Salford City will host fellow League 2 side Port Vale in the third round of the Leasing.com trophy next month.

Graham Alexander’s men saw off Wolves Under 21’s 3-0 on Tuesday night to continue their 100% record in the competition.

The game at the Peninsula Stadium will take place during the week commencing the 6th of January and the Ammies will be hoping to book their place in the Quarter-Finals as they seek to reach the Wembley final in April.

It will be the second meeting between the sides this season, with Salford’s Jake Beesley scoring a stoppage time equalizer during the side’s 1-1 draw at the Peninsula Stadium back in August.

Like Salford, Port Vale also qualified from the Group stages with a 100% record however needed penalties to come through their second round tie at home to Mansfield on Tuesday following a 2-2 draw in normal time.

Confirmation of a date for the fixture as well as ticket details will follow in due course. You can keep up to date at https://salfordcityfc.co.uk/.

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