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The EBB Stadium at the Recreation Ground (ATT 1,992) 24th November 2012 - Kick off 15:00 Ref: M Russell

Aldershot Aldershot Town vs Port Vale Port Vale

Aldershot 1

D Lopez (29)

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Port Vale 3

B Williamson (17)
R Burge (47)
J Myrie-Williams (pen 76)

Vale end memorable week with win

Last Updated: 24/11/12 7:12pm

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Jennison Myrie-Williams and Ryan Burge: Both scored for Vale

Jennison Myrie-Williams and Ryan Burge: Both scored for Vale

Second-half goals from Ryan Burge and Jennison Myrie-Williams rounded off the perfect week for Port Vale as they beat Aldershot 3-1.

Vale celebrated coming out of administration with a thumping victory over Bristol Rovers on Tuesday and Micky Adams' side made it two wins in five days to consolidate their hold on second place in League Two, closing the gap on leaders Gillingham to just two points.

Ben Williamson put the Valiants ahead after 17 minutes of Saturday's League Two clash at the EBB Stadium following some neat interplay with Tom Pope on the edge of the box, but the Shots were level just after the half-hour mark - Dani Lopez nodding home from close range.

Pope, League Two's top marksman, could have given the visitors the lead five minutes before the break from a Burge corner but Jamie Young got down well to save his goalbound header.

Vale did not have to wait long to move in front, however, Burge slotting home after Pope's 47th-minute header was saved.

Danny Rose's curling free-kick almost levelled it for the Shots but Myrie-Williams made the points safe when he tucked away from the spot, after he had himself been fouled by Troy Brown with 16 minutes remaining.

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3 Wycombe Wanderers 44 81
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6 Stevenage 44 69
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8 Luton Town 44 65
9 Newport County AFC 44 62
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11 Exeter City 44 61
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13 AFC Wimbledon 44 57
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15 Oxford United 44 55
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17 Accrington Stanley 44 53
18 Cambridge United 44 51
19 York City 44 51
20 Carlisle United 44 49
21 Mansfield Town 44 48
22 Hartlepool United 44 41
23 Cheltenham Town 44 40
24 Tranmere Rovers 44 39