Midfielder Gary O’Neil scored the winner as Port Vale reserves defeated Shrewsbury Town reserves on Tuesday afternoon.
O’Neil beat former Vale keeper Joe Anyon on the hour mark to secure the win for the Vale’s second string.
The home side hit the woodwork twice but O’Neil’s strike proved decisive.
The Vale reserve side featured Liam Chilvers, Jordan Hugill and Chris Shuker alongside Development squad hopefuls Wilson Carvalho, Ryan Boot and Ryan Lloyd.
Port Vale: Ryan Boot, Cheye Alexander, Ben Jefford, Doug Price, Liam Chilvers, Gary O’Neil, Wilson Carvalho, Chris Shuker, Jordan Hugill, Louis Tambini, Ryan Lloyd.