Port Vale FC have had many proud moments in the club’s long history – but surely a mention on national institution Test Match Special is up there with the best of them.
Test Match Special is a BBC Radio Four cricket commentary programme which is famed (and beloved) for its ability to wander off topic.
Midway through the first day of the Test against India, summariser Phil Tufnell began testing commentator Jonathan Agnew’s footballing knowledge.
Tufnell wanted to know which club wasn’t named after a town or city and his Tweeter feed was soon flooded with replies including one from this very website.
Here are a selection:
— The Rizzler (@thatstherizzler) July 9, 2014
"Does Port Vale exist?". I love TMS.
— Vinay Joshi (@Vinay_K_Joshi) July 9, 2014
— onevalefan.co.uk (@onevalefan) July 9, 2014
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