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One For The Road Gary?

Midfielder Gary Roberts has today had his contracted cancelled by Vale after turning up for training on Wednesday half cut. This is the second time he has turned up still bladdered from the night before, and I really can't see that Micky Adams had any choice but to sack him. Vale are now the fourth club to dispense with his services, and all for the same reason. It's a big, big shame. Roberts is ....

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Salisbury City In The 2nd Round

Vale will travel to Wiltshire in the 2nd round of The FA Cup after the formality of beating Grimsby Town in a replay is completed! Given that we can't score at Vale Park at the present an 'away' trip is definitely a bonus for us, and Wiltshire is a great place for a spot of 'sightseeing' as well - Stonehenge, the big chalk horse, and I'm pretty sure that the bloke with a huge boner on the side ....

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Let's All Be Friends Now

Investment has now come into the Club, Bratt has gone, Oliver will soon be gone. Are we all now happy? It seems so. Both the 'B&G' and NLV groups have issued statements saying that the protests are over, Dave Felstead has been smeared and hounded (disgracefully so) out of his position as Chairman of the Supporters Club, and has been replaced by Pete Williams. We are, apparently, all ....

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End Of The Line For V2001?

Tomorrow - Monday 12th September - is a momentous day for the V2001 Board. Interim Chairman Mike Lloyd and Chief Exec Perry Deakin (Pictured above) are back from their travels in America where they have looked to cement investment to the tune of "millions". We are promised that this will be the biggest investment that has ever come into the Club. If they fail to come good with their ....

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Haldane Suffers More Bad Luck

Vale Boss Micky Adams has stated that it is far to soon to talk about a possible comeback date after Lewis Haldane broke his leg in two places during Tuesday nights Johnstone Paint defeat at Tranmere. It's appalling bad luck for Haldane. Last season was pretty much written off for him after he was hospitalised following a mosquito bite in the summer - in fact if reports are to be believed ....

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Paint Pot Glory Begins In Birkenhead

The Mighty Valiants travel to Tranmere Rovers in the 1st round of The Paint Pot Trophy and the mantra from Micky Adams surely has to be 'death or glory' in this most esteemed of cup competitions. The match will take place in the week commencing Monday 29th August. Is there anything on Earth more wretched than The Johnstones Paint Trophy? Other than a certain trio of directors at Vale Park ....

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This Site Is Alive!

After spending almost 3 years in a dormant state we are back, with a new Editor and a new team of writers. Over the next few days there will be major changes to this site as we bring you match previews, reviews, opinions,  Fans photo's, a vibrant messageboard, and much, much more! With the new season just four days away we will be giving you our thoughts on the astonishing events that have ....

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Wycombe V Port Vale

The Valiants have a tough task ahead of them this weekend as they go on the road to take on second place Wycombe.And they are missing a couple of players, midfielder Dave Brammer may need a late fitness test on a knee injury and defender Sam Stockley is also doubtful due to a thigh problem.Damien McCrory is on duty with Republic of Ireland U-19 side and Ross Davidson is suspended.The Chairboys on ....

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Valiant Come Back!

Port Vale staged an amazing fight back from 3-1 down to beat League One side Huddersfield 4-3 and book their place in the second round of the FA Cup. The Valiants took the lead after twenty-seven minutes through Louis Dodds but The Terriers equalised on the stroke of half time through Michael Collins and Ian Craney made it two a few minutes after the interval.When Robbie Williams found the net ....

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Aldershot 1-0 Port Vale

The home side only needed one shot to take out Port Vale last night.Louis Soares produced a magnificant shot which Vale keeper Joe Anyon had no hope of stopping after just thirteen minutes and it proved to be enough to defeat the Valiants.The visitors could have equalised but Luke Rodgers saw his shot cleared off the line by Scott Davies who hit the bar for the Shots earlier.Both sides continued ....

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Port Vale 1-3 Exeter

The Grecians put a sharp end to Dean Glover's early success as the Valiant's manager by beating them 3-1 at Vale Park.Berti Cozic headed at the post as Exeter began their attack early before Marcus Stewart found the net after eighteen minute.Another goal came hot on Stewart's heels when a deflection helped Liam Sercombe make it two less than a minute later and Matt Gill rounded off Exeter's ....

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Shrewsbury V Port Vale

The Valiants are struggling at the moment and they would probably not choose to play in form Shrewsbury if they had a choice, unfortunately they don’t so they must step up to the challenge and try to spoil the Shrews party. Dean Glover has looked to the loan market to strengthen his squad and on-loan left back Damien McCrory looks likely to start. Paul Edwards may also have earned a place ....

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Port Vale V Notts County

Managerless Port Vale welcome Notts County to Vale Park this weekend.Caretaker managers Dean Glover and Andy Porter are expected to make some big chances to the Valiants starting eleven.Paul Edwards has returned from an ankle injury which has plagued him since March and could see some action and Louis Dodds may also feature in the starting eleven.The Magpies still have their manager, Ian ....

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Valiantly Defeated

Bradford city bounced back from two defeats last week to beat Port Vale 2-0 at Vale Park.The Bantams were in fine form against a strong Valiants side and the win takes them up to second place in League Two. Goals came from Lee Bullock and Peter Thorne as Bradford broke down Vale's defences.The first blow for the home side came just after the quarter of an hour mark, with Bullock's left-footed ....

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Port Vale 3-1 Bournemouth

The Valiants looked very comfortable as they beat Bournemouth with ease.Fully in control, Vale took the lead after fifteen minutes through Marc Richards with a 20-yard effort.Bournemouth equalised through a Craig Lindfield header (his first goal for the club) which came off Lee Bradbury's cross.But the Valiants were by no means jolted and went ahead once more with a header from Simon Richman just ....

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Port Vale V Bournemouth

The Valiants have added Chelsea youngster Tom Taiwo to their squad for the visit of Bournemouth. The midfielder is on an initial one-month loan with an option to extend. Paul Edwards, striker Steve Edwards and midfielder Shane Tudor are all doubtful with ankle, hamstring and knee injuries respectively. The Valiants need a win after their disappointing 1-1 draw with Dagenham & Redbridge. ....

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Mcgregor Another Departure Out Of Vale Park

Vale defender Mark McGregor has signaled his intentions to leave the club following our relegation to League Two last Saturday. Whilst it is expected that Lee Sinnott’s squad will be fundamentally different come August time, I do wonder whether these players have any sense of moral obligation to the club in terms of waiting until the season has officially ended before running out of the door. McGregor, 31, is the second player in as many days to leave the club following Justin ....

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Leeds Have To Be Backed Against Vale

Leeds simply have to be backed at even money to beat bottom side Port Vale at Vale Park on Saturday. Gary McAllister's start as Leeds manager has not been particularly great but back-to-back wins against Swindon and Bournemouth before Tuesday's home game with Cheltenham suggested things were on the up. However, Leeds were far too wasteful in the final third of the pitch and got hit on the break to fall to a sloppy and damaging 2-1 home defeat. It was Leeds' first defeat in five league ....

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Sinnott Likes Loans

Port Vale boss Lee Sinnott is confident Port Vale's policy of signing young players on loan from Premier League sides bodes well for the club's future. Chris Herd and Tobias Mikaelsson have both joined the Potteries outfit from Aston Villa while from across the City at Birmingham, they allowed Krystian Pearce and Dave Howland to join Sinnott’s side. Sinnott believes it will bring the clubs closer which will stand Vale in good stead for signing more players should the need arise in the ....

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Vale 1-3 Bournemouth

This game should have been marked down as a must win game for Vale, but at the end of the 90 minutes it was glaringly obvious that this team isn’t good enough yet to get out of trouble. This result is a massive blow for Vale who are now ten points short of getting out of the bottom four, a tall order for a team who are good, but this lot aren’t. Strangely it was the home side that started off the better of the two sides with Herd doing well down the right and getting in a cross ....

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Birmingham Midfielder Arrives

Port Vale have landed Birmingham City youngster David Howland on loan until the end of the season. The midfielder is a Northern Ireland Under-21 international but is yet to break into the first team at St Andrews, however he is a regular in the reserve side. The midfielder only heard of Vale's interest when he arrived for training on Tuesday morning and he now can’t wait to get into action. He told the club's official website: "I got into training and I was informed about the ....

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Five Players To Be Shipped Out

Port Vale have today made five players available for loan or transfer as the manager tries to sort out his team and balance the books. Lee Sinnott has now reached the stage where he has to get rid of some players before anymore can be brought in. The names on the list are Shane Tudor, Mark McGregor, Charlie O'Loughlin, Paul Edwards and Jason Talbot. Sinnott told the club’s official website: "What we have said is they are available on loan or for a permanent transfer and we will ....

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Lost Because Of Poor Decisions?

“Poor decision making" was apparently the reason Vale went down 2-0 to top of the table Swansea City at the weekend according to manager Lee Sinnott. Vale fell behind in the first half when Ferrie Bodde struck and by the time Darren Pratley had added the second in the second half, the game was all over for Vale, while the win left the Swans five points clear at the top of the league. "We have been beaten by three of the tough sides since I took over as manager of the club and ....

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Vale Take On Swansea

This might not be the best time to face Swansea City as they are at the top of the table looking to open a six point gap, while they will also be looking to bounce back after the midweek FA Cup disaster. Manager Lee Sinnott will be making changes to his side even though they beat Millwall last weekend, for starters Robin Hulbert will not be available for some time because he sustained a broken collarbone. Danny Whitaker will have a late fitness test, he has been suffering from a back problem, ....

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