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Looking Back at the 2014-15 season

5 June 2015

Port Vale 0 Oldham Athletic 1


Port Vale 0 Oldham Athletic 1 Attendance: 4,423 including 236 visiting supporters 
March 2015 rd Tuesday 3
Vale Park
League One

minute free kick fired home from 25 yards by Mike Jones.ndVale’s run of wins, which had been accompanied by clean sheets, came to an end when Oldham Athletic took all three points thanks to a 42

The Latics had started the game brightly, but Vale gradually become stronger and in the second half they threw everything but the kitchen sink at the visitors, but with nothing to show for their efforts.

minute after he appeared to have played the ball first, but the visitors took full advantage.ndMichael Brown wasn’t too pleased when the referee awarded the visitors a free kick in the 42

waited patiently as the referee measured out the ten yards, then the Latics man fired in the opener, squeezing the ball between Chris Neal and his left hand post.Mike JonesThe ball was placed 25 yards from goal and

It was the first goal conceded by Rob Page’s side in 335 minutes and it left Vale with everything to do in the second forty five minutes of the game.

The visitors defended as though their lives depended on it and a mixture of good saves, blocks, last gasp tackles and sheer bad luck from the Vale’s point of view saw the home side draw a blank.

PORT VALE: Sam Johnson, Adam Yates, Ryan McGivern, Chris Birchall, Louis Dodds, Chris Lines, Colin Daniel. SUBS:Chris Neal, Fredi Veseli, Chris Robertson, Ryan Inniss, Carl Dickinson, Byron Moore, Michael Brown, Michael O’Connor, Mark Marshall, Ben Williamson, Tom Pope.

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