The match officials have been announced for our first game of the season against Plymouth Argyle.
Match officials are as follows
Referee – Andy Haines
Linesmen – Wayne Grunnill and Christopher Ward
Fourth Official : Paul Graham
Andy Haines is no stranger to Walsall fans having officiated two games involving the Saddlers last season.
Haines from Tyne and Wear, was in charge of our 1-0 home defeat against Gillingham in November and our 1-1 draw away at Rochdale in December.
Last season Haines officiated thirty-three games, issuing ninety-nine yellow cards and six red cards. He awarded three penalties.
In the last six games he has officiated the Saddlers have won two, drawing two and losing two.