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Craig Shakespeare in the Stadium Suite

7 December 2018

Club News

Craig Shakespeare in the Stadium Suite

7 December 2018

Former Walsall midfield maestro Craig Shakespeare will be in the Stadium Suite ahead of this weekend's League One clash with Coventry.

The midfielder turned professional in 1981, going on to make over 350 career appearances for the Saddlers during his eight-year stay with the club.

After retiring from playing, the 55-year-old moved into management, taking charge of West Bromwich Albion as caretaker manager in 2006, before becoming assistant manager at Leicester City twice and Hull City inbetween the two spells with the Foxes. 

In February 2017, he was appointed manager of Leicester following the sacking of title-winning manager Claudio Ranieri.

As always, the Stadium Suite will be open to all Saddlers fans - FREE OF CHARGE.

Opening at midday, both bars and kiosk areas will be available for supporters wishing to eat or drink.

The Premier League clash between AFC Bournemouth and Liverpool will be shown live on the TV's around the room at 12.30pm.

Fans who have a season ticket or match ticket for the HomeServe Middle and Upper tiers will still gain access through the turnstiles.

However, Saddlers fans with a season ticket, match ticket or paying cash in one of our other stands must gain access through the main Stadium Suite entrance.

The bar will close at 2.50pm.

Fans situated in any stand other than the HomeServe Stand will exit through the main Stadium Suite entrance and re-enter the ground through their designated turnstile.


Key Points:

  • Suite open from midday every home Saturday matchday
  • Free entry for home fans only
  • Early game shown live on the TV's
  • Fans with a ticket for Middle and Upper gain access through turnstiles
  • Fans with a ticket for the other stands gain access through Stadium Suite entrance
  • Kiosk facilities available
  • Free access in and out of the suite

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