Vale have been drawn at home to League Two rivals Bradford City in the next round of the Johnstone’s Paint trophy.
The Valiants have already disposed of League One sides Tranmere Rovers and Walsall in the two previous rounds.
Johnstone’s Paint Trophy Area quarter-final draw:
Northern: Crewe v Doncaster, Bury v Preston, Port Vale v Bradford, Coventry v Notts County or Sheffield United.
Southern: Northampton v Leyton Orient, Southend v Brentford, Torquay or Yeovil v Wycombe, Plymouth v Oxford.
The matches will be played in the week commencing December 3.