6 Comments

  1. paul beard
    10th December 2020 @ 11:13 pm

    Zlín is the original name of Gottwaldov.It returned to Zlin in about 1990

  2. Ken Rigby
    11th December 2020 @ 4:01 pm

    Brings back memories of when Czech national team came to Vale Park.

  3. Jonny jp Potts.
    11th December 2020 @ 5:19 pm

    Brilliant, I was a ball boy at the vale in the return match, and before..soggy wet old track suit bottoms and a baggy top.great mems .spoke to ken Hancock,recently .My claim to fame . he didnt recall me throwing the wet heavy match ball back to him for a goal kick.DevastatedMick.

  4. Chris Barber
    11th December 2020 @ 7:24 pm

    Great to see my old Dad Len Barber in these photos. He loved that tour. He spoke about it often.

  5. Tim Beasley
    13th December 2020 @ 1:25 pm

    Absolutely Brilliant and fascinating. If there ever was a film script in the making

  6. Ian Clarke
    18th December 2020 @ 9:54 pm

    Seeing Stan Matthews in the Vale line up reminds me of his comment that he retired from the professional game too early at the age of 50. He looks lean on these photos and the newspaper reports indicate he still had plenty to offer.
    Great to see Mick Morris too. I helped look after Mick in the later part of his life. Really nice and likeable man. Mick was in the Vale team when I started attending Vale Park in the late sixties.

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