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Silkmen gaffer Askey new frontrunner for Vale job

Macclesfield Town manager John Askey is the new favourite for the managerial vacancy at Sky Bet League Two club Port Vale according to the latest odds provided by English Football League sponsors Sky Bet.

The 52-year-old Stoke-on-Trent born boss is something of a legend at Moss Rose after scoring 109 goals in 515 appearances for The Silkmen in 19 years with the club.

Askey started his playing career with Port Vale but failed to make a senior breakthrough at Vale Park. The latest odds provided by English Football League sponsors Sky Bet have the former striker listed as the favourite for a return to Vale Park to fill the club's managerial vacancy.

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