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MATCH PREVIEW: Port Vale vs Yeovil Town

1 December 2017

Take a look at all the build-up regarding Saturday's FA Cup tie with Yeovil Town.

Competition: Emirates FA Cup

Fixture: Port Vale vs Yeovil Town

Date: 2nd December 2017-11-30

Kick-Off: 3:00pm

Venue: Vale Park

Preview

FA Cup action returns to Vale Park this weekend with The Valiants hosting fellow League Two side, Yeovil Town.

The last time these two teams met came in a 1-1 draw at Huish Park earlier on in the season. Vale will hope of going one better this time round with a spot in the third round up for grabs.

Port Vale will also look to bounce back from Saturday’s 3-1 defeat at Lincoln with The Glovers looking to continue their good week.

The Opposition

Darren Way’s Yeovil Town side defeated League One Southend United in the first round which earned them a tie in Burslem. They sit in a similar positon to Vale in the league table where just two points separate The Valiants and Yeovil in 18th.

The Glovers will be looking to make it two cup wins from two this week after they defeated Plymouth Argyle in the Checkatrade Trophy on Tuesday night.

Talk

Neil Aspin: “As a player or a manager, everybody wants to try and get a big club to test yourself. If we put in a good performance then we have a good chance of progressing.”

Darren Way: "I thought the performance against Southend was a very good performance. We're all prepared and ready to go to Port Vale and hopefully, we can pick up a result and keep this FA Cup run going.”

Team News

It could be too early to see a return for Ben Whitfield and Rob Lainton who are making a comeback after their respective injuries.

Adam Yates, Joe Davis and Tyrone Barnett are out of action through injury with Chris Regis unavailable.

Sid Nelson will be missing for Yeovil after his red card in the Checkatrade Trophy on Tuesday.

Coverage

Follow The Vale will be providing full 90 minute commentary from the match, while the Port Vale Twitter and Facebook feed will be providing live updates for the entirety.

There will also be build-up to the game with the official Snapchat account: officialpvfc.

Reaction will be available on the official website post-match, as well as on YouTube, iFollow and social media.


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