MX23RW : Monday, October 22 10:44:24

Port Vale appoint club legend Neil Aspin as new manager

Port Vale announce that they have appointed club legend Neil Aspin as their new manager.

Port Vale have announced that former defender Neil Aspin has been appointed as the club's new manager.

Last season, Vale were relegated from the third tier of English football and a poor start to this campaign led to Michael Brown being removed from his position in the dugout.

However, the Staffordshire club have now named a replacement, with club legend Aspin - who made 348 league appearances for Vale during his playing career - being brought in by the club's hierarchy after a successful period in non-league.

The 52-year-old leaves Gateshead, where he had won 37 of his 94 games in charge, while Aspin helped FC Halifax Town move back up the non-league pyramid after their reformation in 2008.

Vale currently sit in 22nd position in the League Two table, although they only sit above the relegation zone on goal difference and are five points adrift of 21st place.

Share this article now:
A general shot of a Premier League football ahead of the Premier League clash between Everton and West Ham United at Goodison Park on October 30, 2016
Read Next:
National League roundup: Cheltenham stay top
>

Loading ...

Failed to load data.

Loading ...

Failed to load data.

Select and display your favourite team's news and scores in this panel

Loading ...

Failed to load data.

Loading ...

Failed to load data.

Select and display your favourite team's news and scores in this panel
Tables
TeamPWDLFAGDPTS
1Lincoln City14102228111732
2Exeter CityExeter1484224121228
3MK Dons14761178927
4Newport CountyNewport148332124-327
5Colchester UnitedColchester1474329151425
6Tranmere RoversTranmere146621712524
7Bury146442315822
8Crawley TownCrawley147162219322
9Forest Green RoversForest Green144912013721
10Stevenage146351614221
11Carlisle UnitedCarlisle146171417-319
12Swindon TownSwindon144641718-118
13Mansfield TownMansfield12381169717
14Yeovil TownYeovil134542015517
15Oldham AthleticOldham134541613317
16Port Vale145271419-517
17Crewe AlexandraCrewe134361313015
18Morecambe144191426-1213
19Northampton TownNorthampton142661120-912
20Grimsby Town13337918-912
21Notts County133371630-1412
22Cheltenham TownCheltenham132471019-910
23Cambridge UnitedCambridge142391227-159
24Macclesfield TownMacclesfield141491325-127

Subscribe to our Newsletter


Transfer Talk Daily
Match previews - twice weekly
Morning Briefing (7am UTC)
Ultra close-up image of Kevin De Bruyne [NOT FOR USE IN ARTICLES]Get the latest transfer news, match previews and news direct to your inbox!

Loading ...

Failed to load data.

Loading ...

Failed to load data.

Select and display your favourite team's news and scores in this panel
Login, I already have my ad-free pass
Log in to customise Sports Mole
Buy ad-free access (show me the options)
Buy monthly ad-free access for £1.20/month
Buy yearly ad-free access for £12 (2 months free)
Settings - Logout - Manage your account
Settings - Logout - Manage your account