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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 Chairman Norman Smurthwaite says he tried to get former Vale striker Tom Pope back on loan but any move this summer is unlikely.
In a series of tweets, Port Vale owner Norman Smurthwaite has suggested that there could be another new player arriving at the club.
In an overnight OVF vote, a majority of Port Vale fans would welcome Tom Pope’s return to the club.
Did the Port Vale chairman just suggest that a Port Vale return for striker Tom Pope may be a possibility?
OVF editor Rob Fielding says the Vale’s budget is sustainable while Tom Pope purchasers Bury are engaged in a massive financial gamble.
Port Vale supporter Tom Pope says he feels “lucky to have played as long as I did for Port Vale” after he left the club to join Bury.
BBC Radio Stoke reports that striker Tom Pope is pondering a three year deal from League One rivals Bury.
Doncaster Rovers manager Paul Dickov says he is interested in signing Tom Pope but he is not interested in midfielder Michael O’Connor.
Time at club: 2010, 2011-2015, 2017- Appearances: 283 Goals: 102 Tom Pope player profile: Powerful forward Tom Pope first joined the club he supports on loan from Rotherham United. He scored his first goals in a televised win over Bradford City. Pope subsequently joined the Valiants on a permanent basis in the summer of 2011. He […]