Youngster Dan Turner has shown his class after he tweeted his thanks to “everyone” who has helped him during his thirteen years at the club.
The 20 year-old forward was one of nine players to be released by the club after a luckless 2018-19 season.
Turner broke into the first-team in 2015 and looked to have made a major stride forward in 2017-18 when he scored his first senior goals for the club.
Dan Turner at Port Vale
Born: Stone, Staffordshire
First team debut: 23rd April 2016 versus Rochdale
First senior goal: versus Crawley Town 5th August 2018
Final appearance: 5th May 2018 versus Cambridge United
However, at the start of this season he was loaned to Falkirk for the first-half of the season with manager Neil Aspin telling the forward to score plenty of goals and force his way into first-team contention.
However, Turner’s loan was a disaster with injury and a change of manager seeing the striker out in the cold and he duly returned early to the Valiants. However, UEFA rules meant the forward could not play for Vale or any other club until the New Year. When Turner was eligible to play he found himself unable to break into the Vale team and ended up making no senior appearances for the club last season.
Turner, who has been with the club since the age of seven, leaves with a record of three goals in eleven starts and 33 sub appearances.
He tweeted to say: