Vale confirm squad (which includes Lloyd, Yates and Haughton)

Port Vale have announced who is currently in their first-team squad ahead of the season opener with Newcastle Town.

There has been much speculation over which players have agreed to stay with the club after there were no announcements on any players re-signing with the club.

However, this article confirms that both Adam Yates and Ryan Lloyd have signed contracts while youth teamer Omar Haughton (released by Rob Page) also stays with the squad.

Furthermore, youngsters Billy Reeves, James Pickering, Dan Turner and James Gibbons have all agreed deals.

The list does not include trialists or players yet to agree contracts and is as follows:

  • Jak Alnwick
  • Ryan Boot
  • Ben Purkiss
  • Michael Brown
  • Nathan Smith
  • Adam Yates
  • Anthony Grant
  • Ryan Lloyd
  • Sam Foley
  • Billy Reeves
  • Sam Kelly
  • JJ Hooper
  • Remi Streete
  • Dan Turner
  • Rigino Cicilia
  • Quentin Pereira
  • Harry Pickering
  • James Gibbons
  • Calvin Mac-Intosch
  • Kjell Knops
  • Anthony de Freitas
  • Omar Haughton

The Vale Squad so far…

OVF has also re-arranged this into a list of players by position as follows. Our list has the addition of goalkeeper Sam Johnson who (although unavailable for the Newcastle game) is contracted to Port Vale and on loan at Gateshead for the whole of the season.

Goalkeepers

  • Jak Alnwick
  • Ryan Boot
  • Harry Pickering
  • Sam Johnson (on loan to Gateshead)

Defenders

  • Ben Purkiss
  • Nathan Smith
  • Adam Yates
  • Billy Reeves
  • Remi Streete
  • James Gibbons
  • Calvin Mac-Intosch
  • Kjell Knops

Midfielders

  • Michael Brown
  • Anthony Grant
  • Ryan Lloyd
  • Sam Foley
  • Sam Kelly
  • Quentin Pereira
  • Anthony de Freitas
  • Omar Haughton

Forwards

  • JJ Hooper
  • Dan Turner
  • Rigino Cicilia