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Michael Oakes

Goalkeeper Coach


Former England U21 international stopper who was appointed as the club's new Goalkeeping Coach in May 2018.

He made over 250 league appearances during a 16-year professional career, playing most notably for Aston Villa and Wolves.

After finishing his playing days with Cardiff in 2008, Oakes took up a coaching position at Wrexham, where he stayed for seven years.

He returned for a second spell in 2017 and worked alongside Saddlers boss Dean Keates before opting to join Walsall the following summer.