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Tom Pope returns from suspension for Port Vale

Posted Tuesday, January 28, 2020 by PA47 hits

Tom Pope will be available for Port Vale in their Sky Bet League Two clash against Exeter.The striker missed his side’s 3-0 defeat against Swindon after serving a one-match ban for improper comments made on Twitter.Jake Taylor joined Vale on loan from Nottingham Forest last week, but he remains sidelined with a knee problem.Emmanuel Oyeleke is back in training, but the game against Exeter ...Full Story »

Nick Pope and Ashley Westwood boost Burnley’s survival chances

Posted Monday, January 20, 2020 by PA56 hits

Nick Pope saved a Jamie Vardy penalty before Ashley Westwood’s emphatic finish saw Burnley come from behind to beat Champions League-chasing Leicester 2-1 and earn three much-needed Premier League points.Sean Dyche’s men looked bound for a fifth straight league defeat after Burnley-born Harvey Barnes rewarded Leicester’s early endeavours in the 34th minute, with the Foxes well ...Full Story »

Tom Pope Posts Hilarious Tweet After Scoring Against Manchester City And John Stones

Posted Sunday, January 05, 2020 by thesportbible.com76 hits

Tom Pope has cheekily tweeted he'd score 50 goals against John Stones after managing to net against Manchester City this evening. The 34-year-old scored Vale's equaliser against the Premier League champions in their FA Cup Third Round clash. It comes after he described Stones as "weak as p**s" following his display for England in a tweet last summer. Despite inevitably losing the game 4-1, ...Full Story »

Pope makes his mark but holders Man City avoid Port Vale upset

Posted Sunday, January 05, 2020 by PA76 hits

Tom Pope fulfilled a boast to score against John Stones but could not prevent holders Manchester City easing to a 4-1 victory over Port Vale in the FA Cup.Pope, the veteran Vale striker, claimed in a mocking tweet last summer that he would score 40 a season if he played against City defender Stones every week.He came good as he cancelled out an Oleksandr Zinchenko strike at the Etihad Stadium bu...Full Story »

Pope earns praise as hat-trick sees Vale into FA Cup third round

Posted Sunday, December 01, 2019 by PA33 hits

Boss John Askey praised hat-trick hero Tom Pope’s attitude as he almost single-handedly fired Port Vale to a 3-1 FA Cup second-round victory at Cheltenham.Vale were up against it throughout the opening half and they trailed to Reuben Reid’s third-minute penalty.But Pope’s opener after an hour sparked the turnaround and he completed his treble in just eight minutes as Askey&rsqu...Full Story »

Pope inspires Vale in FA Cup win

Posted Sunday, December 01, 2019 by PA33 hits

Tom Pope scored an eight-minute hat-trick to fire Port Vale into the third round of the FA Cup with a 3-1 win at Cheltenham.The home side dominated the first half after taking an early lead through Reuben Reid’s third-minute penalty, after Sean Long was tripped by Cristian Montano.Reid and Alex Addai both had clear chances to make it 2-0 but they could not find another before the break and...Full Story »

Pope ends drought with a brace as Port Vale break 10-man Morecambe’s resistance

Posted Sunday, October 06, 2019 by PA34 hits

Captain Tom Pope ended his goal drought to fire Port Vale to a 3-1 win over 10-man Morecambe.Pope scored twice – his first goals since the opening day – as Vale came from behind to end a three-game winless run in League Two.The Shrimpers had to deal with a man disadvantage for almost an hour after Jordan Cranston lashed out at David Worrall in the 32nd minute.John O’Sullivan pu...Full Story »

Francis, Kelly and Danjuma fit for Cherries

Posted Friday, September 27, 2019 by PA94 hits

Bournemouth have been boosted by the return to fitness of Simon Francis, Lloyd Kelly and Arnaut Danjuma ahead of the Premier League match against West Ham.Club captain Francis (knee), defender Lloyd Kelly (ankle) and Dutch forward forward Danjuma (foot) all played in the midweek Carabao Cup defeat by Burton.Cherries boss Eddie Howe reported no fresh injury concerns, with Charlie Daniels (knee), ...Full Story »

Zaine Francis-Angol suspended for Accrington’s match with Shrewsbury

Posted Monday, August 19, 2019 by PA52 hits

Accrington defender Zaine Francis-Angol will sit out Tuesday’s Sky Bet League One home clash with Shrewsbury due to suspension.Francis-Angol serves a one-match ban following his sending off for a second yellow card in the 1-1 draw at AFC Wimbledon on Saturday.Forward Offrande Zanzala, who has been sidelined since pre-season by a hamstring problem, “might be back in the frame”, ...Full Story »

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