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Carol and Kevin Shanahan on John Askey's new deal

21 May 2019

Carol and Kevin Shanahan have enjoyed a whirlwind two weeks since buying Port Vale a fortnight ago, and they took another positive step on Tuesday by securing the services of John Askey for another...

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John Askey: "I want success for the football club."

21 May 2019

After guiding Port Vale to safety in Sky Bet League Two during the 2018/19 campaign, John Askey is excited to see what the future holds now he has signed a three-year contract extension which will see...

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John Askey: "The supporters are a big reason as to why we stayed up."

5 May 2019

After watching his side earn a deserved draw away to promotion-winning Bury on the final day of the 2018/19 campaign, John Askey was proud with the performance, but he reserved special praise for the...

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John Askey: "Hopefully this will be the start of good things for the football club."

3 May 2019

Following the announcement that Scott Brown had signed a one-year contract extension on Thursday, John Askey is hopeful that the good news will help put the wheels in motion when it comes to securing...

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John Askey: "I couldn't have asked for any more from them."

23 April 2019

Having already secured mathematical safety in Sky Bet League Two, John Askey was delighted with how his players performed to pick up a respectable point away to high-flying MK Dons on Easter Monday.

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John Askey: "We just weren't at it."

14 April 2019

John Askey admits that Saturday’s defeat to play-off chasing Exeter City highlights that Vale still have work to do, but the manager is keen for the players to use it as a tool to improve in the...

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John Askey: "I never think of it as Manager of the Month, it's more about the team."

9 April 2019

After overseeing his Port Vale side pick up 11 points during March, manager John Askey has been nominated for the EFL Manager of the Month award, but he has hailed the performance of everyone around...

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John Askey eager to earn the 'bragging rights' over Crewe this weekend

2 April 2019

As his side gear up for this weekend's local derby with Crewe Alexandra, Vale boss John Askey admits that it would be fantastic to complete the double over their rivals, but he insists it must be...

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John Askey previews Yeovil Town clash

12 March 2019

Ahead of what is another important fixture for Port Vale, John Askey wants his players to build on the victory over Mansfield Town by securing all three points when Yeovil Town travel to Burslem on...

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John Askey encouraged by performance at Notts County

3 March 2019

Despite the fact his Vale side didn’t pick up that elusive victory when they travelled to Notts County this weekend, John Askey was delighted with the way the players performed.

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John Askey: "We're going there to win."

1 March 2019

John Askey acknowledges just how important Saturday's trip to Notts County could turn out to be in Vale's fight for survival in Sky Bet League Two, but he insists that his side will go to Meadow Lane...

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John Askey: "If you're making chances, they eventually start to go in."

19 February 2019

Despite John Askey's reign as Port Vale boss beginning with back-to-back defeats, the manager insists that he has seen enough in the performances to suggest that his side can turn their fortunes...

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