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  • Date:06 Mar 2012
  • Kick-off:19:45
  • Venue:Vale Park
  • Attendance:5,197
  • Richards (42) Dodds (85)
    Dodds (87)
Goal!

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94:04 +4.04

Effort from inside the area by Adi Yussuf misses to the right of the goal.

91:19 +1.19

The referee blows for offside. Ross Atkins takes the free kick.

87:58

Louis Dodds scores a goal from close in to the top right corner of the goal. Port Vale 3-0 Burton Albion.Assist by Tom Pope.

87:48

Cleveland Taylor joins the action as a substitute, replacing Jimmy Phillips.

85:02

Unfair challenge on Doug Loft by Jimmy Phillips results in a free kick. Paul Marshall sends in a cross, Louis Dodds scores a headed goal from close in. Port Vale 2-0 Burton Albion.The assist for the goal came from Paul Marshall.

82:46

Chris Shuker leaves the field to be replaced by Kingsley James.

77:16

Corner from the right by-line taken by Jimmy Phillips, Header by Tony James from deep inside the penalty area misses to the left of the target.

76:36

Chris Palmer joins the action as a substitute, replacing Andrew Corbett. Inswinging corner taken by Jack Dyer from the left by-line played to the near post, John McCombe manages to make a clearance.

74:21

Tom Pope on for Marc Richards.

71:39

Sam Morsy comes on in place of Sean Rigg.

62:37

Aaron Webster concedes a free kick for a foul on Sean Rigg. Paul Marshall has an effort direct from the free kick, Ross Atkins makes a save.

60:32

Marc Richards gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Ross Atkins. Ross Atkins restarts play with the free kick.

60:13

Shot from 25 yards from Chris Shuker. Ross Atkins makes a save.

58:37

Adi Yussuf comes on in place of Matty Harriott.

56:55

Corner from the right by-line taken by Paul Marshall, clearance made by Tony James.

55:49

Ryan Austin takes a inswinging corner from the left by-line to the near post, clearance by John McCombe.

54:36

Justin Richards has an effort at goal. Save by Stuart Tomlinson.

52:36

Sean Rigg crosses the ball, save made by Ross Atkins.

51:14

Robert Taylor challenges Lionel Ainsworth unfairly and gives away a free kick. Free kick crossed right-footed by Ryan Austin from right wing, clearance by John McCombe.

49:08

Effort on goal by Louis Dodds from deep inside the penalty area misses to the right of the target.

46:33

The assistant referee signals for offside against Chris Shuker. Ross Atkins takes the indirect free kick.

46:00

Jack Dyer concedes a free kick for a foul on Sean Rigg. Anthony Griffith takes the free kick.

41:39

Unfair challenge on Anthony Griffith by Jimmy Phillips results in a free kick. Jimmy Phillips receives a yellow card for unsporting behaviour. The ball is crossed by Paul Marshall, Sean Rigg takes a shot. Save by Ross Atkins. Marc Richards fires in a goal from inside the six-yard box to the bottom right corner of the goal. Port Vale 1-0 Burton Albion.Assist by Sean Rigg.

41:01

Corner taken right-footed by Jack Dyer, Stuart Tomlinson makes a save.

40:04

Doug Loft concedes a free kick for a foul on Ryan Austin. Doug Loft is cautioned by the ref for unsporting behaviour. Aaron Webster fires a strike on goal direct from the free kick.

39:02

Louis Dodds crosses the ball, save by Ross Atkins.

36:10

Inswinging corner taken by Chris Shuker from the left by-line, Tony James manages to make a clearance.

31:59

Centre by Louis Dodds.

29:58

Free kick awarded for a foul by Doug Loft on Jimmy Phillips. Direct free kick taken by Ryan Austin.

28:06

Sean Rigg is ruled offside. Indirect free kick taken by Ross Atkins.

26:57

Lionel Ainsworth produces a cross, save made by Stuart Tomlinson.

22:41

Foul by Jack Dyer on Louis Dodds, free kick awarded. Marc Richards fires a strike on goal direct from the free kick. Inswinging corner taken left-footed by Paul Marshall from the right by-line to the near post, Adam Bolder manages to make a clearance.

16:59

Inswinging corner taken left-footed by Paul Marshall from the right by-line, Header from deep inside the area by Marc Richards goes harmlessly over the crossbar.

15:18

Paul Marshall fouled by Adam Bolder, the ref awards a free kick. John McCombe restarts play with the free kick.

13:55

Free kick awarded for a foul by John McCombe on Jimmy Phillips. The free kick is swung in right-footed by Jimmy Phillips, Anthony Griffith manages to make a clearance.

12:23

Tony James concedes a free kick for a foul on Marc Richards. Free kick crossed by Louis Dodds, clearance made by Tony James.

11:39

Shot from 18 yards by Lionel Ainsworth. Blocked by John McCombe.

9:01

Robert Taylor challenges Lionel Ainsworth unfairly and gives away a free kick. Booking for Robert Taylor. The free kick is swung in right-footed by Andrew Corbett, John McCombe manages to make a clearance.

5:52

Foul by Marc Richards on Andrew Corbett, free kick awarded. Direct free kick taken by Ross Atkins.

2:45

The referee blows for offside against Marc Richards. Ross Atkins takes the indirect free kick.

Match Preview

Duo keep Vale waiting Port Vale will check on Marc Richards and Clayton McDonald ahead of the home game against Burton. Club captain Richards pulled out of the squad to face Accrington on Saturday morning after he was struck down by illness and the striker will continue to be assessed. Tom Pope will keep his place in the team should Richards not make it. Richards' withdrawal left Vale, who are on the brink of administration for the second time in just over eight years, with only four substitutes. Manager Micky Adams revealed after the 2-2 draw at Accrington that the club could not afford midfielder Kingsley James' travelling expenses from his family home in Sheffield to link up with the squad. McDonald failed to reappear for the second half against Stanley because of a hamstring problem and a late decision will be made on the defender's fitness. Under-pressure Burton boss Paul Peschisolido may have a stronger squad to choose from. Peschisolido, who met with chairman Ben Robinson on Monday to discuss his future after a 2-0 home defeat to Southend at the weekend extended Albion's winless run to 11 matches, had to name youth-team striker Evan Garnett on the bench against the Shrimpers because of the club's injury problems. Joint-leading scorer Billy Kee was ruled out for the remainder of the season last week as he awaits a groin operation. Fellow forward Calvin Zola (calf), skipper John McGrath (ankle) and midfielder Jacques Maghoma (hamstring) were also absent on Saturday. However, Peschisolido is hopeful the trio will return to contention for the game at Vale Park.

Formation:433Manager: Micky Adams

Port Vale

Formation: 442Manager: Paul Peschisolido

Burton Albion

  • Stuart Tomlinson
  • Doug Loft
  • John McCombe
  • Lee Collins
  • Robert Taylor
  • Chris Shuker
  • Anthony Griffith
  • Paul Marshall
  • Sean Rigg
  • Louis Dodds
  • Marc Richards
  • SUBS
  • Chris Martin
  • Tom Pope
  • Sam Morsy
  • Ben Williamson
  • Kingsley James

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Match Report

Vale leave financial woes behind to win A late double by Louis Dodds eased Vale's pain on the day they entered administration as Micky Adams' side beat Burton Albion 3-0 to extend the visitors' winless run to 12 matches. Vale dominated most of a tight first-half first-half with Marc Richards wasting an 18th minute chance when he headed Paul Marshall's corner over the bar from six yards. But both players were heavily involved again two minutes before the interval when Richards atoned to give Vale the lead with his 12th goal of the season. Burton goalkeeper Ross Atkins made a tremendous save after Sean Rigg met Marshall's free-kick with a firm header, but Richards was on hand to tuck away the rebound. Albion had offered nothing as an attacking force in the first period and Vale should have doubled their lead five minutes after the break when Dodds shot wide of a gaping net. But former Vale striker Justin Richards forced the first save of the night from Stuart Tomlinson shortly afterwards as Burton finally began to venture forward. Vale rode out a short spell of pressure and Dodds wrapped up a deserved victory when he struck in the 86th and 88th minutes. He got the faintest of headed touches from Marshall's excellent free-kick delivery for his first, then prodded in a close range finish from Tom Pope's perfect downward header.

Form Guide

    WDWWDD
  • Port Vale
  • VS
  • Burton Albion
  • DLDLLL

Last Meetings

  • Burton Albion
  • 1 - 1
  • Port Vale
  • 16/08/2011
  • Port Vale
  • 2 - 1
  • Burton Albion
  • 03/01/2011
  • Burton Albion
  • 0 - 0
  • Port Vale
  • 02/11/2010
  • Burton Albion
  • 1 - 0
  • Port Vale
  • 06/02/2010
  • Port Vale
  • 3 - 1
  • Burton Albion
  • 19/01/2010

Top Scorers

Port Vale

  • S Rigg 9
  • M Richards 8
  • T Pope 5
  • J McCombe 3
  • L Dodds 3
  • D Loft 3
  • R Taylor 2
  • B Williamson 2
  • C Shuker 1
  • A Griffith 1
  • A Yates 1
  • S Morsy 1

Burton Albion

  • B Kee 12
  • CM Zola 10
  • J Richards 7
  • A Webster 2
  • A Bolder 2
  • C Taylor 2
  • C Palmer 2
  • J Maghoma 1
  • J Dyer 1
  • C Driver 1
  • A Yussuf 1

Goals

Port Vale

    • Total goals 98
    • Goals per game 53
  • 4 (For) 4 (Against) Period 0-10 mins
  • 4 (For) 2 (Against) Period 11-20 mins
  • 9 (For) 7 (Against) Period 21-30 mins
  • 8 (For) 4 (Against) Period 31-40 mins
  • 5 (For) 6 (Against) Period 41-50 mins
  • 6 (For) 5 (Against) Period 51-60 mins
  • 3 (For) 5 (Against) Period 61-70 mins
  • 3 (For) 5 (Against) Period 71-80 mins
  • 11 (For) 7 (Against) Period 81-90 mins

Burton Albion

    • Total goals 89
    • Goals per game 44
  • 3 (For) 3 (Against) Period 0-10 mins
  • 4 (For) 5 (Against) Period 11-20 mins
  • 6 (For) 4 (Against) Period 21-30 mins
  • 8 (For) 6 (Against) Period 31-40 mins
  • 4 (For) 8 (Against) Period 41-50 mins
  • 6 (For) 10 (Against) Period 51-60 mins
  • 4 (For) 3 (Against) Period 61-70 mins
  • 2 (For) 4 (Against) Period 71-80 mins
  • 7 (For) 9 (Against) Period 81-90 mins

possession


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