As the rumours continue to flow unabated, Port Vale are one of three clubs linked to an experienced League One midfielder.
This feature contains rumour and speculation. All of these rumours should be treated as unconfirmed gossip until any move is officially announced by the club itself. We make no apologies for publishing some rumour and gossip (after all, even the state broadcaster, the BBC, publishes a daily Football Gossip column) but we’d just like to reiterate that this feature should not be treated too seriously.
Editorial note: Dicker has now joined Carlisle United on a two-year deal.
A popular football rumours website claim that Port Vale and Carlisle United are battling it out for the signature of former Crawley midfielder Gary Dicker.
The 25 year-old, who has previously played for Stockport and Brighton is also reportedly a target for Notts County.
Irishman Dicker was one of ten players released by Crawley Town at the end of the season after the Sussex club engaged on a cost-cutting exercise.
Gary Dicker Factfile
Clubs: Brighton, Stockport, Rochdale, Crawley
Clubs on loan: Birmingham, Brighton