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Ron Futcher was a veteran striker who played a key role in Port Vale’s successful 1989 promotion. He finished as second-top goalscorer with 19 goals.
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Port Vale tried five other strikers before opting to sign Ron Futcher. This is the story of those failed transfer deals…
In our latest series of clipping from the OVF archives, we look at several matches from the latter part of the 1980’s.
Time at club: 1988-1990 Appearances: 69 Goals: 23 Ron Futcher player profile: Veteran striker Ron Futcher was signed for £35,000 from Barnsley in the summer of 1988 and played a key role in Vale’s 1988-1989 promotion. Futcher’s experience also arguably helped develop strike partner Darren Beckford into a potent forward. Futcher netted nineteen times as […]
For this Video Vault feature, we take a trip back to 1988 and a special weekend for Port Vale fans when the Valiants managed to string together two high-scoring wins in the space of just three days. They started with a 6-1 demolition of Cardiff City on Saturday September the 17th, 1988 – a game […]