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Unfair challenge on Jermaine McGlashan by Lee Collins results in a free kick. Booking for Lee Collins for unsporting behaviour. The free kick is swung in right-footed by Ben Herd.
Outswinging corner taken from the right by-line by Ben Herd, clearance made by John McCombe.
Corner taken by Luke Guttridge played to the near post, save made by Stuart Tomlinson.
Foul by Clayton McDonald on Jermaine McGlashan, Penalty awarded. Penalty missed by Michael Rankine.
Close range effort by Michael Rankine clears the crossbar.
Sean Rigg scores a goal from just inside the penalty area to the bottom left corner of the goal. Port Vale 4-0 Aldershot.Assist by Marc Richards.
Corner taken right-footed by Greg Pearson from the right by-line, save by Stuart Tomlinson.
Doug Loft gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Jermaine McGlashan. Sean Rigg replaces Jennison Myrie-Williams. Free kick crossed right-footed by Luke Guttridge from right wing, clearance made by John McCombe.
Outswinging corner taken by Luke Guttridge from the right by-line.
Jermaine McGlashan fouled by Clayton McDonald, the ref awards a free kick. Clayton McDonald booked for unsporting behaviour. Free kick crossed right-footed by Luke Guttridge, Marc Richards manages to make a clearance.
Marc Richards on for Guy Madjo.
Doug Loft takes a shot. Save by Jamie Young.
Unfair challenge on Michael Rankine by Anthony Griffith results in a free kick. Indirect free kick taken by Anthony Straker.
Michael Rankine is ruled offside. (Aldershot) makes a substitution, with Jermaine McGlashan coming on for Alex Rodman. Free kick taken by Stuart Tomlinson.
Corner taken left-footed by Jennison Myrie-Williams to the near post, Darren Jones manages to make a clearance.
Guy Madjo scores a goal from the edge of the penalty area to the bottom left corner of the goal. Port Vale 3-0 Aldershot.Assist by Tom Pope.
Doug Loft takes a shot. Blocked by Anthony Straker.
Greg Pearson on for Scott Davies.
Jennison Myrie-Williams has a shot on goal from outside the area which misses left.
Jennison Myrie-Williams gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Michael Rankine. Free kick taken by Anthony Straker.
Guy Madjo finds the back of the net with a goal from close in to the bottom left corner of the goal. Port Vale 2-0 Aldershot.Jennison Myrie-Williams provided the assist for the goal.
Corner taken by Alex Rodman from the right by-line, save by Stuart Tomlinson.
Effort from inside the area by Luke Guttridge misses to the right of the goal.
Outswinging corner taken left-footed by Jennison Myrie-Williams from the left by-line to the near post, save made by Jamie Young.
Michael Rankine fouled by Clayton McDonald, the ref awards a free kick. Ben Herd crosses the ball in from the free kick.
Adam Smith produces a left-footed shot from deep inside the penalty area which goes wide of the left-hand post.
Effort from deep inside the area by Alex Rodman clears the bar.
Unfair challenge on Jennison Myrie-Williams by Luke Guttridge results in a free kick. Adam Yates delivers the ball from the free kick right-footed from right channel.
The ball is swung over by Ben Herd, Jamie Collins takes a shot. Save made by Stuart Tomlinson.
Corner taken by Scott Davies, clearance made by Anthony Griffith.
Michael Rankine fouled by Clayton McDonald, the ref awards a free kick. Luke Guttridge restarts play with the free kick.
Michael Rankine challenges Adam Yates unfairly and gives away a free kick. Stuart Tomlinson takes the free kick.
Unfair challenge on Darren Jones by Guy Madjo results in a free kick. Jamie Young takes the indirect free kick.
Lee Collins gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Michael Rankine. Clayton McDonald joins the action as a substitute, replacing Liam Chilvers. Aaron Morris crosses the ball from the free kick right-footed from right wing.
The referee blows for offside. Stuart Tomlinson restarts play with the free kick.
Shot by Michael Rankine from deep inside the penalty area misses to the right of the goal.
Robert Taylor takes a shot from just inside the penalty box which clears the bar.
Doug Loft takes the inswinging corner, Anthony Straker makes a clearance.
Tom Pope produces a cross, Guy Madjo scores a goal from inside the penalty box to the bottom right corner of the goal. Port Vale 1-0 Aldershot.Tom Pope provided the assist for the goal.
Effort from the edge of the penalty area by Robert Taylor goes wide of the left-hand post.
Effort on goal by Jennison Myrie-Williams from just inside the area clears the crossbar.
Shot from 20 yards by Guy Madjo. Save made by Jamie Young.
The offside flag is raised against Michael Rankine. Stuart Tomlinson restarts play with the free kick.
Duo in line for Vale return
Gareth Owen and Marc Richards are pushing for places in the Port Vale starting line-up against Aldershot.
Defender Owen resumed full training on Monday after missing the last five matches with Achilles and hernia problems.
Striker Richards came through the final 15 minutes of the victory at Dagenham last weekend unscathed on his return from a troublesome ankle injury.
On-loan defender Shane O`Connor and striker Ben Williamson are in contention to make the squad after playing the full 90 minutes in a reserve-team game on Tuesday.
On-loan defender Liam Chilvers will play for the final time before returning to Notts County.
Midfielders Lewis Haldane (broken leg) and Ryan Burge (knee) and on-loan striker Andrew Little (knee) continue their rehabilitation from long-term injuries.
Aldershot will be without top scorer Danny Hylton.
The striker collected his fifth booking of the season in last weekend`s impressive 1-0 victory over Shrewsbury meaning he now serves an automatic one-match suspension.
Hylton, who has been linked with a move to a host of bigger clubs, has found the net 12 times for the Shots in all competitions this term although none of those have come in his last eight outings.
His absence will come as a blow to manager Dean Holdsworth who would have wanted to make as few changes as possible having hailed the performance of his players last Saturday as they collected the club`s first league win since the start of November.
Holdsworth made just the one change against Shrews as Scott Davies came in for Michael Rankine, who is likely to find himself reinstated into the starting XI against Vale to replace Hylton.
Madjo treble helps Vale sink Shots
Guy Madjo's three-goal salvo fired troubled Port Vale towards a welcome 4-0 victory over Aldershot, who suffered their fourth defeat in five league games.
Vale had failed to win any of their previous four home games, but the on-loan Madjo ended that sorry run with some clinical finishing.
A large proportion of Vale fans held up red cards before kick-off as they stepped up efforts to oust chairman Peter Miller and chief executive Perry Deakin, but there were no problems on the pitch with Vale launching a series of attacks before Madjo gave them an eighth-minute lead.
Madjo collected a cross from strike partner Tom Pope and held off the challenge of two defenders before burying a low shot inside Jamie Young's right-hand post from 12 yards.
Aldershot survived a couple of further scares, but started to play their way into the game as Adam Smith and Luke Guttridge came close to capitalising on some ropey Vale defending.
But Madjo settled fraying nerves when he tapped in Vale's second goal after Young could only parry a shot from Jennison Myrie-Williams in the 48th minute.
And the striker ended the game as a contest on the hour with a left-footed finish from 14 yards after he latched onto a through ball from Pope.
The unselfish Pope also played in substitute Sean Rigg to net Vale's 83rd-minute fourth before Aldershot's miserable day was completed when Michael Rankine missed an 85th-minute penalty.
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