30 year-old former Vale skipper George Pilkington has moved to Mansfield Town on a free transfer.
Pilkington has moved from Luton Town and will join a large contigent of former Valiants.
Gary Roberts, Ritchie Sutton, Exodus Geoghaghan, and Louis Briscoe have all featured for Town in recent months.
Pilkington, a former player of the year at Vale Park made over 250 appearances for the Valiants. He also captained Luton as they lost this year’s Blue Square Premier play-off final to York City.