2009–10 Walsall F.C. season

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Walsall
2009–2010 season
ManagerJimmy Mullen (until 10 January 2010)
Chris Hutchins (from 20 January 2010)
StadiumBescot Stadium
League One10th
FA Cup2nd Round
League Cup1st Round
League Trophy1st Round

The 2009–10 season was the 122nd season and their 3rd consecutive season in League One played by Walsall F.C., a football club based in Walsall, West Midlands, England.[1] Along with competing in League One, the club also participated in the FA Cup, League Cup and the Football League Trophy.

Season summary[edit]

Walsall finished 13th in the previous season, with caretaker manager Jimmy Mullen being appointed permanently shortly after the end of the season.[2] However, on 10 January 2009 Mullen was sacked as manager following a run of just four wins in sixteen games. [3] On 20 January 2009, Chris Hutchins was appointed as Mullen's successor with Martin O'Connor appointed as his assistant. [4] Walsall finished 10th at the end of the season.

Competitions[edit]

League One[edit]

Table[edit]

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
8 Colchester United 46 20 12 14 64 52 +12 72
9 Brentford 46 14 20 12 55 52 +3 62
10 Walsall 46 16 14 16 60 63 −3 62
11 Bristol Rovers 46 19 5 22 59 70 −11 62
12 Milton Keynes Dons 46 17 9 20 60 68 −8 60
Source: The Football League
Rules for classification: 1) points; 2) goal difference; 3) number of goals scored.

Results[edit]

FA Cup[edit]

7 November 2009 1st RoundStourbridge0–1WalsallStourbridge
13:00 Report Jones Goal 34' Stadium: War Memorial Athletic Ground
Attendance: 2,014
Referee: Dave Foster
28 November 2009 2nd RoundBrentford1–0WalsallBrentford
15:00 Legge Goal 13' Report Stadium: Griffin Park
Attendance: 2,611
Referee: Russell Booth

Football League Cup[edit]

11 August 2009 1st RoundAccrington Stanley2–1WalsallAccrington
19:45 Grant Goal 53'
Mullin Goal 90+1'
Report Nicholls Goal 9'
Weston Yellow card 23' Yellow-red card 35'
Stadium: Crown Ground
Attendance: 1,041
Referee: Nigel Miller

Football League Trophy[edit]

1 September 2009 1st RoundWalsall0–0
(4–5 p)
BuryWalsall
Report Stadium: Bescot Stadium
Attendance: 2,314
Referee: Graham Scott
Penalties
Parkin Penalty missed
Taundry Penalty scored
Deeney Penalty scored
Jones Penalty scored
Richards Penalty scored
Penalty scored Barry-Murphy
Penalty scored Baker
Penalty scored Bishop
Penalty scored Lowe
Penalty scored Dawson

Squad[edit]

[5]

No. Name Nat Position Date of birth Place of Birth Signed from Note
Goalkeepers
1 Clayton Ince Trinidad and Tobago GK 12 July 1972 Arima Coventry City
21 Rene Gilmartin Republic of Ireland GK 31 May 1987 Dublin none
26 Tim Cooney England GK 6 April 1992 Birmingham none
31 Mark Oxley England GK 28 September 1990 Sheffield Hull City on loan from Hull City
Defenders
2 Rhys Weston Wales 27 October 1980 Kingston upon Thames Port Vale
3 Netan Sansara England 3 August 1989 Darlaston none
5 Mark Hughes England 9 December 1986 Kirkby Northampton Town
6 Manny Smith England 8 November 1988 Birmingham none
14 Richard Taundry England 15 February 1989 Walsall none
16 Darryl Westlake England 1 March 1991 Sutton Coldfield none
19 Jamie Vincent England 18 June 1975 Wimbledon Swindon Town
28 Clayton McDonald England 6 December 1988 Liverpool Manchester City
Midfielders
4 Stephen Roberts Wales 24 February 1980 Wrexham Doncaster Rovers retired in October 2009
8 Dwayne Mattis Republic of Ireland 31 July 1981 Huddersfield Barnsley
12 Mark Bradley Wales 14 January 1988 Wordsley none
15 Josh O'Keefe Republic of Ireland 22 December 1988 Whalley Blackburn Rovers
17 Richard Davies England 15 May 1990 Willenhall none
18 Peter Till England 7 September 1985 Walsall Grimsby Town
20 Matt Richards England 26 December 1984 Harlow Ipswich Town
23 Sam Adkins England 3 December 1991 Birmingham none
24 Julian Gray England 21 September 1979 Lewisham Barnsley signed in February 2010
25 Sean Geddes England 13 February 1992 Sandwell none
Forwards
7 Steve Jones Northern Ireland 25 October 1976 Derry Burnley
9 Sam Parkin Scotland 14 March 1981 Roehampton Luton Town
10 Troy Deeney England 29 June 1988 Birmingham none
11 Alex Nicholls England 9 December 1987 Stourbridge none
22 Will Grigg Northern Ireland 3 July 1991 Solihull Stratford Town
27 Darren Byfield Jamaica 29 September 1976 Sutton Coldfield Oldham Athletic

References[edit]

  1. ^ "History". Statto.
  2. ^ "Mullen named new Walsall manager". 22 May 2008. Retrieved 11 October 2019.
  3. ^ "Mullen sacked as Walsall manager". BBC Sport. 10 January 2009.
  4. ^ "Walsall appoint Hutchings as boss". BBC Sport. 20 January 2009. Retrieved 20 January 2009.
  5. ^ "FootballSquads - Walsall - 2009/10". www.footballsquads.co.uk. Retrieved 27 September 2019.