Two minute guide to: Port Vale v Milton Keynes

It’s arguably the most important game of the season… Read our brief guide to the action…

The two sides

Port Vale

  • Manager: Michael Brown
  • Last match: 1-2 vs Coventry City
  • Top scorer: Alex Jones (10)

Milton Keynes

  • Manager: Robbie Neilson
  • Last match: 1-0 vs Coventry City
  • Top scorer: Kieran Agard (12)

Match details


Vale Park


24th March 2017

Pre-match thoughts

“We could be very bare on Saturday, but players are all getting a chance. We have discussed that with the rest of the boys, they are going to get some minutes and it is certainly proving that way…”

Michael Brown

jj-hooperTeam news

Vale are facing an injury crisis ahead of the game. JJ Hooper (right), Anton Forrester, Danny Pugh, Callum Guy, Jerome Thomas, Kjell Knops, Anthony De Freitas and Seb Amoros are all injury doubts while loanee Olamide Shopido will miss the game while on International duty with Ireland U21’s.

Last time we met…

The Valiants secured their only away win of the season in front of the TV cameras earlier this season. Alex Jones was the match winner.

Overall record

Port Vale wins: 4

Port Vale losses: 3

Draws: 3

Form guide

jemal-johnsonClub connections

Players to appear for both clubs include:

  • Winger Jemal Johnson (right)
  • Midfielder Chris Lines
  • Winger Dominic Blizzard
  • Winger Matt Kennedy
  • Midfielder Malvin Kamara

Did you know…

  • The clubs first met in 2004 when Vale won 3-2
  • The last game at Vale Park ended in a 0-0 draw
  • Vale’s last home win was a 1-0 victory in 2014

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