Veteran striker Tom Pope says he doesn’t “expect to play every minute” but in his opinion he “knows how to play the lone striker” role better than anyone else.
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About Tom Pope
The tall forward is a Port Vale striking legend after breaking the goalscoring record for goals scored at Vale Park. A lifelong Vale fan, he initially joined the club on loan before the move was made permanent.
The striker rose to prominence with thirty three goals during the side’s 2012-13 promotion season. He moved to Bury in 2015 but returned for a second spell with Port Vale in 2017.
The forward has now won the club’s player of the year award on three separate occasions.
Port Vale have announced that new signing Richie Bennett has replaced Tom Pope in the Port Vale eleven to face Forest Green Rovers.
Veteran striker Tom Pope opened the scoring as John Askey’s Port Vale side lost 3-1 to a strong Burnley side at Vale Park.
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Port Vale goalkeeper Scott Brown has been crowned as the club’s player of the season at the official player of the year awards night.
Port Vale striker Tom Pope has said he’d “rather retire” than engage in Stevenage’s time wasting tactics.
Port Vale matchwinner Tom Pope says that “when you have been beaten by a team that has been better on the day then you just have to give them some praise.”
Crewe first-team coach Alex Morris says it was a “great achievement” for the striker to reach one hundred goals for the Valiants.
Tom Pope said it was a “great achievement” to reach one hundred goals for the club and it was “something to tell the grandkids.”
Striker and club captain Tom Pope says that owner Norman Smurthwaite’s threat to put the club into administration “raises all sorts of concerns” and his “worry is for the club itself.”
Port Vale manager John Askey has said thatTom Pope is a “vital” player but playing him while unfit is “not fair on him or the other players.”
Port Vale coach says an injury to top-scorer Tom Pope is “nothing major” after the striker was ruled out of the game with Mansfield Town.
James Russell explores if Vale now need to re-examine the way they use their veteran forward.
Port Vale’s top-scorer admits the side is in trouble and is “running out of games” after their home defeat to Morecambe.
Port Vale striker Tom Pope says the first-team players have been “given a boost” after the arrival of new manager John Askey.
Port Vale coach Lee Nogan has confirmed to the media that striker Tom Pope will be missing for four to six weeks.
In an interview riddled with his characteristic dry humour, Port Vale striker Tom Pope says this season has been tough work.
Port Vale manager Neil Aspin has confirmed that top-scorer Tom Pope has suffered a hamstring injury.
Port Vale manager Neil Aspin has said that agreeing a new contract with key striker Tom Pope is “number one” on his list.