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  • Date:21 Aug 2010
  • Kick-off:15:00
  • Venue:Banks's Stadium
  • Marshall (52)
    Reid (68)
  • Mason (28)
Goal!

Live Commentary

93:58 +3.58

Kari Arnason dismissed for serious foul play.

93:54 +3.54

Kari Arnason gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Alex Nicholls. Shot on goal comes in from Matthew Richards from the free kick.

89:50

Short corner worked by Matthew Richards.

89:21

Carl Fletcher is cautioned.

88:13

Clayton McDonald challenges Steven MacLean unfairly and gives away a free kick. Direct free kick taken by Dean Parrett.

85:38

Clayton McDonald on for Emmanuele Smith. Steven MacLean on for Luke Summerfield.

84:03

Carl Fletcher has a shot on goal from outside the box which misses left.

82:05

Reuben Reid leaves the field to be replaced by William Grigg.

78:27

Foul by Ryan McGivern on Luke Summerfield, free kick awarded. Kari Arnason takes the free kick.

77:23

Handball by Joe Mason. Jon Brain takes the direct free kick.

73:45

Corner from left by-line taken by Luke Summerfield.

71:40

Joe Mason takes a shot. Save made by Jon Brain.

68:58

Reuben Reid fires in a goal from deep inside the penalty box to the bottom left corner of the goal. Walsall 2-1 Plymouth.Assist by Paul Marshall.

67:47

Luke Summerfield takes a inswinging corner from the left by-line played to the near post.

67:25

The referee blows for offside against Reuben Reid. David Button takes the free kick.

64:52

Inswinging corner taken left-footed by Paul Marshall from the right by-line.

62:43

The referee blows for offside against Rory Patterson. Reda Johnson replaces Krisztian Timar. Free kick taken by Jon Brain.

61:33

Luke Summerfield takes a shot. Blocked by Matthew Richards.

59:36

Outswinging corner taken from the left by-line by Paul Marshall, Krisztian Timar manages to make a clearance.

58:27

Lee Molyneux goes off and Chris Clark comes on.

57:06

Inswinging corner taken by Paul Marshall, clearance made by Onismor Bhasera.

55:35

The official flags Joe Mason offside. Jon Brain takes the indirect free kick.

54:58

Julian Gray takes a shot. Save made by David Button.

54:14

Free kick awarded for a foul by Alex Nicholls on Lee Molyneux. Direct free kick taken by David Button.

52:44

Paul Marshall scores a headed goal from just inside the penalty box. Walsall 1-1 Plymouth.Assist on the goal came from Julian Gray.

50:13

Richard Taundry fouled by Lee Molyneux, the ref awards a free kick. Lee Molyneux goes into the referee's book. Free kick taken by Richard Taundry.

48:13

Reuben Reid has a drilled shot. Save by David Button.

48:11 +3.11

Paul Marshall comes on in place of Steve Jones.

46:47

Luke Summerfield takes a shot. Blocked by Oliver Lancashire.

45:30

Dean Parrett fouled by Matthew Richards, the ref awards a free kick. Strike comes in from Lee Molyneux from the free kick.

44:23

Reuben Reid concedes a free kick for a foul on Krisztian Timar. Direct free kick taken by Krisztian Timar.

43:59

The ball is delivered by Steve Jones, Headed effort from deep inside the area by Emmanuele Smith misses to the left of the goal.

43:07

Reuben Reid fouled by Lee Molyneux, the ref awards a free kick. Aaron Lescott takes the free kick.

38:14

Alex Nicholls gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Kari Arnason. David Button takes the free kick.

36:42

Rory Patterson produces a right-footed shot from the edge of the box and misses to the right of the target.

34:16

Rory Patterson challenges Oliver Lancashire unfairly and gives away a free kick. Ryan McGivern takes the free kick.

32:57

Rory Patterson produces a right-footed shot from inside the area that clears the crossbar.

32:32

Reuben Reid concedes a free kick for a foul on Kari Arnason. Direct free kick taken by David Button.

31:00

Alex Nicholls has an effort at goal from the edge of the box that misses to the right of the target.

28:59

Joe Mason grabs a goal from the edge of the penalty area to the bottom right corner of the goal. Walsall 0-1 Plymouth.Assist by Kari Arnason.

28:10

Foul by Emmanuele Smith on Bondz N'Gala, free kick awarded. David Button restarts play with the free kick.

27:30

Unfair challenge on Alex Nicholls by Lee Molyneux results in a free kick. Free kick taken by Julian Gray.

21:41

Alex Nicholls is ruled offside. David Button takes the indirect free kick.

20:51

Lee Molyneux gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Reuben Reid. Direct free kick taken by Aaron Lescott.

19:45

Inswinging corner taken right-footed by Luke Summerfield from the left by-line, Joe Mason produces a headed effort from deep inside the six-yard box which goes wide of the right-hand upright.

19:45

Corner taken right-footed by Luke Summerfield from the left by-line, Joe Mason produces a headed effort from deep inside the six-yard box which goes wide of the right-hand upright.

19:06

Effort from inside the penalty area by Steve Jones hits the post.

17:24

Shot from just outside the box by Steve Jones goes over the target.

16:25

Rory Patterson takes a shot. Save by Jon Brain.

13:50

Richard Taundry takes a shot. Blocked by Krisztian Timar. Inswinging corner taken by Steve Jones from the left by-line, Kari Arnason makes a clearance.

12:39

Unfair challenge on Ryan McGivern by Kari Arnason results in a free kick. Richard Taundry restarts play with the free kick.

11:29

Outswinging corner taken from the left by-line by Luke Summerfield, clearance made by Ryan McGivern.

8:34

The referee blows for offside against Joe Mason. Oliver Lancashire takes the direct free kick.

6:42

Richard Taundry fouled by Carl Fletcher, the ref awards a free kick. Direct free kick taken by Emmanuele Smith.

5:32

Shot from just outside the area by Onismor Bhasera goes over the bar.

4:00

Effort from long distance by Matthew Richards goes wide right of the target.

3:22

Julian Gray takes a shot. Krisztian Timar gets a block in.

2:32

Reuben Reid takes a shot. Carl Fletcher gets a block in.

The referee gets the game underway.

The whistle is blown to end the first half.

The second half kicks off.

The match has reached full-time.

Match Preview

Saddlers new-boys set to face Argyle Reuben Reid and Jon Macken are poised to make their Walsall debuts against Plymouth. The duo arrived at the Banks's Stadium on Thursday afternoon to bolster boss Chris Hutchings' attacking options. Winger Reid, 22, has joined on a five-month loan deal from midlands neighbours West Brom, while veteran striker Macken has signed a one-year contract. Darren Byfield and Steve Jones are most likely to make way for the new arrivals. Ryan McGivern and Oliver Lancashire returned to the Saddlers' defence for the 2-1 win at Brentford last weekend and will retain their places in the starting XI. Hutchings has a fully-fit squad at his disposal and will be hoping his side can improve on their poor home form so far this season, following defeats against MK Dons in League One and Tranmere in the Carling Cup. Plymouth manager Peter Reid is sweating over the fitness of Craig Noone and Reda Johnson ahead of Saturday's trip to Walsall. Midfielder Noone picked up an injury in training but is expected to be fit for the clash at the Banks's Stadium. However, defender Johnson is struggling to be in contention. The Benin international has not trained this week, which could pave the way for 17-year-old Curtis Nelson to receive a first-team opportunity. Nelson impressed for the reserves in midweek and Reid singled him out for praise. The Argyle boss said: "Nelson was terrific and he is with us all the time now. He has handled training really well and he will definitely be in the squad [for Walsall]."

Formation:442Manager: Chris Hutchings

Walsall

Formation: 442Manager: Peter Reid

Plymouth

  • Jon Brain
  • Aaron Lescott
  • Emmanuele Smith
  • Oliver Lancashire
  • Ryan McGivern
  • Steve Jones
  • Matthew Richards
  • Richard Taundry
  • Julian Gray
  • Reuben Reid
  • Alex Nicholls
  • SUBS
  • David Bevan
  • Clayton McDonald
  • Paul Marshall
  • Darryl Westlake
  • William Grigg
  • Jamie Paterson
  • Sean Geddes

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Match Report

Walsall conquer Plymouth A brilliant debut goal by striker Reuben Reid gave Walsall their second successive league win as they sent Plymouth to a first loss with a 2-1 win. Reid, who this week joined the Saddlers on loan from West Brom went through the Argyle defence with a sparkling solo run on 70 minutes and drilled his shot past keeper David Button. That ended Walsall's unhappy start of two successive home defeats - one in the cup - and they had to come from behind after Plymouth had taken the lead on 30 minutes - Joe Mason turning quickly to drive a low shot under home keeper Jonny Brain from a cross by Luke Summerfield. Walsall winger Steve Jones had been a problem for the Pilgrims and hit the post when clean through in the 20th minute but just before half-time he limped off with a knee injury. Walsall were level in the 53rd minute, substitute Paul Marshall, signed from Manchester City, heading a fine goal from a cross by Julian Gray. Mason had another goal ruled out for offside as Argyle tried to hit back but in the 70th minute Reid capped a man of the match performance with his stunning winner for Walsall. Plymouth centre-back Kari Arnason was sent off in stoppage time for a foul on Alex Nicholls.

possession


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