Loanwatch: Wembley and relegation for Johnson

A round-up of Vale players in loan action as Sam Johnson suffers mixed fortunes at FC Halifax Town.

Despair for Sam

Port Vale keeper Sam Johnson must be feeling mixed emotions as he reaches the end of his loan spell with FC Halifax Town. Johnson has a Wembley date for the FA Cup Trophy final to look forward to but he also suffered the ignomy of a last-match relegation for his side as they slipped out of the National League.

Smith misses last-day thriller

Player of the year Nathan Smith missed the final game of the season for Torquay United. Halifax’s relegation was due in part to Torquay’s final-day defeat by Guiseley who won a thriller 4-3.

Lloyd signs off with a win

Ryan Lloyd played all 90 minutes as Chester FC finished their season with an impressive 4-2 win over Neil Aspin’s Gateshead side.

Daniel misses out

Colin Daniel missed out through injury as Mansfield Town lost 1-0 at home to Leyton Orient.

Neal plays final game

Goalkeeper Chris Neal played Bury’s final game of the season as they disappointingly lost 3-0 to Chesterfield.