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13 June 2014

Port Vale 3 Wolves 1 - Saturday 24th March 1990

Port Vale 3 Wolves 1

Division Two

At Vale Park

March 1990thSaturday 24


PORT VALE: Cross, MillerSUBS:Grew, Mills, Hughes, Walker, Parkin, Glover, Porter, Earle, Millar, Beckford, Jeffers


WOLVES: McLoughlin, Jones SUBS:Kendall, Bennett, Thompson, Venus, Westley, Bellamy, Steele, Cook, Mutch, Bull, Dennison.


goal of the season – to give Vale a three-goal half time advantage. Andy Mutch pulled a goal back for the visitors on the hour.th minute and Vale doubled their lead inside three minutes when Darren Beckford nipped in behind Wolves defender Shane Westley to lift the ball over visiting ‘keeper Mark Kendall. Robbie Earle Vale’s third – his 10thVale produced what manager John Rudge described as “an excellent team performance.” against a Wolves side sitting in the play-off places at the start of the day. In difficult conditions with a strong wind causing both sides problems at Vale Park, it was the home side who struck first when Irishman Paul Millar fired his side ahead in the 19

The day’s other Division Two results:

Blackburn 2 Newcastle 0

Bournemouth 0 Watford 0

Ipswich 1 Bradford C 0

Leeds 2 Portsmouth 0

Leicester 1 Plymouth 1

Oldham 3 Hull City 2

Oxford 2 Swindon 2

Port Vale 3 Wolves 1

Sheff Utd 1 Barnsley 2

Sunderland 4 West Ham 3

West Brom 1 Stoke 1


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