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02:28 19th April 2012
By  Andrew Poole

Saddlers look to shake The Shakers...

THE SADDLERS face our final home League game of the season on Saturday with the visit of Bury (kick-off 3.00pm).

With a place in the play-offs still mathematically possible, manager, Dean Smith, is sweating on the fitness of skipper, Andy Butler. The influential central defender missed our trip to his former club, Scunthorpe United, last weekend having fractured his big toe against Sheffield United. He will be assessed over the next couple of days and is rated at 50/50.

Reliable full-back, Andy Taylor, misses out with a hamstring problem as James Chambers is set to continue in his place.

Everyone else is fit and available for selection, including leading scorer, Will Grigg, who returned to action last weekend and duly bagged his 20th goal of the season - the first time a Walsall player has reached this figure for 12 years.

Bury go into the game in 24th place in the table and had their relegation confirmed last weekend with a 1-0 home defeat at the hands of Oldham Athletic.

They won on Tuesday against Scunthorpe United but face on and off-the-field problems and were only able to name two substitutes in their last game.

Former Saddlers' youngster, Andy Bishop was ruled out with an ankle injury, whilst Ethan Ebanks-Landell was laid low with a stomach bug.

The emerging Peterborough loanee, Jonson Clarke-Harris shook off a calf problem to score in the last game.

Former Saddlers' man, Mark Hughes, will be in the heart of The Shakers' back-line.

Kevin Blackwell's side have won just three of their 22 away League games this season.

If you are unable to make it along to the game, fear not as Saddlers Player will have live, full match commentary...