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Looking Back at the 2014-15 season

23 May 2015

Port Vale 1 Rochdale 0



Port Vale 1 Rochdale 0 Attendance: 5,043 including 566 visiting supporters
Saturday 15th November 2014
At Vale Park
League One

Michael Brown’s first League goal in a Vale shirt and a clean sheet – Vale’s second of the season – saw off visitors Rochdale and ended their impressive run of late, continuing Vale’s recent revival under Rob Page.

The much-travelled Brown celebrated his second half strike like it was the first he had scored in a long, impressive career, but the victory was not solely down to the 37-year-old midfielder.

Vale’s patchwork defence did their job admirably, and each and every one wearing the white shirt ‘put in a shift’, as Vale picked up another precious three points.

minute of the game.rdIn a hard fought opening forty-five minutes there was little to separate the two sides, but s the fog slowly descended on Vale Park, Vale finally go the breakthrough they had been looking for in the 63

to smash home from the edge of the box for the only goal of the game.Michael BrownA neat Vale move gave Adam Yates the opportunity to cross into the Rochdale box and the ball dropped nicely for

PORT VALE: Sam Johnson, Chris Birchall, Louis Dodds, Ben Williamson, Byron Moore, Jordan Slew, Achille Campion.SUBS:Chris Neal, Adam Yates, Chris Robertson, Fredi Veseli, Carl Dickinson, Michael Brown, Colin Daniel, Chris Lines, Michael O’Connor, Mark Marshall, Dany N’Guessan.

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