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FT14.JPG (17632 bytes) ENTERED LEAGUE 1892 as Burslem Port Vale  1898   1920 FT18.JPG (19256 bytes)
LEFT LEAGUE Left in 1896   1907 now in Division 2 for the 2017-18 season
GROUNDS Vale Park (1950)
NICKNAMES Valiants a derivation of their name
BEST WIN 9-1 v Chesterfield on 24/9/1932
WORST DEFEAT 0-10 v Sheffield United on 10/12/1892
HIGHEST LEAGUE POSITION 8th in Division 1 in 1996-7
LOWEST LEAGUE POSITION 20th in Division 4 in 1979-80
MOST LEAGUE PTS (2 pts) 69 in Division 3 North 1953-4
FT15.JPG (19918 bytes) MOST LEAGUE PTS (3 pts) 89 in Division 2 in 1992-3 FT17.JPG (16597 bytes)
MOST LEAGUE GOALS 110 in Division 4 in 1957-8
BEST F.A.CUP SEASON Semi Finals 1954 v West Bromwich Albion (see details below)
MOST INDIVIDUAL GOALS 164 Wilf Kirkham 1923-33
HIGHEST LEAGUE CROWD 49,768 v Aston Villa on 20/2/1960
WHERE ARE THEY NOW? Division 2 for 2018-19 season

If you have rare Port Vale FC badges, artefacts or programmes for sale then email johnwslusar@gmail.com If you have very rare badges then email christofskin@hotmail.com

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I am grateful to Nick Stanway for the rare unofficial programme for the 1954 F A Cup Semi-Final. At that time Port Vale were the leaders in the Third Division North and the match was played at Villa Park. A crowd of 70,000 witnessed the match and saw Port Vale take the lead through Albert Leake. At half time Vale led 1-0 but within 15 minutes of the restart West Brom equalised through Jimmy Dudley. The match remained tight until George Lee was fouled and a penalty was awarded. Ironically this was converted by former Vale player Ronnie Allen. For the record, West Brom went on to lift the trophy at Wembley beating Preston North End 3-2.