Purse wins Gills MOTM vote

New signing Darren Purse was a convincing winner of the OVF man of the match award for his performance against Gillingham.

Purse, who along with Lee Hughes was making his debut secured over 60% of the votes cast to win his first MOTM award of his short Vale career.

Goalkeeper Chris Neal and striker Tom Pope still lead the overall leaderboard:

OVF man of the match leaderboard

5 votes – Tom Pope, Chris Neal

4 votes – Louis Dodds, Ryan Burge

3 votes – Jennison Myrie-Williams, Sam Morsy

2 votes – Clayton McDonald and Doug Loft

1 vote – Adam Yates, Sam Johnson, Ben Williamson, Darren Purse and John McCombe

The overall winner will be crowned as our player of the season