Vale announce new physio team

Vale announce new physio team

Port Vale FC have announced the appointment of a new Head Physio and a Youth Team Physiotherapist.

The Valiants lost Head Physio Andy Foster and Youth Team Physio Gareth Hikin in June when the duo opted to leave to join Premier League clubs.

Head Physio James Rowland joins from Burton Albion and will team up with incoming Youth Team Physiotherapist Nick Mellows.

Rowland told the official Port Vale website: “It’s nice to be able to take a step up in my development as a physiotherapist by coming up to League One and joining Port Vale.”

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James Rowland Career Profile

A graduate of Sheffield Hallam University, James initially worked as a physio at the Doncaster Rovers Centre of Excellence and the Derby County Academy.

He joined Burton Albion in 2010 and was appointed the club’s Head Physio in 2011.


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