Vale video rewind: both of Port Vale’s play-off games against Bristol Rovers in 1989

We take a look at the videos on the onevalefan YouTube channel where we take a look at Port Vale’s dramatic end to the 1988-89 season.

About the video

John Rudge’s side had had a splendid season. The forward duo of Ron Futcher and Darren Beckford was full of goals while the midfield duo of Ray Walker and Robbie Earle was arguably the best in the club’s history. Vale were riding high and had even overcome the loss of both centre-halves Phil Sproson and Bob Hazell to serious injury and reached the play-offs. They had got past Preston North End in the semi-finals and now faced Bristol Rovers in a two-legged final. Here’s how it went…

Scroll down to watch the video. This is taken from the onevalefan YouTube channel – click here to view more vintage Vale videos.