Rumour: Bolton press link Vale with Stephen Dobbie loan move

Port Vale have been linked with a possible loan move for Bolton Wanderers’ experienced striker Stephen Dobbie.

A tweet from journalist Marc Iles, chief football writer at the Bolton News said:

Earlier, Rob Page said he would only be interested in added a “proven” forward to his squad rather than an inexperienced youngster. At 33 years of age and with over 100 career goals, Dobbie would certainly be an experienced addition to the squad.

Dobbie has made two starts and 20 sub appearances for Wanderers this season, scoring three Championship goals.

Stephen Dobbie Factfile

Age: 33

Clubs: Bolton, Crystal Palace, Brighton, Swansea, Queen of the South, Hibernian, Rangers

Loans: Blackpool, Fleetwood, Dumbarton, Northern Spirit

Career games: 334

Career goals: 116