Two minute guide to: Chesterfield v Port Vale

Two minute guide to: Chesterfield v Port Vale

Can Port Vale help their cause with a win over struggling Chesterfield? Here’s our brief guide…


The two sides

Port Vale

  • Manager: Michael Brown (caretaker)
  • Last match: 0-3 vs Rochdale
  • Top scorer: Alex Jones (9)

Chesterfield

  • Manager: Gary Caldwell
  • Last match: 0-0 vs Bolton
  • Top scorer: Kristian Dennis (9)

Match details

Venue:

Proact stadium

Date:

8th April 2017

Tickets:

Online Port Vale ticketing website


michael-brown-close-upPre-match thoughts

“We know it is not going to be easy, and we are looking forward to the challenge and taking on Chesterfield…”

Caretaker boss Michael Brown


anthony-defreitas-altVale team news

The Valiants will be missing Kjell Knops (injury) and Danny Pugh (suspended). Pugh’s absence could see a recall for Anthony De Freitas (right). Defender Remie Streete remains doubtful with a hamstring injury and striker Anton Forrester is also still battling to return.


Last time we met…

The Valiants won 1-0 on December 30th thanks to a winner from Jerome Thomas.

Overall record

Port Vale wins: 32

Port Vale losses: 41

Draws: 22


Form guide

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dan-jonesClub connections

Chesterfield have former player Dan Jones (right) in their squad. There have been a large number of players to appear for both sides over the years. Those players include…

  • Striker Marc Richards
  • Midfielder Sam Morsy
  • Defender Charlie Raglan
  • Defender Colin Tartt
  • Striker Ernie Moss
  • Midfielder Sam Togwell
  • Forward Bob Newton
  • Midfielder Paul Harsley

Did you know…

  • The clubs first met competitively in 1899.
  • That first game ended in a 4-0 win for the Vale.
  • Howard Harvey scored Vale’s first goal in that match and went on to net a hat-trick.

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