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Port Vale 1-1 Gillingham

Port Vale forward Louis Dodds helped his side fight back to earn a point against Gillingham at Vale Park.

The Gills had taken a 17th-minute lead when Vale goalkeeper Jak Alnwick was penalised for picking up the ball from Richard Duffy's back-pass.

Luke Norris touched the free-kick to Bradley Dack and he lashed a powerful shot into the roof of the net.

But Vale equalised just after the half hour when Dodds arrowed a low 18-yard shot past goalkeeper Stuart Nelson.

Vale defender Ryan Inniss struck the crossbar at the start of the second half, while Norris went close for the visitors but the points were shared.

Line-ups

Port Vale

  • 21Alnwick
  • 2PurkissBooked at 29mins
  • 26Inniss
  • 6Duffy
  • 3Dickinson
  • 19Moore
  • 11FoleySubstituted forBrownat 73'minutes
  • 42Grant
  • 27AndohSubstituted forKellyat 50'minutes
  • 10Dodds
  • 9IkpeazuSubstituted forDanielat 76'minutes

Substitutes

  • 4Streete
  • 7Birchall
  • 12Johnson
  • 14Daniel
  • 17Brown
  • 18Kelly
  • 20Leitch-Smith

Gillingham

  • 1Nelson
  • 2JacksonBooked at 28mins
  • 50OshilajaBooked at 25mins
  • 4EganBooked at 75mins
  • 3GarmstonBooked at 31minsSubstituted forHessenthalerat 58'minutes
  • 24Dickenson
  • 23DackBooked at 67mins
  • 6HoughtonBooked at 54minsSubstituted forMcGlashanat 88'minutes
  • 44Wright
  • 19Norris
  • 9WilliamsonSubstituted forDonnellyat 82'minutes

Substitutes

  • 5Ehmer
  • 8Hessenthaler
  • 11McGlashan
  • 12Morris
  • 17Donnelly
  • 34Oldaker
  • 35List
Referee:
Fred Graham
Attendance:
5,067

Match Stats

Home TeamPort ValeAway TeamGillingham
Possession
Home55%
Away45%
Shots
Home10
Away9
Shots on Target
Home4
Away5
Corners
Home4
Away2
Fouls
Home13
Away15

Live Text

Match ends, Port Vale 1, Gillingham 1.

Full Time

Second Half ends, Port Vale 1, Gillingham 1.

Substitution

Substitution, Gillingham. Jermaine McGlashan replaces Jordan Houghton.

Corner, Port Vale. Conceded by Brennan Dickenson.

Foul by Richard Duffy (Port Vale).

Luke Norris (Gillingham) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Substitution

Substitution, Gillingham. Rory Donnelly replaces Ben Williamson.

Corner, Port Vale. Conceded by Brennan Dickenson.

Attempt saved. Jake Hessenthaler (Gillingham) right footed shot from the centre of the box is saved in the top centre of the goal.

Substitution

Substitution, Port Vale. Colin Daniel replaces Uche Ikpeazu.

Booking

John Egan (Gillingham) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.

Anthony Grant (Port Vale) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by John Egan (Gillingham).

Substitution

Substitution, Port Vale. Michael Brown replaces Sam Foley.

Foul by Anthony Grant (Port Vale).

Jordan Houghton (Gillingham) wins a free kick on the left wing.

Attempt missed. Ben Williamson (Gillingham) left footed shot from the centre of the box is just a bit too high.

Booking

Bradley Dack (Gillingham) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.

Anthony Grant (Port Vale) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Foul by Bradley Dack (Gillingham).

Corner, Gillingham. Conceded by Carl Dickinson.

Uche Ikpeazu (Port Vale) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Foul by John Egan (Gillingham).

Attempt missed. Ben Williamson (Gillingham) right footed shot from outside the box is too high.

Anthony Grant (Port Vale) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Brennan Dickenson (Gillingham).

Foul by Sam Kelly (Port Vale).

Ryan Jackson (Gillingham) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Substitution

Substitution, Gillingham. Jake Hessenthaler replaces Bradley Garmston.

Attempt missed. Uche Ikpeazu (Port Vale) right footed shot from the right side of the box is just a bit too high.

Booking

Jordan Houghton (Gillingham) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.

Anthony Grant (Port Vale) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Jordan Houghton (Gillingham).

Foul by Uche Ikpeazu (Port Vale).

Adedeji Oshilaja (Gillingham) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Hand ball by Uche Ikpeazu (Port Vale).

Ryan Inniss (Port Vale) hits the bar with a header from the centre of the box following a set piece situation.

Substitution

Substitution, Port Vale. Sam Kelly replaces Ebo Andoh because of an injury.

Delay in match Ebo Andoh (Port Vale) because of an injury.

Byron Moore (Port Vale) wins a free kick on the right wing.

goal

As It Stood

TeamPWDLFAGDPts
1Coventry22006066
2Rochdale22004046
3Gillingham21105144
4Swindon21106334
5Walsall21103124
6Oldham21102114
7Scunthorpe21013213
8Chesterfield21013303
9Burton21012203
10Barnsley210123-13
11Peterborough210123-13
12Sheff Utd210124-23
13Millwall210125-33
14Bury20203302
15Port Vale20201102
16Doncaster10101101
17Colchester201134-11
18Shrewsbury201123-11
19Fleetwood201112-11
20Blackpool201124-21
21Southend201113-21
22Crewe201102-21
23Bradford201125-31
24Wigan100102-20
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