Port Vale head into this weekend’s Sky Bet League Two fixture with play-off chasing Forest Green Rovers on the back of a four-game unbeaten run, and Manny Oyeleke insists the manager deserves credit for the upturn in form.
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Port Vale host Notts County at Vale Park on Saturday afternoon, and Neil Aspin’s side will be hoping to extend their unbeaten run to five games in all competitions.
Tom Pope scored the only goal of the game last weekend as Vale overcame Bury in Sky Bet League Two, with the result lifting the Valiants to 14th.
With just six points separating Vale and the play-off places, they will be determined to reduce the gap further with another positive result on home soil.
Following the humbling 6-2 defeat to Lincoln City three weeks ago, Port Vale have responded by putting together a four-game unbeaten run in all competitions.
Neil Aspin’s men ran out as winners against Middlesbrough U21s in the Checkatrade Trophy before picking up seven points from a possible nine in Sky Bet League Two.
With last weekend’s 1-0 home triumph over promotion-chasing Bury also marking a fourth consecutive clean sheet, midfielder Luke Joyce believes Vale can now push on.
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Port Vale’s goal scoring burden is usually carried by Tom Pope and he does have four goals to his name this season, but he wants to see more from the team.
As an experienced striker who reached a tally of 19 goals in Sky Bet League Two last season, Pope is keen to ensure that his teammates remain positive in their search for results.
Thursday marked a year of Neil Aspin being at the helm as Port Vale manager, but it has not been plain sailing for the 53-year-old.
Having joined the club on the 4th October 2017 with Vale planted in the relegation places, he steered them to safety in Sky Bet League Two last season.
Port Vale goalkeeper Ryan Boot is delighted to be back between the sticks as the Vale head to Barnet for a relegation six-pointer tonight.
Neil Aspin’s men sit 22nd in the Sky Bet League Two table and a victory at the Hive Stadium would see the Valiants move up five places to 17th in the league table.
West Bromwich Albion under 23s defender Kyle Howkins joined Port Vale on January transfer deadline day. Speaking to the local media Howskins has declared himself ‘fit and ready to go’ as Vale prepare to try and avoid relegation from the Football League.
Port Vale boss Neil Aspin has insisted that he does not have any interest in his opposition for Saturday and is only focused on how his own team prepare.
The Valiants will host Swindon Town at the weekend, one of the best attacking teams in the league, who are only behind Accrington Stanley in terms of away performances.