This weekend Vale travel down south to the Colchester Community Stadium as they face Colchester United for their second game of the season, with the match officials for the tie now being confirmed.
Robert Lewis will take charge of the EFL League Two fixture this Saturday, having been the man in the middle on 28 occasions last season. Here is a breakdown of his fixtures, listed below:
12 Sky Bet League One games
12 Sky Bet League Two games
1 Carabao Cup game
3 Football League Trophy games
Throughout his 28 games last season, Lewis dished out 78 yellow cards as well as five reds. The last time he was in charge of a Vale game was during a 1-0 defeat to Notts County at Vale Park in September 2017.
Alongside Lewis will be Mark Cunliffe and Ian Smedley as assistant referees, as well as Thomas Harty as fourth official.