On Reflection: Better late than never…

Walsall have finally parted company with Jon Whitney. Better late than never as they say. There have been a few opportunities throughout this season that I think were an ‘ideal time’ to send Jon on his way and those were missed. But after the PR nightmare of last week and a defeat to Salop on Saturday, the ever-mounting pressure told for the once loved physio … Continue reading On Reflection: Better late than never…

The Lucky Break

So the international break is over and it is time again for league 1 football. As one of those who didn’t travel to Newport (thank god) and also choosing to boycott the Check-a-wank trophy, it seems like an absolute age since I have watched the saddlers. The international break came at the perfect time for Whitney. A chance to stay away from an increasingly angry … Continue reading The Lucky Break

Where have the bastards gone?

It wasn’t too long ago our opponents fans were crying about what tough men we were. Post Portsmouth I almost believed Whitney when he droned on about the passion, desire and commitment he had instilled in this team, but he clearly can’t muster it from the players anymore…Where has that edge been in the last few weeks? For the first time this season I was … Continue reading Where have the bastards gone?

Points shared at Pompey

And it should have been all 3! For me that was the most impressive performance of the season. We maybe played better football in parts against Oldham but in many ways this was the best I have seen the Saddlers in this early stage of the season. Firstly the pressing. Especially for the first 20/25 minutes we were right on top of every single Pompey player … Continue reading Points shared at Pompey