Photo Essay: Vale’s Tony Naylor takes on Arsenal’s Vieira and Hughes

This photo shows Port Vale striker Tony Naylor in full flight against Arsenal duo Patrick Vieira and Stephen Hughes

Background

Tony Naylor is renowned as one of Vale’s most talented frontmen. This image comes from Vale’s FA Cup replay against Arsenal in 1998. The Valiants had secured an excellent 0-0 draw at Highbury in the first tie and this replay would only be settled after a penalty shootout (with luckless Ian Bogie and Allen Tankard missing for Vale as they went out). There’s a video of the game from our YouTube channel below:

Tony Naylor versus Arsenal…

 

Tony Naylor in action against Arsenal

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