Port Vale's players return for pre-season training on Wednesday Port Vale’s players report back for pre-season training on Wednesday, and at least one is happy to put the 2020/21 campaign behind him. James Gibbons had a frustrating year, limited to 12 games because of injury, the first real setback for the 23-year-old right back who had become a popular and reliable fixture of the side since breaking into the team in September 2017.
Port Vale's Lorne Street Stand was opened in 1999 Port Vale fans are re-launching a plan to help finish the Lorne Street Stand. The stand was opened in 1999 but the side closest to the Hamil End was never completed. Owners Carol and Kevin Shanahan installed seats in that part of the stand last year in preparation for the Robbie Williams concert and, in the longer term, for football games.
Port Vale have revealed their sales figures after launching their 2021/22 home shirt Port Vale have smashed their shirt-sales record after launching their new home kit at the weekend. The club sold around 1,400 of their new white and gold shirts within 24 hours of putting them on sale, passing the previous opening-day record which had been set by last year’s black away kit.
Port Vale are building their squad for the 2021/22 season Port Vale's players report back for pre-season training on Wednesday when they will have at least five new team mates, and a new home kit. Looking forward to pre-season, and reflecting on the summer so far, are our fans panel of Phil Sherwin, from Burslem, Eddie Jackson, from Oakhill and Chris Bentley from Norton Heights.
Sam Hornby has today signed a two-year contract extension - keeping him at the Utilita Energy Stadium until at least the end of the 2022/23 season. The goalkeeper was offered a new deal following the conclusion of the 2020/21 campaign, when his existing two-year agreement had expired. Hornby made his league debut for the Bantams in December, before going on to play a further 17 times last season.
Port Vale have launched a new white and gold home kit Port Vale supporters were queuing at the club shop this morning as the Vale launched their new home kit. The new strip was revealed on Friday afternoon and, although sales went online immediately, Saturday morning was the first chance for supporters to buy the kit in person from the club shop.
White tops, white shorts, white socks for the Valiants under Darrell Clarke Port Vale have unveiled their new home strip for next season. Vale are going back to an all-white kit for the first time since 2017/18, having previously also worn white shorts and socks in 2007/8, from 1999 to 2001 and in the late 1960s and early 70s.
Ticket details of Port Vale's pre-season games at Kidsgrove Athletic and Newcastle Town Kidsgrove Athletic are reporting brisk ticket sales for their pre-season friendly at home to Port Vale as supporters look forward to seeing their teams back in action. Capacity at the Autonet Insurance Stadium has been capped at 50 per cent because of Covid restrictions – so around 1,250 – and the club has already sold more than 700 tickets for the July 3 game (3pm).
King’s Lynn Town have turned down a big-money offer for one of the most sought-after players outside of the Football League. It is understood that Championship side Luton Town have offered £100,000 for 20-year-old midfielder Sonny Carey – but that it has been rejected. Blackpool - promoted to the Championship through the play-offs last season - have made a similar bid, but that offer remains on the table.
Stoke City and Port Vale at centre of debate to shape English football in wake of European Super League
Attempted breakaway by Manchester United, Liverpool, Arsenal, Tottenham, Chelsea and Manchester City has led to fierce debate to try to safeguard the game Stoke City and Port Vale have been at the heart of important football conversations away from the cameras, headlines and spotlight of Euro 2020 this week.
is preparing for the 2021/22 season says he’s flattered to be named player of the year for League Two – but is already looking ahead to next season. The 25-year-old midfielder has won the PFA’s award for the division – an honour that is voted for by supporters.
Port Vale are preparing for the 2021/22 season Port Vale are on course to reach 3,000 season-ticket sales by the weekend. The figures keep Vale on track to beat last season’s 4,000 total sales – even though they had to play the whole of last season behind closed doors.
Hanley Town manager Carl Dickinson has his say after recruiting former Port Vale defender Ryan Campbell-Gordon Former Port Vale left back Ryan Campbell-Gordon has become the latest signing for Hanley Town. The 20 year old was one of 15 players released by the Vale at the end of the season - and Hanley player manager Carl Dickinson has moved quickly to add him to his squad.
Bolton Wanderers striker up against Port Vale midfielder and Cambridge United's Paul Mullin for League Two award
Eoin Doyle is in the running for the PFA League Two Fans' Player of the Year Bolton Wanderers striker Eoin Doyle has been nominated for the Professional Footballers' Association (PFA) League Two Fans' Player of the Year. The forward was Bolton's top scorer with 19 goals last season as the Whites sealed automatic promotion to League One with a top three finish.
Port Vale are launching their new home kit for the 2021/22 season Port Vale’s new home kit will be revealed on Friday evening and go on sale in the club shop the following day. The Vale are hoping for a repeat of the success of last year’s shirt sales which helped the club financially through more than 12 months of playing behind closed doors.
OLDHAM Athletic are facing competition from at least two other clubs for the signature of free agent Luke Joyce. The midfielder, who has left Port Vale at the end of his contract, was one of Keith Curle's first signings at Carlisle United. And the Latics head coach revealed he has been in touch with the 33-year-old about a move to Boundary Park.
Our Port Vale fans' panel have their say on a busy week at the club It's fair to say Port Vale have had a busy week - James Wilson, Aaron Martin and Dan Jones have all signed for the club, while Andy Crosby has agreed to stay on as assistant manager.
Scott Brown is becoming player coach at Exeter City after three years at Port Vale Port Vale favourite Scott Brown has given a heartfelt thank you to supporters as he moves on after three years at the club. The goalkeeper is taking up a player-coaching role at League Two rivals Exeter City after he was one of 15 out-of-contract players released by Vale at the end of the season.
Hundreds of footballers across Staffordshire take to the field every weekend The tackles can certainly be felt, the celebrations are lung-busting, and some players turn up with a hangover so heavy it's a wonder they can lace their boots. That's the world of Sunday league football which attracts scores of men every year.
Luke Hannant has turned down the offer of a new contract at Cambridge United. The 27-year-old midfielder will depart after two years at the Abbey Stadium, having joined from Port Vale in the summer of 2019. Hannant was returning to the U's having previously been part of the youth set-up at the club, although he was released as an 18-year-old and fought his way back up through the non-League system, and spells with Dereham Town, Team Northumbria and Gateshead.