Manager Neil Aspin has made one change to his starting eleven with Tom Anderson replacing Gavin Gunning. Loanee Ben Whitfield starts upfront.
James Gibbons is given a place on the bench as Joe Davis continues as right-back.
The official Port Vale Twitter account confirmed the team as:
Starting XI: Boot, Davis, Smith, Anderson, Pugh, Tonge, Kay, Harness, Montano, Whitfield, Pope
Subs: Lainton, Denton, Gibbons, Worrall, Barnett, Forrester, Turner