Time at club: 2017-
The experienced former Bury and Bolton goalkeeper signed a two-year contract with Port Vale in the summer of 2017.
He made his Vale debut in the opening game of the 2017-18 season – a 3-1 win over Crawley Town.
However, his first season was badly disrupted by injuries and having lost his place he was loaned to Wrcxham for the whole of the 2018-19 season.
Rob Lainton images:
- Loanwatch: all five Vale players in action
- Loanwatch: Dan Turner starts, Rob Lainton injured
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- Port Vale loan goalkeeper Rob Lainton to Wrexham for the season
- Retained list: Port Vale release ten players and transfer list four more
- Injury boost for Vale as Tom Pope operation is a success
- Aspin: Sam Hornby recalled due to injury to Rob Lainton
- Port Vale keeper Rob Lainton sees red in reserves defeat
- Team news: Jules, Wilson, Lainton start against Colchester
- Two minute guide to: Port Vale v Cambridge Utd
- Neil Aspin happy with Rob Lainton return but backs Ryan Boot
- Team news: Reeves and Barnett start, Lainton on bench for Port Vale
- Aspin admits goalkeeping is a "problem" as he assesses squad
- Vale hope keeper Lainton hasn't suffered serious injury
- Team news: Lainton returns, Middleton starts for Vale
- Michael Brown says injured Port Vale duo are making good progress
- Quadruple injury concern for Port Vale
- Michael Brown hints at bringing in another keeper
- Port Vale sign former Bury keeper Rob Lainton
- Rob Lainton
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