The Football League can confirm that Port Vale Football Club have been deducted ten points, in accordance with its rules and regulations.

This Sporting Sanction has been implemented with immediate effect, following receipt of formal confirmation that the club is in administration. Port Vale have 7 days in which to appeal.

The Football League will now begin dialogue with the administrator aimed at achieving a successful sale of the club and its continuation in league football.

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