Time at club: 1994-2000
Tony Naylor player profile:
Talented striker Tony Naylor arrived for £150,000 from Crewe Alexandra.
He was the leading scorer in the 1996-1997 and 2000-2001 seasons and is one of the club’s top-ten all-time goalscorers.
Naylor, a skilful striker, scored arguably one of the greatest goals ever seen at Vale Park in a game against Sunderland in 1997.
He also appeared in the 2-1 2001 LDV Vans Trophy final victory where he won a penalty for Vale’s first goal and set-up Steve Brooker for the second.
Tony Naylor left the Valiants in 2001 to join Cheltenham Town.
Following his retirement as a player Naylor arranged a number of summer charity matches at the club.
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