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Walsall
vs.
Swindon Town

Bescot Stadium, Walsall

Saturday 8 December 2006

3pm Kick Off

Swindon Town travel to League 2 lead leaders Walsall tomorrow in a first versus third clash at Bescot Stadium

Vital Quotes:

'I think we`ve got the character and ability to cause an upset.'

- Swindon Town Manager Paul Sturrock

Walsall Team News:

Walsall currently sit top of League 2 and 10 points above Swindon. A win tomorrow will put them 13 points above the favourites going into the season Swindon Town. Defender Anthony Gerrard could feature after making his return in a midweek reserve match. Former Town target Mark Kinsella could make his final appearance for Walsall after agreeing to join Charlton's coaching staff. Charlton have been very good to Walsall by not demanding Kinsella join them right away. Kinsella is expected to join Charlton on Monday.

Player to watch: Martin Butler

Butler has been named 'possibly the best striker in the division' by Town manager Paul Sturrock. Butler has scored 7 goals in all competitions this season and will be looking to send Walsall even further in front of League 2.

Swindon Town Team News:

Swindon have a striker shortage thanks to injuries to Royce Brownlie (Dead leg) and Lee Peacock (Shoulder). Lukas Jutkiewicz should start up front with Christian Roberts. Town have no other strikers. Sturrock will likely make some changed in the midfield and specifically on the wings after Tuesday Night's 2-0 loss to lowly Mansfield.

Player to watch: Christian Roberts

After a very poor match Tuesday against Mansfield, Roberts will need to up his game in a big way if Town are to get anything from this match.

Match Facts & Stats

Both clubs were relegated from League One last season. Walsall won the match at Bescot Stadium 1-0 last season, whilst Town won the return match at the County Ground thanks to a goal from Jamie Cureton who since moved on to Colchester United.

Match Prediction:

Walsall 2 V Swindon Town 1, Walsall have the best record in the league at home and have yet to lose a league game at Bescot this season. Town are finding it difficult to score and even with a big Swindon following, we don't see this changing.

Next Fixtures:

Coca Cola League 2: Swindon Town V Bristol Rovers, Saturday 16 December 2006 @ The County Ground, 3 PM Kick Off.

Late Night Opening and Player Signing at the STFC Superstore


Writer:Moonraker1969
Date:Friday December 8 2006
Time: 6:13PM

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Comments

0
We might just scrape a draw. We are definitely the underdogs with this one.
APG_STFC
08/12/2006 19:57:00
0
come on swindon, we need to win.
red_gilly
08/12/2006 22:13:00
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and what a win, well done to all the lads today it shows we are good enough to go up.
red_gilly
09/12/2006 18:58:00
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Yes excellant result and credit to them. To keep a clean sheet too, is real bonus against a good side that they obviously have been.
APG_STFC
10/12/2006 06:39:00
0
Phil Smith is proving to be an excellent keeper
red_gilly
10/12/2006 21:53:00
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# Team P W D L Pts. GD
C Sheff Utd 46 30 10 6 100 45
P Bolton 46 25 11 10 86 32
3 Scunthorpe 46 24 10 12 82 26
4 Fleetwood 46 23 13 10 82 21
5 Bradford 46 20 19 7 79 19
6 Millwall 46 20 13 13 73 9
7 Southend 46 20 12 14 72 17
8 Oxford 46 20 9 17 69 13
9 Rochdale 46 19 12 15 69 9
10 Bristol Rovers 46 18 12 16 66 -2
11 Peterborough 46 17 11 18 62 0
12 MK Dons 46 16 13 17 61 2
13 Charlton 46 14 18 14 60 7
14 Walsall 46 14 16 16 58 -7
15 Wimbledon 46 13 18 15 57 -3
16 Northampton 46 14 11 21 53 -13
17 Oldham 46 12 17 17 53 -13
18 Shrewsbury 46 13 12 21 51 -17
19 Bury 46 13 11 22 50 -12
20 Gillingham 46 12 14 20 50 -20
R Port Vale 46 12 13 21 49 -25
R Swindon 46 11 11 24 44 -22
R Coventry 46 9 12 25 39 -31
R Chesterfield 46 9 10 27 37 -35
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