Team news: Cullen starts upfront for Port Vale

Port Vale manager John Askey has selected his starting XI for the first League game of the season.

For the home game against Crawley Town, Askey has opted for striker Mark Cullen as his central striker. Scott Brown returns in goal while there are League debuts for David Fitzpatrick, Zak Mills and Devante Rodney.

A very strong bench sees the return of Manny Oyeleke and Cristian Montano.

Port Vale starting XI:

Brown – Mills, Smith, Legge, Fitzpatrick – Joyce, Burgess, Conlon – Rodney, Cullen, Worrall

Subs:

Visser, Crookes, Oyeleke, Montano, Robinson, Brisley, Whitehead