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Vale seal victory over neighbours

Port Vale reached the last 16 of the Checkatrade Trophy after a 4-0 win over Stoke City.

Tom Pope opened the scoring inside six minutes in front of a crowd of just under 8,000.

Two goals in two minutes just before the break from Cristian Montano put the home side in the driving seat.

Luke Hannant completed the scoring midway through the second half.

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