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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 Cheltenham Town 31 +15 56
2 Cambridge United 33 +18 55
3 Forest Green Rovers 31 +11 54
4 Tranmere Rovers 31 +7 54
5 Morecambe 32 +1 52
6 Bolton Wanderers 32 +1 50
7 Salford City 31 +15 49
8 Newport County 31 +6 48
9 Exeter City 30 +14 47
10 Bradford City 30 +3 46
11 Harrogate Town 32 -1 45
12 Carlisle United 28 +7 43
13 Leyton Orient 31 +3 42
14 Crawley Town 30 +1 41
15 Walsall 31 -4 38
16 Stevenage 33 -4 38
17 Oldham Athletic 31 -7 38
18 Scunthorpe United 30 -7 38
19 Mansfield Town 31 -3 37
20 Colchester United 31 -10 36
21 Port Vale 32 -5 34
22 Southend United 32 -26 28
23 Barrow 30 -8 26
24 Grimsby Town 30 -27 24