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Looking Back at the 2014-15 season

7 May 2015

Port Vale 1 Walsall 1



Port Vale 1 Walsall 1 Attendance: 7,050 including 1,145 visiting supporters
Saturday 9th August 2014
At Vale Park
League One

Vale began the new season with a 1-1 draw against Walsall here at Vale Park, in a game bossed by the Valiants in the opening forty five minutes.

Tom Pope minute.thslammed the ball home for the opening goal. Louis Dodds just couldn’t quite get a clean touch on a low angled cross from winger Mark Marshall and Pope hammered the ball home in the 26

levelled the score in the second half.Tom BradshawWalsall – and Vale for the matter – looked a different side in the second forty five minutes and

Vale were forced to defend for their lives as the visitors went looking for a second goal to sew up the three points.

Sam Johnson in the Vale goal had to be at his best to keep the scores level and in the end the two sides had to settle for a single point,

PORT VALE: Chris Neal, Chris Robertson, Chris Birchall, Adam Yates, Michael Brown, Steve Jennings, Ryan LloydSUBS:Sam Johnson, Fredi Veseli, Richard Duffy, Ryan McGivern, Carl Dickinson, Chris Lines, Michael O’Connor, Ben Williamson, Louis Dodds, Mark Marshall, Tom Pope.

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