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Looking Back at the 2014-15 season

15 May 2015

Port Vale 2 Barnsley 1


Port Vale 2 Barnsley 1 Attendance: 5,415 including 830 visiting supporters
Saturday 20th September 2014
At Vale Park
League One

After losing six straight games, Vale finally bounced back with a win when Michael O’Connor and Mark Marshall scored the goals to send Barnsley home empty-handed.

A second half penalty miss by Jordan Slew could have proved costly when the scores were level, but Marshall’s late winner sealed the points in a deserved first win for the Interim Manager.

Page made changes for his first game as Port Vale Interim Manager as Vale went looking to turn around their recent run of poor results following the departure of Micky Adams.

curled the free kick around the wall and into the ‘keeper’s top left corner.Michael O’Connor minutes when thVale took the lead in the 24

by Michael O’Connor and pointed straight at the spot.Conor HourihaneThe visitors were given the perfect opportunity to level the scores in the second half when the referee spotted a push in the back on

Hourihane picked himself, dusted himself down and hammered home his sixth goal of the season from twelve yards, via Chris Neal’s left hand upright.

cut inside onto his left foot and slotted the ball through a sea of bodies and inside the far post to earn Vale all three points.Mark Marshall minute, thIt was looking like Vale may have to settle for a point when, in the 89

PORT VALE: Sam Johnson, Chris Robertson, Ben Williamson, Colin Daniel, Steve Jennings, Michael Brown, Byron MooreSUBS:Chris Neal, Adam Yates, Ryan McGivern, Carl Dickiinson, Louis Dodds, Michael O’Connor, Chris Lines, Mark Marshall, Tom Pope, Jordan Slew.

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