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Cult striker Bob Newton joined Port Vale in 1982 and his goals helped to propel the Valiants to promotion to the third division. Newton top-scored with twenty goals. However, he fell out of favour the following season and was sold to Chesterfield.
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Time at club: 1982-1984 Appearances: 51 Goals: 24 Comments: A bustling striker who was signed from Hartlepool United. He rapidly became a firm crowd favourite due to his whole-hearted performances and was top-scorer during the 1982-1983 promotion season. He fell out of favour during his second season at the club and was transferred to Chesterfield. […]