• FT

    Accrington

    1

    Morecambe

    1

  • FT

    Barnet

    2

    Dag & Red

    2

  • FT

    Burton

    0

    Northampton

    1

  • FT

    Crewe

    1

    Bradford

    0

  • FT

    Gillingham

    0

    Crawley Town

    1

  • FT

    Oxford Utd

    1

    AFC Wimbledo

    0

  • FT

    Plymouth

    1

    Bristol Rov

    1

  • FT

    Port Vale

    1

    Hereford

    0

  • FT

    Rotherham

    4

    Macclesfield

    2

  • FT

    Shrewsbury

    2

    Cheltenham

    0

  • FT

    Southend

    0

    Aldershot

    1

  • FT

    Swindon

    2

    Torquay

    0

ENGLISH LEAGUE TWO

Vale Park, England

Attendance: 3959

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Port Vale

  • Marc Richards 86'

1 - 0

FT

Richards provides Vale late show

Marc Richards nodded his 15th goal of the season four minutes from time to secure Port Vale an important 1-0 win over Hereford.

The visitors, who slipped into the npower League Two relegation zone following the result, were the better side in the second half but Richards buried a decisive header from six yards after meeting a right-wing cross by substitute Tom Pope to earn the hosts all three points.

Joe Colbeck squandered an early chance for Hereford before John McCombe fired into the side-netting for Vale during a lively opening spell. Meanwhile, the home side almost took the lead when Chris Shuker's shot was saved by David Cornell before Louis Dodds' follow-up was headed off the line by Ryan Green.

Hereford showed more ambition at the start of the second period and forced several corners before a slip by Doug Loft led to Colbeck warming Stuart Tomlinson's fingers with a stinging shot.

The home fans got behind Vale and should have been rewarded in the 73rd minute when Richards sliced a gilt-edged chance wide from Pope's downward header.

Hereford were almost celebrating four minutes later as Sam Clucas' close-range shot from Colbeck's cross was brilliantly saved by Tomlinson. But it was Richards who had the final say to put Vale in the comfort zone despite the blow of a 10-point penalty for entering administration.

Scoring Summary

  • Port Vale
  • Hereford United