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Keen Admirer Of Smith's Work

13 September 2013

Steve Davis says Walsall model is one to follow in League One

placed finish last season was a tremendous achievement.thSteve Davis has told the club’s official web-site that he is a keen admirer of the job that his opposite number tomorrow Dean Smith has achieved at Walsall. Davis says that the Midlands club are a role model for consistently holding their own in League One and that their 9

Ahead of this weekend’s clash at Gresty Road, Steve told “I am a keen admirer of the job Dean Smith has done with Walsall. He is keen to promote young players and like us he has had to cope with losing a few. They lost Paterson and Grigg in the summer and they are good players. Dean coached the young players there and he puts his trust in them.


“They are similar to us in that respect and you have to keep rebuilding. In the respect they are a model for us because their budget will be similar to ours and they work within limited resources.

last season which was a tremendous“They have shown they can compete and stay in League One. They have a few years where they have just survived but build on that and finished 9

“Like us they will naturally have highs and lows in the season but they play good football and it should be a decent game of football.”

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