WhitneyOut and until recently the editor of the immensely popular Vital Walsall website. Here he explains why he feels Jon Whitney has to leave his post as Walsall manager for the good of the club.

  • News page returns to UpTheSaddlers!

    Written on May 04, 2017

    Due to (moderately) popular demand​ we're happy to announce that the UpTheSaddlers news feed will return for the 2017/18 season.

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