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  • Date:22 Sep 2012
  • Kick-off:15:00
  • Venue:Vale Park
  • Attendance:6,978
  • Burton (10) Whelpdale (24)
Goal!

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92:53 +2.53

Foul by Robert Taylor on Deon Burton, free kick awarded. Tom Flanagan takes the direct free kick. Robert Taylor receives a yellow card.

91:48 +1.48

Corner taken short by Chris Whelpdale.

86:30

Free kick awarded for a foul by Matt Fish on Tom Pope. Strike comes in from Jennison Myrie-Williams from the free kick.

83:42

Corner from left by-line taken by Charlie Allen.

79:18

Corner taken by Chris Whelpdale from the right by-line to the near post, clearance made by Doug Loft.

78:26

Danny Jackman goes off and Charlie Allen comes on.

77:08

Danny Jackman gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Richard Duffy. Free kick taken by Chris Neal. Danny Jackman goes into the referee's book.

76:15

Unfair challenge on Deon Burton by Ryan Burge results in a free kick. Chris Whelpdale takes the free kick.

75:22

Ashley Vincent produces a right-footed shot from just outside the penalty area that goes harmlessly over the target.

68:45

Inswinging corner taken left-footed by Ryan Burge from the right by-line to the near post, clearance by Tom Flanagan.

68:27

Outswinging corner taken by Ryan Burge, clearance by Tom Flanagan.

67:59

Corner taken by Ryan Burge from the right by-line to the near post, clearance made by David Wright.

66:59

Danny Jackman challenges Jennison Myrie-Williams unfairly and gives away a free kick. Jennison Myrie-Williams has a direct shot on goal from the free kick,

66:19

Outswinging corner taken left-footed by Ryan Burge played to the near post, clearance made by Tom Flanagan.

63:34

Louis Dodds goes off and Ben Williamson comes on.

62:53

Robert Taylor joins the action as a substitute, replacing Sam Morsy.

60:39

Chris Whelpdale takes a shot. Save made by Chris Neal.

59:22

Andy Frampton is brought on as a substitute for Lewis Montrose.

53:57

Ryan Burge replaces Chris Shuker.

52:44

Sam Morsy takes a shot. Save by Stuart Nelson.

51:25

Ashley Vincent concedes a free kick for a foul on Matt Fish. Indirect free kick taken by Stuart Nelson.

49:41

Danny Kedwell replaces Robbie Findley.

43:20

Unfair challenge on Jennison Myrie-Williams by Danny Jackman results in a free kick. Jennison Myrie-Williams crosses the ball in from the free kick, David Wright manages to make a clearance.

36:31

Unfair challenge on Louis Dodds by Adam Barrett results in a free kick. Direct effort from the free kick comes in from Jennison Myrie-Williams.

34:30

Lewis Montrose challenges Chris Neal unfairly and gives away a free kick. Free kick taken by Chris Neal. The referee shows Lewis Montrose a yellow card.

32:59

Chris Shuker takes a outswinging corner from the right by-line played to the near post, Adam Barrett makes a clearance.

31:57

Deon Burton handles the ball and concedes a free kick. Free kick taken by Chris Shuker.

30:06

Chris Shuker takes a outswinging corner to the near post, clearance made by Adam Barrett.

29:40

Sam Morsy takes a shot. Blocked by Tom Flanagan.

24:36

A goal is scored by Chris Whelpdale from the edge of the area to the top left corner of the goal. Port Vale 0-2 Gillingham.

23:30

Tom Pope fouled by Tom Flanagan, the ref awards a free kick. Chris Shuker takes the free kick.

16:58

John McCombe receives a yellow card.

16:54

John McCombe challenges Robbie Findley unfairly and gives away a free kick. Danny Jackman takes the direct free kick.

15:44

Unfair challenge on Deon Burton by Richard Duffy results in a free kick. Stuart Nelson restarts play with the free kick.

14:28

Strike from close range by Jennison Myrie-Williams clears the bar.

10:20

The ball is sent over by Robbie Findley, Deon Burton scores a headed goal from close in. Port Vale 0-1 Gillingham.Robbie Findley provided the assist for the goal.

7:42

Louis Dodds concedes a free kick for a foul on Danny Jackman. Tom Flanagan restarts play with the free kick.

6:31

Outswinging corner taken by Danny Jackman from the left by-line played to the near post.

4:46

Clayton McDonald gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Robbie Findley. Direct effort from the free kick comes in from Deon Burton, save made by Chris Neal.

3:47

Outswinging corner taken right-footed by Chris Whelpdale.

0:32

David Wright challenges Ashley Vincent unfairly and gives away a free kick. Indirect free kick taken by Chris Neal.

Match Preview

Loft fit for Vale Doug Loft has declared himself fit to play, so Port Vale manager Micky Adams is likely to name an unchanged starting XI for the ninth successive match in the top-of-the-table clash with Gillingham at Vale Park. Skipper Loft required stitches in a shin injury during the impressive 5-2 victory at Fleetwood on Tuesday night but the midfielder is not a concern for the visit of the npower League Two leaders. Ahead of the game, Adams, whose side are the leading scorers in the country with 21 goals in seven matches, said: "They are top of the table and a confident unit who have got good players and a system that suits them. "The manager will force them forward and they look a decent side who are a real threat to us. But if we beat them we go top, so it's all to play for." The Vale boss revealed at his pre-match press conference that there may be divided loyalties in the Adams family on Saturday as his daughter still lives in Gillingham and is a season ticket holder at the Kent club. Charlie Lee, Bradley Dack, Myles Weston and Jack Payne are all absent for Gillingham. Lee was forced to limp off after just six minutes of Tuesday's 1-0 win over Southend. The midfielder was duly replaced by Dack, who went on to win the Gills' decisive penalty before seeing red on the stroke of half-time for a nasty foul on Mark Phillips. Dack now serves a three-match suspension, starting this weekend against a Vale side who, like Gillingham, have won their last three matches and know victory will see them leap above the Kent outfit into top spot. Striker Weston and midfielder Payne both missed out altogether against Southend having failed late fitness tests and the pair will again be missing at Vale Park. Manager Martin Allen has also revealed another couple of unnamed players are nursing knocks ahead of the encounter and stressed his side, despite their impressive form, needs freshening up.

Formation:442Manager: Micky Adams

Port Vale

Formation: 442Manager: Martin Allen

Gillingham

  • Chris Neal
  • Richard Duffy
  • John McCombe
  • Clayton McDonald
  • Doug Loft
  • Jennison Myrie-Williams
  • Sam Morsy
  • Chris Shuker
  • Ashley Vincent
  • Louis Dodds
  • Tom Pope
  • SUBS
  • Sam Johnson
  • Robert Taylor
  • Gareth Owen
  • Adam Yates
  • Ben Williamson
  • Ryan Burge
  • Ryan Lloyd

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Form Guide

    LWDWWW
  • Port Vale
  • VS
  • Gillingham
  • WWDWWW

Last Meetings

  • Port Vale
  • 2 - 1
  • Gillingham
  • 18/02/2012
  • Gillingham
  • 1 - 1
  • Port Vale
  • 08/10/2011
  • Gillingham
  • 3 - 0
  • Port Vale
  • 28/12/2010
  • Port Vale
  • 0 - 0
  • Gillingham
  • 16/10/2010
  • Port Vale
  • 1 - 3
  • Gillingham
  • 20/01/2009
  • Gillingham
  • 1 - 0
  • Port Vale
  • 27/09/2008

Top Scorers

Port Vale

  • T Pope 8
  • L Dodds 4
  • A Vincent 3
  • J McCombe 1
  • S Morsy 1
  • B Williamson 1

Gillingham

  • D Kedwell 4
  • D Burton 2
  • M Weston 2
  • J Martin 1
  • C Lee 1
  • C Whelpdale 1
  • J Payne 1

Goals

Port Vale

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

Gillingham

    • Total goals 24
    • Goals per game 15
  • 2 (For) Period 0-10 mins
  • 2 (For) 1 (Against) Period 11-20 mins
  • 2 (For) 1 (Against) Period 21-30 mins
  • 1 (For) 1 (Against) Period 31-40 mins
  • 3 (For) Period 41-50 mins
  • 2 (For) Period 51-60 mins
  • 1 (For) 1 (Against) Period 61-70 mins
  • 2 (For) Period 81-90 mins

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