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The referee blows the whistle to end the game.
Chris Neal restarts play with the free kick.
Lee Miller challenges Carl Dickinson unfairly and gives away a free kick.
Corner taken by Billy Knott from the right by-line.
Anthony Griffith fouled by Liam Noble, the ref awards a free kick.
Lee Miller concedes a free kick for a foul on Anthony Griffith.
Billy Knott comes on in place of Ben Williamson.
Corner from the right by-line taken by Liam Noble.
Chris Birchall leaves the field to be replaced by Chris Shuker.
Chris Neal takes the free kick.
Liam Noble challenges Anthony Griffith unfairly and gives away a free kick.
Sam Byrne takes a brilliant shot and cleared the net.
Free kick awarded for a foul by Tom Pope on Courtney Meppen-Walter.
David Amoo takes a shot. Chris Neal safely holds on.
Corner from the left by-line taken by Jennison Myrie-Williams.
Corner taken by Jennison Myrie-Williams from the left by-line.
Lewis Guy joins the action as a substitute, replacing James Berrett.
Tom Pope scores with a header. Port Vale 2-1 Carlisle.
Tom Pope scores a headed goal. Port Vale 2-1 Carlisle.The assist for the goal came from Jennison Myrie-Williams.
Header at goal by Jennison Myrie-Williams strikes the woodwork.
Lee Miller manages to make a clearance.
Ben Williamson scores with their right foot. Port Vale 1-1 Carlisle.Assist by Jennison Myrie-Williams.
Daniel Redmond takes the chance to get an effort at goal. Chris Neal parries the effort to safety.
Carl Dickinson concedes a free kick for a foul on James Berrett.
Corner taken by James Berrett from the right by-line.
Shot by Daniel Redmond.
Clearance by Pascal Chimbonda.
Shot by Brad Potts cleared the bar.
Corner taken by Jennison Myrie-Williams.
Jordan Pickford takes the free kick.
Unfair challenge on Courtney Meppen-Walter by Tom Pope results in a free kick.
The second half kicks off.
Free kick taken by Jordan Pickford.
The match has reached half-time.
Carl Dickinson crosses the ball in from the free kick.
Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Carl Dickinson by Daniel Redmond.
Corner taken by James Berrett.
Free kick crossed by James Berrett. Courtney Meppen-Walter scores with a header. Port Vale 0-1 Carlisle.The assist for the goal came from James Berrett.
Anthony Griffith challenges Daniel Redmond unfairly and gives away a free kick.
Lee Miller takes the chance to get an effort at goal.
Free kick crossed by Richard Duffy.
Unfair challenge on Richard Duffy by Lee Miller results in a free kick.
Free kick crossed by Daniel Redmond.
Anthony Griffith gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Lee Miller.
James Berrett takes a shot and cleared the crossbar.
Pascal Chimbonda makes a clearance.
Foul by Courtney Meppen-Walter on Tom Pope, free kick awarded.
Header at goal by Ben Williamson goes over the bar.
Corner from the right by-line taken by Jennison Myrie-Williams.
Corner from the right by-line taken by James Berrett.
Jennison Myrie-Williams has a direct shot on goal from the free kick.
Chris Chantler gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Ben Williamson.
Chris Chantler manages to make a clearance.
Free kick taken by Chris Neal.
Foul by James Berrett on Richard Duffy, free kick awarded.
Tom Pope takes a shot and cleared the bar.
Unfair challenge on Lee Miller by Richard Duffy results in a free kick.
The match begins.
Griffith makes speedy recovery
Anthony Griffith has forced his way into the thinking of Port Vale manager Micky Adams ahead of the visit of Carlisle after making a dramatic recovery from a hip injury.
Griffith resumed training on Thursday to press his case for a recall after he was forced to sit out last Saturday's 3-0 defeat at Wolves. Adams will monitor the midfielder's fitness before deciding whether to put him straight back into the side.
While Griffith was able to train, Vale were more cautious about the fitness of Rob Taylor (knee) after he felt a niggle earlier this week.
Jack Grimmer will do some light training on Friday having been excused duty after playing for the Scotland Under-21 team on Wednesday night. Fellow defender Liam Chilvers underwent a minor groin operation last week and has not yet recovered.
Carlisle boss Graham Kavanagh is hoping James Berrett and Matty Robson return to contention.
Midfielder Berrett has missed the last three games due to a hamstring injury, while left-sided defender/winger Robson sat out last week's goalless draw against Brentford with a back problem.
Defender Sean O'Hanlon remains doubtful after missing out last week through injury and on-loan Manchester United teenager Sam Byrne will be assessed after a hamstring strain forced him off midway through the second half.
Nacho Novo could make his first start for the club if Byrne misses out as the Cumbrians chase back-to-back league wins on the road.
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