International appearances

A list of International appearances made by Port Vale FC players.

Please note this table shows International appearances gained whilst Vale players NOT the player’s total International career.

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trinidadChris Birchall, Trinidad and Tobago, 27 caps, 3 goals

The only current Port Vale player to appear at a World Cup finals (2006) he qualified through his mother. Birchall retired from the side in 2013.

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trinidadTony Rougier, Trinidad and Tobago, 20, 1

Signed in 1999 a prolific T&T schedule saw Rougier became the club’s most capped player despite him only spending 18 months at the club. He was then overtaken by compatriot Birchall.

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northernireland Sammy Morgan, Northern Ireland, 7, 2

Morgan scored on his Northern Irish debut (versus Spain in 1972) and added a further goal against Cyprus. For many years the powerful striker was the club’s record International appearances holder.

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nigeriaGeorge Abbey, Nigeria, 6, 0

The right-back played a number of African Cup games for his country.

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walesTeddy Peers, Wales, 4 ,0

In 1922 the goalkeeper became the first Vale player to receive an International cap.

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irelandEamonn O’Keefe, Ireland, 4, 1

The Irish striker’s only International goal came in a Kirin Cup tie against China.

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northernirelandJon McCarthy, N.Ireland, 4 ,0

A popular right-winger who subsequently moved to Birmingham City for a then club record £1.5m.

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walesAndy Jones, Wales, 3 ,1

The former Rhyl star scored on his debut versus Finland at Wrexham.

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northernirelandBilly Bingham, N.Ireland, 3, 0

Bingham’s Vale career was curtailed by serious injury but he went on to manage his country.

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montserrattAnthony Griffith, Montserrat, 2, 0

The gritty midfielder was called up as the captain of his national side. He qualified through his father.

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northernirelandAndrew Little, N.Ireland, 1, 0

The Rangers player represented his country while on loan at Vale Park in 2011. It was in a 3-0 Euro 2012 qualifying defeat against Italy.

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walesNeville Southall, Wales, 1, 0

The Everton goalkeeper won his third cap for his country while on loan at Vale Park.

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northernirelandJames Lawrie, N.Ireland, 1, 0

The young striker made a solitary appearance in a friendly versus Italy.

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northernirelandDavid Healy, N.Ireland, 1, 0

The then-Man Utd striker was on loan at Vale Park when he played in a 4-0 loss to Hungary.

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northernirelandRyan McGivern, N.Ireland, 1, 0

The defender played for Northern Ireland in their 2014 European qualifier win over Greece.

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the former birkenhead valiant
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Bit of a goolie on Sammy Morgan, folks – he made 18 international appearances, scoring 3 goals (inc one on his debut).

kevin machin
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what about the canadin captain under rudgie