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21 March 2016

Club News


21 March 2016

Reaction to a dramatic win...

Players, supporters and celebrity fans took to social media to celebrate the Saddlers' dramatic 2-1 triumph over Colchester on Saturday.

Alex Gilbey's first-half header looked to have given the U's victory, only for late goals from Tom Bradshaw and Matt Preston to snatch an unlikely win - sparking jubilant scenes of celebration!

After the game, Walsall's players expressed their joy on Twitter...

Think this picture tells it all! What an amazing win and another 3 points on the board! Thanks to the support again!

— Neil Etheridge (@Neil38Etheridge) March 19, 2016

WHAT A WIN!..... next game can't come quick enough ⚽🙌

— liam kinsella (@kins1996) March 19, 2016

Choo chooo he's coming like a trainn!! @Matt_Preston1

— Rico Henry (@ricohenry14) March 19, 2016

What a game!!! 😳⚽️🔥🔴⚪️ goal 18 vs Colchester 19/3/16

— Tom Bradshaw (@tombradshaw92) March 19, 2016

What can I say #ibelieve 🔴⚪️🔴⚪️

— Amadou Bakayoko (@bakayoko_a) March 19, 2016

mad 10 mins today ! well done @Matt_Preston1 !!! massive win and finally at home :D

— Milan Lalkovic (@LalkovicMilan15) March 19, 2016

Professional boxer and lifelong Saddlers fan Martin Gethin also tweeted...

You beauty what a win didn't think it was going to come. talk about leaving it late.suppose better later than never @WFCOfficial#uts#wfc

— Martin Gethin (@Martin_Gethin) March 19, 2016

Popstar Becky Hill was delighted with Jon Whitney's choice of entrance music...

Dads taken me to watch @WFCOfficial since a kid
Today he rang me to tell me his team were running out to Overdrive! Sounded like a proud man

— Becky Hill (@BeckyHill) March 19, 2016

And this is how our fans reacted...

Unbelievable @WFCOfficial great team sprit to pull the 3 points out of the bag there @tombradshaw92@Matt_Preston1 COME ON YOU SADDLERS!!

— Craig Arrowsmith (@CraigA91) March 19, 2016

No words to describe that. Ran half a block to celebrate with old pals. Shaking. YESSSS @WFCOfficial

— Luke Smith (@LukeSmithhh) March 19, 2016

Cannot actually believe what happened! What a comeback @WFCOfficial#uts

— Becky Grant (@MissBeckyGrant) March 19, 2016

@WFCOfficial wasn't looking very good but what a fantastic ending well worth the bad throat and headache #uts#walsallfc#Saddlers

— courtney mason (@courtneyy21_xxx) March 19, 2016

Massive Massive win walsall.. absolute scenes!!!! I need a lie down @WFCOfficial#walsallfc#saddlers#promotionpush#UTS

— Michael Hughes (@MikeyWalsallFC) March 19, 2016

Think I've slipped a disc from those celebrations. Simply can't beat late comebacks! @WFCOfficial you are the love of my life 😘

— Jonny W L (@JonnyWL89) March 19, 2016

OMG! What an end at @WFCOfficial game today! Thank you @tombradshaw92 & @Matt_Preston1 for playing your part. Means so much for us fans. 👏😀

— Nick Price⚽✈ (@NicktheSaddler) March 19, 2016

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