Port Vale

If you are looking to travel away to watch your club play against Port Vale you will love the atmosphere at Vale Park

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Port Vale FC is a professional football club that plays in League One which is the third tier of English Football. Managed by Darrell Clarke the side are going through a very rough patch of form and hoping to avoid being dragged into a relegation battle.

In our Port Vale Football Club guide, we provide readers with all of the essential information about the squad, upcoming fixtures and results, and also the history of Port Vale.

Port Vale Registered Squad

Here is a list of the registered squad for Port Vale 2024:

Goal Keepers

GoalkeeperPldGYCRC
Connor Ripley
Jayson Leutwiler
Johnny Maddison
Dino Visser
Joseph Collinge

Defender

DefenderPldGYCRC
Dan Jones
Thomas Sang
Mitchell Clark
Alex Iacovitti
Callum Evans
Ryan Campbell-Gordon
Nathan Smith
Derek Agyakwa
Jesse Debrah
Michael Lennon
Kacper Lopata
Andrew Buah
Ellis Jones
Deklan Wynne

Midfielder

MidfielderPldGYCRC
Luke Joyce
Ben Garrity
Ethan Chislett
Danny Pugh
Funso Ojo
Conor Grant
Jason Lowe
Jensen Weir
Ryan Lloyd
Daniel Trickett-Smith
Luke Chambers
Kamani McFarlane
James Plant
Eden Bailey
Lucas Green-Birch
Liam McCarron
Ben Lomax
Jack Shorrock
Joao Silva Pevide
Karl Agnero
Daniel Gore
Logan Cousins
Dennis Politic
Laim Brazier
Daniel Mahaffy

Strikers

StrikerPldGYCRC
Ryan Loft
James Wilson
Tom Pope
Uche Ikpeazu
Gavin Massey
Ademipo Odubeko
Baylee Dipepa
Rhys Walters
Josh Thomas
Alex Mighten

Port Vale Upcoming Fixtures

Upcoming GameCompetionOpponentVenue
Sat 20 13:00Bath CityAway
Sat 27 15:00Burton AlbionAway
August
Sat 03 15:00Port ValeAway
Sat 10 15:00SalfordAway
Tue 13BarrowAway
Sat 17 15:00Port ValeAway
Sat 24 15:00BarrowAway
Sat 31 15:00Port ValeAway
September
Tue 03Port ValeAway
Sat 07 15:00Newport CountyAway
Sat 14 15:00Port ValeAway
Sat 21 15:00Accrington StanleyAway
Sat 28 15:00Port ValeAway
October
Tue 01 19:45Port ValeAway
Sat 05 15:00Notts CountyAway
Tue 08SalfordAway
Sat 12 15:00MK DonsAway
Sat 19 15:00Port ValeAway
Tue 22 19:45Harrogate TownAway
Sat 26 15:00Port ValeAway
November
Sat 09 15:00GillinghamAway
Tue 12Port ValeAway
Sat 16 15:00MorecambeAway
Sat 23 15:00Port ValeAway
December
Tue 03 19:45CheltenhamAway
Sat 07 15:00Port ValeAway
Sat 14 15:00BromleyAway
Sat 21 15:00Port ValeAway
Thu 26 15:00BradfordAway
Sun 29 15:00GrimsbyAway
January
Wed 01 15:00Port ValeAway
Sat 04 15:00DoncasterAway
Sat 11 15:00Port ValeAway
Sat 18 15:00Port ValeAway
Sat 25 15:00ChesterfieldAway
Tue 28 19:45ColchesterAway
February
Sat 01 15:00Port ValeAway
Sat 08 15:00SwindonAway
Sat 15 15:00Port ValeAway
Sat 22 15:00Port ValeAway
March
Sat 01 15:00TranmereAway
Tue 04 19:45Port ValeAway
Sat 08 15:00Fleetwood TownAway
Sat 15 15:00Port ValeAway
Sat 22 15:00Port ValeAway
Sat 29 15:00CreweAway
April
Tue 01 19:45Port ValeAway
Sat 05 15:00WalsallAway
Sat 12 15:00Port ValeAway
Fri 18 15:00CarlisleAway
Mon 21 15:00Port ValeAway
Sat 26 15:00AFC WimbledonAway
May
Sat 03 15:00Port ValeAway

Port Vale Previous Results

DateMatchResultScoreCompetition
05 Aug 2023Barnsley v Port ValeL7-0League One
08 Aug 2023Port Vale v Fleetwood TownW3-2League Cup
12 Aug 2023Port Vale v ReadingW1-0League One
15 Aug 2023Blackpool v Port ValeD0-0League One
19 Aug 2023Charlton Athletic v Port ValeW2-3League One
26 Aug 2023Port Vale v Carlisle UnitedW1-0League One
29 Aug 2023Port Vale v Crewe AlexandraW0-0 (2-0)League Cup
02 Sep 2023Oxford United v Port ValeW1-2League One
05 Sep 2023Port Vale v Crewe AlexandraW1-0Football League Trophy
16 Sep 2023Port Vale v Northampton TownW1-0League One
19 Sep 2023Port Vale v Burton AlbionL2-3League One
23 Sep 2023Cambridge United v Port ValeD1-1League One
26 Sep 2023Port Vale v Sutton UnitedW2-1League Cup
30 Sep 2023Port Vale v Bolton WanderersL0-1League One
03 Oct 2023Bristol Rovers v Port ValeL3-0League One
07 Oct 2023Portsmouth v Port ValeL2-0League One
10 Oct 2023Port Vale v Newcastle United AcademyD1-1Football League Trophy
21 Oct 2023Stevenage v Port ValeD0-0League One
24 Oct 2023Port Vale v Peterborough UnitedL0-1League One
28 Oct 2023Port Vale v Cheltenham TownL1-2League One
31 Oct 2023Mansfield Town v Port ValeW0-1League Cup
04 Nov 2023Port Vale v Burton AlbionD0-0FA Cup
07 Nov 2023Wrexham v Port ValeL2-1Football League Trophy
11 Nov 2023Lincoln City v Port ValeD1-1League One
14 Nov 2023Burton Albion v Port ValeW0-2FA Cup
25 Nov 2023Shrewsbury Town v Port ValeL2-1League One
28 Nov 2023Port Vale v Derby CountyL0-1League One
02 Dec 2023Stevenage v Port ValeD1-1FA Cup
05 Dec 2023Bolton Wanderers v Port ValeL2-0Football League Trophy
09 Dec 2023Exeter City v Port ValeW0-1League One
12 Dec 2023Port Vale v StevenageL3-3 (3-4)FA Cup
16 Dec 2023Port Vale v Wigan AthleticW3-2League One
19 Dec 2023Port Vale v MiddlesbroughL0-3League Cup
23 Dec 2023Wycombe Wanderers v Port ValeD1-1League One
26 Dec 2023Port Vale v BarnsleyL2-3League One
29 Dec 2023Port Vale v BlackpoolW3-0League One
01 Jan 2024Carlisle United v Port ValeL2-1League One
06 Jan 2024Port Vale v Charlton AthleticD3-3League One
27 Jan 2024Port Vale v PortsmouthL0-1League One
03 Feb 2024Fleetwood Town v Port ValeL3-0League One
06 Feb 2024Port Vale v Leyton OrientL0-1League One
10 Feb 2024Port Vale v StevenageD2-2League One
17 Feb 2024Cheltenham Town v Port ValeL3-2League One
20 Feb 2024Reading v Port ValeL2-0League One
24 Feb 2024Port Vale v Lincoln CityL0-2League One
27 Feb 2024Port Vale v Fleetwood TownD2-2League One
02 Mar 2024Derby County v Port ValeL3-0League One
09 Mar 2024Port Vale v Shrewsbury TownL1-2League One
12 Mar 2024Leyton Orient v Port ValeD0-0League One
16 Mar 2024Port Vale v Oxford UnitedL0-2League One
23 Mar 2024Burton Albion v Port ValeW0-1League One
29 Mar 2024Port Vale v Bristol RoversW2-0League One
01 Apr 2024Northampton Town v Port ValeL2-0League One
06 Apr 2024Wigan Athletic v Port ValeD0-0League One
10 Apr 2024Peterborough United v Port ValeL3-0League One
13 Apr 2024Port Vale v Exeter CityL2-4League One
16 Apr 2024Port Vale v Wycombe WanderersL1-2League One
20 Apr 2024Bolton Wanderers v Port ValeL2-0League One
27 Apr 2024Port Vale v Cambridge UnitedD0-0League One

Manager History

PeriodManagerCountryborn
13/02/2024 – 30/06/2029Darren MooreJamaica22/04/1974
05/02/2024 – 12/02/2024Will RyderEngland30/09/1982
18/04/2023 – 05/02/2024Andy CrosbyEngland03/03/1973
15/02/2021 – 17/04/2023Darrell ClarkeEngland16/12/1977
05/01/2021 – 14/02/2021Danny PughEngland19/10/1982
04/02/2019 – 04/01/2021John AskeyEngland04/11/1964
04/10/2017 – 30/01/2019Neil AspinEngland12/04/1965
17/09/2017 – 01/10/2017Chris MorganEngland09/11/1977
27/12/2016 – 16/09/2017Michael BrownEngland25/01/1977
01/07/2016 – 26/12/2016Bruno RibeiroPortugal22/10/1975
18/09/2014 – 30/06/2016Rob PageWales03/09/1974
13/05/2011 – 17/09/2014Micky AdamsEngland08/11/1961
22/03/2011 – 12/05/2011Mark GrewEngland15/02/1958
06/01/2011 – 21/03/2011Jim GannonIreland07/09/1968
30/12/2010 – 06/01/2011Mark GrewEngland15/02/1958
30/12/2010 – 05/01/2011Geoff HorsfieldEngland01/11/1973
04/06/2009 – 31/12/2010Micky AdamsEngland08/11/1961
23/09/2008 – 21/05/2009Dean GloverEngland29/12/1963
05/11/2007 – 22/09/2008Lee SinnottEngland12/07/1965
26/09/2007 – 05/11/2007Dean GloverEngland29/12/1963
13/02/2004 – 22/09/2007Martin FoyleEngland02/05/1963
22/01/1999 – 12/02/2004Brian HortonEngland04/02/1949
18/01/1999 – 21/01/1999Bill DeardenEngland11/02/1944
18/01/1999 – 22/01/1999Mark GrewEngland15/02/1958
01/01/1984 – 18/01/1999John RudgeEngland21/10/1944
01/07/1968 – 15/01/1974Gordon LeeEngland13/07/1934
01/07/1967 – 30/06/1968Stanley MatthewsEngland01/02/1915
01/02/1965 – 30/06/1967Jackie MudieScotland10/04/1930
01/10/1962 – 28/02/1965Freddie SteeleEngland06/05/1916
01/07/1957 – 30/06/1962Norman LowScotland23/04/1914
24/12/1951 – 15/01/1957Freddie SteeleEngland06/05/1916
01/07/1951 – 30/11/1951Ivor PowellWales05/07/1916
01/07/1946 – 14/06/1951Gordon HodgsonEngland16/04/1904
01/07/1944 – 30/06/1945David PrattScotland05/03/1896
01/07/1936 – 30/06/1937Warney CresswellEngland05/11/1897
01/07/1918 – 30/06/1919Jock CameronScotland16/02/1879
01/07/1905 – 30/06/1911Tommy ClareEngland12/03/1865

Port Vale Trophies

HonourPositionYear
Division Three (North)Champion1929-30
Division Three (North)Runner-up1952-53
Division Three (North)Champion1953-54
League Division FourChampion1958-59
Football League TrophyWinner1992-93
League Division 2Runner-up1993-94
Anglo-Italian CupRunner-up1996
Football League TrophyWinner2000-01

Summary

Port Vale Football Club is a professional football club based in Stoke-on-Trent, England. The club was founded in 1876 and has played their home matches at Vale Park since 1950. They currently play in EFL League Two, the fourth tier of the English football league system.

The club has had a relatively turbulent history, experiencing numerous ups and downs in terms of league position and financial stability. However, they have enjoyed some success over the years, including reaching the semi-finals of the FA Cup in 1954 and winning the Football League Trophy in 1993.

In terms of their style of play, Port Vale typically adopt a direct and physical approach, with an emphasis on high-tempo pressing and counter-attacking. They tend to play a 4-4-2 formation, with a focus on getting the ball forward quickly to their front two strikers. Defensively, they are usually well-organized and disciplined, with a strong emphasis on team shape and defensive solidity. Overall, Port Vale are known for their hard-working and determined style of play, which has earned them a reputation as a tough and competitive team to play against.

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