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  • Date:21 Sep 2013
  • Kick-off:15:00
  • Venue:Vale Park
  • Attendance:9,218
  • Loft (59) Birchall (82)
  • Wilson (34) Wilson (34)
    Moussa (42) Moussa (42)
Goal!

Live Commentary

The referee ends the match.

93:58 +3.58

Shot by Ben Williamson went wide right of the net.

87:53

Blair Adams sends in a cross.

86:38

Corner taken by Chris Lines from the right by-line.

84:56

Andy Webster takes the free kick.

84:09

Corner taken by Chris Lines.

82:44

Mathieu Manset replaces Conor Thomas.

82:20

Chris Birchall scores with their right foot. Port Vale 3-2 Coventry.

81:53

Tom Pope takes a shot.

78:49

Shot by John Fleck.

77:49

Ben Williamson takes a shot.

77:37

Shot by Tom Pope missed to the left of goal.

76:39

Chris Neal restarts play with the free kick.

76:16

Leon Clarke gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Carl Dickinson.

75:01

Anthony Griffith takes a shot and cleared the crossbar.

72:33

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Cyrus Christie by Chris Birchall.

71:50

Strike comes in from Leon Clarke from the free kick.

71:08

Anthony Griffith concedes a free kick for a foul on Carl Baker.

69:22

Foul by John Fleck on Adam Yates, free kick awarded.

68:06

Doug Loft handles the ball and concedes a free kick.

66:16

Free kick taken by Cyrus Christie.

66:11

Adam Yates gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Franck Moussa.

65:01

The referee blows for offside against Ben Williamson.

63:55

Corner taken by Carl Baker from the left by-line.

62:41

Centre by Cyrus Christie.

61:44

Joe Murphy takes the free kick.

61:28

Doug Loft concedes a free kick for a foul on Carl Baker.

60:29

The ball is delivered by Leon Clarke.

59:04

The ball is swung over by Carl Dickinson.

56:36

Shot by Tom Pope missed to the right of the net.

54:13

Tom Pope is ruled offside.

53:09

Chris Birchall crosses the ball.

51:46

Shot by Anthony Griffith. A parry by Joe Murphy prevents the goal.

50:59

The ball is swung over by Blair Adams.

49:07

Corner from the right by-line taken by Blair Adams.

The referee gets the second half started.

The match has reached half-time.

47:59 +2.59

Free kick taken by Chris Lines.

47:40

Free kick taken by Chris Robertson.

47:35

Free kick awarded for a foul by Callum Wilson on Chris Robertson.

47:24 +2.24

Unfair challenge on Chris Lines by Blair Adams results in a free kick.

45:01

(Port Vale) makes a substitution, with Ben Williamson coming on for Louis Dodds.

45:01

Chris Birchall is brought on as a substitute for Jennison Myrie-Williams.

44:30

Cyrus Christie delivers the ball.

42:53

Franck Moussa scores with a right foot finish. Port Vale 1-2 Coventry.

40:15

Free kick awarded for a foul by Leon Clarke on Liam Chilvers.

39:15

Free kick crossed by Chris Lines.

38:39

Blair Adams gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Jennison Myrie-Williams.

37:41

Carl Dickinson concedes a free kick for a foul on Carl Baker.

37:11

Cyrus Christie takes a shot.

36:04

Franck Moussa takes a shot and went wide of the right hand upright.

35:19

Chris Lines restarts play with the free kick.

34:42

The referee blows for offside.

34:11

Callum Wilson scores with their right foot. Port Vale 0-1 Coventry.Cyrus Christie provided the assist for the goal.

31:27

The official flags Doug Loft offside.

29:37

Free kick taken by Andy Webster.

29:30

Carl Baker fouled by Anthony Griffith, the ref awards a free kick.

26:29

Chris Neal restarts play with the free kick.

25:16

Corner from the right by-line taken by Cyrus Christie.

23:14

Chris Lines restarts play with the free kick.

22:44

Tom Pope fouled by Andy Webster, the ref awards a free kick.

20:46

Shot by Conor Thomas.

20:24

Carl Baker crosses the ball in from the free kick.

19:51

Free kick awarded for a foul by Carl Dickinson on Callum Wilson.

18:29

Carl Baker produces a cross.

16:16

John Fleck takes the free kick.

15:56

Franck Moussa fouled by Chris Lines, the ref awards a free kick.

13:56

Corner taken by Chris Lines.

12:53

Conor Thomas restarts play with the free kick.

12:24

Shot by Callum Wilson missed to the left of the net.

12:07

Carl Baker takes a shot.

9:43

Doug Loft crosses the ball.

5:53

Chris Neal restarts play with the free kick.

5:13

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Adam Yates by Carl Baker.

3:19

Carl Baker has a direct shot on goal from the free kick.

2:31

Foul by Anthony Griffith on Callum Wilson, free kick awarded.

The referee gets the game underway.

Match Preview

Vale wait on Jones Port Vale continue to assess Dan Jones ahead of the visit of in-form Coventry. Jones has missed the last three matches after suffering a groin strain during the home defeat to Wolves. Micky Adams is waiting to see if the left-back recovers sufficiently enough to be included in the squad against the club he used to manage. Vale were beaten 3-2 by Leyton Orient last Saturday but Adams had nothing but praise for the performance of his players against the league leaders and he might be tempted to name an unchanged team. Chris Shuker, Chris Birchall and Gavin Tomlin staked their claims for a recall with run-outs for the reserves this week, with Tomlin scoring in a 4-1 win over Oldham. In-form Coventry will assess both Adam Barton and Billy Daniels ahead of the trip. Barton continues to be troubled by a niggling knee injury but has still appeared on the bench in each of City's opening eight matches of the season. Fellow midfielder Daniels sustained a hip problem while playing for the club's Under-21 side in midweek and went for a scan on Thursday, although Coventry are hoping it is nothing major. Daniels, however, has also had to make do with a substitute role over the last three games with back-to-back victories having stretched City's unbeaten run to six games.

Formation:4411Manager: Micky Adams

Port Vale

Formation: 442Manager: Steven Pressley

Coventry

  • Chris Neal
  • Adam Yates
  • Chris Robertson
  • Carl Dickinson
  • Liam Chilvers
  • Doug Loft
  • Chris Lines
  • Anthony Griffith
  • Jennison Myrie-Williams
  • Louis Dodds
  • Tom Pope
  • SUBS
  • Sam Johnson
  • Chris Shuker
  • Joe Davis
  • Ben Williamson
  • Kaid Mohamed
  • Richard Duffy
  • Chris Birchall

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Match Report

Form Guide

    LWLLWL
  • Port Vale
  • VS
  • Coventry
  • WWDDWW

Last Meetings

  • Coventry
  • 1 - 1
  • Port Vale
  • 31/03/1964
  • Port Vale
  • 1 - 1
  • Coventry
  • 30/03/1964
  • Coventry
  • 0 - 1
  • Port Vale
  • 04/05/1963
  • Port Vale
  • 2 - 1
  • Coventry
  • 22/09/1962
  • Coventry
  • 0 - 1
  • Port Vale
  • 16/04/1962
  • Port Vale
  • 2 - 0
  • Coventry
  • 30/09/1961

Top Scorers

Port Vale

  • T Pope 2
  • D Loft 2
  • J Myrie-Williams 2
  • L Hughes 1
  • L Dodds 1

Coventry

  • C Wilson 8
  • L Clarke 4
  • F Moussa 3
  • B Daniels 3
  • M Manset 1

Goals

Port Vale

    • Total goals 20
    • Goals per game 8
  • (For) 1 (Against) Period 11-20 mins
  • 1 (For) 2 (Against) Period 21-30 mins
  • 2 (For) Period 31-40 mins
  • 1 (For) 1 (Against) Period 41-50 mins
  • 1 (For) 3 (Against) Period 51-60 mins
  • 1 (For) Period 61-70 mins
  • (For) 3 (Against) Period 71-80 mins
  • 2 (For) 2 (Against) Period 81-90 mins

Coventry

    • Total goals 32
    • Goals per game 20
  • 4 (For) 2 (Against) Period 0-10 mins
  • (For) 1 (Against) Period 11-20 mins
  • 2 (For) 1 (Against) Period 21-30 mins
  • 2 (For) Period 31-40 mins
  • 2 (For) 1 (Against) Period 41-50 mins
  • 1 (For) 1 (Against) Period 51-60 mins
  • 3 (For) 2 (Against) Period 61-70 mins
  • 1 (For) 1 (Against) Period 71-80 mins
  • 5 (For) 4 (Against) Period 81-90 mins

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