Chairman on Vale v Rovers disorder

Port Vale's chairman says safety of staff and fans remains his main concern, as investigations take place into disturbances at the club's game with Bristol Rovers on Saturday.

Six people were injured and 4 people were arrested following the fixture at Vale Park.

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Vale Chairman Norman Smurthwaite has released this statement: "I would like to reassure everyone that myself, CBI (our security partners) and Staffordshire Police are currently investigating the disorder that took place in the away end during the game and in the car park afterwards.

"We have reviewed club CCTV footage that was taken of the incidents, as well as police footage of what unfolded.

"A debrief with the police will take place to review all matters.

"Safety of all supporters and staff remains of paramount importance to us."



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