This weekend marks the return of the English Football League and Vale start their season with a home fixture against Cambridge United on Saturday afternoon, with the officials now being confirmed.
Trevor Kettle has been appointed as the referee, and he was the man in the middle on 37 occasions last season, with a breakdown of his fixtures listed below:
15 Sky Bet League One games
16 Sky Bet League Two games
1 Emirates FA Cup game
1 Carabao Cup game
4 Checkatrade Trophy games
During those 37 encounters, Kettle handed out 130 yellow cards and he also brandished five reds. His last Vale match was back in January as Neil Aspin's men drew 2-2 with Colchester United on home soil.
His assistants on Saturday will be David Plowright and Darren Wildig, whilst Matthew Smith will take up the role of Fourth Official.