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Port Vale’s season may have ended last weekend but there is still plenty of action taking place on the pitch at Vale Park.
The stadium opened its gates to young footballing hopefuls from across the country, looking for a final chance to make it in the game they love.
It’s the time of year when apprentice footballers are released by clubs.
League Football Education, alongside the PFA and Football League Trust, stage assessment trials offering the youngsters a chance to catch the eye of another club and continue their career.
Port Vale forward Tom Pope has crowned a promotion-winning season with the PFA League 2 Player of the Year Award.
Pope guided Vale to promotion into League 1, scoring 33 goals in 51 appearances this season, including three hat-tricks.
Port Vale player-coach Gareth Owen said he is delighted to represent League Two after being voted onto the PFA management committee.
The 29-year-old is eager to get involved and will join a select group of players from all four divisions, including Everton captain Phil Neville, Fulham’s Brede Hangeland and Blackburn striker Jason Roberts.