In the 2021-22 Port Vale squad both captain Tom Conlon and striker Eden Bailey have relatives who have also played for the club. Here’s a select list of Port Vale players from the same family…
We’ve cheated a little (and you’ll see why) but here are the six names of Port Vale’s outstanding defenders from the 1920s?
Time at club: 1939-1949 Appearances: 39 Goals: 0 Comments: Bob was the nephew of another Bob Pursell who played for the Vale in the 1920’s. A full-back, he signed from Wolves in 1939 but his time at the club was interrupted by the outbreak of WW2. In 1945-46 he was a regular but he fell out […]
Time at club: 1920-1922 Appearances: 66 Goals: 0 Comments: A Scottish defender who had been playing for Liverpool before he linked up with his brother Peter at Port Vale. The brothers formed part of a formidable defence which included a seven game run of not conceding a goal in 1922. The brothers were also moved to purchase […]