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Scunthorpe United 1-0 Port Vale

Paddy Madden
Madden is Scunthorpe's top scorer with 22 goals this season

Paddy Madden's winning goal against Port Vale kept alive Scunthorpe's hopes of reaching the League One play-offs.

Scunthorpe are level on points with sixth-placed Barnsley with just one game to play.

Madden, who now has 22 goals this season, headed in Stephen Dawson's cross after the break.

The Iron's fifth consecutive victory came in front of 7,275 fans, their biggest attendance at Glanford Park this season.

Scunthorpe are away at Sheffield United on 8 May and will finish in the top six if they better Barnsley's result at promoted Wigan.

Line-ups

Scunthorpe

  • 1Daniels
  • 33ClarkeBooked at 65mins
  • 5Mirfin
  • 23Wallace
  • 17Townsend
  • 16AdelakunSubstituted forKingat 87'minutes
  • 15Dawson
  • 26Ness
  • 7WilliamsSubstituted forLairdat 90+4'minutes
  • 22HopperSubstituted forWoottonat 88'minutes
  • 9Madden

Substitutes

  • 3Laird
  • 8Vose
  • 13Anyon
  • 18King
  • 20Goode
  • 27Burdett
  • 29Wootton

Port Vale

  • 21Alnwick
  • 16YatesSubstituted forMooreat 74'minutes
  • 6DuffyBooked at 54mins
  • 5McGivern
  • 2Purkiss
  • 8O'ConnorSubstituted forKellyat 73'minutes
  • 17Brown
  • 11Foley
  • 3Dickinson
  • 25RobinsonSubstituted forLeitch-Smithat 65'minutes
  • 15Hooper

Substitutes

  • 7Birchall
  • 18Kelly
  • 19Moore
  • 20Leitch-Smith
  • 23Boot
  • 30Turner
Referee:
Ben Toner
Attendance:
7,275

Match Stats

Home TeamScunthorpeAway TeamPort Vale
Possession
Home45%
Away55%
Shots
Home14
Away6
Shots on Target
Home5
Away3
Corners
Home5
Away4
Fouls
Home17
Away12

Live Text

Match ends, Scunthorpe United 1, Port Vale 0.

Full Time

Second Half ends, Scunthorpe United 1, Port Vale 0.

Attempt saved. Richard Duffy (Port Vale) header from the centre of the box is saved in the top left corner.

Foul by Paddy Madden (Scunthorpe United).

Sam Foley (Port Vale) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Substitution

Substitution, Scunthorpe United. Scott Laird replaces Luke Williams.

Murray Wallace (Scunthorpe United) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Foul by Richard Duffy (Port Vale).

Corner, Port Vale. Conceded by Jack King.

Stephen Dawson (Scunthorpe United) wins a free kick on the left wing.

Foul by Sam Foley (Port Vale).

Attempt missed. Paddy Madden (Scunthorpe United) right footed shot from outside the box is close, but misses to the left.

Substitution

Substitution, Scunthorpe United. Kyle Wootton replaces Tom Hopper because of an injury.

Substitution

Substitution, Scunthorpe United. Jack King replaces Hakeeb Adelakun.

Tom Hopper (Scunthorpe United) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Richard Duffy (Port Vale).

Attempt missed. Sam Kelly (Port Vale) left footed shot from more than 35 yards is close, but misses to the right.

Attempt missed. Tom Hopper (Scunthorpe United) left footed shot from the left side of the box is close, but misses to the left.

Attempt missed. Jamie Ness (Scunthorpe United) right footed shot from outside the box is high and wide to the left.

Attempt saved. Hakeeb Adelakun (Scunthorpe United) right footed shot from outside the box is saved in the bottom left corner.

Attempt saved. Paddy Madden (Scunthorpe United) right footed shot from the left side of the box is saved in the top centre of the goal.

Corner, Port Vale. Conceded by Conor Townsend.

Substitution

Substitution, Port Vale. Byron Moore replaces Adam Yates.

Substitution

Substitution, Port Vale. Sam Kelly replaces Michael O'Connor.

Foul by Hakeeb Adelakun (Scunthorpe United).

Michael O'Connor (Port Vale) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Attempt blocked. Luke Williams (Scunthorpe United) right footed shot from outside the box is blocked.

Foul by Stephen Dawson (Scunthorpe United).

Michael O'Connor (Port Vale) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Substitution

Substitution, Port Vale. A-Jay Leitch-Smith replaces Theo Robinson.

Booking

Jordan Clarke (Scunthorpe United) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.

Michael O'Connor (Port Vale) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Foul by Jordan Clarke (Scunthorpe United).

Goal!

Goal! Scunthorpe United 1, Port Vale 0. Paddy Madden (Scunthorpe United) header from the left side of the six yard box to the top left corner. Assisted by Stephen Dawson with a cross.

Attempt missed. Sam Foley (Port Vale) left footed shot from the left side of the box is just a bit too high.

Attempt missed. Hakeeb Adelakun (Scunthorpe United) right footed shot from more than 35 yards is close, but misses to the left.

Foul by David Mirfin (Scunthorpe United).

Sam Foley (Port Vale) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Corner, Scunthorpe United. Conceded by Jak Alnwick.

Booking

Richard Duffy (Port Vale) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.

goal

As It Stood

TeamPWDLFAGDPts
1Wigan452415681414087
2Burton452591157372084
3Millwall452391371482378
4Walsall4422121063481578
5Bradford4522111253401377
6Barnsley452181666531371
7Scunthorpe4520111458471171
8Gillingham4519121470541669
9Coventry4518121565491666
10Sheff Utd451812156457766
11Rochdale451812156660666
12Port Vale451811165653365
13Peterborough45186217772560
14Southend451611185661-559
15Bury451512185371-1857
16Swindon451511196171-1056
17Oldham451218154456-1254
18Chesterfield45158225868-1053
19Shrewsbury451311215876-1850
20Fleetwood441115184953-448
21Blackpool451210233958-1946
22Doncaster451112224864-1645
23Colchester45913235697-4140
24Crewe45713254681-3534
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