Norman Smurthwaite has tweeted that Vale have missed out on a chance of a friendly against Portuguese club Sporting Lisbon.
Smurthwaite had hinted that there was a possibility of friendly fixture changes but on Friday he tweeted that:
Valiants we were going to welcome Sporting Lisbon on 19th but the flights meant be there team would of been away for 2 plus days which no go
— Norman Smurthwaite (@smurfpvfc) June 24, 2016
However, the club will still add two more friendly games to their itinerary: