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Looking Back at the 2014-15 season

1 June 2015

Barnsley 2 Port Vale 1


Barnsley 2 Port Vale 1 Attendance: 8,660 including 335 visiting supporters
Saturday 31st January 2015
At Oakwell
League One

Vale’s first game at Oakwell for just under a decade ended in defeat after the Valiants shot themselves in the foot either side of half time.

Frederic Veseli went down awkwardly early in the game and required lengthy treatment. The stretcher brought onto the field of play by the medics was not required as first feared and the defender was soon able to re-join the action.


appeared to have the last touch before it crossed the line.Chris NealThere were seven minutes added to the first half and in that stoppage time the tricky Milan Lalkovic sprinted down the Vale right and was allowed to keep going, cutting inside along the byeline before sending the ball towards the near post and

picked the ball up just inside the Vale half and took off, running straight at goal before unleashing a 25 yard shot that took a slight deflection on its way into the Vale net.Ben PearsonJust 48 seconds into the second half the home side got a second goal to leave Vale with a mountain to climb.

minute and looked like they may just get something from the game – sadly it wasn’t to in the 66Colin DanielTo Vale’s credit they didn’t allow their heads didn’t drop and they pulled a goal back through

PORT VALE: Sam Johnson, Richard Duffy, Ryan McGiven, Chris Birchall, Michael Brown, Byron Moore, Ryan Lloyd.SUBS: Marshall, Chris Lines, Michael O’Connor, Colin Daniel, Ben Williamson, Tom Pope.   Chris Neal, Adam Yates, Fredi Veseli, Carl Dickinson, Mark 

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