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Looking Back at the 2014-15 season

11 May 2015

Port Vale 0 Notts County 2



Port Vale 0 Notts County 2 Attendance: 5,090 including 381 visiting supporters
Saturday 23rd August 2014
At Vale Park
League One

Vale slipped to their first defeat of the season, losing to a hard-working Notts County side who netted a goal in each half to stun the home side.

After two great away results and a four-match unbeaten start to the season, Vale looked out of sorts in the opening forty five minutes

Defender Carl Dickinson thought he had given his side the perfect start when he beat Roy Carroll from close range in the fifth minute, but the referee’s whistle had blown for an infringement and the ‘goal’ was ruled out.

minute of the game and the visitors fully deserved their half time fired the Magpies ahead with a 30 yard volley in the 11Gary JonesVeteran

.Liam NobleVale upped their game after the interval, but despite all of Vale’s second half attempts to get themselves on level terms, the visitors wrapped it up with a late goal from

minute finally killed off any hope Vale had of rescuing a point from the game and Vale were left to reflect on what could have been.thNoble’s 25 yard free kick in the 87

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

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