We look back at each match from the 2015-2016 season
A GLANCE BACK – GAME 47
Port Vale 0 Barnsley 1
At Vale Park
March 2016thMonday 28
Attendance 4,839 including 854 visiting supporters
to be pole-axed inside the box while the visitors were lining up the free kick. When it was eventually taken – and re-taken – Barnsley scored straight from the free kick when skipper Conor Hourihane slotted the ball through a mass of bides and straight into the net. Vale’s play-off aspirations were all but dead and buried following a home defeat to Barnsley, in a game where the visitors were more than matched in every department. Barnsley took the lead as early as the ninth minute of the game in bizarre circumstances and a lot of confusion after the visitors’ free kick was initially held up when Vale defender Richard Duffy appeared
PORT VALE: Ryan Boot, Ryan McGivern, Matty Kennedy, Michael Brown, Sam Kelly, Byron Moore, Theo Robinson.SUBS:Jak Alnwick, Ben Purkiss, Ryan Inniss, Richard Duffy, Carl Dickinson, Louis Dodds, Michael O’Connor, Anthony Grant, Sam Foley, JJ Hooper, Ajay Leitch-Smith.
BARNSLEY: Nicholas Townsend, Shaun Tuton, Lewin Nyatanga, Harrison Chapman, Otis Khan, James Bree, Jak McCourt SUBS:Adam Davies, Aidan White, Marc Roberts, Alfie Mawson, George Williams, Joshua Scowen, Adam Hammill, Conor Hourihane, Ashley Fletcher, Joshua Brownhill, Ivan Toney.
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