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31 October 2016

1988 reunion on 18th November...

On Friday 18th November, we will be hosting a reunion of the famous 1988 Walsall team. 

Tommy Coakley’s Saddlers finished third in the Old Division Three during the 1987/88 season and won promotion in the play-offs after thrashing Bristol City 4-0 in a replay. 

Club legend David Kelly scored a hat-trick, with Phil Hawker also on target in front of more than 13,000 at Fellows Park – a fitting way to mark our centenary year!

The Saddlers also played a Manchester United team featuring the likes of Bryan Robson and Paul McGrath in a special 100-year anniversary fixture.

Most of that squad are already confirmed for the event (full list below), so book now to avoid disappointment! 

Tickets for the evening are just £15 for season ticket holders and £20 for non-season ticket holders. 

The price includes a pie, chips and a pint. There will also be an opportunity to meet the players and ask them questions in a Q&A. 

To book your ticket, please contact the Ticket Office on 01922 651 416 or contact Wayne Thomas, our Commercial Manager, on 01922 651 400. 

Full list of former players confirmed: 
Andy Dornan 
Mark Goodwin 
Alex Taylor 
Trevor Christie 
Mark Rees 
Paul Jones 
Kenny Mower 
Stuart Rimmer 
Peter Hart 
David Kelly 
Phil Hawker 
Gary Childs 
Mark Taylor 
Chris Marsh 
Willie Naughton 
Keith Bertchin 
Craig Shakespeare 
Tommy Coakley

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