1980’s/90’s: The joy of staying up

1980’s/90’s: The joy of staying up

For our latest scrapbook clippings, we take a look at a few Port Vale survival masterclasses including a report on that memorable win over Huddersfield.

These clippings are taken from Rob Fielding’s Port Vale scrapbooks.

1. The Huddersfield win in 1998:


2. This less-celebrated 4-1 win over York in 1987 that also helped Vale stay up. The York team that faced Vale included Simon Mills and Gary Ford – both of whom would later play for Vale:



And finally, a piece from April 1988 on Darren Beckford’s first Vale hat-trick. The Vale team that played that game included Kevin Steggles and loanee Dean Holdsworth:


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