Posts Tagged "Walsall"

100 Owners: Number 76 – Ken Wheldon (Walsall & Birmingham City)

By on Dec 18, 2012 in History, Latest | 5 comments

The 1980s were a period of decline for football in the West Midlands. A decade which had started with one of its clubs, Aston Villa, winning the Football League Championship and the European Cup in successive season soon saw several of its most notable clubs hit hitherto unseen low points in their histories and one man, a scrap metal dealer from the Black Country,...

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Those We Have Lost: Fellows Park, Walsall FC

By on Jun 29, 2011 in English League Football, History, Latest | 4 comments

In 1990, Walsall became one of the first clubs of the modern era to leave their home for pastures new, when they departed Fellows Park for the Bescot Stadium. Tom Lines tells the story of their original home. If you support a club that has moved home and fancy writing about its old ground, feel free to drop us a line via the Contact page. There is plenty more on the...

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Walsall, Cypriot Flags and Freedom of Speech

Walsall, Cypriot Flags and Freedom of Speech

By on May 13, 2010 in English League Football, Finance, Latest | 7 comments

The West Midlands is experiencing something of a high in terms of football at the moment. Despite rumours of Martin O’Neill’s departure, Aston Villa have had a great season – reaching the Carling Cup final, and challenging for the fourth Champions League place. Birmingham City didn’t just stay up after last season’s promotion, but have finished in their best league...

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