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Looking Back at the 2014-15 season

28 May 2015

Port Vale 2 Gillingham 1


Port Vale 2 Gillingham 1 Attendance: 4,783 including 166 visiting supporters
Saturday 3rd January 2015
Vale Park
League One

A late, late strike from substitute Colin Daniel gave Vale the three points in a pulsating all-action affair against managerless Gillingham in the first game of the New Year at Vale Park.

It took Vale’s tally for the festive season to an impressive nine points from twelve, though it could have just as easily gone the other way when former Vale skipper Doug Loft rattled the Vale crossbar during the second half.

keeping his composure in front of goal before confidently stroking home the opening goal to put the Valiants in the driving seat.Ben Williamson minute – thVale took the lead in the 11

Although Vale looked quite solid at the back, the visitors continued to drive forward with confidence, and the lively Bradley Dack took full advantage of an error by Richard Duffy set up the equaliser.

just inside the Vale box and the striker drove home to level the scores.Cody McdonaldDack fed

Chris Neal need to get down low to his left to push away a 20 yard shot from Dack in the 81st minute with both sides still looking to take all three points.

fired home the decider, much to the delight of the Vale crowd.Colin DanielBut there was still plenty of time for drama and three minutes into stoppage time Vale took the three points when

Chris Neal, Adam Yates, Carl Dickinson, Richard Duffy, Louis Dodds, Ben Williamson, Michael O'ConnorPORT VALE:
Sam Johnson, Chris Robertson, Chris Birchall, Chris Lines, Colin Daniel, Ryan Lloyd, Achille CampionSUBS:, Michael Brown, Mark Marshall, Fredi Veseli, Dany N'Guessan.

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