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  • Date:25 Apr 2014
  • Kick-off:20:00
  • Venue:Vale Park
  • Attendance:6,394
  • Dodds (50)
  • Murphy (82)
    Porter (89)
Goal!

Live Commentary

The final whistle goes and the game is over.

92:49 +2.49

Free kick awarded for a foul by Richard Duffy on Chris Porter.

89:36

Chris Porter slots the ball left footed into the goal. Port Vale 1-2 Sheff Utd.Ryan Flynn provided the assist for the goal.

88:09

Jordan Hugill has an effort at goal. A parry by Mark Howard prevents the goal.

87:19

Jamie Murphy takes a shot. Sam Johnson parries the ball away.

86:38

Chris Shuker is brought on as a substitute for Anthony Griffith.

85:51

Corner taken by Jamie Murphy.

85:21

Corner from the right by-line taken by Jamie Murphy.

84:52

Corner from the left by-line taken by Jamie Murphy.

82:23

Jamie Murphy grabs a goal with a right foot finish. Port Vale 1-1 Sheff Utd.

78:50

Adam Yates crosses the ball in from the free kick.

78:28

Jennison Myrie-Williams fouled by Ben Davies, the ref awards a free kick.

77:39

Ben Davies on for Conor Coady.

75:45

(Port Vale) makes a substitution, with Ryan Lloyd coming on for Louis Dodds.

75:14

Jordan Hugill comes on in place of Ben Williamson.

74:13

Conor Coady takes a shot and cleared the goal.

71:57

Chris Porter on for Jose Baxter.

71:25

Corner taken by Jose Baxter from the left by-line.

69:03

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

65:49

Ryan Flynn concedes a free kick for a foul on Billy Knott.

64:40

Corner taken by Jose Baxter.

63:22

Shot by Billy Knott. Mark Howard catches the ball.

59:14

Free kick taken by Kieron Freeman.

59:03

Anthony Griffith concedes a free kick for a foul on Conor Coady.

58:06

Ben Williamson fouled by Kieron Freeman, the ref awards a free kick.

57:56

Adam Yates makes a clearance.

57:52

Corner from the right by-line taken by Jose Baxter.

57:27

Jose Baxter takes the chance to get an effort at goal.

56:16

Corner taken by Jose Baxter from the left by-line.

55:20

Free kick taken by Richard Duffy.

54:41

Jose Baxter concedes a free kick for a foul on Chris Lines.

52:36

Sam Johnson takes the free kick.

52:09

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Chris Robertson by Kieron Freeman.

50:04

Louis Dodds grabs a goal with a right foot finish. Port Vale 1-0 Sheff Utd.The assist for the goal came from Adam Yates.

49:12

Michael Doyle restarts play with the free kick.

48:25

Unfair challenge on Michael Doyle by Anthony Griffith results in a free kick.

46:54

Conor Coady has an effort at goal.

The second half kicks off.

39:41

Jose Baxter is ruled offside.

39:23

Free kick crossed by Chris Lines.

The players leave the pitch at half time.

38:48

Matthew Hill concedes a free kick for a foul on Ben Williamson.

38:09

Harry Maguire has an effort direct from the free kick.

37:13

Billy Knott challenges Conor Coady unfairly and gives away a free kick.

31:37

Clearance by Harry Maguire.

30:41

Harry Maguire produces a strike on goal direct from the free kick.

29:27

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Conor Coady by Anthony Griffith.

27:49

Carl Dickinson takes the free kick.

27:32

Foul by Jose Baxter on Richard Duffy, free kick awarded.

25:13

Free kick taken by Mark Howard.

24:40

Free kick awarded for a foul by Ben Williamson on Kieron Freeman.

23:58

Free kick taken by John Brayford.

23:46

Free kick awarded for a foul by Jennison Myrie-Williams on Michael Doyle.

22:42

Matthew Hill comes on in place of Neill Collins.

21:27

Mark Howard restarts play with the free kick.

21:05

Free kick awarded for a foul by Louis Dodds on Kieron Freeman.

18:30

Michael Doyle takes a shot.

17:51

Clearance by Ben Williamson.

17:43

Corner from the right by-line taken by Jose Baxter.

15:14

Carl Dickinson manages to make a clearance.

12:02

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

11:15

Jose Baxter takes the chance to get an effort at goal.

8:00

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

4:02

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

3:54

Clearance by Neill Collins.

2:41

Anthony Griffith takes the free kick.

2:34

Unfair challenge on Ben Williamson by Neill Collins results in a free kick.

0:46

Mark Howard restarts play with the free kick.

0:31

Foul by Anthony Griffith on Michael Doyle, free kick awarded.

The referee starts the match.

Match Preview

Duffy woe for Vale Richard Duffy has added to Port Vale's injury problems ahead of the visit of Sheffield United. Duffy came off injured early in the second half of the 1-0 defeat at Rotherham on Monday and the central defender is a doubt for Friday night. With Rob Taylor (thigh), Doug Loft (broken cheekbone), Joe Davis (hamstring) and Tom Pope (ankle) all out, Vale manager Micky Adams was only able to name five substitutes on the bench against the Millers - including youth-team defender Nathan Smith and first-teamers Jennison Myrie-Williams and Anthony Griffith who were not fully fit. Some good news for Adams sees midfielder Chris Lines come back into the reckoning after a four-match suspension. Sheffield United trio Michael Doyle, Stefan Scougall and Jose Baxter could all return to the starting line-up. Skipper Doyle and striker Baxter started on the substitutes' bench in Monday's goalless draw at Tranmere and Scougall was rested altogether, but all three are pushing for recalls. Bob Harris is not expected to recover from a groin injury so Matt Hill is likely to resume in defence, but manager Nigel Clough has no new injury or suspension concerns. The Blades, in eighth place in the table, are unbeaten in their last five league matches.

Formation:442Manager: Micky Adams

Port Vale

Formation: 451Manager: Nigel Clough

Sheff Utd

  • Sam Johnson
  • Adam Yates
  • Chris Robertson
  • Richard Duffy
  • Carl Dickinson
  • Jennison Myrie-Williams
  • Anthony Griffith
  • Chris Lines
  • Billy Knott
  • Louis Dodds
  • Ben Williamson
  • SUBS
  • Gavin Tomlin
  • Chris Shuker
  • Ryan Lloyd
  • Chris Birchall
  • Nathan Smith
  • Jordan Hugill

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Match Report

Form Guide

    DWWLWL
  • Port Vale
  • VS
  • Sheff Utd
  • LDDWWD

Last Meetings

  • Sheff Utd
  • 2 - 1
  • Port Vale
  • 19/10/2013
  • Sheff Utd
  • 0 - 0
  • Port Vale
  • 28/02/1989
  • Port Vale
  • 3 - 3
  • Sheff Utd
  • 24/10/1988
  • Sheff Utd
  • 3 - 1
  • Port Vale
  • 24/04/1984
  • Port Vale
  • 2 - 0
  • Sheff Utd
  • 27/12/1983

Top Scorers

Port Vale

  • T Pope 12
  • D Loft 9
  • G Tomlin 4
  • J Myrie-Williams 4
  • B Williamson 4
  • J Hugill 4
  • L Dodds 3
  • C Robertson 3
  • B Knott 2
  • C Birchall 1
  • A Yates 1
  • C Lines 1
  • R Taylor 1
  • J Grimmer 1

Sheff Utd

  • J Baxter 5
  • C Coady 5
  • H Maguire 5
  • R Flynn 4
  • C Porter 3
  • J Murphy 3
  • N Collins 2
  • M Doyle 2
  • S Scougall 2
  • M King 1
  • B Davies 1
  • J Brayford 1

Goals

Port Vale

    • Total goals 129
    • Goals per game 58
  • 4 (For) 1 (Against) Period 0-10 mins
  • 4 (For) 6 (Against) Period 11-20 mins
  • 6 (For) 6 (Against) Period 21-30 mins
  • 4 (For) 8 (Against) Period 31-40 mins
  • 9 (For) 13 (Against) Period 41-50 mins
  • 9 (For) 11 (Against) Period 51-60 mins
  • 6 (For) 6 (Against) Period 61-70 mins
  • 5 (For) 10 (Against) Period 71-80 mins
  • 11 (For) 10 (Against) Period 81-90 mins

Sheff Utd

    • Total goals 114
    • Goals per game 43
  • 4 (For) 4 (Against) Period 0-10 mins
  • 7 (For) 2 (Against) Period 11-20 mins
  • 4 (For) 2 (Against) Period 21-30 mins
  • 2 (For) 4 (Against) Period 31-40 mins
  • 5 (For) 7 (Against) Period 41-50 mins
  • 6 (For) 6 (Against) Period 51-60 mins
  • 9 (For) 6 (Against) Period 61-70 mins
  • 3 (For) 5 (Against) Period 71-80 mins
  • 3 (For) 7 (Against) Period 81-90 mins

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