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Looking Back at the 2014-15 season

27 May 2015

Port Vale 2 Sheffield United 1


Port Vale 2 Sheffield United 1 Attendance: 8,524 including 2,594 visiting supporters
Friday 26th December 2014
Vale Park
League One

Vale celebrated Christmas in style with another three points on a snowy afternoon in Burslem, with a 2-1 victory over Nigel Clough’s Sheffield United.

minute and never really looked back. Mark Marshall rolled the ball into the box from a corner kick on the right.thVale got their noses in front in the 16

was on hand to apply the finishing touch right under the noses of the large contingent of visiting supporters.Ben WilliamsonDany N’Guessan hit it towards goal and

slammed home from close-range.Campbell-Ryce minute, but were on level terms shortly after half time when thThe visitors were forced to play the entire of the second half with ten men after Chris Basham received a red card in the 44

Despite that setback, Vale continued to pour forward, looking to get their noses back in front with wave after wave of attacks, but the visitors looked extremely dangerous on the break.

minute by Bob Harris.thVale were presented with the perfect opportunity to re-take lead when Mark Marshall was brought down in the box in the 78

Dany N’Guessanplaced the ball on the spot before hitting it to Mark Howard’s right. The Blades’ ‘keeper guessed correctly and got a touch, but there was too much power on the shot and Vale were once again in front.

PORT VALE: Sam Johnson, Chris Robertson, Chris Birchall, Chris Lines, Colin Daniel, Alex Nimely, Achille Campion. SUBS: Chris Neal, Adam Yates, Fredi Veseli, Richard Duffy, Carl Dickinson, Louis Dodds, Michael O’Connor, Michael Brown, Mark Marshall, Ben Wiliamson, Dany N’Guessan.  

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