Time at club: 2001-2005 Appearances: 158 Goals: 34 Comments: Paynter progressed through the junior ranks to make his senior debut in 2001 at sixteen years of age. He scored his first senior goal in 2002 – thus becoming the youngest Vale goalscorer for 24 years. He soon became a regularRead More →

Striker Billy Paynter has joined team mate Sam Collins at Hull City. Paynter, 21, has agreed personal terms on a two-and-a-half-year deal and will undergo a medical on Wednesday. Vale have agreed an initial fee of £150,000 fee with a further £75,000 based on appearances. He will follow Sam Collins,Read More →

According to local newspaper, the Staffordshire Sentinel, Pymouth Argyle, now managed by former Stoke boss Tony Pulis have lined up a double swoop for Vale club captain Sam Collins and young striker Billy Paynter. But Vale have reacted with fury to the reports, claiming that both players were victims ofRead More →