Clipping Heroes #13: Vale Cover Stars

A selection of programme front cover images from over the decades form the latest of our Clipping Heroes series.

What is clipping heroes? Simply it’s a collection of images from our Archives that form a theme.

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The moment when Port Vale celebrate promotion in the game against Stockport County is captured in this programme from 1983.

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Veteran striker Ron Futcher captured in 1989.

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Ray Walker in characteristic pose.

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A very early photo of Robin van der Laan.

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Gary Pollard and Terry Armstrong welcome new signing Martin Henderson in 1983.

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Mark Chamberlain receivesĀ a Match Weekly award from manager John McGrath.

1987
Andy Jones photographed after he scored four goals in the 4-0 win over Aldershot. Jones had scored five against Newport County in his previous home match so this made it nine goals in two games for the Welsh wizard.

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Jon McCarthy in action against Leeds United.

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New signing Darren Beckford is welcomed by Andy Porter, Alan Webb, Gary Hamson, Paul Smith, Richard O’Kelly and manager John Rudge.