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Port Vale V Oxford United

Port Vale
vs.
Oxford United

Vale Park

15th October 2012

KO: 19:45hrs

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Chris Wilder takes his team to 2nd placed Port Vale with the U's sitting in 19th place. A win for the yellows would see them jump to 13th in the table.While any other result would not see either team change position in the table.

Luck appears to be getting slightly better for Chris Wilder as he has had between 9 to 10 first team players out through injury.

Harry Worley,Peter Leven & Andy Whing have all made returns to the squad. Also this week has seen Laim Davis, Jon-Paul Pittman, Michael Duberry,Lee Cox, Dean Smalley,Damian Batt, Jake Wright and Alfie Potter return to training.

Still carrying injuries though are Wayne Brown and Michael Raynes. I think most fans know we are sitting in a false league position with players returning and getting match sharp the U's will rise up the table.

Port Vale Team News:

PORT VALE team last match:12 Johnson,02 Yates,03 Taylor,05 McCombe,09 Myrie-Williams,10 Vincent,11 Pope,15 Shuker,19 Williamson,23 Burge,24 Duffy.

SUBS:06 Owen,08 Dodds,17 Davis,21 James,22 Lloyd.

Player to watch: Tom Pope

The big 6ft 3 striker is the top scorer in npower league 2 and is also a Vale fan.

Oxford United Team News:

OUFC team last match:01 Clarke,24 Boateng (16 Whing -61),22 Worley,17 Capaldi,23 O'Brien,08 Heslop,07 Chapman,20 Leven,18 Forster-Caskey (14 Rigg -81),09 Constable,29 Craddock (28 Marsh -90)

Unused Subs:15 Potter,31 Crocombe

Player to watch: James Constable

Oxford's leading scorer over the last 3 seasons, got off the mark during the week.

Match Facts & Stats

The Valiants were founded in 1876

Oxford have won 11 drawn 10 lost 9 against Vale.

Match Prediction:

Port Vale 2 Oxford Utd 2 Scorers Leven & Potter

Next Fixtures:

Saturday 20th October home to Accrington Stanley in the npower league 2 ko:1500hrs


Writer:Terry
Date:Sunday October 14 2012
Time: 11:46AM

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