Friday's League One & National League reports

Port Vale 2-2 Bury

Bury striker James Vaughan took his goal tally to six in two games as the Shakers twice came from behind to draw at Port Vale.

Vaughan, who now has 16 goals for the season, only just upstaged on-loan Vale debutant Tyler Walker, who scored one and made one following his midweek signing from Nottingham Forest.

Vale had to survive a big scare, Nathan Smith frantically clearing off the line from Vaughan, before Walker fired the hosts ahead from 20 yards.

Vaughan, who hit four in 20 first-half minutes against Peterborough six days earlier, then levelled from close range, guiding home Hallam Hope's right-wing cross, only for Vale to be back in front in first-half injury time.

Cameron Burgess felled Walker on the right corner of the box and Ryan Taylor sent goalkeeper Rob Lainton the wrong way from the resulting penalty.

But Bury were level again after 55 minutes when Scott Burgess sent Vaughan bursting clear down the inside right channel to drill in a low second.

Lincoln City 2-0 Dover Athletic

Lincoln extended their lead at the top of the National League after beating fellow promotion-hopefuls Dover.

The hosts, who beat Championship side Ipswich in the FA Cup on Tuesday, broke the deadlock after nine minutes when Dover defender Tyrone Sterling turned Sam Habergham's cross into the back of his own net.

Dover came close to levelling things up on the brink of half-time but Ricky Miller's hooked effort was kept out by Imps goalkeeper Paul Farman.

Both teams hit the woodwork in the second period, with Sean Long's cross-cum-shot clattering the bar in the 46th minute and Miller's free-kick clipping a post after 62 minutes.

Dover pushed for an equaliser as the second half wore on but it was Lincoln who found the back of the net seven minutes from time when Terry Hawkridge drilled in from the edge of the area.

Report supplied by the Press Association.

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