We look back at each match from the 2015-2016 season
A GLANCE BACK – GAME 49
Port Vale 3 Crewe Alex 0
At Vale Park
April 2016thSaturday 9
Attendance 5,771 including 549 visiting supporters
minute of the game. Despite being behind from such and early stage, Crewe were still in with a chance of snatching a point until late in the game, before Dodds struck for the second time, this time hammering the ball into the roof of the net from close range. As if to rub salt in Crewe’s wounds, Hooper grabbed his second goal in two games with a lovely finish, similar to that he scored at Chesterfield in Vale’s previous game.rdTwo goals from Louis Dodds and a stoppage time strike from JJ Hooper were enough to give Vale the bragging rights as Vale saw off South Cheshire neighbours Crewe Alex at Vale Park. Crewe came into the game needing a miracle if they were to avoid relegation at the end of the season and that task became even less likely when Dodds struck in the 3
PORT VALE: Ryan McGivern, Chris Birchall, JJ Hooper, Michael Brown, Byron Moore, Ryan Boot, Theo RobinsonSUBS:Jak Alnwick, Ben Purkiss, Carl Dickinson, Remie Streete, Richard Duffy, Michael O’Connor, Louis Dodds, Sam Foley, Sam Kelly, Ajay Leitch-Smith, Anthony Grant.
CREWE ALEX: Ben Nugent, GeorgeSUBS:Ben Garratt, Oliver Turton, Jon Guthrie, Harry Davis, George Ray, Marcus Haber, David Fox, James Jones, Charlie Kirk, Daniel Udoh, Zoumana Bakayogo. Cooper, Lauri Dalla Valle, Billy Bingham, Callum Ainley, Tom Hitchcock.
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