11:32 25 July 2012
By Andrew Poole
The story of The Saddlers...
THE SADDLERS have enjoyed a rich history since the two leading clubs in Walsall, namely Walsall Swifts and Walsall Town, merged to form Walsall Town Swifts in 1888.
Becoming Walsall in 1895, there have been many twists and turns, ups and downs over the years which all come together to make up our colourful past...
FOOTBALL LEAGUE: Division Two Runners-up, 1998/99, League Two Champions, 2006/07, Division Three Runners-up, 1960/61 and 1994/95, Division Four Champions, 1959/60, Runners-Up 1979/80, Division Three play-off winners 1987/88, Division Two play-off winners 2000/01.
FA CUP: Best season - Fifth Round, 1939, 1975, 1978, 1987, 2002, 2003 and last 16, 1889.
FOOTBALL LEAGUE CUP: Semi-finalists 1983/84.
FIRST FOOTBALL LEAGUE GAME: v Darwen (h), September 3rd 1892 - lost 2-1
RECORD LEAGUE VICTORY: 10-0 v Darwen (h), March 4th 1899
RECORD CUP VICTORY: 7-0 v Macclesfield Town (a), FA Cup second round, December 6th 1997