Port Vale youngsters lose to Gresley

A youthful Port Vale team containing Dan Turner, James Gibbons and Omar Haughton lost 2-1 to Gresley Rovers on Saturday.

The home side hit the post before they took the lead thanks to Pearson Mwanyongo’s 25th minute penalty after being brought down by Vale keeper Joe Slinn. On the stroke of half-time, substitute Dexter Morris-Clarke went clear and finished to put Gresley 2-0 up at the interval.

Vale got one back in the second-half through Michael Coulon.

Both sides then hit the woodwork in the closing stages as the home side held on to record a friendly victory.

Port Vale line-up

1 Joe Slinn
2 James Gibbons
3 Charlie Walford
4 Michael Calveley
5 Ben Fraser
6 Luke Denns
7 Michael Coulon
8 James Steele
9 Dan Turner
10 Leon Mottram
11 Omar Haughton


12 Dequan Crockwell
14 Brian Barton
15 Jake Thomas
16 Joshua Ryder
17 Zak Hill
18 Matthew Ward

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