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About the Club

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In Brief

Founded: 1876
Turned Professional: 1885

Current Division: EFL League Two
Home Stadium: Vale Park
Address: Hamil Road, Burslem, Stoke-on-Trent, Staffordshire ST6 1AW

Nicknames: The Valiants, Vale
Main Sponsors 2019/20: Synectics Solutions
Club Mascot: Boomer the Dog

Derby Matches

Stoke City, Crewe Alexandra

Official 2019/20 Kits by Errea


Port Vale FC - Official 2019/20 Home Kit

White shirt with black sleeves and black, white and gold trim. Black shorts with white trim and detailing. White shorts with black trim and detailing.


Port Vale FC - Official 2019/20 Away Kit

Gold shirt with black sleeves and black and gold trim. Gold shorts and socks with black trim and detailing.

History and Honours

Stadium History

Vale Park (1950-Present) / View Stadium
Old Recreation Ground (1913-1950)
Athletic Ground (1886-1913)

Club Honours

Division 3 Play-Off Winners: 1988/89
Division 3 North Champions: 1929/30, 1953/54
Division 4 Champions: 1958/59
Football League Trophy Winners: 1992/93, 2000/01
Staffordshire Senior Cup Winners: 1919/20, 2000/01
Birmingham Senior Cup Winners: 1912/13

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1st Team Squad 2019/20

Nelson Agho (Midfielder) /  Soccerbase  
David Amoo (Midfielder) /  Soccerbase  
Will Atkinson (Midfielder) /  Soccerbase  
Shaun Brisley (Defender) /  Soccerbase  
Scott Brown (Goalkeeper) /  Soccerbase  
Rhys Browne (Midfielder) /  Soccerbase  
Scott Burgess (Midfielder) /  Soccerbase  
Mitchell Clark (Defender, On loan from Leicester City) /  Soccerbase  
Tom Conlon (Midfielder) /  Soccerbase  
Adam Crookes (Defender) /  Soccerbase  
Mark Cullen (Forward) /  Soccerbase  
Callum Evans (Defender) /  Soccerbase  
James Gibbons (Defender) /  Soccerbase  
Alex Hurst (Midfielder) /  Soccerbase  
Luke Joyce (Midfielder) /  Soccerbase  
Leon Legge (Defender) /  Soccerbase  
Ryan Lloyd (Midfielder) /  Soccerbase  
Jonny Maddison (Goalkeeper) /  Soccerbase  
Cristian Montano (Defender) /  Soccerbase  
Manny Oyeleke (Midfielder) /  Soccerbase  
Tom Pope (Forward) /  Soccerbase  
Nathan Smith (Defender) /  Soccerbase  
Jake Taylor (Midfielder, On loan from Nottingham Forest) /  Soccerbase  
Daniel Trickett-Smith (Midfielder) /  Soccerbase  
David Worrall (Midfielder) /  Soccerbase  

Club Staff


Co-Chair: Kevin Shanahan, Carol Shanahan
Chief Executive: Colin Garlick
Lifetime President: Tony Fradley

Management & Coaching Staff

Manager: John Askey (Age 55 years) / Appointed 4th February 2019 (1 year, 8 months, 27 days ago) /  Soccerbase  
Assistant Manager: Dave Kevan
Coach: Danny Pugh
Goalkeeping Coach: Ronnie Sinclair
Football Advisor: John Rudge

Former Managers

Neil Aspin (Oct 2017-Jan 2019) /  Soccerbase  
Michael Brown (Dec 2016-Sep 2017) /  Soccerbase  
Bruno Ribeiro (Jun 2016-Dec 2016) /  Soccerbase  
Rob Page (Sep 2014-Jun 2016) /  Soccerbase  
Micky Adams (May 2011-Sep 2014) /  Soccerbase  
Jim Gannon (Jan 2011-Mar 2011) /  Soccerbase  
Dean Glover (Oct 2008-May 2009) /  Soccerbase  
Lee Sinnott (Nov 2007-Sep 2008) /  Soccerbase  
Martin Foyle (Feb 2004-Sep 2007) /  Soccerbase  
Brian Horton (Jan 1999-Feb 2004) /  Soccerbase  
John Rudge (Dec 1983-Jan 1999) /  Soccerbase  
John McGrath (Dec 1979-Dec 1983) /  Soccerbase  
Alan Bloor (Aug 1979-Dec 1979) /  Soccerbase  
Dennis Butler (May 1978-Aug 1979) /  Soccerbase  
Bobby Smith (Nov 1977-May 1978) /  Soccerbase  
Roy Sproson (Jan 1974-Oct 1977) /  Soccerbase  
Gordon Lee (May 1968-Jan 1974) /  Soccerbase  
Stanley Matthews (May 1967-May 1968) /  Soccerbase  
Jackie Mudie
Freddie Steele
Norman Low
Ivor Powell
Gordon Hodgson
Billy Frith
David Pratt
Jack Diffin
Tom Morgan
Warney Cresswell
Tom Holford
Joe Schofield
Jock Cameron
Harry Myatt
Sam Bennion
A S Walker
Tommy Clare
Sam Gleaves

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Club Media

Official Websites

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Official Social Media

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Official Apps

/ Club App: (iOS Universal (iPhone, iPad and iPod touch))

Local Radio Stations

/ BBC Radio Stoke: (94.6 & 104.1 FM / 1503 MW / 12D (229.072MHz) DAB)

Club Trivia

Famous Supporters

Juliette Ferrington: (Sports reporter)  / Twitter: @juliette_grace
Phil Taylor: (Professional darts player)  / Website:  / Twitter: @PhilTaylor
Robbie Williams: (Singer, songwriter and former Take That member)  / Website:  / Twitter: @robbiewilliams

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