Clipping Heroes #9: New signings

Clipping Heroes #9: New signings

In our latest collection of clippings from the archives, we take a look at new signings for the club…

front

In 1983 we announced these names. Arguably only Eamonn O’Keefe had any impact as Vale were relegated.

mclaren-signing

This signing (in 1967) was much more successful.

keenan

Gerry Keenan joined in 1978.

pounewatchy

In the 1998-99 season Vale added Paul Beesley, loanee Andy Clarke and Frenchman Stephane Pounewatchy.

Stanley-Matthews-signs-Dave

This clipping is from 1967. Sadly, Dave McClelland only played a handful of games for Vale.

wilkinson

Jack Wilkinson signed in 1957 and made 80 appearances for Vale.

freddie-steele-signs-spurdl

Bill Spurdle signed in 1956.

RalphHunt signsDec1961

Manager Norman Low (left) was hospitalised when striker Ralph Hunt (right) signed. Hunt turned up for his first game on a motorbike ten minutes before kick-off but only played 14 times before leaving the club.