UK time is: 13:54:05
Vital Login
Social Login

Choose your club

Other Sites

Network Navigation

Vital Partners

'If It's Football, It's Vital'

Friendly Millers v Saddlers



Rotherham United v Walsall

Chris Hutchings and his Walsall team are the first visitors to Don Valley for this pre-season game on Saturday.

The last time these two teams met was in the 2005/06 season with Walsall getting all six points. The first game was at Millmoor and the Millers lost 2-1 when Kris Taylor put the visitors one up in the first two minutes and Martin Butler equalised just before half-time. It looked like it was going to be a point each until Jorge Leitao, on as a sub, gave the Saddlers all the points in the ninetieth minute. The game at The Bescott Stadium ended 3-1. Matty Fryatt got two goals in the final three minutes of the first half and Leitao got the third before Will Hoskins scored a consolation for the Millers.

In total Rotherham United have beaten Walsall thirty-one times in League and Cup games with Walsall being on the winning side thirty times. There have been twelve draws between the sides.

Walsall currently play in League One and were originally formed in 1888 as Walsall Town Swifts. The club moved to the Bescott Stadium in 1990, although, for sponsorship purposes the ground is now called Banks's Stadium. The highest crowd at the Bescott was on 9th May 2004 when the Millers were in town.

Last season Walsall finished mid-table and Michael Ricketts and Troy Deeney were top scorers with twelve goals each.

On Saturday, the Saddlers will wear their new away kit which is green and black and it is thought that new signings Mark Hughes, Josh O'Keefe, Sam Parkin and Steve Jones will play some part in the game.

The game takes place on Saturday, 18th July at Don Valley Stadium with a 3.00pm kick off. Admission is 10 for Adults and 5 for Concessions.
The Journalist

Writer: Herringthorpe  Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Thursday July 16 2009

Time: 1:41PM

 

Have Your Say

Log in...
with your social network     OR     with your Vital account
Have your say
Click here to suggest an article
Click here to suggest a poll

Vital Members League (view all)

1. rybel_b 1339
2. herringthorpe 1295
3. sixpence 466
4. mvmiller 34
5. mos60 33
6. Millie Miller 29
7. nogginthenog 26
8. miller4life 22
9. axholme 19
10. sthelensmiller 12

League Results (view all)

League Table (view table)

Team P W D L GD Pts
18. Huddersfield 39 11 11 17 -19 44
19. Reading 38 12 8 18 -19 44
20. Fulham 39 12 7 20 -18 43
21. Rotherham 39 9 13 17 -20 40
22. Wigan 39 8 11 20 -17 35
23. Millwall 39 7 12 20 -31 33
24. Blackpool 39 4 11 24 -48 23

Breaking League News

Is Hoolahan Too Lightweight?
Norwich : 30/03/2015 11:27:01
Video: Lafferty's Sweet Volley
Norwich : 30/03/2015 10:22:01
O'Neill's Praise For Lafferty
Norwich : 30/03/2015 10:14:01
van La Parra confesses
Wolves : 30/03/2015 10:00:00
Matthews family thankful for support
Wolves : 30/03/2015 09:00:01

Current Site Poll (view all polls)

Is It Time For Better Technology For Officials
Suggested By:  
Yes 50%
No 0%
In Some Things 50%