Sadly, due to injury, Anthony will not be involved against his former club, but it is a timely occasion to catch up with the central defender to look back at his days at Vale Park where he came through the ranks and turned professional in 1998 before heading south in 2000.
We also have an exclusive first interview with France Under-19 international Dorian Dervite, who joined the club from Lille over the close season and has been named in the squad for the Carling Cup clash.
Radek Cerny, likely to start in goal this evening, is the subject of the gatefold poster feature, while there are further interviews with striker Andy Barcham on the signing of his new contract and soon to arrive Academy recruit Oscar Jansson.
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Anthony Gardner is the subject of the exclusive main interview in the Matchday Programme for the Carling Cup visit of Port Vale tonight.