Can Vale arrest their poor away form with a welcome away win at Fleetwood? Here’s our brief guide…
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Date: Saturday 26th September
Ticket prices: More details here
Manager: Rob Page
Last match: 0-1 vs Bury
Recent form: L-W-W-L-L
Manager: Graham Alexander
Last match: 1-2 vs Wigan
Recent form: W-L-D-D-L
Vale have no fresh injury worries with just Chris Neal and Michael O’Connor out of contention. Veteran Michael Brown (above) is fit again and could come into contention. Fleetwood will probably give a debut to new loan signing Richard Wood.
Manager Rob Page on the match.
Last time we met…
Port Vale lost 2-1 at home last season.
There are not a great deal of players who appeared for both clubs.
Three we know of are:
- Winger Paul Edwards
- Midfielder Scott Brown
- Midfielder Phil Charnock
As we revealed earlier in the week, this game could mark Louis Dodds’ 300th appearance for Port Vale.
- 1 Port Vale win
- 3 Port Vale losses
- 0 draws
A few essential facts about our opponents to impress your mates with…
- The first league encounter took place in 2012
- Vale are yet to win at home against Fleetwood
- There have been no draws so far
- Michael O’Connor was the last Vale player to score against Fleetwood[/box]