Interesting Questions, Facts and Information
- There are a total of 10 general entries.
Interesting Questions, Facts, and Information
|In the Anglo-Italian final of 1996, Port Vale lost 5-2 against Genoa. Who scored both Vale goals in that game?||Port Vale FC History
Martin Foyle. Gennaro Ruotolo scored an hat-trick for Genoa, with Galante and Montella scoring the others. The game took place at Wembley Stadium, London, England, on 17th March, 1996.
|Port Vale had three managers in 1977. Roy Sproson was the first, and Colin Harper was the second. Who as the third?||Port Vale FC History
Bobby Smith. Sproson, a former Vale player, left the club in October, 1977. Harper took over for two days, when Smith took the seat until May the following year.
1892-93. Burslem Port Vale, as they were known then, ended the 1892-93 Division Two season in 11th place out of 12. At a time when it was just two points for a win, Vale gained just 15 points, winning five games, drawing three, and losing 14.
|In the 1932-33 season, Port Vale set a record for their highest League win. Who were they playing that day?||Port Vale FC History
Chesterfield. Port Vale played all the listed teams that season, but it was on 24th September, 1933, when they beat Chesterfield 9-1 at home. It wasn't a successful season however, as Vale went on to finish 17th out of 22 teams, and crashed to some heavy defeats. Bradford City beat them 7-0, West Ham United won 5-0, and Grimsby Town beat Vale 6-1, to name a few.
Peterborough United. A Northern Ireland international, Sonner began his career in 1990 with Wigan Athletic. The much-traveled midfielder had also played for Burnley, Bury, Ipswich Town, Sheffield Wednesday, Birmingham, Walsall, Notts Forest, and Peterborough.
Sam Gleaves. Gleaves was the club's manager between 1896-1905, with Clare being in the hot seat between 1905-11. Walker had one season, with Myatt in charge between 1912-14. Port Vale managers over the years included Stanley Matthews, John Rudge, Brian Horton, and Martin Foyle.
Limekiln Lane. Port Vale played at Limekiln Lane between 1875-81. Westport was their home between 1881-84, and Moorland Road for two years following. Athletic Ground was used by the club up until 1913. Port Vale played at the Recreation Ground between 1913-50, when they moved into Vale Park.
1876. The club began life as Port Vale House, before changing to Burslem Port Vale in 1884. In the 1906-07 season, they became known as simply, Port Vale.