Good evening from Vale Park. The Vale are back in action and while we can’t expect fireworks like Saturday’s 6-3 win at Bolton every week, the Vale would like to progress.
John Askey’s side have got to the second round by topping a group that also featured Wigan, Tranmere and Liverpool under-21s, so now can they reach the last 16?
Expect plenty of changes as the Vale juggle the demands of this competition with the back to back home games against Colchester and Forest Green that await.
So, how will they get on?
I’m The Sentinel and StokeonTrentLive’s Port Vale reporter Mike Baggaley and am blogging LIVE from the game. So, follow me for all the build up, team news, action and reaction.