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A look ahead to this weekend’s FA Cup fourth round match at Vale Park

Football: Quick change for transfers

Uefa, European football's ruling body, said yesterday that it wanted to have a new transfer system in place across the whole of Europe by the start of next season.

Football: Parkes gives Bohinen room to manoeuvre

Blackburn Rovers 1 Port Vale 0

Foyle proves perfect foil as City suffer again

Football: Manchester City 0 Port Vale 1

Vonk injury dulls Blades

Round-up

Football: Jemson looking polished under Smith's care

Crystal Palace 2 Oxford United 2

New deal for Gradi

Dario Gradi, Crewe's long-serving manager, has agreed a new 10- year contract with the Second Division club. The latest deal will see Gradi, who has been manager at Crewe for 13 years and six months, stay at Gresty Road until the year 2007.

Football: Port Vale no longer for sale claims chairman Bill Bell

Port Vale are no longer for sale, their chairman, Bill Bell, said yesterday.

Football: Past is Buckley's curse

West Bromwich Albion 1 Port Vale 1

Football: Huddersfield's magnificent fightback

NATIONWIDE LEAGUE

Jemson takes Oxford through

Oxford United 2 Port Vale 0

Port Vale on the brink of extinction

THAT WAS THE WEEKEND THAT WAS

Football; Chairman threatens to close down Port Vale

Port Vale's First Division fixture at Wolverhampton today could be their last in the Football League, the club's chairman, Bill Bell, warned yesterday.

Football: Players vote for strike over TV money

England's footballers have voted overwhelmingly in favour of strike action and are likely to withdraw their labour for the first time in their history a fortnight today.

Fast Dyer sets tone

Port Vale 0 Crystal Palace 2

Football: Stoke denied by Mills

Port Vale 1 Stoke City 1
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