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Port Vale 2-1 Rochdale

Substitute Steve Thompson hit a last-minute winner for 10-man Port Vale.

Danny Glover put Vale ahead after 74 minutes when he tapped in an Anthony Griffiths cross but he was then sent off for a late tackle on Tom Kennedy.

Adam Le Fondre equalised from the penalty spot with eight minutes left after he was upended by Luke Prosser.

Vale were then hanging on for a point before Thompson smashed a shot against a post from Dave Brammer's pass and reacted first to put away the rebound.

Port Vale: Anyon, Griffith, McCombe, Prosser, Collins, Brown, Brammer, Howland, McCrory, Glover, Perry (Thompson 67).
Subs Not Used: Martin, Lawrie, Davidson, Dixon.

Sent Off: Glover (79).

Goals: Glover 74, Thompson 90.

Rochdale: Russell, Ramsden, McArdle, Stanton, Kennedy, Rundle (Thompson 65), Toner, Keltie (Mark Jones 77), Higginbotham, McEvilly, Dagnall (Le Fondre 64).
Subs Not Used: Wiseman, Spencer.

Goals: Le Fondre 82 pen.

Att: 5,720

Ref: Dean Whitestone (Northamptonshire).

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