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The referee brings the game to a close.
Shot by Doug Loft went harmlessly over the bar.
Corner from the right by-line taken by Chris Shuker.
Corner taken by Louis Dodds.
Louis Dodds comes on in place of Gavin Tomlin.
Mark Fotheringham receives a yellow card.
Curtis Thompson joins the action as a substitute, replacing Mustapha Dumbuya.
Jack Grealish restarts play with the free kick.
Doug Loft receives a caution.
Doug Loft challenges Jack Grealish unfairly and gives away a free kick.
Bartosz Bialkowski takes the free kick.
Foul by Ben Williamson on Alan Sheehan, free kick awarded.
Free kick taken by Sam Johnson.
Danny Haynes is flagged offside by the assistant referee.
Danny Haynes replaces Jamal Campbell-Ryce.
Penalty taken right-footed by Gavin Tomlin and scored. Port Vale 2-1 Notts County.
Alan Sheehan goes into the book.
Penalty awarded for a foul by Mustapha Dumbuya on Gavin Tomlin.
Tom Pope takes a shot and cleared the crossbar.
Header by Ben Williamson misses to the right of the target.
Gavin Tomlin has an effort at goal.
Jack Grealish takes a shot and strikes the bar.
Enoch Showunmi joins the action as a substitute, replacing Ronan Murray.
Ben Williamson is brought on as a substitute for Lee Hughes.
(Port Vale) makes a substitution, with Chris Shuker coming on for Jennison Myrie-Williams.
Unfair challenge on Anthony Griffith by Ronan Murray results in a free kick.
Richard Duffy restarts play with the free kick.
Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Doug Loft by Mark Fotheringham.
Carl Dickinson takes a shot. Bartosz Bialkowski safely holds on.
Corner taken by Jack Grealish from the right by-line.
Alan Sheehan restarts play with the free kick.
The referee shows Chris Robertson a yellow card for unsporting behaviour.
Free kick awarded for a foul by Chris Robertson on Ronan Murray.
Richard Duffy takes the free kick.
Tom Pope fouled by Dean Leacock, the ref awards a free kick.
Corner from the right by-line taken by Jamal Campbell-Ryce.
Strike on goal comes in from Jennison Myrie-Williams from the free kick and goes over the bar.
Andre Boucaud concedes a free kick for a foul on Jennison Myrie-Williams.
Sam Johnson restarts play with the free kick.
Jack Grealish fouled by Richard Duffy, the ref awards a free kick.
Corner taken by Gavin Tomlin from the left by-line.
Corner taken by Jennison Myrie-Williams.
The referee starts the second half.
The ref blows to signal half-time.
Ronan Murray scores with their left foot. Port Vale 1-1 Notts County.
Corner from the left by-line taken by Gavin Tomlin.
Corner taken by Gavin Tomlin.
Corner from the right by-line taken by Jennison Myrie-Williams.
Corner taken by Callum McGregor.
Foul by Tom Pope on Alan Sheehan, free kick awarded.
Penalty taken right-footed by Jennison Myrie-Williams and scored. Port Vale 1-0 Notts County.
Free kick awarded for a foul by Alan Sheehan on Tom Pope.
Unfair challenge on Richard Duffy by Ronan Murray results in a free kick.
Dean Leacock restarts play with the free kick.
Andre Boucaud fouled by Anthony Griffith, the ref awards a free kick.
The offside flag is raised against Ronan Murray.
Andre Boucaud restarts play with the free kick.
Chris Robertson gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Callum McGregor.
The referee blows for offside against Ronan Murray.
The game kicks-off.
Lines on the sidelines for Vale
Chris Lines is suspended for Port Vale's home game against Notts County.
Lines received his fifth yellow card of the season during the 3-0 defeat at MK Dons on Saturday and the midfielder will serve a one-match ban on Boxing Day.
Carl Dickinson started in central midfield in Milton Keynes but is likely to line-up in his usual slot at left-back against the Magpies. Dan Jones had come back into the side at left-back at the weekend, but then limped off after 30 minutes with a foot injury.
Jones, only recently back in the team following groin and foot problems, is a doubt while manager Micky Adams is also waiting on the fitness of Adam Yates (back) and Rob Taylor (thigh) after they missed the Dons defeat. Captain Doug Loft is close to a comeback after making good progress in his recovery from a calf injury.
Gary Liddle will miss out for the visitors.
Liddle may not play again until 2014 after sustaining an ankle injury during the 1-1 home draw with Bristol City. The 27-year-old left Meadow Lane on Saturday evening wearing a protective boot after being hurt in a challenge with Robins defender Greg Cunningham.
Magpies manager Shaun Derry fears the player may have damaged ligaments but is awaiting the results of scans to determine the extent of the problem, although the club are optimistic there is no broken bone.
Callum Ball was another injury concern at the weekend after he was taken to hospital as a precautionary measure following a clash of heads with a visiting defender, but Derry is hopeful the on-loan Derby striker will be fit.
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