Two minute guide to: Stevenage v Port Vale

Two minute guide to: Stevenage v Port Vale

A shorter than usual guide to the weekend action as Port Vale’s caretakers seek an away victory…


Essentials

Match details

  • Football League
  • Saturday 30th September
  • Broadhall Way

Team news

danny-pughWhat will the Vale look like?

Midfielder Danny Pugh (right) could come back into the Vale squad after he marked his return from injury with a game for the reserves.

What about the opposition?

Stevenage have doubts over Fraser Franks, Terence Vancooten and Tom Pett.

Pre-match quote

“I’m ready, I feel good in training and I’ve now got 60 minutes in so I’m ready to go…”

Vale midfielder Danny Pugh


Boss watch

Darren Sarll

The former Stevenage coach was appointed manager after Teddy Sheringham left the club and is now nearing 100 games as manager. The 34 year-old lost six of his eight opening games before guiding the club to 18th place in his debut season and tenth place last season.


History lesson

Overall record

  • Port Vale wins: 2
  • Port Vale losses: 2
  • Draws: 3

Last time we…

The last time we played Stevenage away it ended in a 2-2 draw with Tom Pope scoring for the Valiants. Vale’s other goalscorer was Jennison Myrie-Williams.

michael-tonge-altPlayed for both…

Michael Tonge (right) could return to his last club on Saturday while Lawrie Wilson also spent a long spell with the opposition. Other players to appear for both clubs include:

  • Forward Tyler Walker
  • Midfielder Anthony Grant
  • Winger Jennison Myrie-Williams
  • Midfielder Darren Murphy