Classy midfielder Tom Conlon has posted a heartfelt message on social media following the end of his six season stay at Vale Park.
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About Tom Conlon
The locally born midfielder agreed a permanent move to Port Vale in July 2018 after a successful trial period which had impressed manager Neil Aspin.
Conlon is a combative left-footed midfielder who had previously played for Stevenage and Peterborough United in the Football League as well as a spell with non-league Billericay Town. He was released by Stevenage in May 2018.
The start to his Port Vale career was disrupted by a thigh injury before he made his full debut in the game against Forest Green Rovers.
Port Vale manager Andy Crosby says there has been “some interest” in defender Lewis Cass and midfielder Tom Conlon – both of whom have been rumoured to be leaving the club during the January window.
Rumours circulating on Twitter suggest that League Two newcomers Notts County are preparing a bid for Port Vale captain Tom Conlon.
With thanks to Roy Thompson, here are some images of Port Vale’s final game of the 2022-23 season.
In an alternative universe, Port Vale would not have been defeated at Lincoln City and Darrell Clarke would arguably still be in a job.
Lincoln City 3-2 Port Vale report – the Valiants finished with nine men as their terrible run of form during the second-half of the season continued.
Five thoughts after the Port Vale win over Lincoln and draw at Wycombe – Robinson makes case for a run in the side
Rob Fielding shares his thoughts after Port Vale make it four points out of six with a win over Lincoln City and a draw at Wycombe.
James Wilson and Tom Conlon were on target as the Valiants earned a draw at High Wycombe in a game marred by some bizarre refereeing decisions.
Four thoughts after Port Vale’s win at Cambridge – Clarke proves online critics wrong, Forrester to the fore
Rob Fielding shares his thoughts after Darrell Clarke proved his online critics wrong with a valuable 1-0 away win at Cambridge.
Port Vale skipper’s brutally honest sell-assessment – “under no illusions that I need to get back to my best”
Port Vale skipper Tom Conlon’s commitment to the cause has never been in doubt and he told the media at the weekend that his form has not been good enough and needs to improve.
Managers Darrell Clarke and Ian Burchnall plus captain Tom Conlon reflected on a dramatic comeback on Saturday and the home supporters came in for high praise.
Rob Fielding reflects on a poor away loss for the Valiants and manages to extract some positives from the performance…
Rob Fielding reflects on Port Vale’s goalless draw with Bolton with some praise for Funso Ojo, Tom Conlon and Ben Garrity.
Port Vale have been handed a major boost with the news that captain Tom Conlon is making good progress in his return from Achilles surgery.
Port Vale say that the timescale on Tom Conlon’s recovery from an Achilles injury is three to four weeks.
Port Vale manager Darrell Clarke has given an update on some of his injury-hit players as he revealed that James Gibbons suffered a “hamstring tear” on Saturday.
Port Vale captain says that the club’s mounting injury list is no excuse and the side will be looking to bounce back from the defeat to Newport County.
Port Vale 0-1 Walsall: captain Tom Conlon was controversially sent-off as poor refereeing and a win for old foes Walsall made it a night to forget in Burslem.
Mansfield Town 1-1 Port Vale: a superb free-kick from captain Tom Conlon and a fabulous penalty save from goalkeeper Lucas Covolan helped Vale earn a hard working draw on Tuesday evening.
Sutton Utd 4-3 Port Vale: another dramatic finish to a game saw a different result as Vale ended up losing 4-3 to Sutton on Saturday afternoon.
Rob Fielding thinks the composed home win over Harrogate Town could be the sign of a club on the up…
In the 2021-22 Port Vale squad both captain Tom Conlon and striker Eden Bailey have relatives who have also played for the club. Here’s a select list of Port Vale players from the same family…
Bolton Wanderers v Port Vale: captain Tom Conlon marked his return to the starting XI with a goal and David Amoo also scored his first of the season as Vale lost an entertaining Football League Trophy game.