Jon McCarthy player profile: biography, stats, images and news about this legendary Port Vale player.
Time at club: 1995-1997, 2002
Jon McCarthy player profile:
Jon MCCarthy was an elegant right-winger who was signed for a then club-record fee of £450,000 from York City.
McCarthy quickly formed a quality wing partnership with Steve Guppy and the pair were instrumental in the FA Cup defeat of Everton, taking the side to the Anglo-Italian Cup final and also helping the club to its highest post-war finish in 1997. The winger was also named the club’s player of the year in 1996.
McCarthy departed to Birmingham City for a club record £1.5m and returned to Port Vale for a brief second spell five years later.
He was also employed as a match commentator on BBC Radio Stoke for a time.
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