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  • Date:29 Oct 2011
  • Kick-off:15:00
  • Venue:The Kassam Stadium
  • Attendance:8,027
  • Duberry (10) Leven (63)
  • Richards (61)
Goal!

Live Commentary

94mins

Foul by Gary Roberts on Peter Leven, free kick awarded. Peter Leven takes the direct free kick.

94mins

Deane Smalley produces a cross.

93mins

The ball is sent over by Robert Taylor, Jake Wright manages to make a clearance.

92mins

Simon Heslop leaves the field to be replaced by Deane Smalley.

91mins

Outswinging corner taken by Sam Morsy, Sean Rigg produces a right-footed shot from inside the area that clears the bar.

91mins

A cross is delivered by Adam Yates, blocked by Asa Hall.

90mins

Corner taken by Gary Roberts from the right by-line, Jake Wright manages to make a clearance.

89mins

Ben Williamson takes a shot. Ryan Clarke makes a fantastic save.

87mins

The ball is crossed by Adam Yates, Liam Davis gets a block in.

84mins

The official flags Alfie Potter offside. Direct free kick taken by Stuart Tomlinson.

83mins

Sam Morsy takes a inswinging corner.

81mins

Penalty awarded for an unfair challenge on Marc Richards by Michael Duberry. Penalty taken by Marc Richards is saved by Ryan Clarke. Oxford Utd 2-1 Port Vale.

80mins

Shot from just outside the box by Simon Heslop misses to the left of the goal.

79mins

Sam Morsy fouled by Michael Duberry, the ref awards a free kick. Centre by Sam Morsy, Marc Richards takes a shot. Ryan Clarke makes a save.

78mins

Corner taken by Peter Leven from the left by-line, Headed effort from deep inside the penalty area by James Constable misses to the right of the target.

78mins

Simon Heslop sends in a cross, Clayton McDonald makes a clearance.

77mins

(Port Vale) makes a substitution, with Sam Morsy coming on for Anthony Griffith.

76mins

Doug Loft goes off and Gary Roberts comes on.

76mins

Asa Hall comes on in place of Robert Hall.

76mins

James Constable receives a caution for dissent.

74mins

Simon Heslop takes a shot. Stuart Tomlinson makes a save.

71mins

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Simon Heslop by Robert Taylor. Caution for Robert Taylor. Free kick taken by Peter Leven.

69mins

Ben Williamson comes on in place of Tom Pope.

68mins

Alfie Potter produces a left-footed shot from just outside the penalty area that goes harmlessly over the target.

64mins

Peter Leven finds the net with a goal from long range to the bottom right corner of the goal. Oxford Utd 2-1 Port Vale.

63mins

Effort on goal by Peter Leven from just outside the area goes harmlessly over the target.

63mins

Doug Loft concedes a free kick for a foul on Peter Leven. Peter Leven takes the free kick.

62mins

Goal scored by Marc Richards from deep inside the penalty area to the bottom left corner of the goal. Oxford Utd 1-1 Port Vale.Adam Yates provided the assist for the goal.

61mins

The offside flag is raised against Peter Leven. Stuart Tomlinson restarts play with the free kick.

60mins

Corner taken left-footed by Peter Leven, clearance made by Clayton McDonald.

60mins

Robert Hall takes a shot. Save by Stuart Tomlinson.

58mins

Inswinging corner taken right-footed by Paul McLaren, clearance made by Anthony Griffith.

58mins

The ball is sent over by Liam Davis, blocked by Adam Yates.

57mins

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Adam Yates by Liam Davis. Direct free kick taken by Doug Loft.

56mins

Robert Taylor crosses the ball, save by Ryan Clarke.

56mins

Alfie Potter concedes a free kick for a foul on Liam Chilvers. Liam Chilvers restarts play with the free kick.

52mins

Short corner taken by Peter Leven.

50mins

Peter Leven has an effort at goal from deep inside the area missing to the right of the goal.

49mins

The assistant referee signals for offside against Alfie Potter. Stuart Tomlinson restarts play with the free kick.

47mins

The official flags James Constable offside. Stuart Tomlinson takes the indirect free kick.

45mins

Outswinging corner taken from the left by-line by Doug Loft, Liam Chilvers produces a header from deep inside the six-yard box that clears the bar.

44mins

Tom Pope takes a shot. Jake Wright gets a block in.

44mins

Tom Pope takes a shot. Blocked by Jake Wright.

42mins

Alfie Potter gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Clayton McDonald. Stuart Tomlinson takes the free kick.

40mins

The ball is swung over by Doug Loft, Liam Davis makes a clearance.

38mins

Long distance shot from Sean Rigg misses to the left of the target.

37mins

Robert Hall concedes a free kick for a foul on Robert Taylor. Free kick taken by Stuart Tomlinson.

36mins

Unfair challenge on Robert Hall by Robert Taylor results in a free kick. Paul McLaren takes the free kick.

32mins

Doug Loft takes a shot. Save by Ryan Clarke.

31mins

Inswinging corner taken from the left by-line by Paul McLaren.

29mins

Centre by Doug Loft, save by Ryan Clarke.

28mins

Effort on goal by Marc Richards from just inside the area clears the crossbar.

25mins

Robert Taylor delivers the ball, Ryan Clarke makes a save.

24mins

Alfie Potter is flagged offside by the assistant referee. Stuart Tomlinson takes the free kick.

23mins

Peter Leven produces a right-footed shot from just outside the box that misses to the right of the net.

21mins

Robert Hall produces a left-footed shot from just outside the area that goes wide left of the goal.

20mins

Robert Hall takes a shot. Save by Stuart Tomlinson.

19mins

Inswinging corner taken by Doug Loft from the right by-line, save by Ryan Clarke.

18mins

Corner taken left-footed by Doug Loft from the left by-line, Andrew Whing manages to make a clearance.

17mins

Foul by Liam Chilvers on James Constable, free kick awarded. Liam Chilvers receives a yellow card for unsporting behaviour. Peter Leven crosses the ball from the free kick left-footed from right channel, Clayton McDonald makes a clearance.

12mins

Unfair challenge on Liam Davis by Clayton McDonald results in a free kick. Peter Leven takes the free kick.

12mins

Foul by James Constable on Liam Chilvers, free kick awarded. Stuart Tomlinson takes the direct free kick.

10mins

Corner taken left-footed by Peter Leven, Michael Duberry grabs a headed goal from close in. Oxford Utd 1-0 Port Vale.Peter Leven provided the assist for the goal.

10mins

A cross is delivered by Robert Hall, blocked by Gareth Owen.

8mins

Alfie Potter is ruled offside. Stuart Tomlinson restarts play with the free kick.

7mins

Simon Heslop delivers the ball.

6mins

Robert Taylor concedes a free kick for a foul on Robert Hall. Free kick taken by Andrew Whing.

6mins

Pass corner from left by-line crossed in by Doug Loft.

5mins

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Marc Richards by Paul McLaren. Stuart Tomlinson takes the free kick.

4mins

Peter Leven takes a shot from just outside the penalty area clears the crossbar.

1mins

Short corner worked by Paul McLaren.

Match Preview

Batt banned for Vale visit Oxford boss Chris Wilder will be without defender Damian Batt for the home clash with Port Vale. Batt picked up his fifth booking of the season during the 5-1 victory over Plymouth on Tuesday and will serve a one-game suspension for the visit of Micky Adams' Vale. Otherwise, Wilder has no fresh injury concerns ahead of the fixture - although he is still without several long-term casualties. Tony Capaldi (back), Tom Craddock (knee), Andy Haworth (ankle) and Anthony Tonkin (hamstring) are all at least a fortnight away from a return to action. Sheffield United loanee Danny Philliskirk has made two substitute appearances since his temporary switch from Bramall Lane, and he will be pushing for a place in the starting line-up. Vale have no fresh problems. Striker Marc Richards (ankle) and midfielder Rob Taylor (thigh) came through the full 90 minutes against Bristol Rovers unscathed after going into the midweek match nursing slight niggles. Ryan Burge (knee), Lewis Haldane (broken leg), Lee Collins (groin) and Andrew Little (knee) remain absent. Manager Micky Adams told the club`s official website: "Marc (Richards) is a bit sore but he got through Tuesday night fine and he has been training all week. "The others are still out. Lee (Collins) is back on the training ground running so he is getting up to full speed in that sense. However, he has not done any real ball work yet."

Formation:433Manager: Chris Wilder

Oxford Utd

Formation: 3412Manager: Micky Adams

Port Vale

  • Ryan Clarke
  • Andrew Whing
  • Michael Duberry
  • Jake Wright
  • Liam Davis
  • Simon Heslop
  • Paul McLaren
  • Peter Leven
  • Alfie Potter
  • James Constable
  • Robert Hall
  • SUBS
  • Deane Smalley
  • Asa Hall
  • Josh Payne
  • Stevie Kinniburgh
  • Danny Philliskirk

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Match Report

Leven wonder-goal gives Oxford victory Peter Leven struck a sensational second-half winner and Ryan Clarke saved a late penalty as Oxford beat Port Vale 2-1. Ex-Chelsea and Leeds centre back Duberry put the U's in front after 11 minutes when he glanced in Paul McLaren's corner for his first goal since joining Oxford in the summer. With the pace and trickery of Alfie Potter and Robbie Hall, the U's stayed on the front foot. Hall had a low drive saved, and Leven's curling shot just arced beyond the far post. But Port Vale came back into it before half-time and only two brilliant blocks in quick succession by Jake Wright denied Marc Richards. The Valiants did level though after 62 minutes with a neat interpassing move. Doug Loft released Tom Pope on the right and Richards side-footed home his low cross. Two minutes later Leven chipped goalkeeper Stuart Tomlinson from 45 yards to put Oxford back in front in style. The keeper was not that far out of his goal but the lob was so inch-perfect that he was helpless to see it float over his reach and in. Yet Vale had an opportunity to salvage a point when Duberry tripped Richards in the box nine minutes from time. Richards picked himself up to take the spot kick himself, but Ryan Clarke dived to his right to pull off a superb save. Clarke made another vital save from substitute Ben Williamson in the last minute as United held on.

Form Guide

    DWWDLW
  • Oxford Utd
  • VS
  • Port Vale
  • DWDWLW

Last Meetings

  • Port Vale
  • 1 - 2
  • Oxford Utd
  • 12/03/2011
  • Oxford Utd
  • 2 - 1
  • Port Vale
  • 02/10/2010

Top Scorers

Oxford Utd

  • J Constable 7
  • R Hall 5
  • S Heslop 3
  • P Leven 2
  • L Davis 2
  • P McLaren 1
  • A Potter 1

Port Vale

  • M Richards 5
  • S Rigg 5
  • T Pope 4
  • G Roberts 3
  • D Loft 3
  • L Dodds 2
  • R Taylor 2
  • B Williamson 2
  • A Griffith 1
  • J McCombe 1
  • S Morsy 1

Goals

Oxford Utd

    • Total goals 36
    • Goals per game 23
  • 1 (For) Period 0-10 mins
  • 3 (For) 1 (Against) Period 11-20 mins
  • 2 (For) 1 (Against) Period 21-30 mins
  • 4 (For) 1 (Against) Period 31-40 mins
  • 3 (For) 2 (Against) Period 41-50 mins
  • 3 (For) 3 (Against) Period 51-60 mins
  • 1 (For) 4 (Against) Period 61-70 mins
  • 3 (For) 1 (Against) Period 71-80 mins
  • 3 (For) Period 81-90 mins

Port Vale

    • Total goals 44
    • Goals per game 31
  • 2 (For) 3 (Against) Period 0-10 mins
  • 4 (For) 1 (Against) Period 11-20 mins
  • 7 (For) 4 (Against) Period 21-30 mins
  • 6 (For) 3 (Against) Period 31-40 mins
  • 3 (For) 2 (Against) Period 41-50 mins
  • 2 (For) 2 (Against) Period 51-60 mins
  • (For) 2 (Against) Period 61-70 mins
  • 1 (For) 1 (Against) Period 71-80 mins
  • 6 (For) 4 (Against) Period 81-90 mins

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