Time at club: 2017-2018
A young winger signed on loan from Bournemouth on the eve of the season. He scored his first goal in a 3-2 home defeat to Wycombe Wanderers.
Whitfield soon forged a regular starting place but his season was disrupted by an injury in October. He recovered to retake his place in the starting eleven.
After such a bright start to his Vale loan spell the youngster agreed to stay until the end of the season after agreement was reached in early January.
- Former loanee Ben Whitfield offered new deal by Bournemouth
- Vote: should Vale sign Ben Whitfield permanently in the summer?
- Vote: Port Vale goal of the season
- Team news: Whitfield, Kay, Gibbons start for Vale against Crewe
- Watch highlights: Port Vale 2-1 Chesterfield
- Matchwinner Ben Whitfield: we've shown great character
- Match report: Port Vale 2-1 Chesterfield
- Team news: Whitfield starts for Vale at Wycombe
- Watch: Ben Whitfield says Grimsby game is "biggest of 2018"
- Turner, Whitfield impress but defensive deficiencies apparent after heavy reserves loss
- Watch: Aspin says Vale have to get on with their next game
- Watch: Aspin says Forrester and Whitfield need consistency
- Watch: Whitfield says he needs to rediscover his form
- Ben Whitfield says Vale fans helped persuade him to stay
- Aspin thrilled to beat competitors to Whitfield deal
- Ben Whitfield signs for Port Vale for rest of season
- Rumour: Port Vale close in on Ben Whitfield loan extension
- Rumour: Vale make permanent bid for Ben Whitfield
- Vale loanee Ben Whitfield linked with other clubs
- Team news: Whitfield and Anderson start for Vale
- Highlights: Port Vale 4-0 Luton Town
- Watch: Ben Whitfield on the win over Luton Town
- Match report: Port Vale 4-0 Luton Town
- Neil Aspin hopes to extend deals for Gavin Gunning and Ben Whitfield
- Team news: Vale unchanged for Yeovil cup tie
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