PREVIEW: Vale hope to be blessed by Pope’s presence on Good Friday

Port Vale vs Mansfield Town - Zander Diamond of Mansfield Town defending against Tom Pope of Port Vale - Pic By James Williamson
Port Vale vs Mansfield Town - Zander Diamond of Mansfield Town defending against Tom Pope of Port Vale - Pic By James Williamson

A man with history of scoring dramatic late goals against the Spireites is hoping to be fit to face them on Good Friday.

Tom Pope has encountered Chesterfield 11 times in his long career and on three occasions he’s scored in the final five minutes – two of those goals condemning Town to defeat, the other to snatch a point for his side.9 D12 L