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How far will you go to watch the Vale?

28 May 2014

Clock up the miles to watch the team play next season

If you follow Vale next season and watch every league away match, you will travel over four and a half thousand miles in doing so - that is assuming that you travel from and return to Vale Park.


Gresty Road, or to give it the correct name, The Alexandra Stadium. At just 12.7 miles (according to the AA) the round trip is just over 25 miles.Crewe Alexandra’sThe shortest trip is to


(89).Oldham Athletic (86) and Chesterfield (80 Miles round trip) followed closely by WalsallThe next shortest round trip is to


- the round trip to and from their Weston Homes Community Stadium is a tiring 425 miles.Colchester UnitedThe furthest away from Burslem is


relatively close – you will travel a mere 384 miles to watch the Vale play at Huish Park.Yeovil Town (405) with Crawley Town (406) and GillinghamClose on Colchester’s tail are


(125).Barnsley (153) and Doncaster RoversThe teams who have dropped from the Championship this season clock up 662 miles between them - added to Yeovil are


(173), who beat Burton Albion in the play-offs at Wembley at the weekend.Fleetwood Town (122) and Rochdale (200), Scunthorpe UnitedPromoted from League Two along with Chesterfield were


It all depends on which route you decided to take of course, but we have added up the totals and it comes to a staggering 4753 miles.


If you were to drive that number of miles without a break at an average of 28 miles per hour it would take a solid week, driving during the day and throughout the night (169.75 hours to be more precise.)


Don’t let that put you off though, you can book with the Official Port Vale Travel and sit back and relax and let somebody else do the driving.


June, but once you know who we are facing in our first away game, why not call into the Club Shop and book your seat?thThe fixtures are not due out until Wednesday 18


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