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 Ripley39 (0)050
Jayson Leutwiler4 (0)000
Johnny Maddison
Dino Visser
Joseph Collinge

Defender

DefenderPldGYCRC
Dan Jones7 (2)010
Thomas Sang24 (8)010
Mitchell Clark7 (4)020
Alex Iacovitti18 (6)1100
Callum Evans
Ryan Campbell-Gordon
Nathan Smith34 (1)241
Derek Agyakwa
Jesse Debrah21 (3)141
Michael Lennon
Kacper Lopata3 (0)000
Andrew Buah1 (0)000
Ellis Jones

Midfielder

MidfielderPldGYCRC
Luke Joyce
Ben Garrity29 (3)1160
Ethan Chislett34 (3)850
Danny Pugh
Funso Ojo30 (3)440
Conor Grant20 (7)020
Jason Lowe25 (3)060
Jensen Weir4 (1)000
Ryan Lloyd
Daniel Trickett-Smith
Luke Chambers
Kamani McFarlane
Eden Bailey
James Plant17 (5)000
Lucas Green-Birch
Liam McCarron
Ben Lomax3 (2)000
Jack Shorrock6 (2)120
Joao Silva Pevide
Daniel Gore1 (0)000
Logan Cousins0 (1)000
Dennis Politic
Daniel Mahaffy0 (1)000
Laim Brazier0 (2)000

Strikers

StrikerPldGYCRC
Ryan Loft12 (11)140
James Wilson16 (6)320
Tom Pope
Uche Ikpeazu11 (5)110
Gavin Massey23 (12)230
Ademipo Odubeko
Baylee Dipepa0 (8)000
Rhys Walters10 (4)000
Josh Thomas6 (3)320
Alex Mighten1 (4)010

Port Vale Upcoming Fixtures

Upcoming GameCompetionOpponentVenue
Sat 24 15:00League OnePort ValeAway
Tue 27 19:45League OnePort ValeAway
March
Sat 02 15:00League OneDerbyAway
Sat 09 15:00League OnePort ValeAway
Tue 12 19:45League OneLeyton OrientAway
Sat 16 15:00League OnePort ValeAway
Sat 23 15:00League OneBurton AlbionAway
Fri 29 15:00League OnePort ValeAway
April
Mon 01 15:00League OneNorthamptonAway
Sat 06 15:00League OneWiganAway
Sat 13 15:00League OnePort ValeAway
Sat 20 15:00League OneBoltonAway
Sat 27 15:00League OnePort 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 CityLeague 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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