Seventh clean sheet as Vale beat Ilkeston

Seventh clean sheet as Vale beat Ilkeston

Port Vale made it seven clean sheets from seven friendlies as the Valiants’ defence made it 630 minutes without conceding a goal. An own goal and a strike from Ben Williamson (pictured) secured a 2-0 win over Ilkeston.

The game was played in front of a crowd of 265.

Port Vale: Neal, Yates, McCombe, Artell, Loft, Lloyd, Morsy, James, Shuker, Williamson, Purcell.

Unused subs: Johnson, Davis, Morris, Marland, Pryor.

Vale’s senior friendly results this summer:

  • Alsager Town 0-8 Port Vale
  • Biddulph Town 0-5 Port Vale
  • Newcastle Town 0-2 Port Vale
  • Athlone Town 0-5 Port Vale
  • Shiven Rovers 0-9 Port Vale
  • Galway 0-3 Port Vale
  • Ilkeston 0-2 Port Vale

Scorers:

  • Tom Pope 10
  • Ben Williamson 6
  • Tadhg Purcell 4
  • Louis Dodds 4
  • Jennison Myrie-Williams 2
  • Ashley Vincent 2
  • Chris Shuker 1
  • Clayton McDonald 1
  • John McCombe 1
  • Ryan Burge
  • Own goals 1

Future friendly fixtures

  • Nantwich Town (Friday, August 3)
  • Coventry  City (Tuesday, August 7)
  • Tranmere  Rovers (Saturday, August 11)

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

twenty − thirteen =