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Looking Back at the 2014-15 season

9 May 2015

Doncaster Rovers 1 Port Vale 3



Doncaster Rovers 1 Port Vale 3 Attendance: 6,473 including 600 visiting supporters
Saturday 16th August 2014
At The Keepmoat Stadium
League One

First half goals from Ben Williamson, Tom Pope and skipper Carl Dickinson put Vale well in the driving seat at the Keepmoat Stadium against a Doncaster outfit widely tipped for a quick return to the Championship.

It was no more than the Vale deserved and although the home side pulled a goal back on 74 minutes, Vale went on to deservedly record their first away win of the season.

Williamsonheaded home his fourth goal of the new season to put Vale in the driving seat after 27 minutes as a confident Vale showed how they could perform.

It was no more than Vale deserved. They had attacked at every opportunity and had been pressing for an opener, having slightly the better of the game up to that point.

smashed the ball home for the third, four minutes before the interval.Carl Dickinson drove the ball home to open up a two-goal lead and just to rub salt in the wounds, skipper Tom PopeTwelve minutes later

minute, it served as a consolation goal and Vale returned home with three well-earned in the 74Kyle BennettAlthough Rovers pulled a goal back through

PORT VALE: Chris Neal, Chris Robertson, Colin Daniel, Louis Dodds, Michael Brown, Steven Jennings, Ryan Lloyd.SUBS: Sam Johnson, Frederic Veseli, Richard Duffy, Ryan McGivern, Carl Dickinson, Chris Lines, Michael O’Connor, Ben Williamson, Louis Dodds, Mark Marshall, Tom Pope.  

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