Time at club: 2001-2008 Appearances: 247 Goals: 0 Comments: A talented goalkeeper whose promising career was brought to a premature end by injury. Goodlad originally joined the club on a free transfer in 2000 and when the club’s senior keepers were released by the cash-strapped club, he was propelled intoRead More →

Popular goalkeeper Mark Goodlad has sadly been forced to retire from the game through injury. The 28-year-old has been unable to fully recover from a serious Achilles tendon problem he sustained in a game at Bristol City in December 2006. Goodlad was told by a specialist that he risked permanentRead More →

Vale goalkeeper Mark Goodlad has been ruled out of action for six weeks after sustaining a thigh injury against Brentford. Goodlad was replaced by Jonny Brain after 41 minutes and it now looks certain that the former Carlisle and Newcastle player will take his place between the sticks for theRead More →

Long-term injury victims Ryan Brown and Mark Goodlad have received the all-clear to resume full training with the Vale squad, putting both in contention for a first-team place next season. Emerging left-sided youngster Brown has been ruled out since March. The teenager suffered a horrendous eye injury following a collisionRead More →