Scrapbooks and clippings
Snippets about Port Vale’s past, courtesy of several fan scrapbooks plus clippings and cuttings from elsewhere.
A clipping from 1919 recalls the unique occasion of Leed City’s expulsion and the appointment of Port Vale to take over their fixures…
Here are a selection of clippings from 1939 including action shots of Vale playing at their Hanley ground…
In this clipping from 1923, the inquest into the tragic death of Tom Butler is announced.
In this clipping from 1885, Port Vale announce the formation of an athletic club and decide to seek a permanent ground.
Thanks to research by Phil Jennings, we have some vintage match reports which are mostly from the 1930-31 season.