Walsall: Club Profile
A team that we first came up against after going up to League One, our head-to-head in our first crack at the third tier was as even as it comes. With two draws, two defeats and two wins, Walsall were actually the last team we beat before dropping back into League Two. Of course, the Saddlers stayed put and it meant we didn’t cross paths again. Well, for five years. After losing their own battle for survival in 2019, down to League Two they came – even though it’d mean upsetting that delicate balance from the first six matches.
Players For Us... and Them
Away Supporters' Stand:
Extra Bet Stand
Facilities for Disabled Fans:
Disabled visitors to Walsall are charged at the full price, although carers are admitted free of charge where applicable. The club provides 12 wheelchair bays for away supporters, while there is also accommodation for ambulant disabled fans. It is also possible to gain matchday permits for the accessible parking.
The listed contact is David Malia in the ticket office: 01922 651 414/416
The Saddlers Club outside the stadium will admit away supporters at a cost of £2 (free for U16s), which offers a larger function room at the back for away fans. Food, real ale and Sky Sports all provided.
Travel Information – Distance: 103 miles
For your journey into the West Midlands, cross country using your preferred route to join the M1. From here, travel northbound and exit onto the M6. If you travel via the A14, however, you can forget the M1 and just join the M6.
Continue onto the old section of the M6 towards central Birmingham. Exit the motorway at Junction 9 for the A461 towards Walsall. At the traffic lights, continue straight onto Wallows Lane/A4148, which bears round to the right.
Another set of traffic lights will present itself, at which point you will need to turn right onto Bescot Crescent. The ground will be located on the left hand side of the road.
There is a secure car park at the stadium costing £3, although it is advised that you arrive plenty of time in advance in order to take advantage of the facility.
Otherwise, avoid the nearby retail park. Street parking is available, while Bescot Railway Station reportedly offers parking for £2.
Station: BESCOT STADIUM
Services to: BIRMINGHAM NEW STREET (for PETERBOROUGH, LONDON EUSTON)
Walsall is one of a rare breed of football clubs that can boast a railway station at the stadium. To take advantage of this, you will require a change at Birmingham New Street for the 20-minute journey.