Pictured in action in the early 1990’s are Port Vale central midfielders Robbie Earle and Ray Walker…
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About Robbie Earle
Regarded as one of Port Vale FC’s greatest-ever players, Earle was originally a forward, making his first-team debut in 1982, before being converted into a midfielder by manager John Rudge.
He made over 250 appearances for the club and was present during three of the club’s promotion seasons before he was transferred to top-flight club Wimbledon for a £775,000 fee in 1991.
He went on to represent his country, Jamaica at the World Cup finals in 1998. He was awarded an MBE in 1999.
Time at club: 1982-1991 Appearances: 357 Goals: 90 Comments: Locally born midfielder Robbie Earle has been voted the greatest player in the history of Port Vale. Originally a striker, he made his debut in 1982 and scored nineteen goals in the 1985-1986 promotion season. Earle played a major part in the promotion season of 1988-1989 […]