Video: watch Port Vale win a thriller against Bristol City in 1998

We take a trip back to the 1998-99 season and Gareth Ainsworth is the star of the show in a home victory over Bristol City. Watch the dramatic highlights!


About the match

This home game came towards the end of John Rudge’s memorable reign at Vale Park and feature Gareth Ainsworth’s final goals for the club. This game took place in October 1998 and Ainsworth was sold to Wimbledon for £2m in November. Sadly, Rudge departed the club in January after sixteen years in charge of the club.


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