Westcarr teams up with Saddlers

Walsall have signed forward Craig Westcarr on loan from League Two outfit Chesterfield until the New Year.

Last Updated: 23/11/12 at 11:29

Westcarr: Experience needed at Walsall

Westcarr: Experience needed at Walsall

More of the games that matter

2 years free Sky Broadband Unlimited for Sky Sports customers

The 27-year-old has made 18 appearances for the Spireites this term, 12 of them starts, and has found the net three times, most recently at the start of this month in a 6-1 FA Cup demolition of Hartlepool, Walsall's opponents on Saturday against whom Westcarr may make his debut.

He signed for Chesterfield last summer, scoring 12 goals in 48 appearances as the Spireites failed to maintain their League One status.

Saddlers boss Dean Smith said: "Craig is a player who we have been aware of for some time. We had no hesitation in bringing him in when the opportunity presented itself to us.

"He played in League One last season and caused us problems, so we know that he can be a handful.

"He's quick, can carry the ball and link up the play and also score goals. He's also got that bit of experience which we need."

More of the games that matter

2 years free Sky Broadband Unlimited for Sky Sports customers

Related News

Most Commented

Readers' Comments

L

ovren? £20m always seemed a touch on the expensive side, but I wasn't expecting him to be quite such a waste of money

stevenjameshyde
F365's Top Ten Surprise Strugglers

H

alf of our players have the physical presence of a 14 year old girl. I don't know why people are always shocked that they're injured.

TheWhiz
Wenger baffled by injuries

I

think the only thing that really matters here are the initial question, and the corresponding answer. Q: Was the offside call correct? A: Yes it was.

HarryBoulton
Winners? Chelsea Again And Again...

Footer 365

Premier League: Alan Pardew's job as Newcastle manager remains safe for now

Sky sources understand that Alan Pardew’s job as manager of Newcastle United remains safe for the time being.

Premier League: Liverpool goalkeeper Simon Mignolet not feeling the pressure

Liverpool goalkeeper Simon Mignolet has insisted that he is not feeling under pressure despite receiving criticism.

Premier League: Robin van Persie has confidence in Manchester United

Robin van Persie believes Manchester United are growing stronger every day and says a top-four finish is "realistic".

Mail Box

How Much In 'Pounds Raheem Sterling'?

A whole lot of you use footballers' names in everyday life. And you hate yourselves for it. As you should. We also have mails on Newcastle, Rooney and more...

It's A Bit Sexy, This Southampton Side...

Could Southampton be this year's Southampton? We have an eclectic mailbox that features Man United, Liverpool, Arsenal and lots more. Come on in...

© 2014 British Sky Broadcasting Ltd. All Rights Reserved A Sky Sports Digital Media property