Stockport County Vs Port Vale, Tue 23 Nov 2010

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Stockport boss Paul Simpson has no new injury or suspension concerns ahead of the home clash with Port Vale.

On-loan Watford defender Tom Aldred was named man of the match on his debut at centre-half in Saturday`s 1-1 draw at home to Torquay, so will be expecting to start again

Greg Tansey could come into contention for a starting role after he came off the bench to rescue a point for County against the Gulls.

Tansey's fierce drive cancelled out Eunan O'Kane's opener as Simpson`s men shared the spoils at Edgeley Park for the fifth time this season.

Simpson said: "We were unlucky maybe in the end. I really fancied our chances to go on and get the win."

Port Vale`s only injury concern remains Lee Collins ahead of the trip to Stockport.

The defender has missed the last three matches with shin splints and will again be monitored ahead of the trip, although manager Micky Adams is unlikely to reshuffle his backline even if Collins recovers in time.

Centre-back John McCombe grabbed an unlikely brace in the 2-1 win over Wycombe at the weekend while putting in a fine display alongside Gareth Owen and full-backs Adam Yates and Kris Taylor.

Adams named an unchanged side for the victory - only Vale`s second in eight league games - from the one which saw off non-league Dartford 4-0 last Tuesday and must now decide whether to do so for a third successive match.

On-loan forward Jake Speight returned from his calf problem to make a late cameo from the bench.

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