The controversial regime of the Professional Footballers Association’s CEO Gordon Taylor looks set to be under scrutiny if former Vale player Ben Purkiss has his way.
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Ben Purkiss was a full-back who joined Port Vale in 2015. He stayed for two years during which he was appointed as a joint captain. He left in 2017 to join Swindon Town and later became Chairman of the PFA.
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Port Vale have announced the signing of vastly experienced defender Anthony Kay from Bury but have lost the services of joint captain Ben Purkiss.
The considered opinion is that it’s between Danny Pugh and Ben Purkiss as to who will partner Nathan Smith for the next two games.
Port Vale captain Ben Purkiss is still confident that the side can finish outside of the relegation places.
Port Vale skipper Ben Purkiss says Vale’s new coaching staff are having to work hard to rectify mistakes made by manager Bruno Ribeiro and his staff.
Port Vale caretaker manager Michael Brown has made two changes for the home game against Chesterfield.
Key trio Anthony Grant, Jerome Thomas and Ben Purkiss could all return for Vale’s Boxing Day clash against Walsall.
A selection of Port Vale first-team players will be in the club shop on Tuesday so it’s an ideal chance to combine some Christmas shopping with a chat with a Vale player.
Port Vale assistant manager Michael Brown says that the Stevenage game may come too early for Vale to risk strikers Anton Forrester and Alex Jones.
After five games, Bruno Ribeiro’s Port Vale side have the meanest defence in the entire Football League.
Port Vale manager Bruno Ribeiro said he was delighted his team won with “good football” on Saturday but he offered no explanation for Ben Purkiss’ absence.
Manager Bruno Ribeiro has named three players as joint captains of the side this season.
Here’s our occasional round-up of Vale stories including a Football League Paper honour for full-back Ben Purkiss.
Defender Ben Purkiss told the official Port Vale website that the second goal knocked “the stuffing out of us” as Vale looked to get back into the game.
Vale defender is set to make first return to former club Walsall since leaving for Vale Park in the summer.
We all know that following Port Vale can involve a lot of travelling (the recent trip to Colchester United’s stadium clocked in at over 200 miles) and that can certainly put some strain on your car.
Time at club: 2015-2017 Appearances: 81 Goals: 0 Ben Purkiss player profile: Experienced and tall right-back Ben Purkiss joined on a two-year deal in June 2015 following the departure of Freddie Veseli. Purkiss started his career at Sheffield United and was released by Walsall in the summer of 2015. He made his full debut in the […]