Walsall to host Leicester City in pre-season friendly

Walsall FC will welcome Premier League newcomers Leicester City to the Banks's Stadium on July 30th.

Walsall FC's Banks's Stadium
Walsall FC's Banks's Stadium

Dean Smith's side will welcome the Championship winners as Nigel Pearson begins to prepare his squad for the 2014/15 Premier League season.

Leicester enjoyed a successful title-winning campaign as they beat Burnley to the Championship title and sealed their return to the Premier League for the first time in 10 years.

The sides met in a League One encounter in February 2009 at Banks's Stadium when Leicester ran out 4-1 winners.

Walsall's last win over Leicester came in 1978 when the Saddlers won 1-0 in the FA Cup.

Details of admission prices will be announced closer to the fixture.

Comments for: "Walsall to host Leicester City in pre-season friendly"

burdened

This is great provided a proper team turns up! Last seasons match with Aston Villa was an insult to them and their supporters. We treated it like a training session and supporters should`nt have to pay to watch the team train. It might be a friendly but we should still play to win!