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From The Archives - a look at a match from Vale's past

27 June 2014

Huddersfield Town 0 Port Vale 4 - Saturday 3rd May 1998

Huddersfield Town 0 Port Vale 4

Division One

At The McAlpine Stadium

May 1998rdSaturday 3


HUDDERSFIELD TOWN: Edmondson, Morrison, FaceySUBS:Harper, Heary, Phillips, Dyson, Collins, Richardson, Lawson, Horne, Stewart, Barnes, Johnson.


PORT VALE:Porter, Corden, Naylor SUBS:Musselwhite, Carragher, Tankard, Bogie, Glover, Barnett, Ainsworth, Talbot, Foyle, Jansson.


minute the Valiants had opened up a two-goal lead when Jannson buried the ball from Foyle’s flick on. Jansson hit the third with a free kick and Lee Mills wrapped things up ten minutes from time.thVale celebrated like they had won promotion, when they played their ‘get out of jail’ card on the final day of the season to escape the drop, whilst near neighbours Stoke City were relegated after a heavy home defeat to Manchester City. Former Sweden international Jan Jannson had a hand in all four of Vale’s goals on an afternoon when a few feel of fingernails were chewed up and spit out before Vale showed the supporters there was nothing to worry about after all. Martin Foyle settled the nerves with Vale’s opener with less than two minutes on the clock and by the 24


The day’s other Division Two results:

Birmingham 0 Charlton 0

Bradford City 1 Portsmouth 3

Huddersfield Town 0 Port Vale 4

Ipswich 3 Crewe Alex 2

Middlesbrough 4 Oxford 1

Queens Park Rangers 0 Bury 1

Reading 0 Norwich 1

Stockport 1 Sheffield United 0

Stoke City 2 Manchester City 5

Swindon 1 Sunderland 2

Tranmere 2 Wolves 1

West Brom 1 Nottingham Forest 1


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