Port Vale v Torquay

23 November 2009 04:58
Port Vale captain Tommy Fraser starts a three-match suspension, so Marc Richards will take the armband.Defender Gareth Owen will continue to play with a mask protecting his fractured cheekbone after playing 90 minutes at Barnet on Saturday. [LNB]Torquay are waiting on the fitness of skipper Chris Hargreaves (thigh). [LNB]Fit-again central midfielder Nicky Wroe will return, while Mark Ellis will continue at centre-half for the suspended Kieran Charnock. [LNB][LNB]Port Vale assistant manager Geoff Horsfield told BBC Radio Stoke:[LNB] [LNB][LNB] "We want to be a hard side to beat and a horrible team to play against. [LNB]"We've got to try and make Vale Park a fortress, and hopefully play a bit more football at home. [LNB]"But a lot of fans will tell you that even if it's a scrappy 1-0 win and we get three points, they'll be happy."

Source: BBC_Sport