We take a look at events in 1967 as we reproduce several cuttings from a Vale scrapbook. These include the signing of Roy Chapman and the summer tour of Czechoslavakia.
The following clippings are from the 1967-68 pre-season. Vale’s manager was Stanley (later Sir Stanley) Matthews and the club were in the Fourth Division.
New signing Roy Chapman with manager Stanley Matthews
New signings Mick Morris and Roy Chapman
The team had a pre-season tour of Czechoslovakia and here are some reports from that tour:
This scrapbook has kindly been provided to OVF by a long-standing Port Vale supporter.