Birchall’s 24th cap ends in defeat

Birchall’s 24th cap ends in defeat

Port Vale’s most capped player, Chris Birchall earned a record-stretching 24th cap while a Vale player but opponents Peru proved too strong for the Trinidad and Tobago side.

28 year-old Birchall started his second International game in a row and had the best chance for the Socawarriors with the midfielder rattling the woodwork in the 52nd minute. However, three goals from the home side saw them run out 3-0 winners.

The home side’s scorers were Jordi Reyna, Paolo Hurtado and Christofer Gonzales.

It has been a good couple of weeks for Birchall who earned his International recall and has forced  his way into the Vale starting eleven in recent games.

Birchall the trailblazer

28 year-old Chris Birchall is the club’s most capped player. The midfielder has now been picked on 24 occasions by Trinidad and Tobago.

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