Two minute guide to: Maidenhead Utd

Two minute guide to: Maidenhead Utd

Vale can’t underestimate their FA Cup opponents – here is our customary brief guide to the game…

Match Essentials

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Date: Sunday 8th November

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Port Vale

Manager: Rob Page
Last match: 2-0 vs Shrewsbury Town
Recent form: L-D-L-L-W

Maidenhead United

Manager: Alan Devonshire
Last match: 4-3 vs Basingstoke
Recent form: W-W-W-W-W

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Team News

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Will the Valiants stick or twist? That’s probably the key question for Vale fans. The Valiants brushed aside Shrewsbury Town 2-0 but that was without suspended top-scorer Uche Ikpeazu. So, the main issue is – will Uche return to the team or start on the bench?

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Pre-match quote

Manager Rob Page on the match.

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Opposing views

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One of the best “opposing views” features so far is with four Maidenhead fans sharing their views ahead of the game.

Read it here

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Any other business…

 

The Valiants will be trialing three cash turnstiles for the game but fans are reminded it will be the exact amount only (no change)

Bluffer’s Guide

Head-to-head:

The two sides have never met before…

A few essential facts about our opponents to impress your mates with…

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  • Maidenhead’s ground was used for the film “The Card” in 1952 – more details here
  • The club are on an impressive six game winning streak
  • Manager Alan Devonshire won the FA Cup with West Ham in 1980
  • Maidenhead hope to bring up to 300 fans for arguably their biggest game in years