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Business man Saves Walsall from brink



Italian businessmen Geovanni Calapai has bought Walsall FC today after the club was put in administration 2 weeks ago. The new owner said ' Im Excited about this new project here at the club its a big loss to fans and the community when teams are on the brink of losing its status , but im here now and im ready to get working on this project here at Walsall Football Club.


Walsall announce Legend Dennis Bergkamp as manager

This morning Walsall fans woke up to the news of Dennis Bergkamp arriving at The Bescot Stadium. The former Arsenal player who hasnt had any previous managerial experience has signed a 1 year contract and is eager to get going. ' I was contacted 3 days ago by the new Owner asking me if i would consider managing Walsall Fc this season as part of a new era at the club, he told me the ambitions of the club and the future and i knew this was the club for me. Of course i know its going to be alot of work to develop this club but im only interested in bringing players that can push the club higher and higher'.​

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Bergkamp recruits backroom staff​

Bergkamps close friend Danny Blind joins as assistant manager


As does fellow Dutchmen Remy Reynierse and goalkeeper coach Jan willem van ede

 
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Walsall announce sponsorship deal with Air Asia

Walsall football club are pleased to announce Air Asia at the clubs official shirt sponsor for season 2010/11. The deal will last for 4 years and will sponsor the clubs new community projects too.
 
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Cohan Signs


Bolton Midfielder Tamir Cohan has signed for Walsall for 1.1 million pounds making him Bergkamps first signing this season, the 26 year old Israel international has signed a 3 year deal.
 
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Soares Signs too

Walsall have completed 2nd signing of this season with Tom Soares joining the club for 1.9 million pound from Stoke City.

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Training starts




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FRIENDLY​


Torino 1 - 2 Walsall​

Lunco (28) - Mcdonald(44), Oliveira(OG)


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Pires Signs

Bergkamps old team mate Rober Pires has signed for the club on a free transfer. The ex arsenal and villareal player has signed a 1 year deal at the club. The chairmen said ' A player of Robert Pires calibre coming to walsall is a major coup for us, hes a global name and his arrival will hopefully attract more players to Walsall FC. Pires said ' Im delighted to join im still enthusiastic about football and im looking forward to getting on the pitch again'.

 
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Fans gather outside for Pires Arrival



Marek Stech signs


West Ham youngster Marek Stech has joined Walsall FC for 900 k after being dropped to 4th place keeper at Upton Park. He said ' Yes of course i was very disappointed to being dropped at west ham but im glad Walsall gave me a chance of first team and i knew i had to take it '.
 
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Pescara 4 - 2 Walsall​

Masniero(23,56) Veretti (13) Nicco(78) - Byfield(14) Grigg(26)​


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Walsall Sign Ex Premiership duo


Walsall Fc today signed free agents Michael Ball and Quinton Fortune. The ex premiership pair join the team in italy next week and are set to make there debuts against Cheivo. Michael Ball the ex Man city left back as been a free agent for 2 years and has trained at various clubs and Fortune who was one of Man utds best midfielders for around 4 years has recently been at Doncaster and Bolton.​
 
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Chievo 2 - 1 Walsall​

Marcolini(22) Boglicanio(38) - Jones (10)


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Walsall sign Franceschini​


Walsall have completed there 7th signing this summer with Ivan Franceschini joining from Italian side Cesena on a free transfer. The 33 year old has joined with a 13 year career behind him and will add expiernce to the squad.​

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Im ready for challenge​

After a poor string of friendlies Manager Dennis Bergkamp is still confident about Walsall's chances this season. ' This season we have to work very hard to live up to the expectations what have been put on are team, We have a very good squad here at the moment what a capable of great things but we need to keep are feet on the ground and keep working hard so we can reach are targets'.

' Im very pleased about the signings so far but i feel we need a few more faces to balance this very small team out'. Of course the signing of my good friend Robert Pires raised many eye brows that a player of his capability joined Walsall but see he knew the ambition of the club and thats why he joined.​
 
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Walsall confirm Meite capture
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Walsall FC announced the signing of West Brom defender Abdoulaye Meite for a fee of 800k today, He is set to train with the team following the opening day of Fixture against Brighton on Saturday.​

 
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Thsi is good pal, You should rape with that team.
 
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Walsall sign striking duo​


Walsall have completed the signings of strikers Jordy Brouwer on a free transfer from Liverpool after the 20 year old was released from the club and Italian striker Claudio Coralli from Italian team Empoli for 900k.

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Walsall 0 - 2 Crewe​

- Westwood(19) Donaldson(89)​

 
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Yeahh man i think my team needs to gel abit more and im gona try sign some other players
 
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Walsall complete Fulham Signings


Walsall Fc is delighted to announce the signings of Fulham Players Zoltan Gera , Fredrik Stoor and Eddie Johnson. The 3 who were set as surplus to requirements at craven cottage have joined each on a 3 year deal worth 3.3 million pounds. 31 year old Zoltan Gera said ' Im so pleased im finally going to have first team football i knew i had to move away from Fulham and Walsall offered me a escape route'. Eddie Johnson who has come on a free transfer after being allowed to leave from Fulham has said ' Its a new chapter in my career and all that matters now is winning with Walsall' , and 26 year old Fredrik Stoor is delighted to have joined the club and cant wait for first team action.​
 
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Leyton Orient 0 - 1 Walsall​

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Walsall Win there first game this season thanks to a superb Eddie Johnson strike in the 86th minute.​

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Walsall 7 - 1 Yeovil​

Johnson(6,23,29)Gera(43,81)Coralli(64)Stoor(78) - Bowditch(18)​


Walsall destroy Yeovil with all 4 summer signings getting on the score sheet.​
 
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Im ready to win it​


New striker Eddie Johnson has started the season of with a bang , as hes scored 5 goals in 3 games to earn him Walsall's best striker. But the American striker wants more than that he wants promotion ' I score goals for my team and thats all i dont do it for . Score tables dont matter to me i dont count how many goals i score i just count how many points we are making'.​
 
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