Mariners to visit the Banks's on Tuesday 30th August for 7:45 kick-offTHE club can confirm that our EFL Trophy fixture with Grimsby Town will take place on Tuesday 30th August, 7:45pm kick-off.
The Saddlers were drawn in Group H of the competition along with Leicester City, Sheffield United and Grimsby Town in what is a new look tournament.
In its new format, the EFL Trophy will see 16 groups of 4 (48 League One and Two sides, 16 Category One Academies) in which the teams will play each other once with the top two teams from each group moving on to a knockout stage.
Clubs will be awarded 3 points for a win and 1 point for a draw. In the event of a drawn game (after 90 minutes), a penalty shootout will be held with the winning team earning an additional point.
If scores are level after 90 minutes in Rounds 2, 3 and 4, the game will be determined by the taking of penalties.
The EFL will confirm arrangements for the Semi-Finals and Final in due course.
Group Stages Walsall vs Grimsby, 30th August (7.45pm kickoff)
Sheffield United vs Walsall, w/c 3rd October 2016
Leicester City v Walsall, w/c 7th November 2016
Walsall v Grimsby Town Prices:
Over 60's: £5
Under 18's: £5
Supporters will be notified when the tickets go on sale in the coming days.