Gavin Drake

Journalist

England’s young lions to roar at Walsall’s Banks’s stadium again

All (footballing) thoughts in Walsall are on Tuesday night’s game at the Banks’s in which the Saddlers will take a 2-0 lead over Preston North End into the second leg of the Johnstone’s Paint Trophy Northern Area Final. The prize for the aggregate winners is…

Chelsea FC have no place targeting the Black Country

I don’t usually pay much attention to advertising – even though I’ve provided the voice-over in a radio advertising campaign on Beacon, BRMB (both now rebranded Free Radio), WABC and Signal (okay, I was the producer, but it still counts – I’m available for hire…

Danger lies ahead for the Walsall squad

I said, in a rare piece of commentary, at the start of the football season, that “the road to Wembley starts here.”  It was an optimistic look forward to a hoped-for season of long cup-runs and league success for Walsall FC. Just before last season…

For Walsall fans, the road to Wembley starts here

Please excuse a rare piece of commentary on this, the unofficial first day of the new football season: One of the recent additions to the match-day entertainment at Walsall Football Club – thanks to the work of Steve Davies and the Walsall FC Supporters Trust…

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