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Looking Back at the 2014-15 season

19 May 2015

Preston North End 2 Port Vale 0


Preston North End 2 Port Vale 0 Attendance: 9,381 including 612 visiting supporters
Saturday 18th October 2014
At Deepdale
League One

Despite a spirited first half performance, Vale left Deepdale empty handed once again, with the home side finding the net in each half, through Paul Gallagher and Alan Browne.

minute.thBut the main talking point from a Vale point of view was the dismissal of on loan defender Stephane Zubar, who was re carded after an off the ball incident with Preston’s Joe Garner in the 78

The home side had loud appeals for a penalty after it looked suspiciously like Tom Pope had handled in the box, but the referee was having none of it.

in for a 15 yard shot and the Preston man made no mistake.Paul Gallagher minute the home side got the breakthrough following several errors in the Vale defence, allowing ndBut in the 42

minute the two of them were at it again.thZubar had clashed with Joe Garner in the first half, but the referee didn’t see the incident and in the 78

Once again the referee didn’t see anything, but after speaking to his assistant Zubar was promptly given his marching orders.

took a slight deflection, leaving Chris Neale wrong footed as the ball trickled into the net.Alan BrowneTwo minutes later the home side doubled their lead when a 20 yard shot from

PORT VALE: Sam Johnson, Ryan McGivern, Chris Birchall, Colin Daniel, Michael Brown, Byron Moore, Remie StreeteSUBS:Chris Neal, Adam Yates, Carl Dickinson, Richard Duffy, Louis Dodds, Ben Williamson, Chris Lines, Tom Pope, Michael O’Connor, Mark Marshall, Stephan Zubar.

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