Port Vale Weekly Digest: Hannant heads released list, former player linked and Turner’s thanks…

Weekly digest – fans views on the retained list, the fans forum and a summer transfer rumour for the Valiants.

What is this feature?

Over the summer weeks, we will present a digest of selected news stories and views from the the last week.

What they are saying on the forum…


“Pretty happy with the list overall. I would have kept Hannant as a squad player myself and given Angus a chance as third choice (getting another striker with experience in too) – but there’s lots of room to work with here…”

PV1993 on the Retained List thread

“I think we should all be delighted with what we’ve seen to date at the Club. Like a breath of fresh air…”

TheSage on the Fans Forum thread

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Port Vale news

Dan TurnerAfter his thirteen year spell at the club comes to an end, classy striker Dan Turner gives his thanks to everyone at Port Vale

Port Vale confirm their first friendly match of the summer – a friendly against Joey Barton’s Fleetwood side

Port Vale announce that they are releasing nine players including Antony Kay, Michael Tonge and Luke Hannant.

Transfer rumours

Ryan LloydThe local media link John Askey with a possible move for former Valiant Ryan Lloyd who Askey managed at Macclesfield Town.


Our columninst thinks that the new owners Carol and Kevin Shanahan have provided a real sense of optimism at Vale Park.

Former players

At the relatively young age of 33, former winger Ashley Vincent has taken his first football management role

Former Port Vale loanee (and rumoured transfer target) Adam Crookes is released by Nottingham Forest

As a host of clubs announce their retained list here’s the latest update on which former Valiants are on the move

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