Manager Michael Brown has made seven changes for the visit of Notts County to Vale Park.
The side sees seven changes from the Football League Trophy draw with Oldham.
Experienced keeper Rob Lainton returns after injury while new signing Harry Middleton is brought into the midfield.
Rekeil Pyke misses out through injury leaving Tom Pope and sub Dan Turner as the squad’s only forwards.
The official Port Vale website tweeted the team news as:
— Port Vale FC (@OfficialPVFC) September 2, 2017