Another clean sheet as Vale beat Galway

Another clean sheet as Vale beat Galway

Port Vale made it six clean sheets from six friendlies as the Valiants’ defence made it 540 minutes without conceding a goal.

Meanwhile, goals from Ryan Burge (pictured), Ben Williamson and Louis Dodds were enough to secure a 3-0 win over Galway.

Vale once again named two sides for each half with only goalkeeper Chris Neal playing the entire 90 minutes.

Port Vale (first half): Neal, Duffy, McCombe, Artell, Loft, Myrie-Williams, Morsy, Burge, Dodds, Pope, Purcell.

Second half: Neal, Yates, Davis, Owen, McDonald, James, Shuker, Murphy (Johnson, 65), Lloyd, Vincent, Williamson.

Vale’s senior friendly results this summer:

  • Alsager Town 0-8 Port Vale
  • Biddulph Town 0-5 Port Vale
  • Newcastle Town 0-2 Port Vale
  • Athlone Town 0-5 Port Vale
  • Shiven Rovers 0-9 Port Vale
  • Galway 0-3 Port Vale


  • Tom Pope 10
  • Ben Williamson 5
  • Tadhg Purcell 4
  • Louis Dodds 4
  • Jennison Myrie-Williams 2
  • Ashley Vincent 2
  • Chris Shuker 1
  • Clayton McDonald 1
  • John McCombe 1
  • Ryan Burge
  • Own goals 1

Future friendly fixtures

  • Ilkeston  (Tuesday, July 31)
  • Nantwich Town (Friday, August 3)
  • Coventry  City (Tuesday, August 7)
  • Tranmere  Rovers (Saturday, August 11)

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