Chairman Norman Smurthwaite
Stadium Vale Park
Time at Club:
Port Vale are managed by Bruno Ribeiro who took charge of the club in the summer of 2016 after Rob Page departed to Northampton Town.
Established in 1876 in the city of Stoke-on-Trent, Port Vale have always played their football in the lower echelons of the football league and have failed to play top-flight football in their history. However, they gained early success in Division Two, having been a founder member of the league, whilst in the 1950s they managed to get into an FA Cup semi-final.
During the 1980s and 1990s the man at the centre of all things good for Port Vale football club was John Rudge as he managed to keep them in the higher leagues and they finished 8th in the Second Division after a fantastic campaign.
However, in recent times they have struggled to keep up with their neighbours and local rivals Stoke City, and as the Potters have ventured into the Premier League, the Valiants find themselves in League One.
It is now the job of Bruno Ribeiro to try and bring back some glory days to the town of Burslem, The club successfully won promotion up to League One in 2012/13 and will now look to establish themselves in the third-tier, and perhaps even mounting a push for promotion.
A mixed set of recent results has seen Port Vale collect wins versus Milton Keynes Dons, Millwall and Gillingham while suffering adverse results at Sheffield United, Mansfield Town, Coventry City and Bristol Rovers. Draws against Oxford United, Charlton Athletic and Peterborough United has seen them show mid-table form at best.
|29 Oct||Bolton Wanderers||15:00||Port Vale|
|12 Nov||Port Vale||16:00||Fleetwood Town|
|19 Nov||Charlton Athletic||16:00||Port Vale|
|22 Nov||Port Vale||20:45||Oldham Athletic|
|26 Nov||Shrewsbury Town||16:00||Port Vale|
|10 Dec||Port Vale||16:00||Northampton Town|
|29 Oct||@ Bolton Wanderers||15:00|
|12 Nov||vs Fleetwood Town||16:00|
|19 Nov||@ Charlton Athletic||16:00|
|22 Nov||vs Oldham Athletic||20:45|
|26 Nov||@ Shrewsbury Town||16:00|
|10 Dec||vs Northampton Town||16:00|