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Looking Back at the 2014-15 season

10 June 2015

Port Vale 1 Colchester United 2


Port Vale 1 Colchester United 2 Attendance: 4,471 including 173 visiting supporters
Friday 4th April 2015
Vale Park

Despite dominating the game in the opening forty-five minutes, Vale fell to a fifth defeat in five games and were by now looking below them in the table, despite being in with a slight chance of a play-off place just weeks before-hand. fired the visitors ahead from just inside the box in the 57George MoncurThe game had become a lot more open after the interval, with play switching from one end to the other and

Vale responded with a double substitution, Tom Pope coming on for Ben Williamson and Chris Birchall being replaced by on loan Mohamed Coulibaly.

Things were not going too well from a Vale point of view and Colchester looked a completely different side to the one that played in the opening forty five minutes.

found himself with the time to pick his shot, firing an angled drive hard and low past Sam Johnson to double Colchester’s lead.Jacob Murphy minute when thThe case was proven in the 77

minute when Mark Marshall won a corner, which the winger took himself on the Vale left.thVale gave themselves some hope in the 84

, who controlled it then stroked the ball past Walker from 15 yards.Louis DoddsThe flag kick was crossed towards the back post where it was headed back across by Robertson to

PORT VALE: Ryan Boot, Tom Pope, Chris Robertson, Ryan McGivern, Colin Daniel, Mohamed Coulibaly, Achille Campion. SUBS: Sam Johnson, Adam Yates, Fredi Veseli, Neill Collins, Carl Dickinson, Chris Birchall, Michael Brown, Michael O’Connor, Mark Marshall, Louis Dodds, Ben Williamson.  

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