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Former Shrewsbury Town manager John Askey agrees new Port Vale deal

By Lewis Cox | Shrewsbury Town FC | Published: | Last Updated:

Former Shrewsbury Town boss John Askey has agreed a new three-year deal at Port Vale.

Former Town boss John Askey (AMA)

Askey, who was sacked by Salop in November, took the reins at Vale Park on a short-term contract in February and guided the League Two side away from relegation.

And Macclesfield legend Askey has penned a new long-term deal at the Valiants – who are under new ownership – after helping the club avoid dropping into non-league.

Askey lost his first four games with Vale but results improved and he assured safety with three games to spare.

He lasted just five months at Montgomery Waters Meadow as a difficult start saw Town go winless in their first nine games.

Lewis Cox

By Lewis Cox
Multi-Media Sports Journalist - @lewiscox_star

Sports reporter with the Express & Star and Shropshire Star. Covering Shrewsbury Town and with a keen eye for non-league and grassroots.

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