Vale make two changes for the match at the Weston Homes Community StadiumRob Page makes two changes for the game against Colchester United, one enforced and the other by choice.
With skipper Carl Dickinson suspended, the newly appointed Vale boss decided to go with the back four that finished against Leyton Orient in Vale's last game.
Up front, in came Dany N'Guessan, with Jordan Slew dropping to the bench, where he was joined by Harry Panayioutou - the first time he has been involved with the first team.
PORT VALE: Chris Neal, Adam Yates, Richard Duffy, Remier Streete, Ryan McGivern, Chris Birchall, Chris Lines, Michael O'Connor, Mark Marshall, Dany N'Guessan, Ben Williamson. SUBS: Sam Johnson, Louis Dodds, Colin Daniel, Michael Brown, Fredi Veseli, Jordan Slew, Harry Panayioutou