June Review: Pope’s exit, Remie’s return and O’Connor commits…

June Review: Pope’s exit, Remie’s return and O’Connor commits…

In case you missed any of the unfolding drama, here are the key events of a busy June as told by the OVF website.

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2nd June

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Norman Smurthwaite tells OVF readers that he would break the £1.7m playing budget to sign defender Remie Streete

http://www.onevalefan.co.uk/site/?p=31427

9th June

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Enoch Andoh’s hopes of representing his country in the Olympics end as Ghana U23 lose a penalty shoot-out to the DR Congo

http://www.onevalefan.co.uk/site/?p=31632

Goalkeeper Sam Johnson is the first player to commit his future to the club, agreeing a one-year deal

http://www.onevalefan.co.uk/site/?p=31648

However, striker Tom Pope confirms that he has signed for League One rivals Bury after rejecting an offer from Port Vale

http://www.onevalefan.co.uk/site/?p=31646

10th June

Defender Nathan Smith commits his future to the club by agreeing a new two-year deal.

http://www.onevalefan.co.uk/site/?p=31693

Young striker Jonathan Kapend follows suit by signing his first professional contract.

http://www.onevalefan.co.uk/site/?p=31700

11th June

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Goalkeeper Ryan Boot agrees a new deal to remain at the club.

http://www.onevalefan.co.uk/site/?p=31722

Midfielder Ryan Lloyd follows suit with a one-year contract.

http://www.onevalefan.co.uk/site/?p=31726

12th June

Experienced midfielder Chris Birchall questions the club’s “loyalty” after their reduced contract offer.

http://www.onevalefan.co.uk/site/?p=31757

Louis Dodds agrees to sign his new contract – a one year deal with an option for a further year.

http://www.onevalefan.co.uk/site/?p=31759

OVF reports that Bristol Rovers say Chris Lines would be the club’s “first choice” summer signing.

http://www.onevalefan.co.uk/site/?p=31766

15th June

Veteran defender Adam Yates agrees a one-year deal with the Valiants.

http://www.onevalefan.co.uk/site/?p=31764

Vale sign left-winger Sam Kelly on a two-year contract.

http://www.onevalefan.co.uk/site/?p=31828

Gillingham confirm that they have signed striker Ben Williamson, who turned down a new contract from Vale.

http://www.onevalefan.co.uk/site/?p=31839

Vale celebrate the capture of former Newcastle United defender Remie Streete on a two-year deal.

http://www.onevalefan.co.uk/site/?p=31807

16th June

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Remie Streete says that encouragement from online Vale fans persuaded him to join the Valiants.

http://www.onevalefan.co.uk/site/?p=31849

17th June

Port Vale face an opening day game against neighbours Crewe as the new fixtures are announced.

http://www.onevalefan.co.uk/site/?p=31857

18th June

The Valiants announce the signing of Yeovil’s player of the year Sam Foley.

http://www.onevalefan.co.uk/site/?p=31909

Vale confirm that key midfielder Michael O’Connor has verbally agreed a new contract.

http://www.onevalefan.co.uk/site/?p=31922

19th June

Veteran midfielder Chris Birchall agrees a new contract with the club.

http://www.onevalefan.co.uk/site/?p=31948

However, chairman Norman Smurthwaite says the club missed out on signing Swindon striker Andy Williams.

http://www.onevalefan.co.uk/site/?p=31982

24th June

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Freddie Veseli and Mark Marshall leave after the deadline to agree a new deal expires.

http://www.onevalefan.co.uk/site/?p=32055

Vale announce that defender Ben Purkiss has agreed a two-year contract.

http://www.onevalefan.co.uk/site/?p=32074

The Valiants add Crewe midfielder Anthony Grant to their squad.

http://www.onevalefan.co.uk/site/?p=32082

25th June

Norman Smurthwaite says any future signings will depend on the club hitting season ticket sales targets.

http://www.onevalefan.co.uk/site/?p=32104

30th June

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Released defender Chris Robertson signs for SPL side Ross County.

http://www.onevalefan.co.uk/site/?p=32180

Vale add goalkeeping coach Dave Timmins to their backroom staff.

http://www.onevalefan.co.uk/site/?p=32189

Timmins is joined by John Harbin who is the new performance coach.

http://www.onevalefan.co.uk/site/?p=32197

Chris Lines leaves Vale by mutual consent and joins Bristol Rovers.

http://www.onevalefan.co.uk/site/?p=32203

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