We look back at the previous meeting between the two sides.Port Vale v Rochdale
At Vale Park
April 2016rdSaturday 23
Attendance 4,380 including 324 visiting supporters.
Rochdale’s slim hopes of finishing in the play-off places were all but put to bed thanks to another decent display from the Vale, who recorded their third win in the bounce.
goal) and a spot kick converted by Michael O’Connor just before half time.th minute Theo Robinson strike (Vale’s 6,000thVale went in at the break two goals up thanks to a 37
JJ Hooper got in on the act early in the second half, taking advantage of a sloppy back pass to drill the ball home before Calvin Andrew pulled one back for the visitors and O’Connor hit his second from the penalty spot after Remie Streete was pushed over in the box.
Jak Alnwick, Ben Purkiss, Remie Streete, Richard Duffy, Ryan McGivern, Carl Dickinson, Byron Moore, Michael Brown, Sam Foley, JJ Hooper, Theo Robinson.
SUBS: Chris Birchall, Adam Yates, Sam Kelly, Byron Moore, Ryan Boot, Achille Campion, Dan Turner
Joshua Lillis, Joseph Rafferty, Jimmy McNulty, Ashley Eastham, Oliver Lancashire, Donal McDermott, Nathaniel Mendez-Laing, Jamie Allen, Michael Rose, Callum Camps, Joseph Bunney.
Peter Vincenti, Calvin Andrew, Grant Holt, Stephen Collis, Andrew Cannon, David Syers, Ian AndersonSUBS: