The Valiants kick-off our new season with a trip to the Sixfields Stadium this weekend, where we will look to start our Sky Bet League Two campaign with a win over Northampton Town. The match officials for the fixture have been confirmed and can be found below:
Simon Mather, will take charge of our opening day encounter, having refereed 22 games last season.
League Two: 1
Premier League 2 Division 1: 2
Premier League 2 Division 2: 6
Mather has never officiated a Vale fixture prior to Saturday’s clash. In the 22 games he officiated last season, he has issued 71 yellow cards and seven red cards.
His assistants will be Daniel Flynn and Mark Jones, with Trevor Kettle taking on the role as fourth official.