Time at club: 1951-1956
Albert Mullard player profile:
Locally-born player Albert Mullard was a key member of the famed Port Vale Iron Curtain side.
Mullard had been a prisoner of war for much of World War Two but he decided to become a football professional in 1946 playing for Walsall, Crewe Alexandra and Stoke City before joining the Valiants for £10,000 (plus Alan Martin) in 1951.
He was initially employed in an advanced role and finished as top-scorer with thirteen goals in the 1951-52 campaign. However, by the time of the famous Iron Curtain campaign in 1953-54 he was being used as a right-half. He was an ever-present during the 1953-54 record-breaking campaign
He was injured in 1956 and subsequently transferred to Northwich Victoria.
Albert Mullard images:
- Albert Mullard
- Thirty-one Days, Twelve Games & Easter
- Port Vale's 1953-1954 Iron Curtain side player profiles
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