• Sky Bet League One
  • Date: Sat 31 December 2011
  • Kick-off: 13:00
  • Venue: Banks's Stadium

Walsall vs Rochdale


Team Lineups

Walsall

1 Walker
12 Beevers
6 Smith
4 Butler
3 Sadler
14 Taundry
7 Chambers
19 Peterlin
16 Nicholls
10 Macken
15 Paterson
Substitutes
21 Grof
8 Jarvis
17 Bowerman
18 Gnakpa
25 Halliday

Rochdale

23 Lucas
17 Holden
22 Jordan
4 Holness
3 Widdowson
11 Adams
7 Kennedy
8 Jones
9 Bunn
39 Ball
15 Thompson
Substitutes
21 Edwards
6 Barry-Murphy
10 Grimes
16 Tutte
26 Akpa Akpro

Possession Stats

39%
61%

Form Guide - Sky Bet League One

Walsall

D L D D W W D D

Rochdale

L W L W D L L W
Head to Head
Walsall
0-0
Rochdale 26-Feb-2011
Rochdale
3-2
Walsall 11-Sep-2010
Rochdale
0-1
Walsall 01-Jan-1974
Walsall
0-0
Rochdale 01-Sep-1973
Walsall
0-2
Rochdale 04-Nov-1972
Rochdale
2-1
Walsall 25-Sep-1972


Live Text Commentary
93:21 +3.21
 

The official flags Nicky Adams offside. Jimmy Walker takes the indirect free kick.

91:26 +1.26
 

George Bowerman is caught offside. Indirect free kick taken by Matthew Edwards.

89:20
 

Joe Widdowson gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Claude Gnakpa. Free kick crossed left-footed by Mat Sadler from left channel, Joe Widdowson makes a clearance.

89:06
 

David Ball takes a shot. Save by Jimmy Walker.

88:19
 

Unfair challenge on Nicky Adams by Claude Gnakpa results in a free kick. Free kick crossed right-footed by Nicky Adams, Andrew Halliday makes a clearance.

87:44
 

Anton Peterlin sends in a cross, Dean Holden manages to make a clearance.

85:34
Yellow card
 

Free kick awarded for a foul by George Bowerman on Matthew Edwards. Indirect free kick taken by Matthew Edwards. Booking for George Bowerman.

83:34
 

Inswinging corner taken from the left by-line by Nicky Adams.

82:15
 

Shot from 25 yards from Adam Chambers. Blocked by Joe Widdowson. A cross is delivered by Andrew Halliday, Close range headed effort by Emmanuele Smith clears the crossbar.

81:03
Substitution
 

Andrew Halliday comes on in place of Jamie Paterson.

80:52
 

A cross is delivered by Nicky Adams.

76:22
Substitution
 

Andrew Tutte on for Marcus Holness.

74:57
Substitution
 

(Walsall) makes a substitution, with Claude Gnakpa coming on for Richard Taundry.

74:05
 

A cross is delivered by George Bowerman.

73:15
 

Handball by David Ball. Jimmy Walker restarts play with the free kick.

71:38
 

Marcus Holness gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Alex Nicholls. Direct free kick taken by Richard Taundry.

71:15
 

A cross is delivered by Nicky Adams, save made by Jimmy Walker.

70:13
 

George Bowerman challenges Marcus Holness unfairly and gives away a free kick. Marcus Holness takes the free kick.

69:14
 

Marcus Holness is penalised for handball and concedes a free kick. Free kick taken by Richard Taundry.

68:27
Substitution
 

Jean-Louis Akpa Akpro joins the action as a substitute, replacing Joe Thompson.

68:03
 

Shot from 25 yards by Alex Nicholls. Save by Dean Holden. George Bowerman produces a left-footed shot from deep inside the area which goes wide of the left-hand post.

65:18
 

The offside flag is raised against George Bowerman. Matthew Edwards takes the free kick.

63:37
Substitution
 

Foul by Marcus Holness on Jonathan Macken, free kick awarded. Richard Taundry takes the free kick. Jonathan Macken goes off and George Bowerman comes on.

62:35
 

Centre by Alex Nicholls, Marcus Holness manages to make a clearance.

62:05
 

The assistant referee signals for offside against David Ball. Indirect free kick taken by Jimmy Walker.

60:47
 

The assistant referee signals for offside against David Ball. Andy Butler takes the indirect free kick.

59:45
 

Centre by Alex Nicholls, Dean Holden manages to make a clearance.

59:26
 

Nicky Adams sends in a cross, clearance by Andy Butler.

58:50
 

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Jonathan Macken by Dean Holden. Andy Butler takes the free kick.

57:09
 

Outswinging corner taken by Nicky Adams from the left by-line.

56:16
 

The ball is crossed by Joe Thompson. The ball is sent over by Nicky Adams, clearance by Andy Butler.

55:49
 

The ball is crossed by Nicky Adams, Mat Sadler manages to make a clearance.

53:10
Yellow card
 

Lee Beevers concedes a free kick for a foul on Nicky Adams. The referee shows Lee Beevers a yellow card. Free kick crossed right-footed by Nicky Adams from own half.

52:22
 

Joe Widdowson delivers the ball, curled right-footed shot by Harry Bunn.

51:35
 

Jamie Paterson takes a shot. Save made by Matthew Edwards.

49:56
 

Effort from the edge of the box by Nicky Adams goes wide of the right-hand upright.

48:58
 

A cross is delivered by Jamie Paterson.

46:53
 

The official flags Alex Nicholls offside. Matthew Edwards restarts play with the free kick.

46:34
 

David Ball takes a shot. Andy Butler gets a block in.

45:08 +0.08
 

Richard Taundry produces a cross, clearance by Marcus Holness.

41:02
Yellow card
 

Emmanuele Smith challenges Gary Jones unfairly and gives away a free kick. Emmanuele Smith is given a yellow card. Nicky Adams crosses the ball from the free kick right-footed from left channel, clearance made by Lee Beevers.

38:02
 

Foul by Adam Chambers on Jason Kennedy, free kick awarded. Marcus Holness takes the free kick.

36:55
 

The referee gives a free kick against Joe Widdowson for handball. Richard Taundry delivers the ball from the free kick right-footed from right channel, clearance made by Stephen Jordan.

35:08
 

Jamie Paterson takes a shot. Dean Holden makes a save.

34:34
 

Unfair challenge on Anton Peterlin by Gary Jones results in a free kick. Indirect free kick taken by Jimmy Walker.

33:58
 

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Marcus Holness by Adam Chambers. Free kick taken by Matthew Edwards.

32:33
 

Joe Widdowson challenges Jamie Paterson unfairly and gives away a free kick. Richard Taundry crosses the ball from the free kick right-footed from right by-line, clearance made by Joe Widdowson. Anton Peterlin produces a right-footed shot from outside the penalty box and misses right.

31:21
 

Nicky Adams takes the inswinging corner, Lee Beevers makes a clearance.

31:15
 

The official flags Alex Nicholls offside. Stephen Jordan takes the indirect free kick.

29:50
 

Inswinging corner taken by Nicky Adams from the left by-line, David Ball has a headed effort at goal from close in which goes wide right of the goal.

27:00
Substitution
 

Matthew Edwards joins the action as a substitute, replacing David Lucas.

25:58
 

Alex Nicholls concedes a free kick for a foul on Joe Thompson. Dean Holden restarts play with the free kick.

23:37
 

Free kick awarded for a foul by Joe Thompson on Richard Taundry. The free kick is delivered right-footed by Richard Taundry from left channel, Dean Holden manages to make a clearance.

22:18
 

Harry Bunn produces a right-footed shot from outside the penalty box and misses wide left of the target.

20:13
 

Inswinging corner taken right-footed by Richard Taundry from the left by-line, Emmanuele Smith has a headed effort at goal from deep inside the area missing to the right of the target.

17:37
 

Adam Chambers challenges Nicky Adams unfairly and gives away a free kick. Nicky Adams crosses the ball from the free kick right-footed from left channel, Mat Sadler fouled by Joe Thompson, the ref awards a free kick. Jimmy Walker restarts play with the free kick.

16:05
 

Lee Beevers sends in a cross, Alex Nicholls has a headed effort from close range and clears the bar.

15:05
 

The ball is swung over by Mat Sadler, Stephen Jordan manages to make a clearance. Inswinging corner taken by Richard Taundry, Emmanuele Smith takes a shot.

13:34
 

Effort from the edge of the box by Jamie Paterson goes wide of the right-hand upright.

12:12
 

Shot by Alex Nicholls from outside the box goes over the net.

11:02
 

Shot by Harry Bunn. Save by Jimmy Walker.

8:37
 

Short corner worked by Nicky Adams. Gary Jones takes a shot from 25 yards. Blocked by Lee Beevers. A cross is delivered by Nicky Adams, save made by Jimmy Walker.

8:28
 

Nicky Adams produces a cross, Emmanuele Smith manages to make a clearance.

4:33
 

The assistant referee flags for offside against Alex Nicholls. Indirect free kick taken by Marcus Holness.

3:17
 

Richard Taundry takes the inswinging corner, save by David Lucas.

3:11
 

Jamie Paterson delivers the ball, clearance by Dean Holden.

1:00
 

The official flags Alex Nicholls offside. David Lucas restarts play with the free kick.

Sky Bet League One table

Pos Team Pld GD Pts
1 Bristol City 44 50 93
2 Preston 44 37 86
3 Milton Keynes Dons 44 52 85
4 Swindon 43 22 77
5 Sheff Utd 44 13 69
6 Chesterfield 44 15 68
7 Rochdale 44 12 63
8 Fleetwood Town 44 -3 60
9 Gillingham 44 -2 59
10 Bradford 44 -2 59

Full Sky Bet League One Table