Photo Essay: The stars turn out for Poole and Miles testimonial

This photo shows the all-star International XI team for the joint testimonial of Vale players Terry Miles and Harry Poole.

Background

Teammates Harry Poole and Terry Miles were granted a joint testimonial in 1968. Known at the time as the Port Vale “twins” they had both joined the club as youngsters in 1952 and had gone to the same school together. This image shows the all-star side put together by manager Stanley Matthews for the game. It included England International Nat Loftloft, former Vale defender Terry Alcock, Stoke’s Neil Franklin, former Valiant Jimmy O’Neill, Ken Barnes and another former Valiant Ronnie Allen

The International XI

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