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The Saddlers

Walsall Swifts FC, Walsall Town Swifts FC, Walsall FC

Founded 1888 as Walsall Town Swifts FC
amalgamamtion of Walsall Swifts (1877) and Walsall Town (1879)
Turned professional 1888
Name Changed Summer 1896

Players provided 2
Total appearances
3
1882-89

 

Bescot Stadium

Domestic Honours FA Cup best: fifth round 1938-39, 1974-75, 1986-87, 2001-02, 2002-03;
Football League Division Four winners 1959-60, runners-up 1979-80; Division Three runners-up 1960-61, play-offwinners 1987-88;
Highest League Position: 14th Division Two 1961-62;
Football League Cup best: semi-final 1983-84 (beaten by Liverpool, agg 2-4);
After League restructure: Division Three/League Two runners-up 1994-95 winners 2006-07; Division Two/League One runners-up 1998-99, play-off winners 2000-01;
Associate Members Cup/Football League Trophy: runners-up 2014-15 (beaten by Bristol City 0-1);
Home venue Bescot Stadium, since 1990; Previously occupied Hilary Street (renamed Fellows Park in 1930), 1896-1990; West Bromwich Road, 1893-96; The Chuckery, 1888-93;
Home strip Red shirts, red shorts, red socks.


The 2 Players
Ply no. Name Pos App Gls Mins Playing Career
147 Albert Aldridge LB 1 0 90 1889 90 mins
97 Alf Jones LB 2 0 180 1882 3 days

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