Vale welcome Harry Kewell’s Crawley Town to Vale Park this Saturday in a bid to put things right following their first round Carabao Cup exit to Lincoln City. The match officials for the tie have now been confirmed.
Paul Marsden will take charge of the Sky Bet League Two fixture having bossed 21 games last season. A breakdown of his 2017/18 fixtures are below:
21 National League Games
Marsden brandished 74 yellow cards throughout the entirety of last season, as well as dishing out eight red cards and was linesman during Vale’s goalless draw away to Fleetwood Town in 2017.
The former National League ref will have the aid of both David Benton and Richard Wigglesworth as assistant referees as well as Matthew Jones as fourth official.