Vale’s defence will be boosted by the return of John McCombe and Richard Duffy from suspension and injury respectively.
Both defenders will be in contention for the home game against York City on Saturday.
However, Vale are keen not to rush skipper Doug Loft back into action too quickly as he recovers from a calf strain. The left-back is rated as 50/50 for the game.
The Valiants will also be missing winger Ashley Vincent who will be suspended after picking up five bookings.