Here is another of our occasional round-ups on the movements of former Port Vale players. James earns Hereford contract Former Vale midfielder Kingsley James has earnt a contract with Conference side Hereford United. James, who was on loan to the Bulls last season, has been on trial over the summer
Veteran Darren Purse is one of four Port Vale players to be released while ten other players have been offered contracts by the club. A press release states: Ten players have been offered new deals by manager Micky Adams, while four out-of-contract players will not be offered new contracts. Lee
Clayton McDonald and Joe Davis look likely to be Vale’s central defensive partnership for the FA Cup clash with Forest Green Rovers. The Valiants were potentially facing a defensive crisis with Gareth Owen, John McCombe and Richard Duffy (who can fill in at centre-half) all ruled out of the game.