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

Be sure to head over to our in depth guide to Vale Park away fans to find all the important information like the fastest route to and from the stadium, and also pubs, restaurants and cafés in the local area that are welcoming to visiting away fans.

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 2023:

Goal Keepers

Connor Ripley14 (0)020
Jayson Leutwiler1 (0)000
Dino Visser
Johnny Maddison
Joseph Collinge


Dan Jones5 (0)010
Thomas Sang9 (4)000
Mitchell Clark5 (3)020
Alex Iacovitti11 (1)140
Callum Evans
Ryan Campbell-Gordon
Nathan Smith13 (0)000
Derek Agyakwa
Lewis Cass8 (5)020
Jesse Debrah1 (2)011
Michael Lennon
Mustapha Olagunju
Sam Robinson
Ellis Jones


Luke Joyce
Kofi Balmer6 (1)020
Ben Garrity10 (2)520
Ethan Chislett8 (2)340
Danny Pugh
Funso Ojo12 (2)220
Conor Grant8 (3)010
Jason Lowe3 (2)010
Oliver Arblaster11 (0)120
Ryan Lloyd
Tom Conlon
Thomas Pett
Daniel Trickett-Smith
Luke Chambers
Kamani McFarlane
Eden Bailey
James Plant9 (4)000
Liam McCarron
Lucas Green-Birch
Jack Shorrock2 (0)010
Joao Silva Pevide
Dennis Politic
Laim Brazier0 (1)000
Alfie Devine6 (2)120


Tom Pope
Ryan Loft1 (1)000
James Wilson7 (4)210
Gavin Massey6 (6)010
Ademipo Odubeko
Baylee Dipepa0 (1)000
Rhys Walters3 (0)000
Josh Thomas4 (3)200

Port Vale Upcoming Fixtures

Upcoming GameCompetionOpponentVenue
Sat 07 15:00League OnePortsmouthAway
Tue 10 19:45Port ValeAway
Sat 14 15:00League OnePort ValeAway
Sat 21 15:00League OneStevenageAway
Tue 24 19:45League OnePort ValeAway
Sat 28 15:00League OnePort ValeAway
Tue 31 19:45MansfieldAway
Sat 11 15:00League OneLincoln CityAway
Tue 14 19:30WrexhamAway
Sat 18 15:00League OnePort ValeAway
Sat 25 15:00League OneShrewsburyAway
Tue 28 19:45League OnePort ValeAway
Sat 09 15:00League OneExeterAway
Sat 16 15:00League OnePort ValeAway
Sat 23 15:00League OneWycombeAway
Tue 26 15:00League OnePort ValeAway
Fri 29 19:45League OnePort ValeAway
Mon 01 15:00League OneCarlisleAway
Sat 06 15:00League OnePort ValeAway
Sat 13 15:00League OneReadingAway
Sat 20 15:00League OnePort ValeAway
Sat 27 15:00League OnePort ValeAway
Sat 03 15:00League OneFleetwood TownAway
Sat 10 15:00League OnePort ValeAway
Tue 13 19:45League OnePeterboroughAway
Sat 17 15:00League OneCheltenhamAway
Sat 24 15:00League OnePort ValeAway
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 14:00League OnePort ValeAway
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

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

Manager History

18/04/2023 – 30/06/2024Andy 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

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


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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