The Valiants will welcome Mansfield Town to Vale Park today as they look to secure their spot in the third round of this year’s Leasing.com Trophy. The match officials for the fixture have been confirmed and can be found below:
Marc Edwards has been confirmed as the official who will take charge of Port Vale's Leasing.com fixture against The Stags, Edwards is in his debut season of officiating league football, having officiated 22 National League games last season.
Sky Bet League Two: 7 (19/20)
EFL Trophy: 2 (19/20)
League One: 3 (19/20)
FA Cup: 1 (19/20)
National League: 22 (18/19)
Over the course of the 22 games Edwards officiated last season, he issued 68 yellow cards and one red card. So far this season in the 13 games officiated, a total of 30 yellow cards and one red card have been issued. Edwards has previously referred. The Valiants this season, in a 1-0 home win over Plymouth Argyle.
His assistants will be Anthony Moore and Billy Smallwood, with Steven Copeland taking on the role as fourth official.