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  • Date:28 Apr 2012
  • Kick-off:15:00
  • Venue:County Ground
  • Attendance:12,864
Swindon are champions
  • Ritchie (37) Benson (50)
    Benson (64) Flint (66)
    Connell (84)
Goal!

Live Commentary

88:51

Louis Dodds goes into the referee's book for dissent.

87:44

Free kick awarded for a foul by Aden Flint on Sean Rigg. Free kick taken by Paul Marshall, Clayton McDonald takes a shot. Save by Wesley Foderingham.

87:06

Jay McEveley has an effort at goal from just inside the box that misses to the left of the goal.

86:16

Foul by Joe Davis on Lee Holmes, free kick awarded. Paul Caddis takes the free kick. Joe Davis receives a yellow card for unsporting behaviour.

84:45

Goal scored by Alan Connell from close range to the bottom left corner of the goal. Swindon 5-0 Port Vale.Assist on the goal came from Jonathan Smith.

82:55

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Alan Connell by John McCombe. Jay McEveley restarts play with the free kick.

81:53

Ben Williamson is flagged offside by the assistant referee. Indirect free kick taken by Wesley Foderingham.

80:35

Paul Marshall challenges Paul Caddis unfairly and gives away a free kick. Paul Marshall receives a caution. Free kick crossed by Lee Holmes, Louis Dodds manages to make a clearance.

79:36

Matt Ritchie goes off and Luke Rooney comes on.

78:11

Paul Caddis takes a shot. Save by Chris Martin.

73:33

Outswinging corner taken from the left by-line by Paul Marshall.

72:29

(Swindon) makes a substitution, with Alan Connell coming on for John Bostock.

72:15

Paul Caddis takes a shot from just inside the penalty box which clears the bar.

70:10

Clayton McDonald joins the action as a substitute, replacing Tom Pope.

68:56

John Bostock takes a shot. Save by Chris Martin.

68:03

Jonathan Smith comes on in place of Oliver Risser.

67:33

Paul Marshall replaces Chris Shuker.

66:03

Inswinging corner taken by Matt Ritchie, Aden Flint finds the net with a goal from close in to the top left corner of the goal. Swindon 4-0 Port Vale.Assist on the goal came from Matt Ritchie.

64:15

A goal is scored by Paul Benson from close in to the bottom right corner of the goal. Swindon 3-0 Port Vale.The assist for the goal came from Lee Holmes.

61:13

Effort from deep inside the area by Matt Ritchie misses to the left of the target.

59:18

Ben Williamson replaces Anthony Griffith.

58:06

Inswinging corner taken from the left by-line by Chris Shuker, clearance by Jay McEveley.

57:20

Chris Shuker takes a inswinging corner.

56:45

Corner from right by-line taken by Chris Shuker.

56:25

Free kick awarded for a foul by Matt Ritchie on Sean Rigg. Doug Loft takes the free kick.

55:57

John Bostock takes a shot. John McCombe makes a clearance.

53:43

Effort from the edge of the area by Paul Caddis goes wide of the right-hand upright.

50:50

Paul Benson scores a goal from close in to the bottom left corner of the goal. Swindon 2-0 Port Vale.The assist for the goal came from Simon Ferry.

49:37

Shot from just outside the box by Anthony Griffith goes over the target.

48:30

Inswinging corner taken by Matt Ritchie.

48:06

Corner taken by Lee Holmes, clearance made by Joe Davis.

47:31

Unfair challenge on Matt Ritchie by Doug Loft results in a free kick. Free kick taken by Paul Caddis.

47:10

Sean Rigg takes a shot. Save by Wesley Foderingham.

44:12

Outswinging corner taken by Chris Shuker from the right by-line, Marc Richards takes a shot. Save by Wesley Foderingham.

42:59

John McCombe concedes a free kick for a foul on Matt Ritchie. Free kick taken by Paul Caddis.

39:31

Corner taken by Matt Ritchie from the right by-line, John McCombe manages to make a clearance.

37:46

Matt Ritchie fires in a goal from the edge of the penalty box to the top left corner of the goal. Swindon 1-0 Port Vale.The assist for the goal came from John Bostock.

36:46

Corner taken by Chris Shuker.

36:29

Alan McCormack receives a caution.

34:08

Paul Benson challenges Chris Shuker unfairly and gives away a free kick. Doug Loft takes the free kick. Paul Benson goes into the book for unsporting behaviour.

31:15

Shot from just outside the box by Simon Ferry misses to the left of the goal.

27:30

Effort from outside the penalty box by John Bostock goes wide right of the goal.

25:27

Simon Ferry gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Sean Rigg. The referee cautions Simon Ferry for unsporting behaviour. Free kick taken by Chris Shuker, Shot by Marc Richards from inside the six-yard box clear the bar.

25:05

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Marc Richards by Aden Flint. Chris Shuker restarts play with the free kick.

23:37

Paul Benson gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Anthony Griffith. Free kick taken by Chris Martin.

22:10

Doug Loft challenges Matt Ritchie unfairly and gives away a free kick. Free kick taken by Matt Ritchie. The referee cautions Doug Loft for unsporting behaviour.

21:14

Corner from left by-line taken by Lee Holmes.

17:27

Inswinging corner taken right-footed by Chris Shuker from the left by-line, save made by Wesley Foderingham.

17:00

Matt Ritchie has an effort at goal from just outside the area which goes wide of the left-hand post.

15:54

Joe Davis gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Matt Ritchie. Paul Caddis takes the free kick.

9:27

Jay McEveley gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Adam Yates. Anthony Griffith restarts play with the free kick.

7:36

Corner taken right-footed by Chris Shuker, save by Wesley Foderingham.

5:55

Tom Pope has a headed effort at goal from close range which goes wide of the left-hand post.

Match Preview

Robins quartet restored Swindon manager Paolo Di Canio is set to choose from a fully-fit squad as he looks to guide his team to the npower League Two title with victory over Port Vale. Di Canio dropped four players - goalkeeper Wes Foderingham, defender Joe Devera and midfielders Lee Cox and Luke Rooney - from his first-team squad for the trip to Gillingham last week after he discovered the quartet had not admitted to their involvement in a recent night out with other team-mates. However, the Italian revealed this week that the matter has been resolved and all four will come into consideration for a place in the matchday squad for the visit of Vale to the County Ground. Striker Paul Benson was not risked last week due to a slight hamstring problem but is available once again to Di Canio, while winger Matt Ritchie showed no ill effects after his first game in three weeks at the Priestfield Stadium. It remains to be seen whether Stuart Tomlinson will return to the Port Vale squad. Tomlinson was taken ill ahead of the re-arranged game at Shrewsbury 10 days ago so Chris Martin received a late call-up. Tomlinson remained absent against Bristol Rovers last weekend so Martin kept his place in goal. Should Tomlinson return, manager Micky Adams may still decide to stick with Martin after hinting that he could give his fringe players and the club's youngsters a chance in the remaining two matches this season. Rob Taylor made his first appearance for just over a month as a substitute during the 1-0 home win over Rovers and the winger-cum-full-back could be involved again. Midfielders Paul Marshall, Sam Morsy and Kingsley James and striker Ben Williamson are options for Adams should he wish to make any changes but defender Clayton McDonald (hamstring) remains a doubt.

Formation:442Manager: Paolo Di Canio

Swindon

Formation: 442Manager: Micky Adams

Port Vale

  • Wesley Foderingham
  • Paul Caddis
  • Aden Flint
  • Alan McCormack
  • Jay McEveley
  • Matt Ritchie
  • Simon Ferry
  • Oliver Risser
  • Lee Holmes
  • Paul Benson
  • John Bostock
  • SUBS
  • Nathan Thompson
  • Alan Connell
  • Luke Rooney
  • Jonathan Smith
  • Miles Storey

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Match Report

Form Guide

    WWWWLL
  • Swindon
  • VS
  • Port Vale
  • LWWDLW

Last Meetings

  • Port Vale
  • 0 - 2
  • Swindon
  • 05/11/2011
  • Swindon
  • 0 - 0
  • Port Vale
  • 23/03/1986
  • Port Vale
  • 3 - 0
  • Swindon
  • 26/10/1985
  • Port Vale
  • 2 - 0
  • Swindon
  • 09/03/1985
  • Swindon
  • 0 - 1
  • Port Vale
  • 20/10/1984
  • Port Vale
  • 3 - 0
  • Swindon
  • 15/01/1983

Top Scorers

Swindon

  • A Connell 10
  • P Benson 9
  • M Ritchie 9
  • M Kerrouche 5
  • R De Vita 4
  • O Risser 3
  • J Smith 3
  • R Murray 3
  • A McCormack 2
  • J Devera 2
  • P Caddis 2
  • L Rooney 2
  • L Holmes 1
  • S Ferry 1
  • A Flint 1

Port Vale

  • M Richards 13
  • S Rigg 9
  • L Dodds 8
  • T Pope 5
  • J McCombe 4
  • D Loft 3
  • A Yates 2
  • R Taylor 2
  • B Williamson 2
  • C Shuker 1
  • A Griffith 1
  • S Morsy 1

Goals

Swindon

    • Total goals 102
    • Goals per game 70
  • 3 (For) 1 (Against) Period 0-10 mins
  • 6 (For) 4 (Against) Period 11-20 mins
  • 7 (For) 5 (Against) Period 21-30 mins
  • 11 (For) 3 (Against) Period 31-40 mins
  • 6 (For) 3 (Against) Period 41-50 mins
  • 11 (For) 4 (Against) Period 51-60 mins
  • 8 (For) 6 (Against) Period 61-70 mins
  • 10 (For) 2 (Against) Period 71-80 mins
  • 8 (For) 4 (Against) Period 81-90 mins

Port Vale

    • Total goals 97
    • Goals per game 65
  • 4 (For) 4 (Against) Period 0-10 mins
  • 5 (For) 2 (Against) Period 11-20 mins
  • 11 (For) 7 (Against) Period 21-30 mins
  • 9 (For) 4 (Against) Period 31-40 mins
  • 6 (For) 7 (Against) Period 41-50 mins
  • 8 (For) 6 (Against) Period 51-60 mins
  • 3 (For) 8 (Against) Period 61-70 mins
  • 4 (For) 7 (Against) Period 71-80 mins
  • 15 (For) 10 (Against) Period 81-90 mins

possession


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