I've made mistakes, says Marshall

New Port Vale signing Mark Marshall is ready to make up for lost time after losing two years of his career to a drugs ban and says he feels "wanted" at the League One club.

Marshall was banned from football for two years after being found with the stimulant Methylhexanamine in his system following a routine drug test on Boxing Day 2011.

But, after returning to football in February on a short-term deal at Coventry City, the former Barnet winger has now been handed a one-year deal at Vale Park and hopes to repay the faith that Valiants boss Micky Adams has shown in him.

"I've made mistakes'," the 26-year-old Jamaican told BBC Radio Stoke's Kick Off sports reporter Georgina Price. "But to get back on the pitch is an amazing feeling.

"I've now got to work my socks off to get to the top. But the biggest thing is to feel wanted, to feel the love. When you feel wanted, you give your all."

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