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Port Vale Set to Face Leek Town in Youth-Focused Friendly Clash



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Port Vale is gearing up for a youth-filled friendly match against local side Leek Town, in a series of non-league encounters for the Valiants. The upcoming fixture has seen a schedule change due to an England match, with kick-off adjusted accordingly.

Following recent encounters with Newcastle Town, Kidsgrove Athletic, and a behind closed doors game against Rushall Athletic, the Port Vale squad has noted a shift towards featuring youth team players and young professionals in the upcoming friendly. Expect to see talents like Mark Cullen, Ryan Loft, David Worrall, and goalkeeper (Name) on the pitch.

Key connections between the two sides include the presence of former Port Vale players on the coaching staff of Leek Town, Ross Davidson in the team lineup, and the recent departure of David Worrall to Hednesford.

Leading the charge for Leek Town is former Port Vale academy coach, Josh Brehaut, who guided the team to a successful promotion last season, marking a significant milestone for the club in sixteen years.

In their last meeting in 2019, Port Vale secured a victory over Leek Town with goals from David Amoo and Tom Pope. The clash showcased a line-up featuring the likes of David Worrall, making for an exciting match-up.

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