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Crewe Alexandra will be hoping Port Vale can do them a huge favour in their bid to make the League Two play-offs.
The Alex currently occupy the final spot for the end of season promotion deciders, three points ahead of Oxford United.
A goal from second half substitute Cameron Jerome earned Stoke City a point against in-form Everton.
The visitors had led at the Britannia Stadium after Peter Crouch’s own goal just before half-time.
Port Vale fans have thanked Stoke-on-Trent City Council for their financial support of the Football Club.
Stoke-on-Trent City Council leader Mohammed Pervez confirmed the local authority would accept a lower settlement on the £1.86m still owed by the Valiants as part of Keith Ryder’s buyout of the troubled club – a decision which has been backed by Supporters Club chairman Pete Williams.
Crewe Alexandra teenager Nick Powell added further value to his rising stock as his side beat League Two leaders Swindon Town 2-0.
Manchester United assistant boss Mike Phelan is believed to have been among the onlookers at Gresty Road in yesterday’s impressive win.
A cricket journalist studying at Staffordshire University will be at Edgbaston this week after being shortlisted for a Midlands Media Award.
Chris Airey will find out whether he is to be crowned the region’s best newcomer/student journalist at the awards ceremony taking place at the home of Warwickshire CCC on Thursday (March 15).
Port Vale Supporters Club chairman Pete Williams says an interim board may have to put the club into administration.
Port Vale’s current board have until 4.30pm today (February 20) to meet fans’ demands for an extraordinary general meeting, having missed a deadline last Thursday February 16.
Staffordshire FA insists the battle against violence towards officials is being won, despite 16 assaults on referees in the last 12 months.
Each weekend around 1,500 games of football take place across the region and almost all are overseen by a qualified referee.
The coach of a Stoke-on-Trent wheelchair basketball team has been honoured for his work by Gareth Southgate.
Andy Flower, who runs Stoke Spitfires, won the Barclays Community Sport Award for his work as chairman and coach.
Fans protested before and during Port Vale’s 4-0 victory over Aldershot Town, despite a club statement on the collapse of Blue Sky’s investment deal.
Supporters held up red cards at the start and end of each half aimed to show their discontent with Port Vale’s four-man board.
Staffordshire businessman and supporters’ favourite Mo Chaudry says it is time for the Port Vale board to step down.
Mr Chaudry said the vote in favour of an Extraordinary General Meeting this week represents the opportunity to remove board members who fans have been at odds with for many years.