Plenty of well-known former Port Vale players have been released by their clubs in recent days – here’s a round-up.
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Marc Richards was a striker who was signed by Port Vale from Barnsley and who enjoyed a prolific spell at the club. He left to join Chesterfield.
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Time at club: 2007-2012 Appearances: 202 Goals: 75 Marc Richards player profile: Prolific forward Marc Richards was signed by Port Vale on a free transfer from Barnsley in 2006. Richards struggled with injuries during his first season as the Port Vale side was relegated. He refused a £100,000 bid from Cheltenham for him (a result […]
Marc Richards has told the Sentinel that it “will be very difficult to say goodbye, and it brings a lump to my throat to even think about it” as he says his farewells to Port Vale FC and joins League Two rivals Chesterfield.
Influential Port Vale columnist Martin Tideswell says that “disappointing as this news is, the departure of two of Vale’s better players is not, as some would have you believe, the end of the world.”
OVF editor Rob Fielding says that it’s OK to be upset when key players leave the club, but he’s also happy to wait and see who replaces them before pushing the panic button. Fielding argues that extreme views about the departures are wrong and he urges a common-sense approach to the departures.
Reports in the Sheffield Star newspaper claim that Port Vale striker Marc Richards is one of two high-priority targets for the club. The Star claims that Richards is in talks with the Spireites and that the signing could be announced this week.
Port Vale’s leading scorer Marc Richards had admitted there has been “loads” of interest in his services and that he will “assess” his options with his agent next week.