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Preview: Walsall v Salford City

4 October 2019

Match Previews

Preview: Walsall v Salford City

4 October 2019

Walsall will be aiming to pick up their fifth consecutive win in all competitions when they take on Salford City at the Banks’s Stadium this afternoon.

The Saddlers picked up 10 points in September and will looking to take their positive form into October, starting with newly promoted Salford who are still finding their feet in the EFL.

Walsall are 14th, just three points off the play-offs while the Ammies are 18th in League Two.


Striker Rory Gaffney is ineligible as he is on-loan from Salford.

Kory Roberts made his long awaited return from injury against Southampton Under 21s in midweek.

Salford boss Graham Alexander has no fresh injury concerns.


The Saddlers have won four in a row in all competitions, losing just one of their last six.

Salford have won just one of their last 10 league games and are yet to win away from home.


Darrell Clarke: "We want to keep the momentum. 

"How many times has this club, or any club in League One, League Two, won five games on the spin, you'll probably see one in eight, nine years maybe. 

"We know it's very difficult to string wins together but that's what we'll be aiming to do.”

Graham Alexander: “It’s been a difficult little period for us the last couple of weeks and after the first couple of days analysing the game to see where we can improve, we want to put that into action and that’s what we’ve been trying to do this week. It’s only when you get to the games when you realise if you’ve made those improvements. 


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There will also be a cash turnstile in the lower tier.

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