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2017/18 English League Two, Regular Season
  • Donovan Wilson (65')
  • Luke Hannant (77')
  • Luke Amos (10')
  • Ben Kennedy (48')

Wilson and Hannant rescue a point for Port Vale to deny Stevenage

Port Vale fought their way back from a two-goal deficit to claim a share of the spoils in a 2-2 draw against Stevenage.
In wintry conditions at Vale Park, goals from Luke Amos and Ben Kennedy had given the visitors the advantage before Donovan Wilson and Luke Hannant replied in kind.
Stevenage took a deserved lead after 10 minutes when Jonathan Smith slipped a through ball in to Amos who fired under the on-rushing Ryan Boot.
Within just two minutes of the restart, the away side doubled their lead when Ben Sheaf's cross found its way to Kennedy who turned and blasted home.
But the Valiants continued to fight on and got their reward on 65 minutes when substitute Wilson controlled Luke Hannant's low cross from the left to rifle his shot into the top corner.
Port Vale, who remain without a win in 2018, completed the comeback after 77 minutes when Hannant picked up the ball on the edge of the box and curled a sublime effort past King.

English League Two Standings

POS Team GP GD PTS
1 Lincoln City 37 +30 75
2 Bury 37 +30 70
3 Milton Keynes Dons 38 +22 66
4 Mansfield Town 37 +24 65
5 Tranmere Rovers 37 +12 61
6 Forest Green Rovers 38 +16 58
7 Exeter City 37 +13 58
8 Colchester United 38 +11 57
9 Carlisle United 38 +8 57
10 Stevenage 38 -4 53
11 Northampton Town 38 +1 52
12 Newport County 37 -10 52
13 Swindon Town 37 -3 51
14 Crewe Alexandra 38 -2 50
15 Oldham Athletic 37 +6 48
16 Grimsby Town 38 -8 48
17 Cheltenham Town 38 -10 45
18 Crawley Town 38 -15 43
19 Morecambe 38 -14 42
20 Port Vale 38 -10 41
21 Cambridge United 37 -22 41
22 Yeovil Town 38 -18 36
23 Macclesfield Town 37 -24 33
24 Notts County 38 -33 33