Robbie Earle

Time at club: 1982-1991

Appearances: 357

Goals: 90


Locally born midfielder Robbie Earle has been voted the greatest player in the history of Port Vale.

Originally a striker, he made his debut in 1982 and scored nineteen goals in the 1985-1986 promotion season.

Earle played a major part in the promotion season of 1988-1989 weighing in with nineteen goals from midfield including both Vale goals in the play-off final against Bristol Rovers.

Eventually Earle was snapped up by Wimbledon for a fee of £750,000. He subsequently scored for Jamaica in the World Cup Finals.

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Robbie Earle Cries in tunnel after Vale secure promotion against Bristol Rovers

Above: Robbie Earle cries as he celebrates promotion in 1989

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