Rochdale 0-0 Port Vale

26 January 2010 10:20
League Two leaders Rochdale were held to a goalless draw by Port Vale which extended their unbeaten run to 11.Home on-loan debutant Andy Haworth went agonisingly close to an early goal, but his shot was dragged wide across the face of keeper Chris Martin's goal. [LNB]Vale were unlucky not to get a penalty when Craig Dawson appeared to push striker Lewis Haldane in the back. [LNB]Chris Dagnall had the best chance of the night for the hosts when he fired Joe Thompson's cross against the bar. [LNB][LNB] Live text and stats  [LNB] Tuesday, 26 January 2010[LNB] League Two[LNB] Home Team Score Away Team Time Rochdale 0-0 Port Vale R (HT 0-0) Rochdale 38 Heaton 02 Wiseman 03 Kennedy (McArdle 63) 04 Stanton 26 Dawson 07 Kennedy (Jones 59) 10 Haworth (Higginbotham 77) 15 Thompson 33 Taylor 09 Dagnall 19 O'Grady Substitutes 01 Arthur, 23 McArdle, 28 Flynn, 08 Jones, 11 Rundle, 35 Hagan, 18 Higginbotham Port Vale 12 Martin 11 Yates 15 Collins 16 Owen yellow card 04 Griffith 10 Fraser 26 Taylor 09 Richards 14 Dodds (Taylor 72) 25 Davies (Glover 78) 32 Haldane Substitutes 01 Anyon, 05 McCombe, 03 Taylor, 07 Loft, 08 Howland, 18 Glover, 21 Lawrie Ref: PawsonAtt: 3,081 ROCHDALE PORT VALE Possession Rochdale 41% Port Vale 59% Attempts on target Rochdale 7 Port Vale 6 Attempts off target Rochdale 12 Port Vale 4 Corners Rochdale 7 Port Vale 7 Fouls Rochdale 9 Port Vale 14 Final Result Full Time 90:00+4:26 The game is over, as the referee blows his whistle. 90:00+3:48 Tommy Fraser takes a shot. Save by Tom Heaton. 90:00+2:18 Gary Jones has an effort at goal from just outside the box which goes wide of the left-hand upright. 90:00+1:34 Shot from just outside the box by Tommy Fraser goes over the bar. 90:00+1:05 Lewis Haldane fouled by Chris O'Grady, the ref awards a free kick. Adam Yates takes the direct free kick. 88:09 Chris Dagnall takes a shot. Save made by Chris Martin. Chris Dagnall takes a short corner. 86:25+0:23 Booking Gareth Owen shown a yellow card. 86:15 Gareth Owen challenges Chris O'Grady unfairly and gives away a free kick. Jason Taylor takes the direct free kick. 85:44 Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Joe Thompson by Robert Taylor. Tom Heaton restarts play with the free kick. 83:40 Foul by Nathan Stanton on Marc Richards, free kick awarded. The free kick is swung in left-footed by Kris Taylor, clearance made by Gary Jones. 83:11 Chris Dagnall takes a shot. 82:03 Danny Glover gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Kallum Higginbotham. Free kick crossed right-footed by Kallum Higginbotham from left wing. 80:55 Kallum Higginbotham takes a shot. Blocked by Adam Yates. 79:54 Tommy Fraser fouled by Craig Dawson, the ref awards a free kick. Chris Martin takes the free kick. 79:22 Corner from the right by-line taken by Kallum Higginbotham, Tommy Fraser manages to make a clearance. 79:06 Gary Jones takes a shot. Blocked by Gareth Owen. 76:49 Substitution Danny Glover replaces Craig Davies. 76:49 Substitution Kallum Higginbotham comes on in place of Andy Haworth. 76:49 Joe Thompson is flagged offside by the assistant referee. Chris Martin takes the indirect free kick. 76:24 Lewis Haldane challenges Nathan Stanton unfairly and gives away a free kick. Scott Wiseman takes the direct free kick. 74:19 Lee Collins takes a shot. Save by Tom Heaton. 72:29 The offside flag is raised against Craig Davies. Tom Heaton restarts play with the free kick. 72:02 Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Lewis Haldane by Andy Haworth. Chris Martin takes the free kick. 71:20 Substitution Robert Taylor on for Louis Dodds. 70:38 Chris Dagnall takes a shot. Save by Chris Martin. 70:04 Corner taken by Andy Haworth, Craig Davies manages to make a clearance. 68:59 Shot from just outside the box by Jason Taylor goes over the bar. 68:24 Louis Dodds concedes a free kick for a foul on Andy Haworth. Scott Wiseman takes the direct free kick. 65:53 Corner taken by Louis Dodds. 65:01 Gary Jones has shot on goal from just outside the area which goes wide of the right-hand upright. 63:30 Shot from deep inside the area by Joe Thompson goes over the bar. 62:43 Substitution Rory McArdle joins the action as a substitute, replacing Thomas Kennedy. 61:34 Andy Haworth produces a right-footed shot from the edge of the box and misses to the right of the target. 59:57 The referee blows for offside against Craig Davies. Tom Heaton takes the indirect free kick. 59:19 The referee gives a free kick against Chris Dagnall for handball. Free kick crossed left-footed by Kris Taylor. 57:52 Substitution Gary Jones is brought on as a substitute for Jason Kennedy. 57:52 Anthony Griffith concedes a free kick for a foul on Jason Taylor. Tom Heaton takes the free kick. 56:21 Outswinging corner taken by Tommy Fraser from the right by-line, Headed effort from deep inside the penalty area by Lee Collins goes harmlessly over the crossbar. 54:07 Tommy Fraser takes the outswinging corner, Craig Davies takes a shot. 53:48 Lewis Haldane takes a shot. Save by Tom Heaton. 52:39 Craig Davies takes a shot. Craig Dawson gets a block in. 49:58 Craig Davies challenges Thomas Kennedy unfairly and gives away a free kick. Free kick taken by Thomas Kennedy. 47:56 Andy Haworth takes a outswinging corner. 47:09 Andy Haworth takes a shot from just outside the penalty area clears the crossbar. 45:52 Unfair challenge on Tommy Fraser by Andy Haworth results in a free kick. Chris Martin takes the free kick. 45:32 Chris Dagnall takes a shot. Blocked by Chris Martin. 45:14 Andy Haworth takes a shot. Chris Martin gets a block in. 45:01 The referee gets the second half underway. Half Time 45:00+1:32 It is the end of the first-half. 45:00+0:53 Foul by Marc Richards on Scott Wiseman, free kick awarded. Direct free kick taken by Scott Wiseman. 45:00+0:25 Free kick awarded for a foul by Craig Davies on Jason Taylor. Free kick taken by Joe Thompson. 45:00+0:03 Jason Taylor fouled by Craig Davies, the ref awards a free kick. Jason Kennedy takes the direct free kick. 44:33 Joe Thompson fouled by Adam Yates, the ref awards a free kick. Thomas Kennedy restarts play with the free kick. 43:44 Effort on goal by Chris Dagnall from just inside the area clears the crossbar. 39:50 Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Gareth Owen by Chris Dagnall. Free kick taken by Chris Martin. 38:39 Unfair challenge on Craig Dawson by Marc Richards results in a free kick. Tom Heaton takes the direct free kick. 36:49 The referee blows for offside. Free kick taken by Chris Martin. 36:01 Nathan Stanton challenges Marc Richards unfairly and gives away a free kick. Lee Collins takes the direct free kick. 33:48 Lewis Haldane takes a shot. Save by Tom Heaton. 32:03 Foul by Chris O'Grady on Anthony Griffith, free kick awarded. Chris Martin restarts play with the free kick. 30:51 Craig Davies takes a shot. Nathan Stanton gets a block in. Outswinging corner taken right-footed by Tommy Fraser, Shot by Lewis Haldane from outside the box goes high over the target. 29:18 Unfair challenge on Marc Richards by Nathan Stanton results in a free kick. Direct free kick taken by Chris Martin. 27:24 Shot by Chris Dagnall from just outside the area goes over the net. 27:00 Chris O'Grady fouled by Tommy Fraser, the ref awards a free kick. Jason Kennedy takes the free kick. 23:14 Corner from the left by-line taken by Thomas Kennedy, Headed effort from deep inside the penalty area by Craig Dawson misses to the right of the target. 21:14 Shot from just outside the penalty area by Andy Haworth misses to the left of the target. 18:49 Inswinging corner taken from the right by-line by Thomas Kennedy, clearance by Anthony Griffith. 18:34 Chris O'Grady takes a shot. Lee Collins gets a block in. 14:25 Unfair challenge on Jason Taylor by Tommy Fraser results in a free kick. Thomas Kennedy takes the free kick. 13:22 Outswinging corner taken left-footed by Kris Taylor from the left by-line. 11:04 Joe Thompson delivers the ball, Lee Collins makes a clearance. 8:26 Louis Dodds decides to take a short corner. Correction - 5:23 Tommy Fraser takes a outswinging corner. 5:23 Corner taken by Andy Haworth played to the near post. 4:34 The official flags Andy Haworth offside. Chris Martin takes the free kick. 3:05 Andy Haworth produces a left-footed shot from deep inside the penalty area which goes wide of the right-hand post. 0:00 The game gets underway. Live text and data provided by The Press Association.[LNB]

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