At 32 years of age, Wilf Kirkham still had a couple of years to add to his incredible goal tally for the club – but on August 2nd 1933 he decided to call it a day. We reveal the reason why…
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Legendary striker Wilf Kirkham is Port Vale’s all-time record goalscorer. The locally born player scored 164 times during two spells with the Valiants.
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Time at club: 1920-1929, 1932-1933 Appearances: 273 Goals: 163 Wilf Kirkham player profile: Legendary striker Wilf Kirkham tops the club’s all-time scoring charts. He turned professional with the Valiants in 1923 and during two spells with Vale the prolific forward scored four goals in a game twice and also hit thirteen hat-tricks. Kirkham was sold […]