Two minute guide to: Fleetwood

Two minute guide to: Fleetwood

Can Vale arrest their poor away form with a welcome away win at Fleetwood? Here’s our brief guide…

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Match Essentials

Date: Saturday 26th September

Ticket prices: More details here

Port Vale

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


Team News


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.

Pre-match quote

Manager Rob Page on the match.

Last time we met…

Port Vale lost 2-1 at home last season.

Club Connections

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

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Bluffer’s Guide

As we revealed earlier in the week, this game could mark Louis Dodds’ 300th appearance for Port Vale.

Overall record:

  • 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]