Walsall have plenty to celebrate after spoiling Coventry’s 100% record

23 August 2015 11:36
The Saddlers mark 25 years at the Bescot Stadium this month and Dean Smith’s team are adding to the feelgood factor at the clubWalsall were always going to celebrate this month, starting with 25 years at the Bescot Stadium, but they are doing it in style. Lying third and unbeaten on Saturday morning, the blazing Saddlers ended the only 100% record in League One with a 2-1 home win over Coventry City that takes them to second behind Gillingham.They deserved it, too, in a pulsating Midlands derby of high quality and tactical interest. Coventry came with Newcastle’s 18-year-old striker Adam Armstrong, on loan and on fire, with five goals from three games. But Dean Smith, Walsall’s manager, identified John Fleck as “one of the best players in this league; he can pick a pass all day” – and put Romaine Sawyers on him. Continue readingreadfullarticle

Source: TheGuardian