Time at club: 1998-1999 Appearances: 45 Goals: 1 Comments: A towering central defender who progressed through the youth ranks at Vale Park. He was voted Young Player of the Year in 1998-1999 before he moved on to Tottenham Hotspur in 1999 for around £1m. More on this player:
Ritchie Hawkins takes a look back at the career of Anthony Gardner, a former Valiant who moved into the heady world of the Premiership. Anthony is now a first team player for Spurs and is valued at well over five times the amount of which Vale sold him for in 2000.