Port Vale assistant manager Lee Nogan says that striker Tom Pope “epitomises everything you want” in a striker.
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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 delivered some largely welcome injury news after confirming that striker Tom Pope could return against Oldham Athletic.
Port Vale fans who took part in a vote on OVF say they would prefer a forward partnership of Tom Pope and Ricky Miller.
Port Vale manager Neil Aspin says four of his squad are ruled out through injury while two other players have missed training because of knocks.
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Ricky Miller made the first appearance of his Vale career and Connell Rawlinson scored his first goal but Vale still succumbed to a 4-2 home defeat to Shrewsbury Town.
A quickfire double from David Worrall saw Port Vale come from behind to beat Halifax 3-2 in a friendly game.
Striker Tom Pope was crowned player of the year for 2018 and in the process has become the first player to win the award on three separate occasions.
Neil Aspin has brought striker Tom Pope and midfielder Michael Tonge back into the side to face Chesterfield.
Tom Pope operation was a “success” while goalkeeper Rob Lainton has returned to training, the Port Vale medical department have announced.
Neil Aspin says top scorer Tom Pope requires an operation and will have surgery following Vale’s game at Barnet this weekend.
Manager Neil Aspin says other forwards “have got to look to themselves and think why I am not in the team when I have a 32-year old striker playing on one leg.”