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  • Date:22 Feb 2011
  • Kick-off:19:45
  • Venue:Vale Park
  • Attendance:4,588
  • Morsy (55)
  • Anthony Griffith - og (32) Winn (39)
    Winn (39) Bridges (66)
Goal!

Live Commentary

94:23 +4.23

Corner taken by Sam Morsy, clearance by Byron Harrison. Corner taken right-footed by Sam Morsy from the left by-line, save by Chris Day.

92:10 +2.10

Tom Pope takes a shot from a just insdie the area and hits the post.

91:21 +1.21

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Michael Bostwick by John McCombe. Chris Day takes the free kick.

90:52 +0.52

Sam Morsy takes the inswinging corner, clearance made by Mark Roberts.

90:13 +0.13

Outswinging corner taken by Robert Taylor from the left by-line played to the near post, clearance made by Lawrie Wilson.

88:42

Outswinging corner taken from the right by-line by Sam Morsy, save by Chris Day.

87:45

Corner taken by Sam Morsy from the left by-line, save made by Chris Day.

85:50

The ball is sent over by Ronnie Henry, David Bridges produces a header from deep inside the area and hits the post.

83:28

Ronnie Henry receives a yellow card. Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Robert Taylor by Ronnie Henry. Marc Richards takes the direct free kick. Inswinging corner taken from the left by-line by Sam Morsy, clearance made by Jon Ashton.

82:33

Luke Foster is brought on as a substitute for Peter Winn.

76:39

David Bridges takes a shot. Save by Chris Martin.

75:01

Inswinging corner taken right-footed by Sam Morsy from the left by-line, save by Chris Day.

71:53

David Bridges is booked. Unfair challenge on John McCombe by David Bridges results in a free kick. Chris Martin takes the free kick.

70:36

The referee books Lee Collins for unsporting behaviour. Lee Collins challenges Lawrie Wilson unfairly and gives away a free kick. Free kick taken by Ronnie Henry.

68:32

Unfair challenge on Sam Morsy by Peter Winn results in a free kick. Direct free kick taken by Adam Yates.

68:00

(Port Vale) makes a substitution, with Louis Dodds coming on for Lewis Haldane.

66:11

David Bridges finds the net with a goal from close in to the bottom left corner of the goal. Port Vale 1-3 Stevenage.Ronnie Henry provided the assist for the goal.

60:43

Craig Reid goes off and Ben May comes on. Michael Bostwick concedes a free kick for a foul on Sam Morsy. Direct free kick taken by Sam Morsy.

59:04

Lewis Haldane has an effort at goal from outside the penalty box missing to the wide right of the target.

55:59

A goal is scored by Sam Morsy from outside the box to the top right corner of the goal. Port Vale 1-2 Stevenage.

50:49

Lee Collins takes a shot. Save by Chris Day. Inswinging corner taken by Sam Morsy from the left by-line, clearance made by Mark Roberts.

48:56

John Mousinho leaves the field to be replaced by Byron Harrison.

45:29

Jon Ashton is cautioned by the ref for unsporting behaviour. The referee gives a free kick against Jon Ashton for handball. Sam Morsy takes the direct free kick.

45:01

Justin Richards leaves the field to be replaced by Marc Richards. Doug Loft goes off and Robert Taylor comes on.

43:65 +0.59

Corner taken by Peter Winn from the right by-line, Lee Collins manages to make a clearance.

42:65 +1.30

Inswinging corner taken from the right by-line by Doug Loft, clearance made by John Mousinho.

39:54

Peter Winn scores a goal from inside the six-yard box to the bottom right corner of the goal. Port Vale 0-2 Stevenage.The assist for the goal came from Ronnie Henry.

36:36

Michael Bostwick takes a shot from inside the box clearing the bar.

33:26

Inswinging corner taken by Doug Loft from the left by-line played to the near post.

32:49

Anthony Griffith concedes an unfortunate own goal. Port Vale 0-1 Stevenage.

26:01

The official flags Justin Richards offside. Indirect free kick taken by Chris Day.

25:23

The official flags Craig Reid offside. Indirect free kick taken by Chris Martin.

24:39

Sam Morsy produces a right-footed shot from just outside the area that goes harmlessly over the target.

23:44

The referee penalises Tom Pope for handball. Chris Day takes the indirect free kick.

21:11

Peter Winn takes the inswinging corner, John McCombe makes a clearance. Corner taken by John Mousinho from the left by-line, John McCombe manages to make a clearance.

16:52

Doug Loft takes a inswinging corner from the right by-line played to the near post, clearance by John Mousinho.

16:03

Scott Laird gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Lewis Haldane. Adam Yates crosses the ball in from the free kick, John Mousinho manages to make a clearance.

14:34

Inswinging corner taken left-footed by Peter Winn from the right by-line, clearance by Exodus Geohaghon.

10:51

Foul by John Mousinho on Doug Loft, free kick awarded. John McCombe takes the free kick.

10:10

Tom Pope takes a shot. Chris Day makes a save.

6:29

Handball by Craig Reid. Chris Martin takes the free kick.

5:50

Unfair challenge on Ronnie Henry by Justin Richards results in a free kick. Chris Day takes the indirect free kick.

3:59

Corner taken right-footed by Sam Morsy, Jon Ashton makes a clearance.

Match Preview

Duo missing for Vale Port Vale will be without Kayleden Brown and Romaine Sawyers as they host Stevenage. The on-loan duo, who have played bit-part roles over the past month, have returned to parent club West Brom upon the completion of their deals. Midfielder James O`Shea is in contention to play his final match before returning to Birmingham, while striker Tom Pope is currently due to complete his loan stay after Saturday`s clash against Aldershot. However, Valiants boss Jim Gannon has revealed his desire to negotiate an extension with Rotherham to keep lifelong Vale fan Pope, who scored a brace to help beat Bradford 2-1 on Friday. Midfielder Gareth Roberts misses out as he starts the three-match ban received for his sending off for the club`s reserves earlier this month. Centre-back Gareth Owen (ankle) remains out. Striker Marc Richards continued his rehabilitation from his thigh injury with a further five minutes against Bradford and will again be pushing for more minutes. Stevenage boss Graham Westley again looks set to be without Michael Bostwick when his side make the trip. Westley`s men won 1-0 at Crewe on Saturday and the only change to their starting line-up saw Luke Foster take Bostwick`s place in defence. Bostwick missed out due to a virus and is still suffering, so Westley is likely to name the same starting line-up. Midfielder Darren Murphy is a definite absentee as he works his way back from an ongoing shoulder problem. Scott Laird snatched all three points for Stevenage with a late winner at Gresty Road and Westley was full of praise for his men. He said: "It was a classic away performance and a very important three points."

Formation:442Manager: Jim Gannon

Port Vale

Formation: 442Manager: Graham Westley

Stevenage

  • Chris Martin
  • Adam Yates
  • John McCombe
  • Exodus Geohaghon
  • Lee Collins
  • Lewis Haldane
  • Anthony Griffith
  • Doug Loft
  • Sam Morsy
  • Tom Pope
  • Justin Richards
  • SUBS
  • Stuart Tomlinson
  • Robert Taylor
  • Louis Dodds
  • Marc Richards
  • James O'Shea
  • Kris Taylor
  • Ritchie Sutton

Home

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Match Report

Boro leave Valiants deflated Stevenage saw off Port Vale 3-1 to record their second away win in four days and climb into the top half of the table, denting the hosts` promotion drive in the process. Vale were on top for most of an uneventful first half-an-hour before two defensive errors handed the visitors a two-goal lead. The 31st-minute opener was a bizarre own goal as 30-yard back-pass from Anthony Griffith took a bobble before rolling over Chris Martin's foot and into the net. And it was 2-0 nine minutes later after Lee Collins failed to shepherd the ball out of play, allowing Lawrie Wilson to cross for Peter Winn to ram in a low shot at the far post. Vale boss Jim Gannon made a double substitution at half-time, bringing on striker Marc Richards and winger Rob Taylor. And increasing pressure led to a 57th-minute reply when teenager Sam Morsy scored his first senior goal with a 20-yard shot which was deflected past Chris Day. A comeback looked on the cards, but Vale's hopes evaporated in the 66th minute when David Bridges rolled in the rebound after Ronnie Henry's shot was blocked by Martin.

Form Guide

    DLWDDW
  • Port Vale
  • VS
  • Stevenage
  • DDLLDW

Last Meetings

Top Scorers

Port Vale

  • M Richards 6
  • J Richards 4
  • J McCombe 3
  • L Dodds 3
  • G Roberts 2
  • T Pope 2
  • S Rigg 2
  • A Griffith 1
  • G Owen 1
  • L Collins 1
  • J O'Shea 1

Stevenage

  • B Harrison 4
  • S Laird 3
  • S Long 2
  • M Roberts 2
  • J Mousinho 2
  • J Ashton 1
  • C Beardsley 1
  • L Foster 1
  • M Bostwick 1
  • P Winn 1
  • L Wilson 1

Goals

Port Vale

    • Total goals 60
    • Goals per game 34
  • 4 (For) 3 (Against) Period 0-10 mins
  • 3 (For) 4 (Against) Period 11-20 mins
  • 3 (For) 2 (Against) Period 21-30 mins
  • 3 (For) 1 (Against) Period 31-40 mins
  • 3 (For) 1 (Against) Period 41-50 mins
  • 4 (For) 5 (Against) Period 51-60 mins
  • 4 (For) 2 (Against) Period 61-70 mins
  • 4 (For) 1 (Against) Period 71-80 mins
  • 6 (For) 7 (Against) Period 81-90 mins

Stevenage

    • Total goals 60
    • Goals per game 34
  • 7 (For) 1 (Against) Period 0-10 mins
  • 1 (For) 2 (Against) Period 11-20 mins
  • 5 (For) Period 21-30 mins
  • 3 (For) 4 (Against) Period 31-40 mins
  • 5 (For) 7 (Against) Period 41-50 mins
  • 1 (For) 3 (Against) Period 51-60 mins
  • 2 (For) 5 (Against) Period 61-70 mins
  • 4 (For) 2 (Against) Period 71-80 mins
  • 6 (For) 4 (Against) Period 81-90 mins

possession


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